Arun Venugopal is a reporter who focuses on issues of race and immigration. He also serves as a regular host of the station's Midday program.
Arun was the creator and host of Micropolis, a series about race and identity. He is a contributor to NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He has appeared on PBS Newshour, On the Media and Studio 360, and has been published in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal and Salon. He also frequently serves as an emcee and moderator of panel discussions on race, religion and identity issues. He lives with his family in Queens.
Arun Venugopal appears in the following:
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Thursday, August 16, 2018
While low-income immigrants have been dramatically affected by new immigration policies, highly-educated immigrants are also being impacted, and are looking for greener pastures.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Alfredo Flores is undocumented and was on a Greyhound bound for Seattle. He says he didn't know it would cross into Canada.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
New Jersey State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla and his brother Amardeep Singh came of age together at the same temple in Glen Rock.
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Emilio Karim Dabul, a spokesman for ICE in New Jersey, has worked with some of the country's leading anti-Muslim activists.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Join Arun Venugopal, Kayhan Irani, Nore Davis, and Elie Mystal for a reexamination of the ways in which humor and wit allow for a more nuanced understanding of human (racial) affairs.
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Arun Venugopal discusses his reporting on whether the flag is a symbol of beauty or intimidation.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The young insurgent took full advantage of a district's changing demographics, anti-Trump backlash and disillusionment with the Queens Democratic establishment.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
South Asian-Americans across the country have been on the political ascent, but have been completely shut out in New York.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
What does the American flag symbolize at a time of rising nationalism?
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
For some Muslims, the rigors of Ramadan can be softened with a little pre-planning.
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
From cheeky candy to a wearable camera, design students at Pratt explore ways to empower and comfort immigrants.
Monday, April 23, 2018
After Salvadoran, Nicagaraguan and Haitian immigrants lost their Temporary Protected Status, members of the Nepali community wonder if they'll be next.
Friday, March 09, 2018
Drag Queen Story Hour is exactly what it sounds like. And it's coming to a library near you.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Worried about the direction of the nation's immigration debate, a group of young immigrants set off on foot from lower Manhattan to the nation's capital.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Immigrants have a lot riding on the Senate immigration debate, but so far there's little to suggest anything substantive will emerge.
Sunday, February 11, 2018
As Black Panther arrives in movie theaters this week, black audiences think it could fundamentally change how they're seen.
Friday, February 09, 2018
A prominent immigrant rights activist argues that he and others are being targeted by the Trump administration due to their political beliefs.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Changes to immigration policy are prompting some foreign-born healthcare workers to abandon their jobs.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Trump administration is chock-full of South Asian Americans, or desis. So progressives in the community are heaping on the scorn.