Kai Wright appears in the following:
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
"The level of engagement and activism...is like nothing I have ever seen in my career as a reporter in 30 years."
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Playboy wasn’t just about the pictures. Hugh Hefner’s magazine helped create the notion that women were there for the taking.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
In Tennessee, the women's suffrage movement collided head on with an effort to preserve white supremacy.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Looking back on the "Year of the Woman," and the political collaboration — and backlash — that followed.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Hilton Als on Bill Cunningham’s memoir. Kai Wright on Kavanaugh. Emma Straub on the Brooklyn Book Festival.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
This episode is about “The Year of the Woman” – but not 2018. Barbara Mikulski and three female senators elected in 1992 look back at the start of the modern era of women in politics.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Kai Wright, host of WNYC's The United States of Anxiety, examines how new sexual assault allegations brought against Brett Kavanaugh echo the 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings.
Monday, September 17, 2018
Jennifer Willoughby and Saily Avelenda each woke up one day wanting to make a change. They ended up toppling two political giants. Plus: why the 2018 midterms could make history.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Women have had the vote for nearly a century. Yet, power remains concentrated in the hands of men. Will 2018 change that?
Thursday, August 09, 2018
We're coming back and we want to hear from you!
Friday, June 29, 2018
With the midterms in full swing, WNYC is partnering with ProPublica to collect political ads in your Facebook newsfeed, add them to a public database and analyze how they're used.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Once upon a time, WNYC's Kai Wright saw a movie called Punks. A romantic comedy about black gay men, it was like nothing he'd ever seen before. But then it disappeared.
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Once upon a time, Kai saw a movie called Punks. A romantic comedy about black gay men, it was like nothing he'd ever seen before. But then it disappeared.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Solitary confinement has been proven gravely dangerous for young people. The Marshall Project teamed up with Caught to investigate how widespread the practice remains in New York.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Girls make up a small fraction of the incarcerated juvenile population, but they often land in detention because they have experienced some form of trauma or abuse.
Monday, March 26, 2018
Parents know that, sometimes, kids just need time to work through stuff. A network of expensive, intense programs is selling that time to families with the means to buy it.
Friday, March 23, 2018
One of the most notable entry points in the school-to-prison pipeline opened when desperate parents turned to law enforcement for help keeping their kids out of trouble.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Brain science convinced the Supreme Court to give thousands of so-called "juvenile lifers" a shot at freedom. Stephen is one of them.
Monday, March 19, 2018
Children who struggle with mental health issues are often swept up in the justice system. Honor perpetrates a violent crime, but instead of jail, he gets a shot at a diversion program.
Friday, March 16, 2018
In 1978, Willie Bosket murdered two people on the New York City subway. His crimes changed everything for kids and criminal justice.