Kai Wright appears in the following:
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.
Friday, March 16, 2018
How does a child caught up in the juvenile justice system stand a chance to succeed after being branded a 'criminal?'
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Z navigates a Catch 22 that's familiar to kids in the system: He only gets the help he needs when he acts out, but "turning up" means he can't go home.
Monday, March 12, 2018
Z is a teenager serving time for armed robbery. Dwayne Betts is a lawyer who spent nine years of his youth incarcerated. The same criminal justice policies landed them in jail.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Roughly a million kids a year get caught up in the criminal justice system. Over nine episodes, we'll listen as some of those young people tell their stories.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
All this week, we've been discussing adversity and harassment faced by women. Tonight, WNYC's Kai Wright opens the phones for men.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Men's role in ending sexual harassment in the workplace.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Kai Wright and Maria Hinojosa weigh in on last week's congressional hearings, recent sexual misconduct allegations leveled at Roy Moore and Al Franken and what matters most in the news.
Monday, September 11, 2017
David Yerushalmi sees the threat of radical Islam everywhere. And thanks to him and his allies, the president now does, too.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The conversation about Charlottesville is needed in New York as much as in the South.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
As we come to celebrate the independence of America on the Fourth of July, we talk about the holiday's past, present, and future.
Monday, July 03, 2017
The "War on Drugs" began over fifty years ago as part of a political strategy to create anxiety around race and crime and also in response to a growing opioid problem.
Friday, June 23, 2017
Richard Nixon felt he was surrounded by enemies. So he had a list drawn up and then wanted to use the power of the federal government to go after them.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
At a time when "traditional" values are making a comeback, a new radical group is forming around skateboarding and art, trying to disrupt the system and empower young people.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
America’s long, twisted debate over religion and civil liberties.