Kai Wright

Host & Managing Editor, The United States of Anxiety

Kai Wright appears in the following:

This Week's Agenda: Dodd-Frank Anniversary, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches, and Gay Marriage in New York

Monday, July 18, 2011

Charlie Herman, business & economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC, and Kai Wright, editorial director for ColorLines, give their analysis on the major stories of the week.


Are 'Birthers' Bad for the Republican Party?

Friday, April 22, 2011

Forty-five percent of Republicans still believe Barack Obama wasn't born in the United States. How will this issue play out for potential Republican candidates?

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This Week's Agenda: Tornado Recovery, Obama on the Campaign Trail

Monday, April 18, 2011

Kai Wright, editor of Colorlines, and Charlie Herman, economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC, bring us the agenda for the week.


This Week's Agenda: Economy, Wisconsin, Budget

Monday, March 14, 2011

What's next in this battle for union rights in Wisconsin and the budget in Washington.


This Week's Agenda: State of the Union, Economy

Monday, January 24, 2011

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission will release the results of its investigations on the origins of the financial crisis in its final report Thursday. 


Do or Die Bed-Stuy

Friday, August 14, 2009

Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing" came out 20 years ago. Kai Wright, senior writer for The Root, and Dayo Olopade, political reporter for The Root, talk about the impact of the movie.


Do or Die Bed-Stuy

Monday, June 29, 2009

Kai Wright and Dayo Olopade of The Root talk about the impact and legacy of Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing," on the film's 20th anniversary.

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Drifting Toward Love

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Brooklyn-based writer and author Kai Wright talks about the lives of three gay teenagers living in East New York. 

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The Downs and Ups of the New York Crime Rate

Monday, January 07, 2008

Chris Mitchell talks about his New York Magazine story, "Post-Crime" and Kai Wright talks about the neighborhoods where the crime rate is and isn't likely to be falling.

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