Leila Fadel

Leila Fadel appears in the following:

Professor Is At Center Of Controversy Over Chinese Word That Sounded Like Racial Slur

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A professor at the University of Southern California finds himself at the center of controversy after using a Mandarin word in class that some students said sounded like N-word.

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Ted Hearne On Exploring Gentrification Through The Music Of 'Place'

Sunday, August 16, 2020

After hearing a speech by filmmaker Spike Lee, composer Ted Hearne teamed up with the poet Saul Williams to remap the history of his neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., through the language of music.

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A National Lockdown Could Be The Economy's Best Hope, Says Minneapolis Fed President

Sunday, August 09, 2020

Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, is calling for a six-week lockdown to save lives and the economy.

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After Being Called Out For Racism, What Comes Next?

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

After his daughter's racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic social media posts became public and drew backlash, an Arab Muslim business owner is trying to making amends. But is redemption possible?

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Protests For Racial Justice Bring Light To Anti-Blackness Within Communities Of Color

Saturday, July 25, 2020

A Muslim immigrant-owned grocery store in Minneapolis has become the center of a conversation among communities of color and minority faiths about complicity in and contributions to systemic racism.

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How A Taiwanese Couple In Their 80s Became Instagram's Newest Fashion Influencers

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Patrons often forget clothes at Hsu Husiu-e and Chang Wan-ji's laundry in Taiwan. Their grandson came up with a fun way to use the lost laundry, and launched the couple to Instagram fame.

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Like Her 'Radioactive' Elements, Marie Curie Didn't 'Behave' As Expected

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Rosamund Pike plays the Nobel Prize-winning scientist in the biopic Radioactive. She took chemistry lessons ahead of time, and says it was refreshing to prepare for a role by getting "mentally fit."

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Pittsburgh Teen 'Rises Up' In Song For WYEP's Reimagination Program

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Pittsburgh producer INEZ works with young musician Na'Chelle Simone on a song for radio WYEP's Reimagination program.

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Protesters Call For Police To Be Defunded. But What Does That Mean?

Monday, June 22, 2020

Protesters nationwide are demanding police reform. Calls to defund the police mean different things to different people, and there's no clear answer to what that might look like in reality.

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A Former Minneapolis Police Officer's Case Shows An Example Of Selective Justice

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Prosecutors say they can hold the officers involved in the George Floyd killing accountable, but many point to the old case of Mohamed Noor as proof that race can play a role in who gets justice.

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Judge Sets A Bail For Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin

Monday, June 08, 2020

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has appeared in court Monday. He faces charges that include second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd.

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In A Place Of Tragedy People Resist And Find Solace

Sunday, June 07, 2020

The place where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is now transformed, at least temporarily, into a daily rememberance. People gather to heal, to protest and to be together.

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New Charges Filed Against Ex-Minneapolis Officers In George Floyd's Death

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Derek Chauvin faces a charge of second-degree murder in addition to earlier charges, and 3 others face charges of aiding and abetting murder. And there's a private memorial for Floyd in Minneapolis.

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Armed Neighborhood Groups Form In The Absence Of Police Protection

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

As break-ins and fires raged in the first days of protests over the killing of George Floyd, Minneapolis seemed to descend into a security vacuum. So volunteers stepped in to try to fill the void.

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Neighbors In Minneapolis Unite To Protect Small Businesses During Unrest

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Minneapolis neighborhood groups started taking up arms to defend their businesses when police all but disappeared from streets amid fiery protests last week.

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Minnesota Attorney General Will Lead Prosecution In George Floyd's Death

Monday, June 01, 2020

Protesters are demanding that all four fired police officers involved in George Floyd's death be arrested. So far, Derek Chauvin is the only officer charged in Floyd's murder.

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Restaurant Owner Whose Business Burned Calls For Justice For George Floyd

Monday, June 01, 2020

Somali immigrant Safia Munye opened the Minneapolis restaurant Mama Safia's Kitchen with her retirement savings. It was destroyed. "This can be replaced. George's life cannot," she says.

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Minneapolis Family Hopes For Justice Despite Losing Business To George Floyd Protests

Sunday, May 31, 2020

After days of protests, a family returns to their restaurant to find it burned and badly damaged. They sympathize with protesters but mourn the loss of a cherished business.

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Unrest Erupts Across The U.S. Following George Floyd's Death

Saturday, May 30, 2020

In a statement today, Attorney General William Barr said many of the protests taking place in the wake of George Floyd's death "are being hijacked by violent radical elements."

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Ex-Police Officer Who Knelt On George Floyd's Neck Is Arrested And Faces Charges

Friday, May 29, 2020

The former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was filmed pinning George Floyd to the ground with his knee, has been taken into custody and charged with third-degree murder.

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