Leila Fadel

Leila Fadel appears in the following:

Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to violating George Floyd's civil rights in federal court

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Former cop Derek Chauvin changed his not guilty plea to guilty of willfully depriving George Floyd, a Black man, of his constitutional rights when Chauvin used excessive force that killed Floyd.

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Outside of Atlanta, Black families are buying land to create a safe haven

Sunday, November 21, 2021

19 Black families have purchased land south of Atlanta for a future city called Freedom. They envision it as a safe haven built by them, for them, and for other Black families.

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Reenacting their own childhood abuse from Catholic clergy, 6 men heal in 'Procession'

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Leila Fadel talks with filmmaker Robert Greene about his latest project, "Procession." It follows six men who suffered abuse from Catholic clergy. They scripted, acted and filmed their stories.

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Racism is a common thread in 3 high profile trials in different parts of the U.S.

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

There are three high profile court cases going on in three different parts of the country. Central to all are race and racism in the United States.

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1 in 4 Asian Americans recently feared their household being targeted, poll finds

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Attacks on Asian Americans have been a reality since always. But given the talk of the "source" of the pandemic and the attacks on Asian women in Georgia, one out of four say they fear violence.

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National Women's Soccer League cancels weekend games after investigation into coach

Friday, October 01, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Meg Linehan of The Athletic about her investigation into former National Women's Soccer League coach Paul Riley, who has been accused to sexual coercion.

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Texas Congressman Tony Gonzales speaks about the border and immigration

Friday, October 01, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Congressman Tony Gonzales, a Republican representing Texas' 23rd congressional district, an area that stretches over 800 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border including Del Rio.

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Humanitarian Leader Warns Of Economic Collapse In Afghanistan

Thursday, September 30, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Jan Egeland, secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council, about the looming economic crisis since Afghanistan's western-backed government collapsed to the Taliban.

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Facebook's Own Research Says Its Apps Can Harm Mental Health. Senators Have Questions

Thursday, September 30, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Jeff Horwitz about the Senate hearing where Facebook answered questions on the impact its products have on young people's mental health.

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NPR's Podcast Host Is A 2021 MacArthur Fellow

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with writer and podcast host Daniel Alarcón, who has been awarded a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship.

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Karl Ove Knausgaard On Exploring A 'World Out Of Joint' In His New Book

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard about his new book, The Morning Star, his first novel since publishing his six-volume autobiographical series.

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Survivors Of The Trinity Nuclear Test Weren't Warned — Then Were Lied To After

Monday, September 27, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Lesley Blume about the struggle of the survivors of the Trinity nuclear test in 1945 — one locals didn't know was coming and caused serious health issues.

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Novelist Edwidge Danticat: Allow Haitians To Determine Their Own Future

Friday, September 24, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with award winning Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat about the challenges in Haiti.

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Aid Official Warns Of A Bleak Situation In Afghanistan As Winter Approaches

Friday, September 24, 2021

The head of Save the Children in Afghanistan says it has been difficult to operate under the Taliban and their restrictions on women. Without humanitarian aid, he predicts serious casualties ahead.

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Plan To Widen Highway In South Carolina Would Cut Through Black And Brown Communities

Thursday, September 23, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Omar Muhammad, executive director of the Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities, on communities in North Charleston, S.C., facing displacement for a highway project.

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Some Schools In Afghanistan Are Back, But Only For Boys. Girls Have Been Told To Wait

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Chris Nyamandi, Country Director of Save The Children in Afghanistan about a restriction on girls' education and other threats to children's welfare under the Taliban.

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Richard Powers' Book 'Bewilderment' Explores Life On And Beyond Earth

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with novelist Richard Powers about his new book, Bewilderment, about a widowed father and his son trying to make sense of the world.

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A U.S. Strike Recently Killed Afghan Civilians, But It's Far From The First Time

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Neta Crawford, co-director of the Cost of War Project, about civilian casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan at the hands of U.S. military strikes.

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Thousands of Migrants, Mostly From Haiti, Are Packed Under Texas Bridge

Friday, September 17, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Reuters reporter Alexandra Ulmer about the conditions beneath a bridge in Del Rio, Texas and Ciudad Acuña, Mexico where thousands of migrants are waiting to claim asylum.

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El Salvador Protest Reflected Concerns Over Democracy And Bitcoin

Friday, September 17, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with El Faro journalist Valeria Guzman in El Salvador about this week's protest against President Nayib Bukele.

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