Sarah Handel

Sarah Handel appears in the following:

Judge approves $626 million settlement for victims of the Flint water crisis

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Ted Leopold, co-lead counsel for the people of Flint, Mich., after a judge approved a settlement for victims of the city's water crisis.

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Children's book 'Calvin' shows how a community can embrace a trans child's identity

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with authors and parents Vanessa and JR Ford about their new book Calvin, which explores one child's experience of coming out as transgender.

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Chloé Zhao on directing her 1st Marvel movie

Friday, November 05, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Academy Award-winning director Chloé Zhao about her new movie, Eternals, and the way she approached making her first Marvel film.

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Remembering beloved D.C. jazz drummer Howard 'Kingfish' Franklin, lost to COVID

Friday, November 05, 2021

Howard "Kingfish" Franklin was a beloved figure in the Washington, D.C., jazz scene. He died this year from COVID-19.

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Parents react to vaccine authorization for kids ages 5-11

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Parents react to the recent Food and Drug Administrations emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine, which allows children ages 5-11 to receive the vaccine.

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Kuwaiti trans woman got 2 years in prison for 'impersonating the opposite sex'

Friday, October 29, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with activist Badriyyah Alsabah about Maha Al-Mutairi, a trans woman in Kuwait who was sentenced to two years in prison for "impersonating the opposite sex."

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Remembering John Dilenschneider, one of the many Americans lost to COVID-19

Friday, October 29, 2021

Jack Dilenschneider died of COVID-19 in September at age 89. After started a small law firm in Ohio in the 1960s, he went south to defend civil rights activists and others trying peacefully to vote.

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Pat was an early radical abortion rights activist. Her positions are now common

Friday, October 29, 2021

Pat Maginnis helped women obtain abortions when it was illegal — and courted arrest to challenge that legal status. She was 93 when she died earlier this year.

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91-year-old who called his motel the 'Waldorf Astoria' got invited to Rome venue

Thursday, October 28, 2021

When 91-year-old Ezell Holley checked in a budget motel due to Texas' storms, he made the most of it — calling it the "Waldorf Astoria." The real hotel in Rome invited Holley to stay at their venue.

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New podcast explores how the unsolved murder of a protester helped radicalize others

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Portland's racial justice protests have their roots in a long protest culture in the Pacific Northwest. A new podcast from Oregon Public Broadcasting is exploring the roots of the movement.

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Gene Freidman, the 'Taxi King' who inflated prices of taxi medallions, dies at 50

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Gene Freidman, know as the "Taxi King" after operating the largest fleet of taxis in New York City and inflating the cost of taxi medallions, died on Sunday at the age of 50.

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Why Puerto Rico leads the U.S. in COVID vaccine rate — and what states can learn

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The highest rate of COVID-19 vaccination in the United States is not in a liberal-leaning Northeastern or West Coast state. It's in a place with a notably different political culture.

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10 years after the end of Basque separatist violence, some wounds are still open

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Spanish writer Edurne Portela and Tamara Muruetagoiena about the 10 year anniversary of peace in the Basque Country and coming to terms with a history of the conflict.

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Puerto Rico is the most vaccinated place in the U.S.

Monday, October 25, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Mónica Feliú-Mójer of Ciencia Puerto Rico on how grassroots organizing and responsible messaging helped Puerto Rico achieve the highest U.S. COVID vaccination rate.

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60 years after a massacre in Paris, French-Algerians are still pushing for justice

Thursday, October 21, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Melissa Chemam, a French-Algerian journalist, about the 60th anniversary of a massacre of Algerians in Paris.

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In Mississippi, 2 years after ICE raids, Latin American immigrants are there to stay

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa and producer Reynaldo Leaños Jr. about their reporting on the aftermath of the largest single-state immigration raid in U.S. history.

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Netflix employees call for accountability

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Zoe Schiffer, senior reporter at The Verge, about the latest developments surrounding Netflix and company accountability.

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An Unlikely WNBA Champ

Monday, October 18, 2021

When you barely make the playoffs, nobody expects you to stay in the playoffs. The Chicago Sky defied expectations, becoming the WNBA champions Sunday night.

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Among the country's supply chain problems? Bottlenecking at ports like Long Beach

Thursday, October 14, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mario Cordero, the executive director for the Port of Long Beach, about the bottleneck at ports.

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Comedian Dahlia Belle challenges the problematic takes in Dave Chappelle's special

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with comedian Mx Dahlia Belle, a Black trans woman, who wrote an open letter to Dave Chappelle after he drew criticism again for jokes about trans people.

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