Shumita Basu appears in the following:
Thursday, April 05, 2018
April is National Poetry Month, and WNYC has a series of week-long poetry assignments to keep you occupied all month long. First up: write us a poem about your commute.
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
The 1954 Supreme Court ruling inspired optimism in many black and Puerto Rican parents, who were concerned about segregated schools. But it didn't bring the change they hoped for.
Friday, March 30, 2018
Outside the 1968 Miss America pageant, a feminist group gathered to protest. But just a few blocks away, another protest was taking place: The Black Miss America pageant.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Em Odesser is a senior at Hastings High School and the editor-in-chief of an entirely teen-run magazine. She has thoughts on how to keep the momentum of the March for Our Lives going.
Friday, March 16, 2018
With the 50th anniversary of "Mister Rogers Neighborhood," we're acknowledging his role in teaching boys what it means to be a man. It has nothing to do with sweaters.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
When there's a big storm, like the three nor'easters that hit our area recently, shifting sands at the southern end of the Jersey Shore reveal a set of old, gnarled train tracks.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
In this 1965 interview from the WNYC archives, a group of women pilots calls for more women in commercial cockpits. In the present day, their numbers aren't looking much better.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
A changing climate is affecting the way snowflakes form. Researchers are trying to figure out its potential impacts.
Friday, February 23, 2018
WNYC's Andrea Bernstein explains what the guilty plea means.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Gun legislation is taking center stage in the wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
On the west side of what's now Central Park, a community of mostly African Americans formed in 1825. Here's how they lost that land and the rights that came with it.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
The standing policy for years had been for the board to pass those cases off to the NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault asked young people what messaging they've received about sex and relationships. Many said: We wish our parents would talk to us more.
Friday, February 09, 2018
There are 20 athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics from New Jersey and New York. Get to know your local Olympians before you cheer them on!
Thursday, February 08, 2018
We spoke with American teens whose parents immigrated from South Asia and the Caribbean about how their families expect them to handle situations around sex and sexual assault.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
All week, listeners have been sharing their stories about growing up in America with immigrant parents, and the conversations they've had about sex, consent and relationships.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
We're collecting stories about how people who grew up in America with immigrant parents have discussed street harassment with their parents.
Monday, February 05, 2018
Immigrant communities are commonly underserved by traditional "sex ed" messaging, which often lacks cultural literacy. Hear young people talk about getting - or not getting - "The Talk."
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
We heard from a few listeners who work in construction about how gender dynamics and harassment play out on work sites. But we want to hear from more of you. Leave a voicemail or tweet!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Listeners offer up their best two-line rhymes of advice for newly-sworn-in New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.