Tanzina Vega

Host, The Takeaway

Tanzina Vega appears in the following:

How Hollywood Leaders Can Make the Film Industry Less White

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Last week, the Oscars announced a new set of standards that Best Picture nominees will need to meet starting in 2024. But the vast majority of recent nominees would still make the cut.

In Wisconsin, Joe Biden Maintains Lead Over Donald Trump

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The New York Times and Siena College poll found that Joe Biden is leading President Trump 48 percent to 43 percent in the key battleground state.

The Effects of Underrepresentation of People of Color in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Many of the companies working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine have so far fallen short when it comes to recruiting people of color to participate in trials.

Wildfires in the American West: A Lockdown within a Lockdown

Monday, September 14, 2020

The American West is burning. In California, Oregon, Colorado, and Washington, record wildfires are leaving behind a trail of unprecedented devastation.

Political Tell-All Books Surge Under the Trump Administration

Monday, September 14, 2020

Bob Woodward's upcoming book, "Rage," is just one of more than 1,200 books that have been published about the Trump presidency. 

Trump and Biden's Approach to the Courts May Play a Role in the Election

Monday, September 14, 2020

President Trump released another list of people he is considering to nominate for the Supreme Court, even though there is no vacant seat.

Unschooling is the Unconventional Way to Educate Your Children

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

A look at why unschooling might be a good alternative for stressed-out parents.

What Housing Policies from the Past Mean for Extreme Heat Today

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

The temperature of one neighborhood could be as much as 20 degrees hotter than another neighborhood in the same city.

Trump Administration Scales Back Election Security Briefings Ahead of November

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

The Director of National Intelligence, John Ratcliffe, informed Congress that election-related briefings would be scaled back amid multiple leaks.

Protests Put Spotlight on the Relationship Between Armed White Vigilantes, Militia Groups, and Law Enforcement

Monday, August 31, 2020

Armed vigilantes and militia groups are showing up to Black Lives Matter protests across the country.

Megan Thee Stallion and Misogynoir in the Music Industry

Monday, August 31, 2020

Her success has come with a harsh reminder that misogyny is still rampant in the music industry even when you have massive success.

Have Uprisings Against Police Brutality Led to Major Reform?

Thursday, August 27, 2020

A national view of how activism has translated into concrete policy in the U.S., following the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others. 

From WNBA to MLB, Athletes Speak Out Against Police Brutality

Thursday, August 27, 2020

It's been four years since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first took a knee in response to police violence against Black people.  

'Unsurvivable' Storm: Hurricane Laura Makes Landfall as Category 4

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Hurricane Laura has hit the Gulf Coast.

From Activism to Policy in Louisville, Kentucky

Thursday, August 27, 2020

On Tuesday, dozens of protesters were arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, following a massive demonstration demanding justice for Breonna Taylor. 

Milwaukee: "The Epitome of a 21st Century Racial Regime"

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The recent Kenosha shooting underscores longstanding tensions in Wisconsin between communities of color and police.

Why Isn't There More Suicide Prevention Training in the U.S.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Aside from psychiatrists, the majority of mental health professionals do not have formal training in suicide prevention.

Bipartisan Senate Report Details Key Links Between 2016 Trump Campaign and Russia

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The report is the product of a multi-year investigation and is among the few congressional products on Russian interference to achieve a bipartisan endorsement.

New York Attorney General Probes Alleged Tax Fraud at Trump Organization

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Attorney General Letitia James confirmed her office's probe on the same day the Republican Party kicked off its presidential nominating convention.

Demands for Justice Continue in Louisville, More Than Five Months After the Killing of Breonna Taylor

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Breonna Taylor’s name has become a rallying cry in the streets and on social media in the fight against police brutality and systemic racism in America.