Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Shaina Shealy is a producer and journalist whose work focuses on religion, identity and women's health and safety. She currently produces radio stories at WNYC's Snap Judgment in Oakland, California.
Arts, Culture & Media
Than Toe Aung faced years of discrimination and harassment as a Muslim in Myanmar. When he discovered the power of slam poetry, he decided to use it as a tool to speak out, unite and fight for justice.
Aye Aye Dun says her parents told her to ignore what was happening to Rohingya in Myanmar. So she got organized.
A recent Myanmar government report says the number of rape cases in Myanmar increased by nearly 30 percent from 2016-2017.
Teklit Michael dreamed of competing in the Olympics. But the Eritrean runner had to flee his country. He's now among the estimated 20,000 African migrants living without papers in Israel. And Israel has announced plans to deport them.
An Arab Israeli woman with three daughters decided to make sure her next pregnancy would be a boy. So she traveled to the West Bank for a sex selection procedure that is highly regulated in Israel.