Podcast: Coal Miners, Protesting Unpaid Wages, Block Train Tracks 2019-08-01

August 01, 2019

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Coal Miners, Protesting Unpaid Wages, Block Train Tracks

On July 1st, the mining company BlackJewel LLC, the 6th largest coal producer in the country, filed for bankruptcy, and the fate of its 1,700 employees remains unclear.

Remembering the Red Summer, 100 Years Later

Black communities faced unprecedented violence during the Red Summer of 1919, and responded with activism that laid the groundwork for modern protest movements. 

Hannah Gadsby on Breaking Comedy Rules and Creating New Ones in "Douglas"

Hannah Gadsby sits down with The Takeaway to talk about managing audience expectations, discussing her recent autism diagnosis on stage, and channeling anger through her work.

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Both Police and Protesters are Grappling with Technology Amid Hong Kong Protests

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How Did the CNN Debates Address Race and Inequality?

CNN held the second of two Democratic presidential debates in Detroit Wednesday night.