The Work That Remains in the Wake of Guilty Verdict for Derek Chauvin
The guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin came as a relief to many nationwide, but the number of people killed by police since his trial began underscores the broader issues that remain.
COVID-19 Infections Surge in India
On Tuesday, the country reported more than 300,000 new cases for the sixth consecutive day.
Supreme Court to Hear Second Amendment Case That May Change Gun Laws in U.S.
The Supreme Court is hearing this case during a year with numerous instances of gun violence.
New Wave of Black Superheroes Are Taking Over the Small and Big Screen
The new Captain America is one of countless Black superheroes in movies, television shows, and comics books in recent years.
In Michigan and Beyond, More Young People Are Being Hospitalized for COVID-19
In recent weeks, there's been a number of springtime surges of COVID-19 in states across the U.S., though new infections, and even hospitalizations, are starting to slow.
What the 2020 Census Data Means for States
The first round of data from the 2020 census determines which states gain or lose representation in the House.
In a Rapidly Growing Audio Landscape, These Podcasts Are Worth Your Time
New Yorker podcast writer Sarah Larson joins The Takeaway to give her recommendations on podcasts worth checking out in this ever-growing audio landscape.
Following Derek Chauvin's Conviction, Renewed Calls for Police Reform in Congress
While many breathed a sigh of relief following the verdict, the days since have been a reminder of just how rampant police violence is in the country.
How Advocates Are Pushing President Biden to Confront Environmental Racism
Although he’s already taking more steps than his predecessor, some advocates are pushing President Biden to go much further to address environmental racism.
Statehood for Washington, DC to Advance to the Senate
The nationwide reckoning over systemic racism and a groundswell of support for voting rights has elevated the fight for statehood.
What's Next for the Minneapolis Police Department?
After the guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin’s case was delivered, the Department of Justice announced that they would investigate the Minneapolis Police Department.
For the First Time in Over 60 Years, Cuba Will Not Be Run By a Castro
For the first time in over 60 years, Cuba will not be run by a Castro.
Journalists Are Burning Out
Between COVID-19, the election, and protests against police brutality, journalists have been caught in an endless cycle of traumatic news for the past year-plus.
How the New Sitcom "Rutherford Falls" Goes Far Beyond Token Native Representation
The Takeaway speaks with "Rutherford Falls" co-creator Sierra Teller Ornelas and star Jana Schmieding about making a sitcom with multiple Native writers and actors.
Derek Chauvin Found Guilty of Murdering George Floyd
After just ten hours of deliberation, a jury in Minneapolis found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd.
Illinois Expands Postpartum Medicaid Coverage
Last week, Illinois became the first state in the nation to expand postpartum Medicaid coverage.
How Notions of Masculinity Have Evolved in Hip Hop Over Time
Though often understood by the media, the late rapper DMX often displayed his vulnerability in his music. Now, a new generation of rappers have more range to explore their masculinity.
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