Filter by

Urban Issues

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 20 of 517 Show 100
  • Washington Journal Morgan Simon Discusses Urban Opportunity Zones
    Last Aired

    Morgan Simon on Urban Opportunity Zones

    Forbes Magazine contributor Morgan Simon talked about opportunity zones located in urban areas across America. Opportunity zones are incentives to bring capital into low-income communities. Ms.…

    533 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
    Last Aired

    Open Phones on the State of American Cities

    Viewers from city residents commented on their top issues for where they live and how their city can be improved. In the wake of President Trump’s criticism of Baltimore and other metropolises, the…

    741 views
  • Washington Journal John Diaz Discusses Top Issues in San Francisco
    Last Aired

    John Diaz on Top Issues in San Francisco

    John Diaz of the San Francisco Chronicle spoke via Skype about some of the top issues facing the city. He also discussed the results of a San Francisco Chamber of Commerce survey on the…

    326 views
  • Margaret OMara Discusses Challenges Facing New York City
    Last Aired

    Margaret O'Mara on Top Issues in New York City

    Margaret O’Mara, a New York Times contributor and University of Washington history professor, spoke via Skype about some of the top issues facing New York City,

    238 views
  • Washington Journal Mark Brown Discusses Top Issues in Chicago
    Last Aired

    Mark Brown on Top Issues in Chicago

    Chicago Sun Times columnist Mark Brown spoke via Skype about some of the top issues facing the city and some of the changes he has seen in his many years covering Chicago politics.

    233 views
  • Washington Journal Ingrid Jacques Discusses Top Issues in Detroit
    Last Aired

    Ingrid Jacques on Top Issues in Detroit

    Ingrid Jacques of the Detroit News said the two biggest issues her city faces are poverty and education. She spoke via Skype from Detroit.

    108 views
  • emDetroitem
    Last Aired

    Detroit

    Once one of the richest cities in America, Detroit in 2019 was among the poorest. In his book Detroit: An American Autopsy" Charlie LeDuff examined how his hometown got to this point and…

    323 views
  • Washington Journal Adam Harris Discusses the College Graduation Gap in Rural America
    Last Aired

    Adam Harris on the College Graduation Gap in Rural America

    Adam Harris talked about his Atlantic article, “The Education Deserts of Rural America,” on the college graduation gap between those living in rural and urban areas in the U.S. This program is part of a…

    321 views
  • National Gentrification Summit
    Last Aired

    National Gentrification Summit

    The Institute of the Black World 21st Century hosted a national town hall meeting on gentrification at the New Jersey Institute for Technology in Newark. Speakers included economist…

    890 views
  • emLos Angeles Timesem Coverage of Nipsey Hussles Death
    Last Aired

    Los Angeles Times Coverage of Nipsey Hussle's Death

    Los Angeles Times reporters joined the National Press Club Journalism Institute to talk about the newspaper’s coverage of the death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, who in March 2019 was fatally shot in…

    468 views
  • emA 500 House in Detroitem
    Last Aired

    A $500 House in Detroit

    Recent college graduate Drew Philp bought a house in Detroit for $500. In his book A $500 House in Detroit, he recounted his experience restoring the house and some of the biggest challenges making his home…

    299 views
  • Detroit Driving Tour
    Last Aired

    Detroit Driving Tour

    Detroit native Aaron Foley gave a driving tour of his city to discuss some of the issues plaguing Michigan’s largest municipality and what was being done to address those problems. C-SPAN’s Local…

    454 views
  • emWhose Detroitem
    Last Aired

    Whose Detroit?

    In her book Whose Detroit?, Heather Ann Thompson examined the racial and political tensions that plagued Detroit for much of the 20th century and how these continued tensions led to an uprising in 1967.…

    137 views
  • State of the Cities Report
    Last Aired

    State of the Cities Report

    Mayors from around the country talked about the National League of Cities’report on the the state of cities. They focused on how their towns and cities are planning for the future.

    81 views
  • Washington Journal Maj Toure Discusses Gun Rights  Gun Violence Prevention
    Last Aired

    Maj Toure on Gun Rights and Gun Violence Prevention

    Black Guns Matter’s Maj Toure discussed firearm rights and gun violence prevention in the African American community.

    2,299 views
  • Washington Journal Bruce Schaller Dicusses New York Citys Congestion Fee
    Last Aired

    Bruce Schaller on New York City's "Congestion Fee"

    Transportation consultant Bruce Schaller talked about New York City becoming the first major city to charge a “congestion fee” on vehicles entering its most congested streets. He spoke via…

    292 views
  • President Trump Threatens Tariffs If Mexico Doesnt Stem Flow of Drugs Migrants
    Last Aired

    President Trump Remarks at Opportunity and Revitalization Council Meeting

    President Trump convened the first meeting of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council. The president created the council to focus on economically distressed communities, and introduced…

    1,587 views
  • President Trump Signs Opportunity and Revitalization Executive Order
    Last Aired

    President Trump Executive Order Signing

    President Trump signed an executive order establishing an Opportunity and Revitalization Council with the aim of creating economic opportunity zones in distressed communities. Housing and…

    11,015 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
    Last Aired

    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open to take viewer calls and comments to the question, “Is there an urban-rural divide?” Data from the 2018 midterm elections indicated that rural…

    579 views
  • Urban School Superintendents Conference Panel Discussion
    Last Aired

    Urban School Superintendents Conference, Panel Discussion

    AASA, the School Superintendents Association and Howard University hosted a panel discussion on challenges faced by urban school superintendents. It was part of AASA’s annual conference for…

    150 views
  • Load 20 More