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  • In Depth with Wes Moore
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    In Depth with Wes Moore

    Wes Moore, a U.S. Army combat veteran and Rhodes Scholar, talked about the fate of African-Americans living in our inner cities and the 2015 uprising in Baltimore, his birthplace, following…

  • President Trump Announces He is Sending Federal Agents to Chicago
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    President Trump Remarks on Violent Crimes in Cities

    President Trump delivered remarks on efforts to combat violent crime in American cities. The president announced that his administration would send federal law enforcement to help drive…

  • Washington Journal Michael Petrilli Discusses Disparities in City Economies Education
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    Michael Petrilli on Disparities in City Economies and Education

    Michael Petrilli discusses his recent op-ed, “The Unequal American City,” and how blanket policies impact city economies and education.

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    Stealing Home

    Sports writer Eric Nusbaum reported on how the construction of Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium led to the displacement of a Mexican American neighborhood in the 1950s. This was a virtual event hosted…

  • House Select Subcommittee Hearing on the Coronavirus and Cities
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    House Select Subcommittee Hearing on the Coronavirus and Cities

    The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held a hearing on what America’s cities need in order to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. Testifying during the hearing were…

  • US Conference of Mayors Discussion on the Impact of the Coronavirus on Cities
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    U.S. Conference of Mayors Discussion on the Impact of the Coronavirus on Cities

    House Ways and Means Committee Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) led a conversation on the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic with members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. They discussed the…

  • Washington Journal Clarence Anthony Discusses Coronavirus Pandemic Impact on Cities
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    Clarence Anthony on Coronavirus Impact on Cities

    National League of Cities' Clarence Anthony discussed how the coronavirus pandemic response affects the budgets and operations of U.S. cities.

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    Golden Gates

    New York Times economic reporter Conor Dougherty reported on the housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay area.

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    Barrio America

    Penn State University History Professor A.K. Sandoval-Strausz talked about his book, Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City, in which he argued that Latin American…

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    Saving America's Cities

    Harvard University Professor Lizabeth Cohen looked at American urban policy in the 40 years following World War II through the life of urban planner Edward Logue, who was instrumental in…

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    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…

  • Fiscal Condition of US Cities
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    Fiscal Condition of U.S. Cities

    The National League of Cities held a discussion on the release of its City Fiscal Conditions 2019 report. The study concluded that cities' revenue growth stalled in fiscal year 2018 with…

  • Washington Journal Morgan Simon Discusses Urban Opportunity Zones
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    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.…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    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…

  • Washington Journal John Diaz Discusses Top Issues in San Francisco
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    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…

  • Margaret OMara Discusses Challenges Facing New York City
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    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,

  • Washington Journal Mark Brown Discusses Top Issues in Chicago
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    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.

  • Washington Journal Ingrid Jacques Discusses Top Issues in Detroit
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    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.

  • Washington Journal Adam Harris Discusses the College Graduation Gap in Rural America
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    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…

  • National Gentrification Summit
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    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…

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