New York, NY
Kai Wright is editor-at-large of Colorlines and a reporting fellow of the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. His investigative reporting on economic inequity has closely followed by the housing and jobs crises. He is a regular commentator on National Public Radio and in other broadcast media, and is reporting a series on health care reform for WNYC News.
Kai is author, most recently, of "Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York." He is also the author of two books of African-American history: "The African American Experience: Black History and Culture Through Speeches, Letters, Editorials, Poems, Songs, and Stories," and "Soldiers of Freedom: An Illustrated History of African Americans in the Armed Forces," which explores America's struggle with race as it has been dramatized by the need to staff a viable military.
You can follow Kai on Twitter at @kai_wright and on Instagram. Check out Kai's media appearances here.
by Kai Wright on August 10 2010, 9:46AM
What’s that tell us about today’s “conservative” leaders?
by Kai Wright on August 9 2010, 11:08AM
John Boehner’s worried that Citizenship Clause “does in fact draw more people to our country.”
by Kai Wright on August 6 2010, 9:11AM
And much more than same-sex marriage, too.
by Kai Wright on August 3 2010, 7:07PM
Says NYC was built and is sustained by immigrants. Here, here.
by Kai Wright on August 2 2010, 10:20PM
As usual, Republicans are ready and willing to debate core values.
by Kai Wright on August 2 2010, 4:36PM
It’s too easy to skip past core values and into ideological and legalistic debates.
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by Kai Wright on August 2 2010, 12:43AM
The First Lady plugs the policy-meat on the bones of her childhood obesity campaign.
by Kai Wright on July 28 2010, 12:41PM
The notorious sheriff accounts for a quarter of folks local cops have sent to feds.
by Kai Wright on July 27 2010, 12:19PM
The law was neither a sudden development nor an organic one.