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Jonaki Mehta

Producer, All Things Considered

Jonaki Mehta is a producer for All Things Considered. Before ATC, she worked at Neon Hum Media where she produced a documentary series and talk show. Prior to that, Mehta was a producer at Member station KPCC and director/associate producer at Marketplace Morning Report, where she helped shape the morning's business news.

Mehta's first job in radio was at NPR West as a National Desk intern. Her career really began when she was nine years old and insisted that the local county paper give Mehta her very own column. (She didn't get the job, but her very patient mother did somehow get her a meeting with the editor-in-chief.) Outside of work, she loves making recipes with harvests from her vegetable garden and riding her motorcycle around L.A.

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Mike Milosh says that Home, his latest album as the leader of Rhye, is a product of managing pandemic-era stress and fear alongside creativity. Emma Marie Jenkinson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Even In Isolation, Rhye Makes Music For Us To Come Together

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With COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out, our hopes and dreams of life after a pandemic are one step closer to reality. We want to hear what you are most excited for in a post-pandemic world. Morsa Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Billy White, owner of Red Rose Tattoo in Zanesville, Ohio, will cover up people's previous racist tattoos. But first he ensures it reflects a genuine change in ideology. He's seen more interest in covering up tattoos this year than before. Cy Dodson, director of Beneath the Ink hide caption

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As Statues Of America's Racist Past Were Removed This Year, So Were Tattoos

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Food is loaded as drivers in their vehicles wait in line at a food distribution hosted by the Los Angeles Food Bank on Dec. 4 in Hacienda Heights, Calif. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For Hungry Americans Across The Country, Food Insecurity Crisis Deepens

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What It's Like To Be A Conservative Gen Z Voter In California

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In an effort to boost civic engagement among younger voters, Tyler Okeke, 19, has been campaigning to lower the voting age to 16. Power California hide caption

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Young Activist Pushes To Lower Voting Age To 16 As 'The Logical Next Step' For Gen Z

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A house designed by Paul R. Williams in La Cañada Flintridge, Calif. The first licensed Black architect west of the Mississippi, Williams was known for using curves to create a sense of intimacy, even in grand spaces. Janna Ireland hide caption

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'Regarding Paul R. Williams' Honors Legacy Of LA's Barrier-Breaking Black Architect

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Gen Z Voters On The Issues That Matter Most To Them Ahead Of The Election

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A field trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., led by Kimberly Grayson, the principal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Denver, inspired some of her students to demand a more inclusive school curriculum. Chemetra Keys hide caption

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Denver School Principal On How Black Students Led Swift Changes To History Curriculum

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Pirette McKamey has spent more than three decades as an educator. Currently the principal at Mission High School in San Francisco, McKamey says being an anti-racist educator means committing to "all of the students sitting in front of me, including Black and Latinx students." Charles Warren hide caption

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Veteran Educator On The Endless But 'Joyful' Work Of Creating Anti-Racist Education

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Effective Anti-Racist Education Requires More Diverse Teachers, More Training

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Why U.S. Schools Are Still Segregated — And One Idea To Help Change That

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On June 14, an estimated 15,000 people gathered in Brooklyn to rally for Black trans lives in the Brooklyn Liberation march. Imara Jones/Courtesy Imara Jones hide caption

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What Happened For Black Transgender People When Police Protests And Pride Converged

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