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Tonya Mosley

Correspondent, Here & Now

Tonya Mosley is a correspondent and former host of Here & Now, the midday radio show co-produced by NPR and WBUR. She's also the host of the award-winning podcast Truth Be Told and a regular contributing interviewer for Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

Prior to Here & Now, Mosley served as a host and the Silicon Valley bureau chief for KQED in San Francisco. Her other experiences include television correspondent for Al Jazeera America and a television reporter in several cities including Seattle, Wash., and Louisville, Ky.

In 2015, Mosley was awarded a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University, where she co-created a workshop for journalists on the impacts of implicit bias on reporting and co-wrote a Belgian/American experimental study on the effects of protest coverage. Mosley has won several national awards for her work, including an RTDNA award for her public radio series "Black In Seattle" and an Emmy Award in 2016 for her televised piece "Beyond Ferguson."

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Wednesday

Lizzy Caplan and Jesse Eisenberg are friends navigating middle age in Fleishman is in Trouble. Linda Kallerus/FX hide caption

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Middle age 'is a force you cannot fight,' warns 'Fleishman Is in Trouble' author

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Tuesday

Danielle Deadwyler stars as Emmett Till's mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, in Till. Lynsey Weatherspoon/Orion Pictures hide caption

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Filmmaker says Emmett Till's mother deserves her rightful place in history

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Tuesday

Journalist Jemele Hill was speaking her mind long before those tweets about Trump

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Thursday

A protester holds a drawing of Mahsa Amini during a demonstration in Berlin, Germany, on Sept. 23. Amini was arrested by Iranian authorities in Tehran on Sept. 13 for not wearing her headscarf properly. She died three days later, apparently due to a severe head injury. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Why a scholar banished from Iran 15 years ago is hopeful about the current protests

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Wednesday

Edward Enninful became the editor-in-chief of British Vogue in 2017. His new memoir is A Visible Man. Rafael Pavarotti/Penguin Random House hide caption

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'British Vogue' editor-in-chief wants his magazine to reflect the world he sees

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Monday

Robin Thede wants her sketch show to open doors for other Black voices

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Tuesday

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How one author is aspiring to make sex education more relatable for today's kids

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Tuesday

How the Mexican revolution of 1910 helped shape U.S. border policy

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Monday

Novelist Emma Straub asks life's big questions in 'This Time Tomorrow'

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Monday

Michelle Yeoh plays a Chinese American immigrant who explores the paths not taken in Everything Everywhere All at Once. Mike Coppola /Getty Images hide caption

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Actor Michelle Yeoh wants to change the way we think of superheroes

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Tuesday

Poet Ocean Vuong sifts through the aftershock of grief in 'Time Is a Mother'

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Wednesday

Often overlooked, civil rights advocate Constance Baker Motley gets her due

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Wednesday

Halle Berry plays MMA fighter Jackie Justice in Bruised. John Baer/Netflix hide caption

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Halle Berry entered the ring ready — she's been a fighter all her life

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Wednesday

Will Smith looks back on his life in the memoir, Will. "Those difficulties and those traumas and the mental anguish that I had to overcome was a big part of me growing into the person I am today," he says. Lorenzo Agius/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Will Smith says he crafted a joyful image to cover the pain of the past

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Wednesday

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'Me Too' Founder Tarana Burke Says Black Girls' Trauma Shouldn't Be Ignored

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