Wyatt Mayes is a social media editor and producer for the PBS NewsHour.
Wyatt’s Recent Stories
Arts Jun 15How this campaign is renewing its push to keep America’s 21 lesbian bars afloat
A new documentary opens with a startling statistic: There were at least 200 lesbian bars, at their peak, in the late 1980s. Today, 21 remain.
Nation Apr 30After Indianapolis shooting, a Sikh activist on why we need to accept realities of racism in America
Simran Jeet Singh of the Sikh Coalition, who's been in contact with victims’ families in Indianapolis, spoke about how the Sikh community is processing their grief and why racism isn’t relegated to just one area of the country.
Arts Apr 27This PSA traces 150 years of anti-Asian hate in America
Bao Nguyen, with his platform in film and television, wants to remind -- or teach -- Americans that anti-Asian hate is ingrained in American history.
Nation Mar 18Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the ‘deep well’ of anti-Asian racism in the U.S.
"The Committed" author talked about his own experience as a refugee in America, how we’ve seen anti-Asian violence through history, and some of the ways he thinks people can help their communities.
Arts Apr 17Banksy is working from home too. And he’s creating rats
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many people to stay home to limit the spread of the virus. The phrase “work from home” is inescapable as COVID-19 upends daily lives, even for the likes of Banksy.