• WATCH: Stacey Abrams speaks with Yamiche Alcindor on 'how to create real change'

    WATCH: Stacey Abrams speaks with Yamiche Alcindor on 'how to create real change'

    Mar 11, 2019 02:39 PM EDT

    ... to receive a major party gubernatorial nomination last year when she ran for governor of Georgia, will talk Monday with the PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor about her political career and how to create meaningful change as part of the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Abrams and Alcindor ...

  • Protests near White House grow, a day after police cleared people for Trump photo op

    Protests near White House grow, a day after police cleared people for Trump photo op

    Jun 02, 2020 10:50 PM EDT

    ... credibility to start a conversation or to enact any sort of legislation that would help the lives of Americans, including black Americans, people of color, and all Americans in this country. Judy Woodruff: Sobering.Yamiche Alcindor reporting from just a couple of blocks from the White House tonight. Thanks, Yamiche.

  • Death of George Floyd drives protests across the U.S. -- and beyond

    Death of George Floyd drives protests across the U.S. -- and beyond

    Jun 01, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

    Yamiche Alcindor: When you see the video of George Floyd, do you think, that could be me? Jaden Olley: Always. I was 8 years old and my mind when Trayvon Martin -- when the Trayvon Martin case happened. And ever since then, I understood that it could be me. Yamiche Alcindor ...

  • As Minneapolis reels, protests over Floyd's death spread nationwide

    As Minneapolis reels, protests over Floyd's death spread nationwide

    May 29, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

    Yamiche Alcindor: Today, former President Barack Obama also weighed in. In a statement, he said -- quote -- "It falls on all of us to work together to create a new normal, in which the legacy of bigotry and unequal treatment no longer infects our institutions or our hearts." Back in Minnesota ...

  • ‘We want justice’ for George Floyd, local activist says as violence erupts in Minneapolis

    ‘We want justice’ for George Floyd, local activist says as violence erupts in Minneapolis

    May 28, 2020 10:50 PM EDT

    ... led by Reverend Al Sharpton. Al Sharpton: But there is a difference between peace and quiet. (APPLAUSE) Al Sharpton: Some people just want quiet. The price for peace is justice. Yamiche Alcindor: Sharpton urged the community to stay engaged while they mourn. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor.

  • Why George Floyd’s death feels like ‘a knee on the neck of black America’

    Why George Floyd’s death feels like ‘a knee on the neck of black America’

    May 27, 2020 10:35 PM EDT

    For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor. Amna Nawaz: Let's get a view now from a leading voice in the community. City Councilwoman Andrea Jenkins is the vice president of the council. She represents the area that includes that corner where the encounter between Floyd and the police ...

  • How Trump leverages Twitter to spread misinformation

    How Trump leverages Twitter to spread misinformation

    May 26, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

    ... about that gravitational pull of grabbing more people to that conspiratorial point of view as a result of what's going on in the pandemic. Yamiche Alcindor: And you talk about a digital accelerant. In this case, you have world leaders, the president of the United States using that digital ...

  • As 2.4 million file for unemployment, Trump insists economic recovery is near

    As 2.4 million file for unemployment, Trump insists economic recovery is near

    May 21, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

    Yamiche Alcindor: Dr. Ashish Jha is the director at the Harvard Global Health Institute. He said no model will be completely right, but there is no doubt delays and inaction had a significant impact. Ashish Jha: This is the entire point of exponential growth in outbreaks like this. If you ...

  • As Fed plans new lending program, Senate is divided over coronavirus aid

    As Fed plans new lending program, Senate is divided over coronavirus aid

    May 19, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

    ... Alcindor: The story is much the same the world over, adding to the pressure that grows daily to reopen. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor. Judy Woodruff: The Congressional Budget Office today released the latest look at economic damage from the pandemic.It predicted the economy will contract ...

  • Trump's 'highly unusual' politicization of government watchdogs

    Trump's 'highly unusual' politicization of government watchdogs

    May 18, 2020 10:35 PM EDT

    ... from under that couch, we have got a problem. Nothing is going to happen, in my view, until we have a change in the government. Yamiche Alcindor: And we only have about 30 seconds left here, but I want to ask you. The president says that he is defending himself ...

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