• WATCH: Yamiche Alcindor moderates panel on 2020 voting and goals for reform

    WATCH: Yamiche Alcindor moderates panel on 2020 voting and goals for reform

    Dec 15, 2020 04:04 PM EDT

    Following the official certification of Joe Biden's victory by the Electoral College, the Bipartisan Policy Center hosted a panel discussion with state officials examining this year's voting experience and future goals for reform. PBS NewsHour White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor moderated the event. Watch the discussion in the ...

  • 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 ...

  • How President Biden plans to make racial equity a part of his infrastructure package

    How President Biden plans to make racial equity a part of his infrastructure package

    Apr 07, 2021 10:50 PM EDT

    ... not just to infrastructure, but to the way that they can survive. Judy Woodruff: So many parts to this complex -- big and complex infrastructure plan that the president has proposed, and we're trying to look at each part of it. Yamiche Alcindor, thank you.Yamiche Alcindor: Thanks so much.

  • Biden administration speeds up vaccination timeline, infrastructure plan may follow suit

    Biden administration speeds up vaccination timeline, infrastructure plan may follow suit

    Apr 06, 2021 10:55 PM EDT

    ... So this is going to be a long slog to get this very large bill across the finish line. Judy Woodruff: A long slog, and we thank the two of you so much for making it all so much clearer. Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins, thank you. Yamiche Alcindor: Thanks, Judy.

  • How hair discrimination impacts Black Americans in their personal lives and the workplace

    How hair discrimination impacts Black Americans in their personal lives and the workplace

    Apr 02, 2021 10:40 PM EDT

    ... proud of the fact that I can teach my son to love his natural hair the way that I love my natural hair. Yamiche Alcindor: This cultural acceptance and even celebration of natural hair is changing the conversation about discrimination across America. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor.

  • What Lil Nas X's 'Montero' says about Black queerness

    What Lil Nas X's 'Montero' says about Black queerness

    Apr 01, 2021 10:25 PM EDT

    ... allegedly narrative that is rooted in Christianity, and he's blowing it up. Lil Nas X is insisting upon being free. And that scares people. Yamiche Alcindor: I want to ask you, of course, about the blowback, because you said, of course, Lil Nas X is insisting on being free ...

  • Breaking down Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan to give U.S. 'innovative edge'

    Breaking down Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan to give U.S. 'innovative edge'

    Mar 31, 2021 10:55 PM EDT

    Joe Biden: It's going to boost America's innovative edge in markets where global leadership is up for grabs, markets like battery technology, biotechnology, computer chips, clean energy, and competition with China in particular. Yamiche Alcindor: The American Jobs Plan would spend about $2.25 trillion over eight years ...

  • 'He was terrified:' Witnesses offer emotional testimony about Floyd death in Chauvin case

    'He was terrified:' Witnesses offer emotional testimony about Floyd death in Chauvin case

    Mar 30, 2021 10:55 PM EDT

    Yamiche Alcindor: Earlier in the day, lawyers finished questioning Donald Williams, another witness on the scene. He spoke about how his wrestling and martial arts training shaped his view of Floyd's killing. Donald Williams: You could see his eyes slowly rolling back. Yamiche Alcindor: At times, Williams' testimony grew ...

  • Derek Chauvin's attorneys blame drugs, witnesses in George Floyd's death

    Derek Chauvin's attorneys blame drugs, witnesses in George Floyd's death

    Mar 29, 2021 10:45 PM EDT

    ... that George Floyd died of an accidental overdose. Whether they can actually cast reasonable doubt in the minds of the jurors remains to be seen. Yamiche Alcindor: Questions there, opening statements. We also heard, of course, from witnesses today. As someone who has tried murder cases, what stuck out to ...

  • Immigrant families in limbo as Biden's immigration bill fails to get support in Congress

    Immigrant families in limbo as Biden's immigration bill fails to get support in Congress

    Mar 26, 2021 10:40 PM EDT

    ... fighting for them. I have hope that things can change. Yamiche Alcindor: Even under a president who supports that change, it's unclear if and when they will ever be able to lead more normal lives. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor in Prince George's County, Maryland.