• The legacy of American riots

    The double standard that guides who can protest – and how – in America. And, what nursing home residents are experiencing during the pandemic, told firsthand.

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    About the show

    Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you didn’t know you wanted answered. Published weekdays by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
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    Host: Martine Powers | Executive Producer: Madhulika Sikka | Senior Producer: Maggie Penman | Producers: Alexis Diao, Ted Muldoon, Reena Flores, Jordan-Marie Smith, Linah Mohammad, Rennie Svirnovskiy | Logo design: Mora Vieytes for The Washington Post | Theme music: Ted Muldoon
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  • The failure to protect black Americans from covid-19

    How cities failed to protect the black community from the coronavirus. President Trump’s break with the World Health Organization during a pandemic. And the double-edged sword of cameras being everywhere for racial injustice protesters and police.

  • Racism, protests and the challenge for Joe Biden

    What Joe Biden has to say about ongoing protests. How President Trump uses religion as a political tool. And protesters in their own words.

  • Protesters vs. a presidential photo-op

    Why gas was used on peaceful protesters outside the White House. How the Trump administration has scaled back efforts to reform police departments. And one young woman says “Let it burn” after her family’s business gets caught up in the destruction.

  • Anger and anguish across America

    As protests rage from Minneapolis to Washington, D.C., how the police are culpable in violence. Why officials are trying to blame outsiders. And a historic launch into space.