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3 years ago

Georgia Democrat could become America's 1st African-American female governor

Stacey Abrams is on the precipice of history.
3 years ago
Democrat could become America's 1st African-American female governor
3 years ago

'Being a part of the movement wasn't optional,' activist says

On this installment of the "Uncomfortable" podcast, Tamika Mallory talks about how she continued on the path of social activism her parents had helped to forge.
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'Being a part of the movement wasn't optional,' activist says
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Social activist Tamika Mallory says 'being a part of the movement wasn't optional' in her family

Tamika Mallory appears on a new installment of "Uncomfortable."
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'Being a part of the movement wasn't optional' in her family: Activist Tamika Mallory
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Business executive Antonio Lucio believes diversity has to start from top management

Antonio Lucio appears on a new installment of "Uncomfortable."
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Business executive Antonio Lucio believes diversity has to start from top management
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Business executive Antonio Lucio believes diversity has to start with top management

Antonio Lucio, CMO of HP Inc., talks about the action plan behind the increased diversity at his company.
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Business executive Antonio Lucio believes diversity has to start with top management
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Evangelical leader believes we live in 'a culture full of fear and loathing'

With many evangelical leaders backing President Trump, Collin Hansen of The Gospel Coalition tells on a new installment of 'Uncomfortable' why he worries the church's future is at stake.
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Evangelical leader believes we live in 'a culture full of fear and loathing'
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Evangelical leader Collin Hansen believes we live in 'a culture full of fear and loathing'

Collin Hansen appears on a new installment of "Uncomfortable."
3 years ago
Evangelical leader believes we live in 'a culture full of fear and loathing'
3 years ago

Twin sisters' future in US uncertain after parents deported

For the last 17 years, Liany and Dani Villacis have called New York their home.
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Twin sisters' future in US uncertain after parents deported
3 years ago

Villacis Sisters: Why can't the country continue to invest in us?

On the "Uncomfortable" podcast, twin sisters talk about how they are fighting to stay in America after their mother and father were suddenly deported.
3 years ago
Villacis Sisters: Why can't the country continue to invest in us?
3 years ago

Georgia Democrat could become America's 1st African-American female governor

Abrams says she's running as an unapologetic progressive in the South, and she stands to make history if she wins, as the first African-American female governor in the country.
3 years ago
Georgia Democrat could become America's 1st African-American female governor
3 years ago

Anti-abortion activist explains why she hopes to change the way America views abortion

Christina Bennett explains why she believes women are disempowered by having the right to choose.
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Anti-abortion activist explains why she hopes to change the way America views abortion
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Deepak Chopra: 'We are dictating our insanity'

The author, spiritual leader and businessman is wading into the political waters with his latest book, "Home: Where Everyone is Welcome."
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Deepak Chopra: 'We are dictating our insanity'
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Spiritual guru Deepak Chopra on new approach to politics: 'We are dictating our insanity’

Chopra, a leader of the alternative medicine movement, is wading into politics.
3 years ago
Deepak Chopra on new approach to politics: ‘We are dictating our insanity'
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CEO of La Colombe coffee company speaks out against new tax bill

Todd Carmichael is one of a few CEO’s speaking against the corporate tax change.
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CEO of La Colombe coffee company: 'I don't want this tax cut'
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CEO of La Colombe coffee: 'I don't want this tax cut'

Todd Carmichael said he is one of the few CEOs in America willing to declare what other executives won't: that while the new tax bill may be good for his business, it's bad for the country.
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CEO of La Colombe coffee: 'I don't want this tax cut'
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Blaine Harden: 'The population of North Korea is captive'

Author Blaine Harden has extensively studied the history of U.S.-North Korea relations. In this episode of "Uncomfortable," he shares with Amna Nawaz why he's more concerned than ever before about the possibility of war.
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Blaine Harden: 'The population of North Korea is captive'
3 years ago

North Korea expert says 'global catastrophe' looms

Blaine Harden told ABC News he is concerned about the possibility of war.
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North Korea expert says 'global catastrophe' looms
4 years ago

Activist doesn't want Americans 'growing numb' to plight of Syrian refugees

Lena Arkawi said she wakes up every day to photos of dead children on her phone.
4 years ago
Activist doesn't want Americans 'growing numb' to plight of Syrian refugees
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American activist speaks out on refugee crisis: 'It's not just another child in Syria'

Lena Arkawi is assisting the people of Syria but knows she can't come to the aid of all who need it. On "Uncomfortable," she talks about why Americans must help those in need around the world.
4 years ago
American activist speaks out on refugee crisis: 'It's not just another child in Syria'
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Zak Ebrahim: It takes so much energy to hate

The son of a convicted terrorist, Zak Ebrahim rejected his father's teachings and became an advocate for peace. Amna Nawaz digs into what made him question his upbringing and whether or not he'll ever see his father again.
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Son of convicted terrorist struggles to find empathy for his father
4 years ago

Son of convicted terrorist struggles to find empathy for his father

Ebrahim advocates for peace but struggles to find empathy for his own father.
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Son of convicted terrorist struggles to find empathy for his father
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Former White House speechwriter on working for Obama, joking about Trump and his new book

For David Litt, the journey to presidential speechwriter began in unlikely ways.
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Former White House speechwriter on working for Obama, joking about Trump
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Obama speechwriter: 'This isn't going to be like this forever'

David Litt, a former speechwriter for President Obama, talks about landing a White House gig, making fun of Donald Trump, and his new book, "Thanks, Obama."
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Obama speechwriter: 'This isn't going to be like this forever'
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Muslim scholar Jihad Turk makes educating America on Islam his full-time job

Turk, a Muslim scholar, has devoted himself to educating people on his faith.
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Muslim scholar makes educating America on Islam his full-time job
4 years ago

Jihad Turk: 'Islam has a lot of work to do'

On this episode of "Uncomfortable," ABC News' Amna Nawaz talks to Jihad Turk, president of the Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School, about his mission to help Islam find its place in America with imams and other religious leaders trained in the U.S.
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Jihad Turk: 'Islam has a lot of work to do'
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Former Republican insider Sophia Nelson is looking for a place for people of color in the GOP

The GOP has become "terrible for people of color," said Sophia Nelson.
4 years ago
Former GOP insider on discrimination in her party
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Sophia Nelson: 'There's something wrong with this party'

Amna Nawaz sits down with Nelson, a conservative African-American attorney who spent years working in the Republican Party before turning her back on it.
4 years ago
Former GOP insider: 'There's something wrong with this party'
4 years ago

James Rhee: 'I'm betting on something different'

Rhee, the CEO of of Ashley Stewart, sat down with Amna Nawaz to explain why he — a Korean-American son of immigrants, working in finance — took the helm of a retail company aimed at plus-size African-American women and decided to save it.
4 years ago
James Rhee: 'I'm betting on something different'
4 years ago

This unlikely investor saved a plus-size fashion retailer

James Rhee is the driving force behind the revival of Ashley Stewart.
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This unlikely investor saved a plus-size fashion retailer
4 years ago

'#GoodMuslimBadMuslim' hosts take on sex, hate crimes and Zayn Malik

Taz and Zahra met on a book tour, then launched a podcast on a running joke.
4 years ago
'#GoodMuslimBadMuslim' hosts take on sex, hate crimes and Zayn Malik
4 years ago

'#GoodMuslimBadMuslim' hosts take on sex, hate crimes and Zayn Malik

ABC News' Amna Nawaz sits down with Taz Ahmed and Zahra Noorbakhsh to dive into the motivation behind their podcast and how they are defining being Muslim American women on their own terms.
4 years ago
'#GoodMuslimBadMuslim' hosts take on sex, hate crimes and Zayn Malik
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Comic Maysoon Zayid is making disability mainstream

Once you’ve met Maysoon Zayid, it is impossible to forget her.
4 years ago
Comic Maysoon Zayid is making disability mainstream
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Maysoon Zayid: I want to mainstream disability

ABC News' Amna Nawaz sits down with Maysoon Zayid on this episode of "Uncomfortable" to talk about life with cerebral palsy, discrimination in Hollywood casting calls and learning how to be funny from her Palestinian aunties.
4 years ago
Maysoon Zayid: I want to mainstream disability
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LZ Granderson: Living as a straight man felt like 'drowning'

The ESPN host said he struggled to reconcile his faith with his sexuality.
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LZ Granderson: Living as a straight man felt like 'drowning'
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LZ Granderson: I had to reconcile my faith with my sexuality

Amna Nawaz interviews LZ Granderson on this episode of "Uncomfortable," and Granderson gets candid about living his life as a straight man before he made the decision to come out as gay.
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LZ Granderson: I had to reconcile my faith with my sexuality
4 years ago

'The best leaders figure out where the country wants to go'

Amna Nawaz and ABC News' Chief Political Analyst Matt Dowd talk about the power of political campaigns in America and the good and bad changes they can bring.
4 years ago
'The best leaders figure out where the country wants to go'
4 years ago

Professor mistakenly trolled says social media has become 'a very dangerous place to be'

It didn’t take long for Kerry O’Grady to know something was very wrong.
4 years ago
Professor mistakenly trolled says social media has become 'a very dangerous place to be'
4 years ago

Professor tells story of mistaken identity: 'You have the wrong person'

Communications professor Kerry O'Grady recounts her case of mistaken identity and how it led to her being the target of online trolling to ABC News' Amna Nawaz on this episode of "Uncomfortable."
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Professor tells story of mistaken identity: 'You have the wrong person'
4 years ago

Matt Dowd sees 'A New Way' for American politics

As ABC News' chief political contributor, Dowd covered the 2016 election.
4 years ago
Matt Dowd sees 'A New Way' for American politics
4 years ago

The woman tracking hate in America

For Heidi Beirich, Trump's election brought on a rise of dangerous ideas.
4 years ago
The woman tracking hate in America
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'This country was founded on white supremacy'

ABC News' Amna Nawaz speaks with Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project on this episode of "Uncomfortable."
4 years ago
'This country was founded on white supremacy'
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LA riots 'did not start with Rodney King'

Writer - Director, John Ridley sits down with Amna Nawaz in this episode of "Uncomfortable" to talk about the story behind his film about the L.A. riots, "Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992."
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LA riots 'did not start with Rodney King'
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John Ridley: The LA riots 'did not start with Rodney King'

Ridley has already spent an inordinate amount of time discussing his work...
4 years ago
John Ridley: The LA riots 'did not start with Rodney King'
4 years ago

'The Young Turks' online news host attempting a 'hostile takeover' of Democratic Party

Cenk Uygur likes to fight, as you know if you’ve watched "The Young Turks."
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'The Young Turks' online news host attempting a 'hostile takeover' of Democratic Party
4 years ago

Hari Kondabolu: 'I knew that I had a voice'

The comedian talks to Amna Nawaz about turning the tough issues America is facing into laugh-out-loud jokes as a part of the podcast series "Uncomfortable."
4 years ago
Hari Kondabolu: 'I knew that I had a voice'
4 years ago

Comic Hari Kondabolu on Trump, racism and his rise to fame

"Don’t worry, white people," Hari Kondabolu jokes on his comedy album.
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Comic on Trump, racism and his rise to fame
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From race to religion, honest conversations about the issues dividing America..

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'I'm taking the Democratic party back'

Cenk Uygur, Founder and CEO of 'The Young Turks' joins Amna to talk about his 'hostile takeover' of the Democratic Party, using the same populism he says propelled Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders to power. With a new Justice Democrats wing, Uygur plans t
4 years ago
Left-wing internet star wants 'hostile takeover' of Democrats
4 years ago

Jared Taylor: Whites Deserve a Homeland

Editor of American Renaissance, Jared Taylor sits down with ABC News' Amna Nawaz on "Uncomfortable" for a blunt discussion of race and racism in America.
4 years ago
Jared Taylor: Whites Deserve a Homeland
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'People like you': White nationalist Jared Taylor to Muslim-American journalist

“We built a wonderful country that your ancestors could not have [built]."
4 years ago
A look at white nationalism in America