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New York City cab drivers face depression and debt amid increased competition from Uber and Lyft

Six New York City taxicab drivers have died by suicide in recent months, sparking protests and rallies aimed at protecting drivers' wages against competition from apps like Uber and Lyft.

Chella Man, Laith Ashley and the slow rise of the trans male model

“I can tell you that there is like a revolution coming and it has so much momentum and it’s building and it’s going to pop."

Shaun King’s evolution as an online watchdog against racism and police brutality

Shaun King, one of the most influential media voices in the Black Lives Matter movement, has a nearly unparalleled megaphone. But what does he do when he gets something wrong?

Kim Kardashian West and Van Jones discuss White House meeting on criminal justice reform

“I truly think it is a genuine commitment. But let’s say it’s not: It’s still helping a lot of people and getting people out,” Kardashian West said.

Tyrone West died in police custody 5 years ago. Here’s how his sister is still fighting for justice.

“I feel compelled to show people how to fight, to show you that we are more than hashtags and body bags,” Tawanda Jones said on Tuesday's episode of 'Mic Dispatch.'

Trump’s “deploy or get out” policy could force HIV-positive soldiers into early retirement

Sgt. Nick Harrison has served in the U.S. military for 18 years. Thanks to a positive HIV diagnosis, a new policy from the Trump administration could render him ineligible.

Detransitioning is a controversial topic that requires nuance at every point in the conversation

For 'Mic Dispatch,' Serena Daniari talks to Walt Heyer, one of the most prominent and visible examples of a person who transitioned from male to female and back to male.

‘Mic Dispatch’: John Legend on criminal justice reform; Wade Davis on the NFL and LGBTQ issues

In this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we talk with John Legend about unemployment among formerly incarcerated people and with Wade Davis about the lack of out gay players in the NFL.

‘Mic Dispatch’: CBD and the science behind it; Christine Hallquist’s historic Vermont primary win

On this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we meet Christine Hallquist, the first out transgender person nominated for governor by a major U.S. party, and investigate the health effects of CBD.

‘Mic Dispatch’: Rappers use cryptocurrencies to fund their music; the fight to raise minimum wage

This episode of 'Mic Dispatch' explores how hip-hop artists are jumping into the world of cryptocurrencies and how a 27-year-old mother is fighting to raise salaries in Missouri.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 12: Exploring 3D-printed guns; inside the world of incels

In this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we meet John, who 3D-prints gun parts in his basement as a hobby, and Jack Peterson, who used to be a de facto representative for involuntary celibates.


‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 11: 21 Savage helps teens with finances; Tyler Gebhard’s family speaks out

'Mic' correspondents talk to rapper 21 Savage about his efforts to help young people learn money management and the family of Tyler Gebhard, who was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 10: Missing Native American women; celeb-certified designer Christian Cowan

On the latest edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we profile 24-year-old designer Christian Cowan and travel to North Dakota, where Native American women have been going missing.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 9: Inclusive comedy with ‘Talk Hole’ and Murray Hill

On this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we’re exploring inclusive comedy.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 8: Ron Stallworth and ‘BlacKkKlansman’; GirlTrek

In this edition, we meet Ron Stallworth, who inspired the upcoming Spike Lee film 'BlacKkKlansman,' and Girl Trek, an organization on a mission to save the lives of black women in the U.S.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 7: Trans athlete Terry Miller; fashion designer BCALLA

On this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' correspondent Serena Daniari explores trans athletes' place in high school athletics, and correspondent Evan Ross Katz interviews designer Brad Callahan, aka BCALLA.


‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 6: Desmond Phillips; Sky Cubacub

On our latest edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we explore the story of Desmond Phillips and we meet the Radical Visibility Collective.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 5: Skid Row; Sasha Velour

On this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we visit the infamous Skid Row in Los Angeles County and 'RuPaul's Drag Race' season nine winner Sasha Velour's monthly drag show.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 4: Candace Owens; beauty products’ toxic ingredients

On this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we sit down with polarizing figure Candace Owens — plus, we analyze the makeup ingredients in a dozen tutorials posted by six beauty YouTube influencers.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 3: Are Cynthia Nixon and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez the future for Democrats?

Cynthia Nixon and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have embraced democratic socialism. But are they the future of the Democratic Party or just change agents?

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 3 : Ocasio-Cortez, Nixon and a plus-size dance revolution (full transcript)

'Mic' talks with congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, and ventures to Harlem to visit the co-founders of a body inclusive dance collective.


‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 3: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Cynthia Nixon; Fat Girls Dance

'Mic Dispatch' talks with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, and ventures to Harlem to visit the co-founders of a body-inclusive dance collective.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 2: The injectable estrogen shortage and a Chicago dance crew changing lives

In the latest episode of 'Mic Dispatch,' we discuss the injectable estrogen shortage and head to Chicago to talk to black youth who are staying off the streets through dance.

An injectable estrogen shortage reminds trans women that our fight is far from over

For 'Mic Dispatch,' correspondent Serena Daniari interviewed trans woman Emira Hajj about the injectable estrogen shortage.

The Era is using dance to save Chicago’s black youth from violence

The Era Footwork Crew is avoiding gang violence by bringing dance to the streets.

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 1: Inside the FBI’s crackdown on “black identity extremists”

Rakem Balogun was arrested and spent five months in jail after he posted a Facebook post praising Micah Johnson, the lone gunman who killed five Dallas police officers in July 2016.

Meet Rakem Balogun, the Texas man whose support for a cop killer made him an FBI target

In the debut episode of Mic Dispatch, Texas-based community organizer Rakem Balogun explains how Facebook posts about the 2016 Dallas police ambush led to his five-month imprisonment.

Mic Dispatch launches on Facebook Watch with episode on FBI’s targeting of black identity extremists

Mic to launch investigative effort focused on FBI targeting of “black identity extremists”

Pulitzer- and Emmy-winning journalist Natasha Del Toro joins Mic as anchor of ‘Mic Dispatch’

Del Toro will host Mic’s twice-weekly, premium newsmagazine program on Facebook Watch.

Mic to launch correspondent-led newsmagazine show on Facebook Watch: Mic Dispatch

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