Many of us spent the summer fishing. But could overfishing be changing fish genetics?
Everyone remembers things differently. WGR takes you from D.C. to Poland for the many ways of commemorating the Holocaust.
Jim Crow continues to impact the American labor market, and COVID-19 is making the workplace increasingly inequitable for women of all races.
We tell ourselves stories in order to survive, says the great novelist Joan Didion. What stories sustain you? This week, we talk about belief.
Education will never be the same. While no one has the answers, decisions are being made and teachers, professors and families are rapidly adapting.
There are many kinds of movement and migration, forced and otherwise. Arrival is a perpetual state of becoming for the people in transit and the nations where they arrive.
Sammy was just a month old when he started experiencing symptoms of heart failure. Hear about the doctor who performed the groundbreaking surgery that saved the boy’s life, and the resource he created to help doctors avoid burnout.
At the confluence of the James and Rivana Rivers in Virginia sits a Monacan site. Monacan Chief Kenneth Branham walks us through the site of what was once the village …
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The Rise of Netflix
Myles McNutt (Old Dominion University)
After months at home, your streaming watchlists are probably exhausted. With Good Reason is here to the rescue! We’re bringing you summer streaming recommendations from scholars and artists. Myles McNutt charts Netflix’s rise to video streaming juggernaut and recommends a miniseries on the systemic failures in sexual assault investigations.
Telling Untold Stories
Yossera Bouchtia (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Yossera Bouchtia suggests two TV shows grappling with race and identity in America.
Shilpa Davé (University of Virginia)
White actors have recently been stepping down from voicing characters of color. Shilpa Davé explains the harmful stereotype she calls “brown voice” and recommends a Netflix show that captures the Indian-American coming of age experience.
Becoming an Environmental Activist
Tanya Stadelmann (William & Mary)
Tanya Stadelmann shares two films that document the journey to environmental activism.