In Rhode Island, 1 out of every 200 people is homeless. With limited resources, grassroots organizations are working to ensure that the voices of the homeless are heard. In this op-doc, BPR’s Media Team explores how individuals who have experienced homelessness are advocating for themselves.Video by Jason Goettisheim and Eric Song.

This past July, William Deresiewicz’s article, “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League,” and his criticism of elite universities sparked a nationwide conversation on the value of these institutions and their failure as engines of social mobility. In this op-doc, BPR Media talked to students, guidance counselors and admissions officers about the quality and […]

Inspired by The Dish, BPR invited its readers to submit questions for Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief David Corn ’81. In the second video in our series, readers ask Corn about his fascination with Senator Rand Paul, and whether or not he thinks Paul could win the presidency.See the entire series here.

A new BPR media video captures the moment that protestors shouted down NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, inside the amphitheater at Brown University where Kelly had taken the stage to speak. Hundreds turned out to protest Kelly for what many view as racially charged police tactics. University officials have not yet released the official video […]