Tanya Ballard Brown
Tanya Ballard Brown is an editor for NPR. She joined the organization in 2008.
Projects Tanya has worked on include The War On Drugs: 50 Years Later; How Your State Wins Or Loses Power Through The Census (video); 19th Amendment: 'A Start, Not A Finish' For Suffrage (video); Being Black in America; 'They Still Take Pictures With Them As If The Person's Never Passed'; Abused and Betrayed: People With Intellectual Disabilities And An Epidemic of Sexual Assault; Months After Pulse Shooting: 'There Is A Wound On The Entire Community'; Staving Off Eviction; Stuck in the Middle: Work, Health and Happiness at Midlife; Teenage Diaries Revisited; School's Out: The Cost of Dropping Out (video); Americandy: Sweet Land Of Liberty; Living Large: Obesity In America; the Cities Project; Farm Fresh Foods; Dirty Money; Friday Night Lives, and WASP: Women With Wings In WWII.
Among other things, the legislation raises the legal age for gun purchases to 21, institutes a waiting period of three days and allows for the arming of some school personnel