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Caption: Yuri Kochiyama, Credit: Bob Hsiang
Hundreds of social justice advocates and organizers passed away in 2014, leaving their work behind as their legacy, but often also leaving an irrep...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: North Beach Citizens, Credit: Ellery Stritzinger
North Beach Citizens is a community-driven, non-profit organization located in San Francisco, California, that addresses the needs of local homeles...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
Caption: Cast of Multi Ethnic Theater's "Jitney"
In the garage of a house in San Francisco’s Excelsior district, rehearsal is underway. In the space where a car would normally go is a stage set: a...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: Rudy Corpuz, Jr. (center) leads a Silence to Violence march down Market Street on September 4, 2014., Credit: Anna Kolhede
In the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco, at 1038 Howard Street, sits the United Playaz headquarters. United Playaz is an homegrown org...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 18:06
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When you call 911, who answers the phone? How do they decide who to send to the scene, and how fast will they get there? We bring you a 2-part spec...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
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If you happen to walk by the Radio Habana Social Club on Valencia Street on a Sunday afternoon, you might hear Rumba, the music of Cuba. Radio Haba...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:00
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On Sunday morning, while the Fillmore District is brunching or sleeping in, I’m sweating to attend something I’ve never run for in my life: church....

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
  • Purchases: 1
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As the 2009 ACORN scandal quickly unfolded and funding started to dry up, the groups’ members and organizers had to jump ship. Many formed new loc...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2012
  • Length: 08:20
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It took 40 years to build ACORN, but just a few months to bring it down. Local organizers are trying to rebuild, but how is ACORN’s absence affect...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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The United States imprisons more people than any other country. In California a new policy called ‘realignment’ aims to reduce the number of peopl...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Sugar Pie de Santo, Credit: Chess Records
SUGAR PIE DE SANTO is a singer, dancer, band leader and song writer who is responsible for the hit with Etta James "In The Basement". She has recor...

  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 55:15
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We take a look at the Police killing of Oscar Grant in Oakland, and the debate over who gets to decide when an officer has done something wrong.

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charles Blackwell teaching at LightHouse for the Blind
Blind since a hiking accident in 1971, Charles Blackwell has not let his disability prevent him from becoming a vibrant visual artists. In this seg...

Bought by KUOW

  • Added: Apr 19, 2010
  • Length: 03:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tower of Power , Credit: www.towerofpower.com/
The story of the great horn band THE TOWER OF POWER. A special interview with founder Emilio Castillo about the history of this legendary band.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2009
  • Length: 58:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Oakland protestors lay in the position Oscar Grant was in when he was killed, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
Who gets to decide when an officer has done something wrong—the police chief or the people? Cities across the country are creating civilian oversig...

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: Aug 05, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1