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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...

Bought by WNJR and KVSC


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • 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.

Bought by Moab Public Radio


  • 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.

Bought by WVAS


  • 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