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Caption: RadioActive producer Jaylen Wheeler at a RadioActive listening party., Credit:  JASON PAGANO
Jaylen Wheeler is a student at University Prep in north Seattle. Follow him through his role as the odd one out.

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Gwen Moten remembers her childhood best friend, Denise McNair, who was killed in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, ...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Susan Mernit on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
On this episode of Making It Work we will chat with Susan Mernit about her latest non-profit organization, Hack the Hood, and how they are making a...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 24:25
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Ceyela, age seventeen, struggles to understand how her mom's mental illness has affected their relationship.

  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
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Radio Curious visits with Dr. Joseph Marshall, co-founder of Alive and Free, a community violence prevention effort for at-risk inner city youth to...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: James, a homeless teen, died in March 2015, Credit: Kaaren Andrews
Six students from one Seattle high school have died from suicide or murder this year. Why hasn't this tragedy been front-page news? Is it because a...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 35:26
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Since last August, the cultural conversation has centered on #blacklivesmatter, Ferguson and the death of Eric Garner. But it’s less common to hear...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:43
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Beginning next fall, all San Francisco public schools will offer a class called Ethnic Studies. It’s a look at American history and culture from th...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Blunt discusses cultural insensitivity in the digital age.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:26
Caption: Claudette Colvin.
What makes a hero? Why do we remember some stories and not others? Consider Claudette Colvin. She was a 15-year-old girl in the segregated city of...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 09:19
  • Purchases: 3
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Just a few years ago, 18-year-old Noah McQueen was struggling in school, had been arrested multiple times, and spent time in juvenile detention. Bu...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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A common topic among high schoolers when discussing the college application process and admittance is race. Listen to hear the opinions on affirmat...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 05:07
Caption: Emmanuel Johnson recording an interview., Credit: Carol Jackson
Emmanuel Johnson is a senior at Riverside High School in Durham, N.C. As a part of WUNC's Youth Radio Project, he reports on a changing neighborhoo...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Malik Barrios, an 14 year old from Data High School and is a member of the New Mexico Youth Alliance. He was one of the speakers at the Martin Luth...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:08
  • Purchases: 1
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It?s our last podcast of the summer, and we?re going out with two pieces about self-expression. DaeDae Williams shares a powerful poem about the c...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:52
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Officer Denise Cookie Boulden is a Detective for the Seattle Police Department. She’s well known for her work with youth and the elderly. Detecti...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
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Aaron Sims reports on the differences and discrimination within the black community.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:59
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Diamen, Rosa and Javon interview Nate Brown (Family Resources) and Jason Harris, Taymar Fields, Tramell Perry and Aaqila Youngblood (public housing...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 03:16
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In 1964, more than 700 students from around the country joined organizers and locals in Mississippi to demand rights for black voters. Fifty years ...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:43
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Interview Dr. Harold Bailey, President of the Albuquerque Chapter of the NAACP. We spoke to Dr. Bailey at the recent #BlackLivesMatter Candlelight ...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
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Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, discusses the campaign, its origins, and why it’s so important.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 12:15
Caption: R.B. oversees the work of the Scraper Bike Team in the backyard of El ColectiVelo bike shop in East Oakland, Credit: Audrey Dilling
At the end of a narrow alley off of International Boulevard, through the open doorway of El ColectíVelo bike shop, I’m greeted by a young boy. “R....

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 06:25
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Going off to college seems like the American dream for first-generation, low-income students. But not if they drop out with loads of debt a few yea...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 03:52
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Seventeen years after Darius Clark Monroe robbed a bank at gunpoint, he came to StoryCorps...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 2
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