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Inauguration Protesters’ Stories


January 24, 2017 - 2:17 pm

Listen in to some stories from a couple of protesters in Washington DC over the weekend. One interview is from an active member of Black Bloc. Black Bloc is a group anarchists known for dressing in black and destroying property in order to make a statement against capitalism and authority. This group was active on the day

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Women’s March On Washington DC


January 24, 2017 - 1:28 pm

Roughly half a million people took to the streets on Saturday, January 21st in protest of women’s issues. Listen in to Democracy Now!’s special coverage of the post inauguration Women’s March on Washington event.

Seattle United For Immigrant And Refugee Families

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January 23, 2017 - 2:02 pm

City of Seattle departments joined with local service providers on Friday, January 20th 2017 to present Seattle United For Immigrant And Refugee Families at Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall. The daylong program brought together 750 volunteers and well over 100 community members to discuss the path to citizenship and protection of individual rights. Listen in on some

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Women’s March On Seattle


January 23, 2017 - 12:56 pm

Between 150,000 and 175,000 people took part in Saturday’s Women’s March on Seattle. Listen in on some sounds from the event and hear what people had to say. A large crowd of peaceful protesters Filling the streets A look at a march puppet in action

Puppets For The Women’s March


January 20, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Saturday’s Women’s March on Seattle is expected to be the third largest in the country. With tens of thousands of people marching, expect to see posters, flags, and even… puppets. Find out what goes into making these puppets and what they represent. A look at what goes into making a march puppet. Hard at work.

Taking Your Kid To A March Or Rally?

(courtesy of Life By Braille blog) (courtesy of Life By Braille blog)

January 20, 2017 - 1:54 pm

A buzz among the local parent crowd leading up to this weekend’s women’s marches is whether or not to take kids to the event. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with the co-authors of the blogpost “Activist Mama’s Guide to taking kids to a march” for some advice on how to prepare to go with children in

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January 19, 2017 - 7:57 am

A movement to outfit this weekend’s marchers with pussyhats – knitted pink hats sporting cat ears, is taking local and national yarn stores by storm.  KBCS’s Yuko Kodama visits a local eastside yarn store for details. The knitted pussyhat pattern is here.  You can find crochet and sewings patterns for pussyhats on the pussyhat website. Debbie

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Seattle: Sanctuary City

Seattle City Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez (Jim Cantu) Seattle City Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez (Jim Cantu)

January 18, 2017 - 1:23 pm

There are over 75,000 legal permanent residents in the Seattle King County area, and many residents whose legal status could be in question. The city of Seattle is a Sanctuary City. KBCS Producer Jim Cantu spoke with Seattle City Council member Lorena Gonzalez about what that means.

Seattle MLK Marchers’ Impressions


January 17, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Thousands of people marched through Seattle on Monday, January 16th, 2017, to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi was there and spoke with people about what inspired them to march.

Top Ten January 10th – January 16th:


January 17, 2017 - 10:44 am

  1. Fetsum Light In A Dark Place – EP Sonar Kollektiv
  2. Claire Lynch North By South Compass
  3. Michael Cleveland Fiddler’s Dream Compass
  4. Jim James Eternally Even ATO
  5. Solange A Seat At The Table Columbia
  6. Gillian Welch Boots No. 1: The Official Revival Bootle Acony
  7. Balsam Range Mountain Voodoo Mountain Home
  8. Kristin Scott Benson Stringworks Mountain Home
  9. Nathan Gourley and Joey Abarta with Owen Copley Street Self
  10. Lambchop Flotus Merge

Past Top Ten

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