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DJs’ Favorites for 2017

December 19, 2017 - 11:24 am

The Top Tens of 2017 are in. Find your favorite KBCS DJ’s list here.

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Womxn’s March 2018: Voices on Inclusion

Photo by Casey Martin

January 22, 2018 - 1:31 pm

On Saturday, January 20th, 2018, tens of thousands of people marched through Seattle for the second annual Women’s March. The march was criticized last year for mostly representing white women, and not offering a broader message. KBCS’s Casey Martin was at the march and asked people if this year felt inclusive.

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MLK Day Celebration: Nikkita Oliver Speaks

"Martin Luther King" by seatonsnet is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

January 18, 2018 - 1:13 am

We bring you this excerpt from a talk by local activist, Nikita Oliver at the Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration at Garfield High School. The theme of the 2018 event was “Take a Knee for Justice”.

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The Climate Countdown Protest

January 12, 2018 - 12:07 am

Over 300 people from around Washington state, including tribal members, descended on the State Capitol in Olympia this week, to instigate a campaign called “Climate Countdown”. They say time is running out to pass groundbreaking climate legislation and are demanding the legislature take meaningful action in the 2018 session. Martha Baskin brings us the story.

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Food Rescues to Feed Seattle’s Homeless

January 11, 2018 - 12:13 am

America leads the world in wasting food. It’s estimated almost half of all produce in the U.S. is thrown away. “OSL –  Operation Sack Lunch“, a nonprofit in Seattle, is trying to combat that problem by rescuing food before it’s wasted. KBCS’s Casey Martin traced how leftover food from local businesses became meals for the homeless.

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2017 Best of KBCS Produced News

"Headphones" by Bigbadvoo is licensed under CC BY 2.0

December 27, 2017 - 1:03 am

The Top Ten KBCS Produced Stories for 2017 are in. Have a listen!

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Globalist Apprenticeship Program

Photo by Damme Getachew

December 13, 2017 - 11:07 pm

Watch for these new journalists who just completed the Seattle Globalist’s 2017  Youth Apprentices Program! Click on their name to see their latest story. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama, proud to be along for the ride as a mentor this year! Clockwise from top left: Zubeyda Ahmed, Karen Maniraho, Gavin Amos-Lopez, Aaron Jin, Robiel Bahta and Sumaya

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Native Art: Louie Gong

December 12, 2017 - 3:50 pm

In this series, Louie Gong, Eighth Generation founder and Seattle Nooksack artist, explains “native inspired” doesn’t mean a native artist crafted the piece. He also shares his story about how he got involved in a project to enliven a local transitional shelter with genuine native art.  The goal was to inspire change in the lives of the local people transitioning from homelessness to housingl.

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A Series on Gender Based Violence

December 5, 2017 - 4:29 pm

This series is shared in observance of 16 days of activism, a United Nations campaign which started on November 25th, 2017 on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and ends this weekend, December 10th, 2017, on Human Rights Day.

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Happy Birthday Jimi!

November 30, 2017 - 5:22 pm

In honor of Jimi Hendrix’s 75th birthday, KBCS invited local artists to perform their favorite Hendrix songs live in studio, and share some of their thoughts on the music.

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KBCS Recognized for Excellence in Reporting

November 29, 2017 - 1:51 pm

KBCS received an award on November 27th, 2017 for the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism 2017 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability competition. Listen to the two award winning segments of Dorian Wants Transit Policy Toward Disabled Persons to Change, highlighting the experiences of a wheelchair user as they use King County Metro’s bus system. Originally aired in 2016, both segments are a part of KBCS’s What’s the Flux?: Commuter Dispatches series.

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