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Win a Trip to Meet Amy Goodman in NYC

March 2, 2018 - 9:35 am

KBCS wants to send a listener and a companion on a once in a lifetime trip to the Big Apple to meet Democracy Now! host, Amy Goodman.

Contribute to KBCS to be automatically entered in  a drawing for round-trip airfare for two to New York City, a two night hotel stay, tour of the Democracy Now! studios, and an opportunity to have dinner with Amy Goodman.

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KBCS Limited Edition Vintage Tee

Limited Edition Vintage KBCS Tee

March 17, 2018 - 11:51 am

Start spring in style with the limited edition KBCS vintage tee! Donate $10/month or make a one-time gift of $120 to show your support of community radio on 91.3 KBCS!    

Restaurant Featuring Grandma Chefs from Around the World

March 15, 2018 - 9:40 am

What foods and thoughts come to mind when you think of your grandma’s meals? Imagine going to a restaurant where grandmas are the chief chefs. YES! Magazine’s Bailey Williams speaks with reporter Shaima Shamdeen about Staton Island’s Enotecha Maria restaurant. The first floor of the restaurant features grandma’s Italian food and the second floor offers rotating grandma chefs from around the world. To find out more, check out YES! Magazine’s online article, “The Restaurant Where Grandmas Cook to Share Their Cultures“.

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Yes! Magazine: Multiracial Families

March 14, 2018 - 10:37 am

What happens when white parents adopt black children and move to black neighborhoods? YES! Magazine’s Bailey Williams interviews the magazine’s contributor Angela Tucker about this topic, based on the magazine’s article, “What Happens When White Parents Adopt Black Children and Move to Black Neighborhoods“.

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Unmute the Commute: Three Blocks from Home

March 13, 2018 - 3:02 pm

This Unmute the Commute is about pedestrian safety. Chapter 1 in a 2-part series. Produced by Hebah Fisher.

Unmute the Commute is a weekly series featuring stories that move you.

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Women Boxers

"Chicago Golden Gloves - Final Bouts" by Kate Gardiner is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

March 12, 2018 - 2:22 pm

Now we meet some women who have a hard hitting way of combating gender norms. KBCS’s Anjali Skilton has the story about women who box.

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Nature: Steller’s Jay

"Steller's Jay" by shell game is licensed under CC BY-CD-ND 2.0

March 12, 2018 - 2:20 pm

Sometimes confused with the Blue Jay, meet the Stellar’s Jay, who can mimic others and likes to play. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama and Ed Dominguez, Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, hiked the trails of Seward Park and came across the local bird with a playful side.

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Dr. William Barber at the Selma, Bloody Sunday 50th Anniversary

"Moral Mondays - 11.28.16" by Pilar Timpane is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

March 12, 2018 - 10:50 am

Several political leaders and activists from the civil rights movement commemorated Bloody Sunday in Selma Alabama Sunday with a Jubilee and a march across the Edmond Pettis Bridge. Before the commemorative march across the bridge Rev. Dr. William Barber spoke about the state of civil rights today in front of Browns Chapel where the original march in 1965 started from. KBCS’s Ruth Bly was there.

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The Commute Challenge

March 7, 2018 - 12:40 am

20 days, 20 different commutes. Today’s Unmute the Commute is brought to us by producer Jennie Cecil Moore.

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Hunger Strike in Effect at Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center

March 6, 2018 - 2:40 pm

The newest hunger strike at Tacoma’s immigration detention center started  February, 2018.  KBCS’s Yuko Kodama speaks with Maru Mora Villalpando, community organizer of Northwest Detention Center Resistance, about conditions inside the Northwest Detention Center, for its detainees.

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Rescue of Hoarded Animals

March 6, 2018 - 1:44 pm

We meet some people who do a special kind of rescue work. Serenity Equine Rescue’s Patricia Clark, speaks with KBCS’s Judy Lindsay about her experience saving animals from hoarders.

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