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Border Angels Water Drop

February 27, 2024 - 11:15 pm

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240228 Water Drop Back in 2019 (like today) immigration was one of the most pressing issues in the United States. There was an often-proclaimed humanitarian crisis at the southern border. And, while the Trump administration was implementing a remain in Mexico policy, those who crossed the border faced life threatening heat

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James Baldwin

February 27, 2024 - 8:48 pm

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240227 Black History James Baldwin   KBCS Producer Kevin Henry brings you a short reflection on the contribution of Writer and Civil Rights Activist, James Baldwin. Producer: Kevin Henry Photo: Allan Warren – Own work

DREAMers Moms Tijuana – Yolanda Varona

February 27, 2024 - 7:57 pm

91.3 KBCS · 91.3 KBCS 20240228 MM Yolanda Varona Founder Of Dreamers Moms In 2011, Yolanda Varona was unexpectedly separated from her children at the end of a trip across the border.  She was deported to Mexico. As Varona found ways to connect with her children and worked toward being with them again, she helped

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Deported Veterans Support House – Hector Barajas

February 27, 2024 - 2:35 pm

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240227 Deported Veterans Support House Hector Barajas   Hector Barajas grew up in the Los Angeles as a lawful permanent resident noncitizen in the United States.  In 1995, Barajas enlisted in the Army.  During his service he won numerous awards including the Army Commendation Medal and Humanitarian Service Medal. He was

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Ijeoma Oluo – Be A Revolution

February 27, 2024 - 7:04 am

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240227 Ijeoma Oluo And Michele Storm At Town Hall Seattle Be A Revolution Writer, Speaker and Internet Yeller, Ijeoma Oluo spoke with ACLU Washington Executive Director, Michele Storms at Town Hall Seattle on February 9th, 2024.  This event is a Town Hall Seattle Production.  Special thanks to Town Hall Seattle, Ijeoma

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Bebe Moore Campbell

February 26, 2024 - 8:35 pm

KBCS Producer Kevin Henry brings you a reflection on the work of Author, Journalist and Educator, Bebe Moore Campbell. Producer: Kevin Henry Photo: AALBC – Original publication: 2004 Immediate source: http://aalbc.com/authors/bebe.htm

Deported DREAMer Mom – Tania Mendoza

February 26, 2024 - 12:40 pm

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240226 Tania Mendoza Deported Dreamer Mom   Tania Mendoza was born in  Mexico. She was brought to the U.S by her family when she was 3 years old. Mendoza grew up in the U.S, had a daughter and a stable job.  Tania Mendoza was deported from California to Tijuana When Mendoza’s

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Seattle’s Gang of Four

February 26, 2024 - 11:37 am

91.3 KBCS · 91.3 KBCS 20240225 Larry Gossett Speaking About The Gang Of Four The Gang of Four or Four Amigos is a group of four Seattle activists from Indigenous, Black, Asian, and Latinx communities.  They organized and advocated for the needs of people of color from the late 60s and 70’s onward. Councilmember Larry

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Restorative Practices

February 22, 2024 - 7:39 am

Excerpt of an interview with Michelle Strange on working through a restorative case, accountability, and …how Audre Lorde’s words of wisdom fit into restorative practice 91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240223 Restorative Practices After Harm Michelle Strange   Excerpt of an interview with Michelle Strange on how restorative practices can be approached at an institution 91.3

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Message from the GM – February 2024

Man in a suit with trees in background

February 21, 2024 - 10:27 pm

Dear KBCS Community, I hope this month’s newsletter finds you well and tuned into the enriching programming on KBCS that we bring to your ears every day. As a noncommercial educational radio station, we rely on the support of listeners like you to keep this eclectic mix of local music, news, and educational programming alive

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