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Targets of this Region’s Sex Trafficking Industry

Danica Childs

February 25, 2021 - 12:35 am

Danica Childs went missing from Federal Way in 2017.  She was 17 years old at the time.  KBCS’s Kevin Henry interviews Sarah Childs, Danica’s stepmother about the family’s experience in searching for Danica Childs.

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Black Hair

February 24, 2021 - 8:21 pm

Kiana Davis is a Renton Technical College adjunct faculty, poet and author working on a project called Unyielding Roots. The project is on hair esteem and self-love amidst a world that doesn’t get your hair culture. (this story originally broadcast in February 14, 2020)

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Demystifying COVID 19 Vaccinations

Dr. Karla Fuller

February 23, 2021 - 11:58 pm

Why did COVID 19 vaccination roll out go so quickly? Should I get vaccinated?  Dr. Karla Fuller, Associate Professor of Biology at City University of New York and Project Lead for the National Human Genome Research Institute, shared her perspective on this at a Black Employees of Bellevue College-hosted virtual event last week.

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Densho Project: Collecting Stories from Japanese American Incarceration

February 19, 2021 - 8:54 am

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20210219 Densho Project – Collecting Stories From Japanese American Incarceration How does US government mandated incarceration of tens of thousands of families have long term impacts on communities? Today is the Day of Remembrance.  On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt  signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the forcible removal and

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Councilmember Larry Gossett: From Harlem to the Mob Attack on the Country’s Capitol Building

February 18, 2021 - 11:40 pm

A KBCS interview with one of our region’s powerful leaders, Councilmember Larry Gossett.  He served as King County Councilmember between the years of 1993 and 2019.  Councilmember Gossett was also an active Black Panther Party member and was a founding member of the University of Washington Black Student Union.  Listen to the experiences that transformed his life, and informed his approach to public service.

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Bookmarks from Bellevue College Library

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February 16, 2021 - 8:51 am

The Bellevue College Library partners up with KBCS for these regular book notes.

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Reverend Dr. Samuel McKinney on West African Slave Castles

Reverend Dr Samuel McKinney

February 11, 2021 - 11:51 pm

Scattered along the coast of West Africa are old buildings – remains of slave castles from the former slave trade.  The late Reverend Dr. Samuel Berry McKinney, a 40-year pastor of Mt Zion Baptist Church in Seattle’s Central District visited some of the slave castles on a trip with a group of ministers  in the 1970’s.  He reflects on what he saw, and the impact it had on two different groups with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.

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KBCS General Manager Message – January 2021

Dana Buckingham

January 27, 2021 - 1:27 pm

“Happy New Year and welcome to the twenty-first year of the twenty-first century!” I saw that scrawled on the message board in KBCS House Five recently and it gave me pause to reflect on the argument that 2021 is actually the beginning of a new millennia and that 2020 was year zero. Yet another appropriate

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Behind the Lens at the Nation’s Capitol During an Insurrection

Photo by Nate Gowdy

January 14, 2021 - 7:53 am

Since 2015, local photographer, Nate Gowdy has been working on a personal project to document the Trump era’s political campaigns and culture. His photos will be compiled in a book titled, Vote American! Presidential Politics and Protest in the Age of Trump. Gowdy has travelled across the country to cover political rallies and events. Last Wednesday (January 6, 2021), he was in Washington DC to document the atmosphere around the Congressional confirmation of electoral votes for Rolling Stone.  The day was interrupted by a mob attack on the country’s capitol building.  Gowdy shares his experiences there with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.

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Dr. Benjamin Danielson – Medical Services and Community

Dr. Benjamin Danielson

January 13, 2021 - 10:04 pm

The prominent pediatrician, Dr. Benjamin Danielson stepped down from his position as Medical Director at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in the Central District. This was in protest of Children’s Hospital’s racially inequitable management practices, as written by Dr. Danielson in a South Seattle Emerald opinion piece from this week.

Listen to a KBCS 2019 interview with Dr. Danielson as he discusses how a team approach to healthcare involving social services, and many other circles, could better support communities.

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