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Books to read this November

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November 13, 2020 - 7:51 am

Becky Turnbull of the Bellevue College Library brings you a set of three books to consider reading for November.

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The Joy in Resistance

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November 11, 2020 - 9:13 am

 Reverend Osagyefo Sekou shares shares some perspective on where joy lives in resistance. Reverend Sekou is the Theologian in Residence at Valley and Mountain Fellowship in Seattle’s Rainier Valley.

Voting from Jail with a Disability

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November 2, 2020 - 8:17 am

 91.3 KBCS · 91.3 KBCS 20201102 Voting From Jail With A Disability About 40% of jail inmates nationwide reported having at least one disability, according to a Department of Justice study.   Jordan Landry, a visually impaired inmate at King County jail, was able to vote from behind bars.  Darya Farivar is a Community

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KBCS Student Fellows: The Asian Vote and Absentee Ballot Musings

KBCS Youth Fellow Taylor- Marie Mocorro

October 28, 2020 - 11:44 pm

Taylor Marie Mocorro and Sahil Bathija are two of four KBCS, International Examiner and APACE student fellows who produced pieces on this 2020 elections season.

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Hold The Line: A Guide to Defending Democracy

Hardy Merriman

October 28, 2020 - 4:31 pm

Hardy Merriman is President and CEO of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. For nearly two decades his work has focused on human rights and prodemocracy movements around the world that use non-violent tactics, strikes, boycotts, non-cooperation and other non-violent actions to fight authoritarianism.

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Ron Chew: My Unforgotten Seattle

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October 23, 2020 - 12:41 pm

Ron Chew is a local Journalist, Author and the Executive Director for International Community Health Services.  He reflects on decades of recording the stories of the people in Seattle’s Chinatown International District in his new book, My Unforgotten Seattle

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Meet the Student Fellows Working in Partnership with KBCS

KBCS Youth Fellow TK Le

October 19, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Meet the student fellows working in partnership with KBCS.

KBCS is partnering with International Examiner a Northwest Pan-Asian publication and Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Engagement (APACE).  Meet the four outstanding local student fellows working at KBCS to hone their podcasting skills below.

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Some Matters of Relative Significance

Dana Buckingham

October 18, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Dear Friends and Supporters of KBCS,

I hope my message this month finds everyone safe and doing as well as can be expected during these difficult times. We are still processing and collating the donations and comments from well over a thousand KBCS true believers that were made during our “virtual” fall fundraising campaign.

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Councilmember Larry Gossett and Governor Gary Locke

Larry Gossett and Gary Locke

October 9, 2020 - 2:28 pm

KBCS interviews two powerful civic leaders from our region.  This segment was produced in partnership with the International Examiner and Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment (APACE).

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Spot the Troll

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October 9, 2020 - 1:27 am

 Sock puppets are living in your social media feed. A type of internet troll, sock puppets appear to be real people. They post on social media not just to provoke but to influence. These fake personalities are active in election season. KBCS’s Jesse Callahan spoke with Darren Linvill, the lead Researcher at Clemson University’s

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