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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:

Restorative Practices

February 22, 2024 - 7:39 am

9-minute 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   Longer excerpt of an interview with Michelle Strange on how restorative practices can be approached at an

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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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Unmute the Commute: My Family and My Bus

Bus Chick, Carla Saulter

February 21, 2024 - 10:13 pm

May 15 is the International Day of Families as recognized by the United Nations. Today we celebrate all caregivers in families – parents, grandparents, siblings… all parental figures! For this week’s Unmute the Commute story, here is a parent who believes in raising her family on the bus. Produced by Hebah Fisher.

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Street Conversation with Joel Rogers

February 20, 2024 - 2:46 am

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240220 Joel Rogers Street Conversation With Gol KBCS’s Gol Holghooghi was in Rainier Beach and recorded this conversation with Joel Rogers who was picking up trash in the neighborhood. Producer: Gol Holghooghi and Yuko Kodama Photos: Gol Holghooghi

Mamie Clark

February 20, 2024 - 2:24 am

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240220 Black History Mamie Clark KBCS Producer Kevin Henry brings you a short reflection on the work of American Psychological  Researcher, Mamie Phipps Clark. Producer: Kevin Henry Photo: CUNY Academic Commons

All You Need is a Good Heart

photo credit: Dana Schuerholz

February 16, 2024 - 9:55 am

What does it take to effectively demonstrate for human rights?  Community organizer and writer, Magdaleno ‘Leno’ Rose-Avila reflects on his first protest in high school.

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A Day of Remembrance – A Week of Action

February 15, 2024 - 7:31 am

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240215 Tsuru For Solidarity And La Resistencia Each February, Japanese American communities nationwide observe the Day of Remembrance, the anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 which led to the mass incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese Americans across the west coast during World War II. Some survivors of this incarceration

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Press Conference – Police Response to Feb 9 rally for Palestine

February 14, 2024 - 6:18 am

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20240214 Press Conference On Feb9 2024 Rally A press conference was held Monday morning by people who spoke out against police use of force during an event supporting end of US aid to Israel on  February 9th.  Students for a Democratic Society and the Seattle Alliance against Racist and Political Repression

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Nina Harding – Local Black Feminist Activist

February 13, 2024 - 1:22 am

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20230427 Seattle Black Feminist Activist Nina Harding Washington State legalized abortion in 1970, three years before Roe V. Wade.  Among the key people to advocate for this and many other issues around equity for women and communities of color was Nina Harding, a Black attorney from Seattle.  Nina Harding passed away

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