KBCS News Picks Ten Stories from 2019
December 28, 2019 - 12:56 am
- Getting Out Alive: a harrowing account of one woman navigating for her life after being shot by her ex-partner
- The Book They Can’t Erase: the ‘jeli’ are keepers of stories in the African Mende tradition. Listen to this perspective of people who volunteered into slavery.
- Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women: A series of multiple perspectives on this epidemic plaguing indigenous families and our communities.
- Preteen and Teen Girls, Puberty and the Period: Julie Metzger has been an expert in puberty for over 30 years. She shares her takeaways from teen girls and their families
- Omoiyari: An Interview with Kishi Bashi – This singer and songwriter discusses how his latest album addresses the internment of over 100,000 people of Japanese descent and mass incarceration in general.
- Local Bats: A series on the many facets of our local yuma, little brown and big brown bats
- Colonialism and Climate Change: a discussion on how colonial mentality and the climate crisis go hand in hand.
- Canoe Journey : Stories and songs from people involved in the 2019 Intertribal Canoe Journey
- The Ferry Riot: The teen dance ordinance and a punk riot on a ferry from Bremerton in 1987.
- Taking Sanctuary: In April, A father, local business owner and dance instructor, Jaime Rubio took sanctuary at Seattle’s St Mark’s Cathedral as a migrant facing deportation. He and his wife talk about why they chose this.
- The Last Slave Ship to the United States: The significance of finding the wreckage of the last slave ship to the United States this past spring.
- Access Nature – Dark Eyed Junko
- KBCS Sunday Folks DJ Mike Biggins Picks Ten Albums From the Decade 2010-2019