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A Black Gig Worker’s Experience

July 27, 2020 - 8:20 am

Working Washington and gig workers representing Instacart, DoorDash, Postmates, Grubhub, Uber Eats, Shipt, GoPuff, and Caviar held #AppBlackOut from July 24th through 26th. The action was to request gig workers and allies to log off of these apps for those days, as workers demanded these companies address policies and programs that can negatively impact BIPOC

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KBCS Sustainability Campaign

KBCS Sustainability Campaign

July 10, 2020 - 2:20 pm

The KBCS Sustainability Campaign is underway. The goal of this campaign is to add 1,000 new monthly sustaining donors to the KBCS family of supporters over the next year (July 2020 – June 2021) and make the station financially sustainable.

The funding KBCS receives from individual donor-listeners make up the largest and most important portion of KBCS’s operating budget. It’s how we remain non-commercial and independent.

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Thank You for Donating!

July 2, 2020 - 10:13 pm

          -OR-                                                          If you prefer to mail in your contribution, our address is: 91.3 KBCS Radio3000 Landerholm Cir SEBelllevue, WA 98007

BC Interim President Gary Locke’s Update on KBCS

July 1, 2020 - 12:15 am

The following email was sent to the Bellevue College Community on Tuesday, June 30th, by the college’s Interim President, Gary Locke and is being shared here for the KBCS community to see as well. “Dear Bellevue College Community, Shortly after assuming the interim presidency at Bellevue College, I learned of the budget shortfall at the

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One Mother’s Experience with Bipolar Disorder

June 23, 2020 - 6:30 am

Annie, a mother of five, was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder when her daughter was in preschool. She shares her personal story of living with with this mental illness.

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Kendrick Glover

June 18, 2020 - 11:44 pm

Kendrick Glover, the Executive Director and Founder of Glover Empowerment Mentoring (GEM)   shares how his experience of being incarcerated with adults as a youth led him toward working on disrupting the school to prison pipeline. GEM’s programs focus on  reducing dropout rates among middle and high school youth and young adults in South King County, WA.

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The Assassination of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes

June 12, 2020 - 12:38 am

In the late 80’s, the Ferdinand Marcos regime was convicted of a wrongful death action that revealed the involvement of  planning, execution and cover-up of the assassinations of two Seattle labor leaders, Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes. Find out how these Seattle sons posed a threat to the Marcos government.

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Eastside Black Lives Matter Flashstances

June 10, 2020 - 12:40 am

Black Lives Matter flashstances are events where groups of people gather at street corners to take a stand for black lives by displaying Black Lives Matter signs and banners, and speaking with passersby. One eastside group has been organizing these flashstances nearly every week for six years. Listen in on how the organizers see their role in working toward social change.

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Seattle George Floyd Protest

June 1, 2020 - 8:07 pm

Protests of the police involved killing of George Floyd have swept the country since last week. KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi went to one of these protests in Seattle on May 30th and brings us the voices and sounds from the event.  She also talks with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama about what she observed and experienced there.

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Music Venues During This Pandemic

May 28, 2020 - 3:57 pm

Live music events are missed by many during this time of social distancing.  Listen to Dan Cowan, the Owner of Tractor Tavern, and Leigh Bezezekoff, representative of The Washington Nightlife Music Association speak about the breadth of services impacted by this closure and their needs to survive through this time and what’s to come.

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