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African-American Suffragettes of 1913

March 7, 2019 - 11:17 am

What do the recent Women’s Marches and the Women’s Suffrage March during March of 1913 have in common? Racial controversy.  Listen in on what it took for people with intersectional identities to fight for the right to vote.

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Unmute the Commute: I Believe You Can Do More

February 25, 2019 - 9:40 am

Each week, power lifter Mark Bryant puts down his weights and teaches a senior fitness class.

Music of the Moment February 2019

Music of the Moment

February 18, 2019 - 1:28 pm

Check out these music reviews from Iaan Hughes in February’s installment of Music of the Moment.

Unmute the Commute: Your Driver is Mayor David Baker

February 18, 2019 - 10:39 am

Everyday we rely on people to get us around – in buses, carpools, rideshares… but who are the people driving us? On this week’s Unmute the Commute, we hear from an Uber driver who also happens to be the mayor of Kenmore.

Black Power in the Ivory Tower

February 15, 2019 - 8:25 pm

What is navigating academia like for many people of color? Graduate student, Francesca Simmons sat down with Dr. Georgia McDade, the first African American woman to receive a doctorate from the  University of Washington to share their experiences.

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Childhood Cancer

February 15, 2019 - 7:46 pm

Each year in the United States, well over 15,000 children from birth to 19 are diagnosed with cancer.  KBCS’s Kendra Hanna speaks with Kelly Forebaugh of St Baldrick’s Foundation and a mother of a cancer survivor, about how treating cancer in children is different than cancer treatment for adults.

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Unmute the Commute: The Ferry Riot

February 12, 2019 - 8:46 am

In 1987, a riot on a Washington State ferry resulted in over $30,000 worth of damage to the SV Kitsap. On this week’s Unmute the Commute, we talk to people who were there about what happened, and more importantly, why there was a riot in the first place.

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Kusak Cut Glass Works Closes

February 8, 2019 - 11:29 am

Seattle is home to the rare art form of freehand stone wheel engraved crystal – but not for long. Though Kusak Cut Glass Works has made Seattle its home for over 104 years, the business closes within the next couple of months.  Cynthia Brothers, Vanishing Seattle Founder and KBCS’s Yuko Kodama take a tour of the

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Nature: Red Winged Blackbirds in the Cattails

February 8, 2019 - 11:07 am

What kind of habitat do cattails on our water’s edges provide for the red winged blackbird?  Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, Ed Dominguez and KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talk about this habitat and this talkative bird at the Union Bay Natural Area near Seattle’s University District.

Rahul Gupta on Changes to the International District Neighborhood

February 8, 2019 - 10:23 am

The International District has seen a change as businesses respond to outside forces. KBCS’s sat down with Rahul Gupta, Education and Tours Director at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, to learn more about the neighborhood.

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