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12 Dec 2017

Making Contact

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    Ghosts of the Korean War: Stop THAAD

    We head to Soseongri, a small village nestled in the mountains of Seongju County.  There, grandmas and grandpas in the 70s, 80s, and 90s are organizing daily protests and blockades to stop THAAD.  THAAD is part of a missile defense system that gives the U.S. the ability to carry out a nuclear first strike.


  • Posted on 06 Dec 2017

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    A Tale of Two Heights

    Two neighborhoods -- Boyle Heights in Los Angeles and Crown Heights, Brooklyn New York -- are experiencing the gamut of changes associated with gentrification. And some are pushing back against those who would cash in on the eviction and displacement of longtime residents.


  • Posted on 29 Nov 2017

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    Fantastic Negrito and The Last Days of Oakland

    In the last three years, Fantastic Negrito, an Oakland-based black roots revivalist has gone from busking at bus stops to winning a Grammy and touring internationally.

    This week, we learn about Fantastic Negrito’s journey, his creative process, and how he’s utilizing his artistic platform to advocate for social justice.


  • Posted on 21 Nov 2017

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    At the Intersection of Faith and Reproductive Justice

    What if faith could fuel a movement that supports women and families in having real choices over their lives and their bodies?

    On this week’s Making Contact, we head to the crossroads of faith and reproductive justice.  We’ll hear from Dr. Willie Parker, Toni Bond Leonard, and Katie Zeh, who are making these visions a reality.  


  • Posted on 15 Nov 2017

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    I Am Not Your Negro

    I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond.


  • Posted on 08 Nov 2017

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