Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.
tbh: Representation In Video Games
Gender bias can start early and have lasting effects. Today, we’re passing the mic to the next generation, to hear how sexism and other inequities play out early in life. Like, for example, in video games. It's the latest episode of season two of tbh: a podcast by, about, and for teenagers ... and anyone else who wants to hear what’s on their minds.
Fighting For What’s Sacred In The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
For most of her life, Neets’aii Gwich’in leader Sarah James has worked to protect her homelands, including the coastal plain of the nearby Arctic National Wildlife Refuge . But, now the U.S. government wants to lease some of the area for oil exploration and drilling. In this story from The Spiritual Edge we hear how the Gwich’in tribal government is challenging those plans, which threaten land that they call sacred.
2020 Census Deadline Approaches / DJ Nina Sol / Folsom Street Fair
It’s crunch time for census 2020 — there's only nine days left and the focus on reading "hard to count" populations. We get an update on the progress in Alameda County . Then, Oakland DJ Nina Sol talks about her love for spinning and how she’s now getting the party started—virtually. And, the Folsom Street Fair is going virtual this weekend, but did you ever wonder how it got its start?
tbh: Healthy Relationships
Ask a high school student, and they’ll tell you: They’re missing out on some of the education they need. Today, we’re bringing you inside the world of teenagers and the discussions they have with each other. It’s the debut of season two of tbh: a podcast by, about, and for teenagers ... and anyone else who wants to hear what’s on their minds.
Keeping Libraries Open / New Arrivals Podcast
In Oakland, library branches are closed, but for kids and families, their services are needed more than ever. We’ll meet a children’s librarian who’s finding new ways to keep kids learning. Then, we take you on a socially-distanced Bay Area book tour with our podcast New Arrivals.
White Coats For Black Lives / Ethnic Studies Requirement In California Colleges
Medical students are demanding racism be treated like a public health emergency. We hear about White Coats for Black Lives . Then, a personal story from our Bay Views series on how majoring in Ethnic Studies was life-changing for one of our reporters. Plus, today's local music is a new single from San Francisco musician Dominque Gomez.
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A must listen to podcast
This is another great podcast similar to Ear Hustle.