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Talking About The Role Of Police In The Community

7/2/2019
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From the archive: Can police officers and the people they protect have honest conversations about race and their own biases? This First Person originally aired Monday, April 3, 2017.

Duration:00:08:26

Singing About Mental Illness

6/30/2019
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From the archive: Musician Veronica May was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2008, and her latest album focuses on her experiences with mania and depression. This First Person was first released June 5, 2017.

Duration:00:08:27

After Nearly 20 Years Of Making Music, San Diego Songwriter ‘Hopes It All Matters’

6/29/2019
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From the archive: As the co-founder of the Redwoods Music, a San Diego-based record label, Alfred Howard writes lyrics for five bands that span various genres. Since moving to San Diego nearly 20 years ago, he's recorded 21 albums. This First Person was originally released on Sept. 18, 2017.

Duration:00:08:19

How Sharing A Story Can Help Build Community

6/28/2019
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From the archive: As part of our First Person series, Nanda Mehta describes how speaking publicly about a taboo subject made her stronger and led her to encourage other South Asian women to share their own stories on stage. This episode originally aired April 30, 2019.

Duration:00:08:56

The Personal Impact Of Being Racially Profiled By A Neighbor

6/27/2019
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From the archive: Last month a neighbor took a photograph of Ike Iloputaife while he was walking his dogs. The photograph was then used by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department identifying him as a person of interest in a burglary investigation. This episode originally aired Monday, June 11, 2018.

Duration:00:07:34

How I Became A Drag Queen

6/24/2019
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Franko Guillen, who is also known as Franceska, is one of nine drag queens being honored in the San Diego History Center’s Legendary Drag Queens of San Diego exhibit on display now through September 8, 2019.

Duration:00:14:14

Joking About Cancer

5/28/2019
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North Park resident Summer Golden opens up about how her stand-up comedy routine is helping her cope with cancer.

Duration:00:06:45

First Person: Encinitas Mom Goes Zero Waste

4/22/2019
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In an effort to get her body as healthy as possible before trying to start a family, Encinitas resident Michelle Andrews began paying closer attention to what was in her food, where it came from and how it was packaged.

Duration:00:07:06

Supporting LGBTQ Youth In San Diego’s South Bay

3/11/2019
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Lucero Camarena works to empower trans youth at the newly opened LGBTQ Youth Center in Chula Vista.

Duration:00:06:20

From Living In Car With 3 Children To A Home

1/28/2019
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Lola Cheatham and her family were homeless for four years. In December, that changed. She moved into an apartment with her three daughters and their father with the help of rapid rehousing funds from the San Diego Housing Commission.

Duration:00:08:03

Remembering And Honoring Departed Loved Ones On Dia De Los Muertos

10/31/2018
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Pita Verdin, a longtime resident of San Diego’s Sherman Heights neighborhood, has been creating a Dia de Los Muertos altar in her father’s memory for nearly 20 years.

Duration:00:06:55

‘San Diego Has Become My New Puerto Rico’

9/20/2018
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It's been a year since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Tens of thousands of people left the island for the mainland, including singer and songwriter Laura Reyes, who settled in San Diego.

Duration:00:09:15

San Diego Landlord Makes It His ‘Mission’ To Rent To The Homeless

9/3/2018
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Real estate developer and landlord Matt Philbin has chosen to rent to those who often get passed by.

Duration:00:08:24

Kadir Nelson On His Artistic Upbringing

8/27/2018
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Long before he was an acclaimed artist and illustrator, Kadir Nelson was a student at public schools in San Diego and Chula Vista.

Duration:00:08:53

Making Music Education Accessible For All Children

7/30/2018
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Dalouge Smith has helped the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory in expanding its mission to include making music education affordable and accessible for all children. Smith is stepping down from his position as CEO of the organization.

Duration:00:08:19