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Special Olympics Unified, original music, and effects of video games on teens - Ep.34

6/19/2018
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Students and adults at Oliver Citywide Academy talk about a unified track & field meet, Sloane Simon shares an original song entitled Losing My Mind, and Nazareth College and Career Prep students talk about the effects of video games on teens.

Duration:00:11:23

Being a good friend, original story and reflections on Ramadan - Ep.33

6/12/2018
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Pittsburgh Faison students talk about what it means to be a good friend, Maya Berardi shares an original story entitled Plink Plink, and Brashear High School student, Aisha, reflects upon celebrating Ramadan.

Duration:00:06:13

Social media ethics, original prose, and advice for freshmen - Ep.32

6/5/2018
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Students from Nazareth College and Career Prep discuss ethics of photos and video posted to social media, Nicole Shigiltchoff shares an original short story, and current students from Brashear High School give advice to incoming students.

Duration:00:20:16

Neighborhood review, original poetry, and a father to son conversation - Ep.31

5/29/2018
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Kids from Rankin talk about their neighborhood, Roshie Xing shares an original poem, and a father and son compare their childhood experiences.

Duration:00:18:45

A message to young mothers, original music, and a radio drama - Ep.30

5/22/2018
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Students from Pittsburgh Schiller share an encouraging message to young mothers, Ben Foster, a student from Pittsburgh Obama with an original composition for steel drum ensemble, and students from Woodland Hills High School share a radio drama.

Duration:00:14:52

Ready for summertime! - Ep.29

5/15/2018
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Youth around Pittsburgh share stories and original poetry about summertime.

Duration:00:08:10

Stories and Poems for Mothers - Ep.28

5/8/2018
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Youth around Pittsburgh share stories and original poetry about their mothers in celebration of Mother's Day weekend.

Duration:00:07:37

Celebrating rural and urban communities - Ep.27

5/1/2018
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Pittsburgh Perry students reflect on living on the Northside, the YMCA Lighthouse afterschool program shares original music, and Kylee and Joshua talk about the unique place farmers markets have on rural communities.

Duration:00:11:34

Violence in video games, original music, and vinyl records - Ep.26

4/24/2018
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Nazareth College and Career Prep junior talk about violence in video games, Melina Bowser shares original music recorded at Youth Invasion 2018, and Alexander Schempf talks about record store popularity in Pittsburgh.

Duration:00:12:43

Life in Tanzania, original poetry, and life advice from middle school students - Ep.25

4/17/2018
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Brashear 9th grader, Fatuma, talk about growing up in Tanzania, students at The Neighborhood Academy read and reflect on poetry, and 9 to 12 year old girls share advice about bullies, healthy relationships, and building character.

Duration:00:10:11

Chronicles of a Black girl, reflections on original poetry, and comparing international experiences - Ep.24

4/10/2018
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High school students at Nazareth College and Career Prep talk about the challenges Black girls face in schools and communities, Neighborhood Academy poets share and reflect upon original works, and current Brashear High School students talk about their upbringing locally and globally.

Duration:00:15:46

Positive conversation, original prose, and memories from South Africa - Ep.23

4/3/2018
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Montour High School creates a safe space for positive conversation, Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School senior, Julian, with original prose and Angaziya, a Brashear High School senior, talks about her South African roots.

Duration:00:11:25

Changing Pittsburgh neighborhoods and original poetry - Ep.22

3/27/2018
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Original poetry by Higher Achievement scholars and high-school students talking about the things that they love about Pittsburgh and what they would change.

Duration:00:16:41

Urban farming and Spring poems - Ep.21

3/20/2018
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High school students involved in Grow Pittsburgh's Summer gardening programs reflect on urban gardens, Spring Hill Elementary students share poems about Spring, and Wilkinsburg's own Jamarcus and RJ interview a gardener in their community.

Duration:00:10:31

"Black Panther" film review, original music, It Takes a Village - Ep.20

3/13/2018
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Pittsburgh Public Schools and Holy Family Academy students review Black Panther, 1Hood musician, Elba, performs an original song, and Brashear High School students and teachers talk about, "It Takes a Village", a celebration of African and African American culture.

Duration:00:14:32

Gun violence in schools and communities in the U.S. - Ep.19

3/6/2018
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Pittsburgh area youth reflect on gun violence in communities and schools around the U.S. and, from Youth Radio in Oakland, California, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior plays a musical tribute to a good friend lost to the February 14th shooting.

Duration:00:11:47

Media education, original poetry, and discussing protests and rallies - Ep.18

2/27/2018
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Students at Propel Andrew Street talk about what they learn in their media class, Assumption School poets read their original works, and Pittsburgh area youth discuss protests, rallies, and sit-ins.

Duration:00:15:10

The word "urban" and its connotations and original spoken word - Ep.17

2/20/2018
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Pittsburgh area youth talk about the word "urban" and it's connotations in poverty and race. Jeremiah reads original spoken word.

Duration:00:12:16

SWATting, original poetry, and experiences with stereotypes - Ep.16

2/13/2018
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Students from Montour High School talk to a police officer about the act of "SWATting", 8th graders from Assumption School read original poetry, and Pittsburgh area teens tell personal stories about xenophobia and stereotypes.

Duration:00:13:16

Learning black history, reflections on William Blake poetry, and neonatal opioid dependency - Ep.15

2/6/2018
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Students from Holy Family Academy discuss reasons to learn African American history, Jourdan, from The Ellis School, reflects on The Little Black Boy, by William Blake and Community Foundation of Westmoreland County youth philanthropy interns feature a short documentary on neonatal abstinence syndrome, an effect of opioids on unborn children.

Duration:00:17:36