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Stories about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest. RadioActive is the youth media program at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth delight in discovering public radio journalism. Learn more: http://www.kuow.org/radioactive

Stories about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest. RadioActive is the youth media program at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth delight in discovering public radio journalism. Learn more: http://www.kuow.org/radioactive
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Stories about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest. RadioActive is the youth media program at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth delight in discovering public radio journalism. Learn more: http://www.kuow.org/radioactive

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English


Episodes

Black students, white teachers: How this affects Seattle teens

10/17/2018
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"I began to think, maybe what they're saying is true. Maybe my people don't do good."

Duration:00:04:02

Attack of the angry colon: How I deal with my chronic illness

10/16/2018
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The bathroom is a universal experience, right? Well, not for me. Instead, I am one of the very lucky 1.5 million with an inflammatory bowel disease.

Duration:00:06:33

How my 90-year-old neighbor, a Holocaust survivor, sees America today

10/9/2018
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One of the world's biggest cities was once a safe haven for Jewish refugees. During World War II, more than 18,000 Jews sought refuge in Shanghai. They witnessed the war from a perspective that often goes unheard. My neighbor Werner Glass is one of them.

Duration:00:07:14

After racist attack, my mom hid her trauma to protect me. Now I want to help her heal

10/3/2018
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A young white guy, clean cut with dark hair, started shouting racial slurs and spit on her. Only one person checked to see if she was okay.

Duration:00:04:29

My grandpa sang songs to fight for freedom. Now I sing them too

10/2/2018
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Last summer, he sang a song I hadn't heard before. He told me what the lyrics mean: let us dance, and let us sing folk songs, because we have achieved independence. At first I was confused. What independence? From whom? And what's going on here?

Duration:00:07:07

Eastern Washington teens talk about school and being super awkward

9/20/2018
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Stories produced in RadioActive's first radio journalism workshop for teens in the Tri-Cities.

Duration:00:07:10

Facts or faux: Investigating conspiracy theories

9/18/2018
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Many conspiracy theories can become outlandish but some have a kernel of truth to them. How can you tell what is fact and what's just pure speculation?

Duration:00:09:47

From toys to taxes: Reconnecting with our childhoods

9/13/2018
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When did your childhood end? How do you keep your childhood alive?

Duration:00:12:43

Your houseplant might know how you’re feeling

9/11/2018
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While we might think plants are not sentient, they are constantly communicating with each other. Some even think that plants communicate with us. Perhaps even more startling: some theorize that plants have actually domesticated us.

Duration:00:12:32

From feminism to black power: How superheroes changed the status quo

8/30/2018
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How Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and Black Panther challenged tradition and changed the American superhero industry for the better.

Duration:00:11:00

Gender norms, what a drag! Why drag exists in our sexist society

8/28/2018
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What happens to men who want to defy the system? To find out, we talk to Seattle drag queens.

Duration:00:11:40

Using Wicca as a gateway to feminism

8/21/2018
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How do women find an accepting community in witchcraft? We hear three stories from different women about their journey into the occult, from conversion to dual religions.

Duration:00:09:30

How we realized we needed to question other people's biases

8/16/2018
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Everyday we encounter things we don’t question and just accept. Things like stop signs: why are they octagons? And fire trucks: why are they red? At...

Duration:00:08:58

How we realized we needed to question other people's biases

8/16/2018
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Everyday we encounter things we don’t question and just accept. Things like stop signs: why are they octagons? And fire trucks: why are they red? At first, these things don’t seem significant, but do they give us an inside view on how we see the rest of the world? Take awkward social interactions, for example. How do we know if they're awkward because of race? In this RadioActive podcast, we explore the concepts of implicit bias and social behavior, and how that plays out for different...

Duration:00:08:58

Six months after the Parkland shooting, local student activists reflect

8/15/2018
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Bill Radke talks to two local student activists about how they were inspired to organize. We talk to Justin Velasco, who helped found the Seattle...

Duration:00:12:07

'We're not supposed to feel unsafe:' back to school in the age of school shootings

8/14/2018
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The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida sparked a youth movement for change across the nation. In part two of our...

Duration:00:10:03

Six months after Parkland: 'Even to this day, it doesn’t feel real'

8/9/2018
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School shootings have been a horrifying reality in the United States for far too long. However, after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...

Duration:00:14:40

How rap moved to SoundCloud from the streets

8/7/2018
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We know what rap is today, but not everyone knows where it came from and how it started. Today we will discuss rap and its evolution. Grandmaster Flash,...

Duration:00:10:07