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Shoreside News interviews your neighbors on the vital stories impacting our region. Through interviews, updates, and special programs we keep you engaged with local news from across the region.

Shoreside News interviews your neighbors on the vital stories impacting our region. Through interviews, updates, and special programs we keep you engaged with local news from across the region.

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Shoreside News interviews your neighbors on the vital stories impacting our region. Through interviews, updates, and special programs we keep you engaged with local news from across the region.

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English

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9196368668


Episodes

Is It Enough?: Reflecting On 2020's Attempts At Cultural Remediation And The Gullah/Geechee Nation

12/22/2020
Though unaffiliated with Gullah/Geechee culture, a number of restaurants and food brands in Charleston, South Carolina used their name for decades. This year, several of these businesses finally underwent rebranding. In 2020, we've heard story after story on mainstream media outlets about businesses, music groups, and other institutions and entities renaming themselves in attempt to remediate the harms of cultural appropriation their brands inflicted. Across the nation, people bid farewell...

Duration:00:07:24

First Time Voters In Brunswick County

10/31/2020
The Shoresides Team spoke with first time voters ages 30, 18, and 41 at the polls in Brunswick County, North Carolina about why they voted this election season. Here's what they had to say... Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:01:45

¿Por qué es importante votar?

10/27/2020
"Nos hemos ganado ese derecho a ser votantes y que es un privilegio ejercerlo, y así como ha sido una responsabilidad, es un privilegio que vale la pena ejercer." Victoria Garcia Velazco es la fundadora de VIDA Familiar Latina Magazine y Vida Translations. Ella está estudiando para su maestría en trabajo social en la universidad de Carolina del Norte de Wilmington (UNCW). Ella nos dice por qué es importante votar y recursos con información de votante. Support the show...

Duration:00:04:33

Voting Information For People Who Are Currently And Formerly Incarcerated

10/26/2020
Have you been convicted of a felony or currently incarcerated and want to learn about your eligibility to vote in North Carolina? If you have been convicted of a felony or are currently incarcerated, you are eligible to register and vote under the following circumstances... ¿Has sido condenado por un delito grave o actualmente estás encarcelado y deseas conocer tu elegibilidad para votar en Carolina del Norte? Si has sido condenado por un delito grave o estás actualmente encarcelado, eres...

Duration:00:06:28

Early Voting Information For Coastal North Carolina

10/26/2020
Want to vote early in coastal North Carolina? Here's how. ¿Quieres votar temprano en la costa de Carolina del Norte? Escucha este anuncio. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:02:52

Schools as Hurricane Shelters during Covid-19

8/6/2020
Amanda White, high school Chemistry teacher and president of New Hanover Association of Educators, lets us in on educator efforts to ensure a safe start to the school year. She also discusses the worries teachers have with schools being used as shelters from Hurricane Isaias, with sick or symptomatic people not being turned away, when they're being asked to teach from those same classrooms in a few days. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:05:36

Sustaining the Movement for Black Lives in a Small, Southern Town

7/21/2020
Sheresa Elliot, 31, of Beaufort, NC speaks about how her job as a therapist is informing her work as she continues to organize for Black Lives Matter in Beaufort, NC. Elliot had never worked on social justice issues before she organized nearly 500 people for Black Lives Matter protests within her town of about 4,000 last month. Elliot now is facilitating virtual town hall discussions with the Beaufort Police Department. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:07:21

Wilmington's Lowercase Leaders

6/26/2020
Lily Nicole and her fellow protesters in Wilmington, North Carolina are getting organized. They started an activist group called the lowercase leaders, and they've got a permit to protest on the steps of city hall every day, from 8 in the morning to 9 at night, until June 6th of 2021. Nicole describes how the protests have evolved and lists some of the lowercase leaders' goals. She says they're staying motivated through the fatigue and emotion; they're harnessing their community's energy....

Duration:00:03:33

Complacency, George Floyd, and a Transformation

6/23/2020
"I used to not want to offend people. As a pastor, I want to be compassionate. I want to understand both sides, but I've found myself in the past few weeks, just really specifically in a clear and concise way, say, this is why I think this is racist." As the director of Walking Tall Wilmington, Randy Evans seeks to create interpersonal relationships with individuals experiencing poverty. After experiencing two very different protests, Evans speaks about how his thinking has changed. Support...

Duration:00:05:03

Columbus County: A Series of Disasters

6/11/2020
In the last 10 years, disasters like Matthew, Florence, and now COVID-19 have changed the fabric of Columbus County, North Carolina and its community. Wallyce Todd and Gerry Lenahan work at Community CPR, a nonprofit focused on disaster relief in the city of Whiteville - its county's seat. They talk about how their county is faring through the pandemic, while still working to support hurricane survivors. Gerry voices concerns over the hurricane season ahead and how it will affect people...

Duration:00:04:35

PSA: Free COVID-19 Testing

5/12/2020
This is an important message from the New Hanover Disaster Coalition: There is free testing for COVID-19 in New Hanover County. All you have to do is call 910-798-6800 to talk with a nurse to setup an appointment. That is 910-798-6800 to set up a free COVID-19 test in New Hanover County. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:00:39

White Stocking Resident Still Out of Home: Hurricane then COVID-19

5/6/2020
Jacqueline Hand has been repairing her home in from Hurricane Florence since September 2018. During those two years she has stayed with family, gone through the FEMA trailer program and then bought a travel trailer of her own – all while her home was still being repaired. Now, because of Covid-19, the nearly two-year repair process is on further hold. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:04:52

The House That Couldn't Breathe

5/6/2020
It’s been nearly two years since Hurricane Florence flooded the Maple Hill neighborhood in Pender County, NC. But Arlisha Hill's home is still far from repaired. Hill was ready to resume life as normal. She moved back into her partially repaired home this March – thinking construction would continue and she'd be living in a fully repaired home soon. Then, COVID-19 came. Construction on her home was brought to a halt in order to protect the volunteers and workers. Broadcast from the Working...

Duration:00:04:48

Kelly & How Food Insecurity is Changing

5/1/2020
Kelly Spivey speaks about how she has seen the food insecurity conversation change during COVID-19. Kelly's Community Pantry started to take the shame out of asking for help with groceries. The pantry is a public, unmanned neighborhood food cupboard providing free canned and boxed items. Now Spivey acts as a community organizer around food issues in her tight-knit town. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series compiles community stories about COVID-19 from coastal North...

Duration:00:03:58

COVID-19 & Beach Town Economies

4/21/2020
The mayor of Atlantic Beach, Trace Cooper, is preparing for a summer unlike he’s ever seen before. Cooper speaks to how the pandemic could disrupt – or boost – his small beach town's tourism economy. Cooper describes COVID-19 as a "one-two punch" for a coastal town still recovering from Hurricane Florence. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series compiles community stories about COVID-19 from coastal North Carolina. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:03:43

Grocery Store Clerk Discusses Progression of COVID-19

4/20/2020
Chris Lamoreaux is a grocery store cashier in Morehead City, NC. Lamoreaux lives with his mother, who has an autoimmune disease. After work, Lamoreaux now self-quarantines in his bedroom. The national PPE shortage means that no gloves are available to Lamoreaux for handling customer cash at his register. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series compiles community stories about COVID-19 from coastal North Carolina. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:02:24

Fast Food COVID-19 Special

4/20/2020
A fast food manager in coastal North Carolina discusses how her team has put their health and safety at risk during the coronavirus pandemic - to serve milkshakes and french fries. She says her team feels unsafe and scared, and their concerns aren't being taken seriously. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series compiles community stories about COVID-19 from coastal North Carolina. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:04:46

HIV & COVID-19

4/10/2020
Jeff Mills, 72, talks about how the coronavirus pandemic compares with the HIV/AIDS outbreak in the 1980's and his life experiences as an activist. Mills has lived in Wilmington, North Carolina with his partner since 2013. Before moving to the southeastern U.S., Mills spent over fourty years in the San Francisco Bay Area. He's a living example of crucial moments in our history: he protested the Vietnam War, he was an activist during the HIV/AIDS outbreak, and he continues to fight for LGBTQ...

Duration:00:03:46

Hair Salon Owner Discusses COVID-19

4/8/2020
Le'Shawna Brunson-Smith says the stimulus bill won't be much of a help making up for the incoming she's losing during the coronavirus. Brunson-Smith is the owner of Ladies Hair Design on Castle Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. Since Governor Cooper ordered the shut-down of hair salons, she's been out of work. To make up for lost income, she's exhausting every avenue available to her. And little things - cooking with her daughters and seeing positive social media posts - are giving her...

Duration:00:02:41

Instacart: Lifeline for Neighbors

3/29/2020
Rebecca is normally a grade school teacher second, but with schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, she's delivering groceries for Instacart. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, this series compiles community stories about COVID-19 from coastal North Carolina. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:02:16