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Caption: Concertina wire installed by U.S. Marines remains on the beach near the U.S.-Mexico border fence in San Diego., Credit:  Steve Walsh / American Homefront
President Trump is considering sending a new round of troops to the southern border. The military withdrew some service members from the border in ...

Bought by KSFR, Texas Public Radio, WUSF, KRZA, and Colorado Public Radio

  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 5
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The name Andy Lopez probably didn’t ring a bell before October 22, 2013. On that afternoon, the 13-year-old Lopez was just a kid playing with a BB ...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:35
Caption: Roberto Cintli Rodriguez
In this episode we feature an extended conversation between Generation Justice Fellow Pauly Denetclaw and professor and activist Roberto Dr. Cintli...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 57:53
Caption: Farmworker Eduardo Amezcua stands next to a water cooler after picking nectarine at HMC Farms outside of Selma., Credit: Lisa Morehouse
California was the first state to adopt heat illness regulations for outdoor workers, but there are still violations, and there are still fatalities.

Bought by KWMR, PRX Remix, and KFAI

  • Added: Aug 13, 2013
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 3
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With one of the highest crime rates in the country, Richmond, California, is a regular on the evening news. Zoom out to just California and that c...

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sagnicthe Salazar , Credit: Oakland Local/EKAphotography
Gang injunctions are a controversial crime fighting tool that some people say should be illegal, and others say is a necessary last resort for comm...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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We go to Postville, Iowa and Laurel, Mississippi--two communities where the largest workplace immigration raids happened in 2008.

Bought by KUOW

  • Added: Jan 20, 2010
  • Length: 14:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Community Check Cashing in Oakland, CA, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
This week we talk to lenders who are doing things differently and to people who are helping others stave off financial scammers.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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This story explores what life is like in the US working without papers

Bought by KUOW, KRUA, and WAMC

  • Added: Sep 14, 2008
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 3
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We go to the streets of Richmond, California. and meet Jairo, a 17- year old boy who dreams of playing professional soccer--those plans are put on ...

Bought by KUNM and KXOT Public Radio

  • Added: Apr 11, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Enforcement of marijuana laws is disproportionately affecting minorities

Bought by WAMC and KVMR

  • Added: Sep 16, 2007
  • Length: 07:12
  • Purchases: 2
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Outsourcing of Spanish language media

Bought by WYSO

  • Added: Jul 16, 2007
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 1
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In many areas of Southern California, the primary language at home is no longer English. David Kates looks at one such community and what a largel...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio

  • Added: Jun 07, 2007
  • Length: 11:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Through their own words, we pay tribute to the many working women of color who are struggling for acceptance, recognition and their rights.

Bought by KFAI

  • Added: May 07, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 19, 2006
  • Length: 38:30
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Test scores show that public schools in the nation's capital have been failing a large portion of their students ? the mostly poor African American...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2006
  • Length: 04:38
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The most dangerous city in California actually has much more to offer

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 06:54
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In Rio Arriba County, democracy has a Spanish accent, a reminder that today's ways are the legacies of Spanish and Mexican explorers and settlers.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2003
  • Length: 11:58