Making Contact

Not Just Speed Traps: Alabama Community Fights Back Against For-profit Policing – A 70 Million Story (encore)

Brookside is a small town in Alabama where police used a civil war-era state loophole to create a traffic ticketing nightmare for residents and generate piles of cash for the local government. After years of abuse, the people are fighting back. Just 20 minutes north of Birmingham on Interstate 22, Brookside is a working-class town … Continued


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Modern Parenting …The Latino Way

How do you decide what kind of parent you want to be? Our friends at Pulso Podcast, Maribel Quezada Smith and Liz Alarcón, discuss ways they maintain their children’s cultural identity as Latinos while living in the U.S. They also touch on what they have changed from how their immigrant parents raised them. In the … Continued


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Saltwater Soundwalk: Indigenous Audio Tour of Seattle (Encore)

In this special encore edition of Making Contact, we present Saltwater Soundwalk: Indigenous Audio Tour of the Seattle Coast. Produced by Jenny Asarnow and Rachel Lam, this rhythmic, watery audio experience, streams of stories that ebb and flow, intermixing English with Coast Salish languages. Indigenous Coast Salish peoples continue to steward this land and preserve … Continued