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Beyond Recognition: The Ohlone (Encore)
Nov24

Beyond Recognition: The Ohlone (Encore)

Making Contact · Beyond Recognition: The Ohlone (Encore)   Beyond Recognition: The Ohlone Our radio adaptation and update of the film Beyond Recognition by Underexposed films: “After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, a Native woman from a non-federally recognized Ohlone tribe and her allies occupy a sacred site to prevent its desecration. They then vow to follow a new path- to establish the first...

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Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chicano Movement, Part Two – Encore
Jul14

Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chicano Movement, Part Two – Encore

Making Contact · Symbols of Resistance Part Two: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement (Encore)   Our radio adaptation of the film Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement, offers a reflection on the untold stories of the Chican@ Movement with a focus on Colorado and Northern New Mexico. Produced by Freedom Archives, the film delves into issues of cultural identity, student activism; land...

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Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chicano Movement, Part One – Encore
Jul07

Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chicano Movement, Part One – Encore

Making Contact · Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chicano Movement, Part One – Encore   Our radio adaptation of the film Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement, offers a reflection on the untold stories of the Chican@ Movement with a focus on Colorado and Northern New Mexico. Produced by Freedom Archives, the film delves into issues of cultural identity, student...

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George Floyd Anniversary & Reimagining Public Safety: Special YES!/PNS Report
Jul01

George Floyd Anniversary & Reimagining Public Safety: Special YES!/PNS Report

Making Contact · George Floyd Anniversary & Reimagining Public Safety: Special YES!/PNS Report   Minneapolis, MN – May 25 marks the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Floyd’s death – captured on video that showed Chauvin’s knee on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes – sparked a global uprising in defense of Black lives...

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Grace Lee Boggs: Sister Revolutionary (Updated Encore)
Jun23

Grace Lee Boggs: Sister Revolutionary (Updated Encore)

Making Contact · Grace Lee Boggs: Sister Revolutionary (Updated Encore)   Anti-Asian violence and hate has increased since the start of the pandemic last year. #StopAsianHate became a viral hashtag much like #BlackLivesMatter in the wake of Black people killed by police officers. The relationship between Black and Asian Americans is complicated. However, the groups are united in their efforts to call out white supremacy as the...

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Symbols of Resistance Part Two: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement
Oct29

Symbols of Resistance Part Two: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement

Symbols of Resistance: Part Two Our radio adaptation of the film Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement, offers a reflection on the untold stories of the Chican@ Movement with a focus on Colorado and Northern New Mexico. Produced by Freedom Archives, the film delves into issues of cultural identity, student activism; land rights and social justice, in the face of police oppression. The film represents...

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Symbols of Resistance Part One: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement
Oct22

Symbols of Resistance Part One: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement

A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement Our radio adaptation of the film Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement, offers a reflection on the untold stories of the Chican@ Movement with a focus on Colorado and Northern New Mexico. Produced by Freedom Archives, the film delves into issues of cultural identity, student activism; land rights and social justice, in the face of police oppression. The...

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Beyond Recognition: The Ohlone
Oct08

Beyond Recognition: The Ohlone

Beyond Recognition: The Ohlone Our radio adaptation and update of the film Beyond Recognition by Underexposed films: “After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, a Native woman from a non-federally recognized Ohlone tribe and her allies occupy a sacred site to prevent its desecration. They then vow to follow a new path- to establish the first women-led urban Indigenous land trust.”...

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Your Home, Your Right… or My Business?
Oct17

Your Home, Your Right… or My Business?

California’s fight over rent control. Access to affordable housing is an ongoing concern throughout the country. This week, Making Contact looks at California’s fight over rent control. The stage is set for a political battle between two polar world views. Is housing a human right, or is real estate property an investment commodity? And where on that continuum is California’s common ground?  A statewide initiative, if approved, would...

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Your Home, Your Right… or My Business?
Jun20

Your Home, Your Right… or My Business?

Like this program? Please show us the love. Click here and support our non-profit journalism. Thanks! Making Contact looks at California’s fight over rent control. The stage is set for a political battle between two worldviews. Is housing a human right, or is real estate property an investment commodity? And where on that continuum is California’s common ground?  What does this mean for housing nationally? A statewide initiative, if...

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