“Real People, Real Stories” archives

Sep 15 2014

Series Explores Black Male Experience in the US – I Am A Man Featuring Mark’s Story

(This is Episode 2. Click here to listen to Episode 1.) The events of this summer in Ferguson, Missouri, highlighted an ugly truth to mainstream Americans – that Black men in this country are viewed as so suspicious by law enforcement that they are shot first and questioned later. It is a reality …

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Sep 08 2014

Series Explores Black Male Experience in the US – I Am A Man Featuring Jon’s Story

The events of this summer in Ferguson, Missouri, highlighted an ugly truth to mainstream Americans – that Black men in this country are viewed as so suspicious by law enforcement that they are shot first and questioned later. It is a reality that black men have been living with in the United States since the …

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Mar 31 2014

Undocumented Youth In Their Own Words: Mariana’s Story

Today we launch a new four week series – part of our Real People, Real Voices series, focusing this time on undocumented youth. Uprising producer Bipasha Shom interviewed a number of young people without papers and asked them to tell her their stories.

Bipasha Shom:

I started this series about undocumented immigrants because my …

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Mar 24 2014

Undocumented Youth In Their Own Words: Jennifer’s Story

Today we launch a new four week series – part of our Real People, Real Voices series, focusing this time on undocumented youth. Uprising producer Bipasha Shom interviewed a number of young people without papers and asked them to tell her their stories.

Bipasha Shom:

I started this series about undocumented immigrants because my …

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Mar 17 2014

Undocumented Youth In Their Own Words: Marlene’s Story

Today we launch a new four week series – part of our Real People, Real Voices series, focusing this time on undocumented youth. Uprising producer Bipasha Shom interviewed a number of young people without papers and asked them to tell her their stories.

Bipasha Shom:

I started this series about undocumented immigrants because my …

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Mar 10 2014

Undocumented Youth In Their Own Words: Michelle’s Story

Today we launch a new four week series – part of our Real People, Real Voices series, focusing this time on undocumented youth. Uprising producer Bipasha Shom interviewed a number of young people without papers and asked them to tell her their stories.

Bipasha Shom:

I started this series about undocumented immigrants because my own family came to the United …

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Sep 06 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Carmie’s Story

In our on-going weekly coverage of the Women of Alexandria House, part of our Real People, Real Stories series, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find …

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Aug 30 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Tabia’s Story

In our on-going weekly coverage of the Women of Alexandria House, part of our Real People, Real Stories series, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find …

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Aug 09 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Jeanette’s Story

In our on-going weekly series, Women of Alexandria House, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find within themselves as they share publicly their stories here on …

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Aug 02 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Angela’s Story

In our on-going weekly series, Women of Alexandria House, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find within themselves as they share publicly their stories here on …

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