The Check-In: Music That Gets Us Through
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by Kristofor Husted, Janet Saidi
4M ago
In this episode, we talk about how music can help us through crisis and also some of our favorite music that itself arose out of crisis ..read more
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The Check-In Outtake: Endings And New Beginnings
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by Isabella Paxton
1y ago
This is the season finale of The Check-In! Guest hosts Isabella Paxton and Hannah France discuss graduation and entering new phases of life ..read more
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The WE Project Portraits Showcase Mid-Missourians
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by Alec Stutson, Janet Saidi
1y ago
Valérie Berta's photography presents an unfiltered look at the marginalized communities across mid-Missouri, and the subjects provide information about their lives to accompany the intimate photos. Now, in collaboration with The WE Project, two exhibitions of portraits by Berta, founder of The WE Project, are open to the public ..read more
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In Raven Leilani's Debut Novel, a Young Artist Navigates All the Things
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by Alec Stutson, Janet Saidi
1y ago
When Raven Leilani wrote her debut novel Luster, she never imagined its themes of contemporary sexuality and race relations would feel so pressing on its release. But with race on the forefront of the nation’s collective conscience, the book feels like a reflection of our current landscape ..read more
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MU Alum Lauren Brown Reflects on Black Mizzou in Audio Documentary
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by Alec Stutson, Janet Saidi
1y ago
When student-led protests erupted at the University of Missouri in 2015, first-year student Lauren Brown didn’t feel like the causes of the demonstrators were accurately reflected in the media ..read more
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The Check-In: Equity And Education
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by Janet Saidi, Zia Kelly, Kristofor Husted
1y ago
As hundreds of citizens show up in town squares and streets to call for justice in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, many people are asking: How can this happen? How can police violence and the deaths of black citizens at the hands of police happen over and over again in our American democracy ..read more
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The Check-In: Protest Music And History
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by Janet Saidi, Zia Kelly, Kristofor Husted
1y ago
The world is coming off of a weekend of protests, rallies and gatherings calling for justice after the killing of George Floyd. They're also calling for attention to police violence against unarmed black citizens and continuing to call for action ..read more
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The Check-In: Octavia Butler And Apocalyptic Storytelling
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by Janet Saidi
1y ago
If you’re looking at the news right now, you could be forgiven for thinking that you’ve maybe entered another dimension. Things can seem more than surreal. So much so that KBIA’s T’Keyah and Janet have been discussing apocalyptic storytelling. Especially the kind that brings attention to the experiences of the marginalized and helps us empathize and imagine - or even predict - a different future ..read more
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The Check-In: On The Frontlines Doing The Work
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by Kristofor Husted, Janet Saidi, Zia Kelly
1y ago
In this episode, we're checking in with people who have been and currently are on the frontlines of the civil rights movements of today and years ago ..read more
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The Check-In: Talking About Loss, Grief
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by Kristofor Husted, Janet Saidi, Zia Kelly
1y ago
We are in the midst of turbulent, and for many, dangerous times. And having the current crises played and re-played in the media and in real life for us day after day can take a toll -- especially for our black families and kids ..read more
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