Introducing The Broadside: weekly news and stories from the South
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi P. Brown, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
Have you missed hearing stories from us about North Carolina and the South? We have too ..read more
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Who bans books — and why?
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by Anisa Khalifa, Charlie Shelton-Ormond
7M ago
Across the nation, we've seen a spike in book challenges and bans in both school and public libraries in the last six months, mostly targeting books that center race and LGBT identity. At the end of 2021, Wake County had its own high-profile censorship controversy ..read more
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Introducing The Broadside: weekly news and stories from the South
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi Prioleau, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
From news to arts and culture, The Broadside dives into issues that might not be on a front page, but deserve a closer look. Along the way, host Anisa Khalifa explores the nuances of our home—and how what happens here ripples across the country. Find The Broadside every Thursday wherever you listen to podcasts ..read more
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In a split second
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi Prioleau, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
During a Sunday morning in Wilson, NC, Chris Breslin was standing on a pitcher’s mound at his son’s little league game when he heard three sounds close by he’d never heard before. Then everybody on the field hit the ground ..read more
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Some NC Teachers Won't Be Back This Fall
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi Prioleau, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
Teachers are leaving in large numbers in some North Carolina school districts. They say they’ve been working with low pay and high expectations for years. But when the pandemic put their routines on pause, they had time to think about their priorities. Host Liz Schlemmer heard stories from three teachers this summer ..read more
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Emmett Till and the Warrant
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi Prioleau, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
This month marks 67 years since Emmett Till was brutally lynched for allegedly whistling at a white woman. Activists in North Carolina are joining the calls for authorities to serve a nearly 70-year-old arrest warrant against the woman who accused him ..read more
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'Only Thing I Had To Fight With Was The Truth'
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi Prioleau, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
In this rebroadcast from January 18, 2022, Howard Dudley and Joe Neff, former investigative reporter for the News & Observer, recount Dudley’s wrongful conviction ..read more
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After SBC sexual abuse reckoning, is there hope for real change?
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi Prioleau, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
In May, an explosive report on sexual abuse perpetrated by clergy in the Southern Baptist Convention made national headlines. Now, survivors of abuse and their advocates are continuing to question what this means for one of the country’s largest Christian denominations. Host Anisa Khalifa talks with Jules Woodson, a survivor of clergy sexual abuse, and Kate Shellnut, senior news editor at Christianity Today magazine ..read more
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Darryl Hunt's Burden
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi Prioleau, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
In this rebroadcast from March 31, 2022, host Will Michaels speaks with Phoebe Zerwick, former reporter with the Winston-Salem Journal, about her new book chronicling Darryl Hunt's story of wrongful conviction, "Beyond Innocence ..read more
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WUNC Politics Podcast: The Morale of Public School Teachers
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by Dave DeWitt, Leoneda Inge, Will Michaels, Charlie Shelton-Ormond, Jason deBruyn, Rusty Jacobs, Naomi Prioleau, Celeste Gracia, Kamaya Truitt, Anisa Khalifa
7M ago
A notable number of North Carolina public school teachers are leaving. In Durham, one in five educators is departing, and other local districts are experiencing higher than usual turnover. On this episode of Tested, we’re featuring the Politics Podcast from WUNC, which recently spoke with several teachers about their reasons for leaving the classroom, while others explain why they have stayed ..read more
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