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Ghost forests in coastal North Carolina

Coming soon on Community Rising. Climate change is reshaping coastal North Carolina in a myriad of ways, and one of the most striking is the emergence of ghost forests. As our climate warms, sea levels rise, and saltwater intrusion advances inland, the delicate balance...

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3 Chambers Festival coming to coastal region

We speak with documentary filmmaker Chris Everett about his upcoming 3 Chambers festival.  A festival the digs into the intersection of Black culture, hip-hop, martial arts and anime through by presenting live music, immersive art, and innovative film experience.  Taking place in Wilmington, North...

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Black Cultural Formation

We are following Techmoja Dance and Theater Company as they create a new work on sexual trauma in rural Black communities in the South.  In this episode founder Kevin Lee-Y Green talks developing work informed by the place he lives – coastal North Carolina....

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Loneliness in New Hanover County North Carolina

Loneliness is tough, and it has real consequences for our health and life span.  The pandemic certainly didn’t help with social isolation and broken routines. We went out into New Hanover County, North Carolina to learn how people experience loneliness and what we can...

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Summer 2023: Creative Fashion, Billie Eilish, Walmart Dupes & The Little Mermaid Movie

She Rocks  talks everything Summer 2023! In this episode the crew digs into creative fashion choices, Walmart dupes, new ocean species’, Billie Eilish and body image, the new Little Mermaid, and more! Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira...

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We Are Still Here

  Welcome to We Are Still Here, a youth media workshop that reflects the experiences of youth in Carteret County, North Carolina. We use spoken word and video to share what we’ve been feeling, seeing and hearing in our communities. This podcast was created...

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