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Climate Stories | Youth Report: A Home for Humans, No Home for Animals

“I speak for the trees.” Coastal Youth Media reporter Daisy Morales Bravo explores what new development in coastal North Carolina means for wildlife – and calls upon her neighbors to act. Climate Stories | Youth Report is a podcast by Coastal Youth Media & NC Health News exploring how climate change is shaping our neighbors…

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Climate Stories | Youth Report: Building Beaches in Dare County, Outer Banks

What would you do if you were told your home is slowly, but surely disappearing? London Halloran explores the environmental impacts of beach renourishment in her hometown on the Outer Banks, and asks local climate scientist Dr. Paul Paris – are there other options? Climate Stories | Youth Report is a podcast by Coastal Youth…

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Climate Stories | Youth Report: Living and Disappearing Shorelines

Coastal Youth Media reporter Jakub Skultety, from Kill Devil Hills Hawk, NC explores  how living shorelines can mitigate coastal erosion in his home community on the Outer Banks. Climate Stories | Youth Report is a podcast by Coastal Youth Media & NC Health News exploring how climate change is shaping our neighbors lives in unexpected…

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Climate Stories | Youth Report: Sea Levels Rise While Houses Fall

Coastal Youth Media reporter Emmy Benton, from  Kitty Hawk, NC explores how climate change is tied to homes on the oceans edge that make up her community.  Benton speaks to  scientists about what Outer Banks residents can expect over the next 20 years – and the power that locals do hold amidst impacts. Climate Stories…

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NC Must Provide More Culturally Relevant Practices

“It would be great if we could have funding to have mandatory training programs for teachers so that they could be really educated about what's going on. So they're not only a teacher who just teaches academics, but they also teach morals and how this world functions.” Vaishnavi Kode, 14, of Apex, NC speaks about…

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It Takes a Special Mom

Today, the She Rocks team reflects on the roles our mothers and grandmothers have and continue to play in our lives. And of course, we also bring you the latest in news, fashion, and entertainment. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Braelyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Brooklyn Gause. Support the…

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Artistry & Self-Confidence: A Conversation with Maya Freelon

She Rocks interviews award-winning visual artist and North Carolina native Maya Freelon. Maya’s work was described by the late poet Maya Angelou as “visualizing the truth about the vulnerability and power of the human being.”  The She Rocks team dipped their toes into creating their own tissue paper art ahead of their interview with the…

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Fund School Counselors, Not School Resource Officers

“I should not be scared to come to school. Schools need to be a place of love.” Yakob Lemma, 17, of Raleigh, NC speaks about how SROs are harming students and why the state needs to invest in more constructive strategies. Support the show

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‘We All Deserve A Place to Live’

39% of renters and 22% of homeowners in Carteret County reported having trouble affording their homes last year. In this episode, we dig into why there is so little affordable housing in our area now and what the future of making a home here is going to look like. We speak to Lynne Griffin a…

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She Rocks’ Take on The Will Smith Slap

It seems like every has given THEIR hot take on the Will Smith, Chris Rock slap. But have you heard She Rocks' perspective?! In this episode, we dig into the slap and racist perceptions of our community.  For fashion, the team is dissecting trends, especially crochet tops (we love them, but would we really wear…

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