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First African-American Commander US Navy Aircraft Carrier Honored In San Diego

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San Diego County’s Urban League hosted a salute to African-American military leaders. One of those leaders, who made naval history, is retired Admiral Larry Cleveland Chambers. He commanded the USS ... Read more

Juneteenth: An American Holiday

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Juneteenth is an American Holiday, often overlooked. But what's also called African American Independence Day is as significant to our history as the Fourth Of July. Read more

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Podcast Episode 159: Women Editors Discuss The Art, Craft Of Editing

Jan. 18
By Beth Accomando

Oscar nominations come out Jan. 22 and, since many people may not know a lot about what a film editor does, here is an archive edition of Cinema Junkie that will enlighten you about the art and craft of film editing.

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For People On The Streets, Staying Dry During The Rain Is A Constant Struggle

Jan. 16
By Matt Hoffman

When it rains, people living on the streets scramble to keep themselves and their belongings dry. The Alpha Project hands out plastic sheets to help mitigate impacts from the rain.

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Radical American Activists Flock To Migrant Caravan In Tijuana

Jan. 16
By Jean Guerrero

As President Donald Trump continues his fight for a border wall, Americans are flocking to the Central American migrant caravan in Tijuana from across the U.S., for a very different reason — including left-wing activists who are encouraging migrants to jump the fence en masse.

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Native American Clinics May Limit Services Due to Government Shutdown

Jan. 11
By Ebone Monet and Anica Colbert

One clinic that provides health care for San Diego's Native Americans says it fears it may have to limit services due to the partial government shutdown.

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Women's March San Diego Enters Third Year With New Focus

Jan. 10
By Ebone Monet and Anica Colbert

After focusing on the #MeToo movement and voter engagement, this year's leaders of the San Diego Women's March say they're advocating for social change and are against the proposed changes to Title IX.

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Picking The Best Movies Of 2018

Jan. 3
By Beth Accomando

Here's a list of the best films and some of the worst of 2018.

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'If Beale Street Could Talk' Is One Of The Best Of 2018

Dec. 31, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Forget about the effects-driven worlds of "Mary Poppins Returns" and "Aquaman" and experience the true cinematic magic of Barry Jenkins’ "If Beale Street Could Talk."

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'La Ronde' Provides Inspiration For The New Dance Cabaret Show 'Tryst'

Dec. 28, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

The controversial 1897 play "La Ronde" provides the inspiration for the dance anthology show "Tryst" that opens Jan. 10 at Diversionary Theatre.

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Journalist’s Book Explains Severe Barriers Cambodian Refugees Face In California

Dec. 26, 2018
By Mark Sauer

A new book delves into the complicated picture of what can happen to refugees after arriving in America. “Exiled: From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back” is by California author and former San Diego journalist Katya Cengel.

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Volunteers Pledge To Help Migrants Seek Asylum For At Least 40 Days And 40 Nights

Dec. 19, 2018
By Matt Hoffman

Volunteers with the New Sanctuary Coalition will be working in San Diego and Tijuana over the next few weeks.

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San Diego Solar Company Shines Light On Job Opportunities

Dec. 13, 2018
By Ebone Monet and Anica Colbert

African-American community leaders team up with nonprofit solar companies to help communities affected by pollution.

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Only At Digital Gym Cinema: 'Roma' And 'Snowflake'

Dec. 13, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Digital Gym Cinema will be the only place in San Diego to see Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" — which just garnered an armload of awards nominations — and the crazy German import "Snowflake."

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Longtime Gender-Equity Proponent Kim Sontag-Mulder Selected As A KPBS Community Hero

Dec. 1, 2018
By Linda Ball

Gender-equity champion credited with restarting San Diego chapter of National Organization of Women

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Podcast Episode 154: From Raymond Chow To Current Asian Cinema

Nov. 8, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Legendary Hong Kong producer Raymond Chow died earlier this month. This podcast pays tribute to his legacy with San Diego Asian Film Festival artistic director Brian Hu. Plus we get a preview of the 19th annual festival.

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San Diego Asian Film Festival Kicks Off 19th Year

Nov. 8, 2018
By Beth Accomando

The 19th annual San Diego Asian Film Festival serves up a delicious pair of films followed by food for its opening and closing nights.

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