Citizen Journalism

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"Peak Moment" (28 minutes)

"I'm not a millionaire but I feel like one," declares Gabriel Pliska. This Vancouver, B.C. urban farmer gives a tour of a residential front yard garden, including planted boxes in the boulevard strip beside the curb.

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"My Road Trip through the Whitest Towns in America" (13 minutes)

As America becomes more and more multicultural, Rich Benjamin noticed a phenomenon: Some communities were actually getting less diverse. So he got out a map, found the whitest towns in the USA — and moved in. In this TED Talk, he shares what he learned as a black man in Whitopia.

"An Evening with Senator Marie Chappelle-Nadal" (1 hour, 43 minutes)

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"When Abortion Was Illegal" (28 minutes)

This Academy Award-nominated film features compelling first person accounts which reveal the physical, legal, and emotional consequences during the era when abortion was a criminal act.

"Dakota 38" (78 minutes)

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"How Martin Luther King's Dream Became A Nightmare" (10 minutes)

When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave the "I Have a Dream" 50 years ago, he had no idea Jim Crow would be replaced with another oppressive system: mass incarceration and the drug war. Nixon started the drug war just 8 years after King's "I have a Dream" speech. Both Reagan and Clinton continued it.