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Most Recent Episodes

Albinism And Me: How My Genetic Condition Makes My Ethnicity Invisible

I'm the black sheep in my family. Scratch that - I'm actually more of a white sheep. Here's what a family photo would look like: my mom, dad, and...

What Can Schools And Students Learn From Each Other?

RadioActive youth producers take a look at one of the most important things in their lives: school. They explore the transition from high school to...

Welcome KUOW's Spring 2016 RadioActive Youth Producers

KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media is proud to offer our spring journalism workshop at the Southwest Library in partnership with Seattle Public Library.Six...

Won't You Be My Neighbor? An Audio Portrait of Seattle's Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods shape our perspectives and our personalities. They become a part of us, an identity we carry even if we leave. On the latest RadioActive p...

Young, White America Takes Macklemore Up On A Conversation About Race And Privilege

Just a few weeks ago we and everybody else were talking about Macklemore's new song, "White Privilege II." It's uncomfortable on purpose, almost nine mi...

I Was An Unlikely Homeschooled Student

Even though I didn't attend traditional school for very long, I didn't enjoy the little I attended. When I was in kindergarten, there were mornings I wo...

How My Bookworm Sister Left Our Refugee Camp

My sister Nasteha Muse fought hard to get an education. We grew up in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. Our parents migrated there because of the confli...

I Always Wondered What A Psychiatric Hospital Was Like, And There I Was

Editor's note: KUOW has omitted Fallon's last name to protect the teen's privacy. When I was in middle school, I was like any other nerdy teen. I was...

What Does Colorism Look Like In Seattle?

"When you're born, they call you a lighty, and it's praised," said Ahlaam Ibraahim, one of the hosts on this month's RadioActive podcast. She along with...

These Are My Mom's Beautiful, Painful Hands

I told my mom one day that I thought she was a very headstrong woman. "What do you mean 'strong?'" she asked me.

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