Counter Stories

Counter Stories

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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes. Hosted by David Cazares.More from Counter Stories »

Most Recent Episodes

Counter Stories goes to the movies: 'I Am Not Your Negro'

The Counter Stories hosts watched "I Am Not Your Negro" and shared their thoughts.

Counter Stories: The 'Hidden Figures' of history

The Counter Stories team watched the Academy Award-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" and gave their reviews. They also considered other forgotten, but important, people of the past.

Counter Stories: Reflecting on the election

Three members of the Counter Stories team discussed what they're seeing and hearing in their communities after last week's election.

Counter Stories: The questions Clinton and Trump should, but won't, debate

Topics for the final presidential debate avoid critical questions facing voters before Election Day.

Counter Stories: The questions Clinton and Trump should, but won't, debate

Counter Stories: On Being at the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp

The Counter Stories hosts, along with guest Rhiana Yazzie, discuss the protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota.

Counter Stories: Live from the Rondo neighborhood

The Counter Stories hosts kicked off a conversation on how to create meaningful change in race relations during a live show at Golden Thyme Coffee and Cafe in St. Paul.

Counter Stories: Is Philando Castile's death Minnesota's "Pettus Bridge" moment?

Three of the Counter Stories hosts - Luz Maria Frias, Don Eubanks, and Anthony Galloway - join Tom Weber along with special guest Melvin Carter Jr. They discuss the death of Philandro Castile, and what needs to happen next.

Counter Stories: Is Philando Castile's death Minnesota's "Pettus Bridge" moment?

Counter Stories: Reactions to the shooting of Philando Castile

The Counter Stories hosts discuss Philando Castile, an African-American man who was shot and killed by a St. Anthony police officer.

Counter Stories: Reflecting on the Jamar Clark decision

The Counter Stories hosts discuss this week's news that federal prosecutors will not pursue federal civil rights charges against two Minneapolis police officers in the police shooting of Jamar Clark last November.

Counter Stories: On voter disenfranchisement

In this conversation, the hosts explored what it means to celebrate cultural holidays like Cinco de Mayo, and discussed the community anger over voter disenfranchisement.

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