KQED's Perspectives

KQED's Perspectives

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The Bridge From Selma

Fifty years ago at Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge, the civil rights struggle was transformed. Margaret Russell says we're still trying to cross that bridge.

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Rite of Passage

Kevin Fisher-Paulson's son shows unmistakable signs of achieving puberty and it's time for the dreaded Talk.

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Talkin' 'Bout My Generation

Charmian Cohen's generation was going to change the world. What happened?

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My Catholic School Identity Crisis

Sarah Coduto was caught between her liberal beliefs and her Catholic school upbringing — until Archbishop Cordileone solved it for her.

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How a Down Syndrome Child Saved Me

When Abraham entered her theater class, Ish Amitoj Kaur didn't think it would work. How wrong she was.

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Whispers of Racism

Life seemed better to Youth Radio's Isabella Ordaz when she moved to Danville. Then she heard what other students said behind her back.

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Writing a Perspective

Caroline Kusin Pritchard always wanted to write a Perspective, but couldn't. And now she has.

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Out of the Mental Illness Closet

Nicholas O'Mahony has bipolar type 1 disorder, and he's not afraid to say so.

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Surprising Richmond

Think Richmond is just a town at the end of a BART line, and best avoided? Terence Krista says think again.

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Do The Math

Sam Rubin's disability made it hard for him to pass math tests, except the ones that really counted.

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