Combating Domestic Violence; Lehua Rat Eradication; Tuskegee Airmen
“Cut It Out” Campaign Uses Salons to Assist Victims of Domestic Violence
Abusers are often alert to any attempt at reaching out for help, but they’re not likely to monitor conversations a woman has with her hairdresser. For the Beauty Community Against Domestic Abuse, that’s an opportunity.
Intro Music: Soul Food by Logic
Outro Music: Fortunate - Instrumental by Atmosphere
Son of a Tuskegee Airman Becomes Air Force Pilot
Captain Ronald McGee flew an F-4 Phantom during the Vietnam War and built a distinguished military career at a time in history when few African-Americans became pilots. He faced his share of obstacles, but they could hardly compare to those his father faced.
Intro Music: Showboat by Josh Ritter
Outro Music: Livin' Easy by Jesus Sons
Civil Beat Reality Check
It may seem puzzling that the theft of a mailbox could trigger a two-year investigation into alleged police corruption and lead to the fall from grace of a police chief, but stealing a mailbox is a federal offense.
Outro Music: Gold by Michael Woods
Lehua Rock Rat Eradication
Early signs point to success in an effort to eradicate invasive rats from the rocky islet of Lehua off the coast of Ni’ihau.
Outro Music: Living Zoo by Built To Spill
Encouraging Interest in Hawaiian Culture Through Art
John “Prime” Hina is the lead artist for a community arts collective that has created a unique project as part of its Living Legacy Series, bringing together artists and would-be artists from 23 Hawaiian immersion schools.
Outro Music: Living In The Country by Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon