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My Mixtape

What's your favorite song? Or a song that holds meaning for you? KALW News has been asking these questions to people all around the Bay Area and here's what they've found.

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My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. Yvonne Williams, president and business agent of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192, chose this funky number for us.

Originally from Oakland, California, Brittani “Brittsense” Sensabaugh is a New York-based documentarian who chose this song (performed by several different artists) for us.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Giovanni Rafael Arriola Avilucea tells us why he chose this song by Richmond, California's Iamsu!

My MixTape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. Catie Conry, executive director of the Tenderloin Museum, tells us why she chose this song by David Bowie

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Maw Shein Win tells us why she chose this song by the Ramones.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Alexa Chavez tells us why she chose this song recorded by Los Lobos.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Mahealani Uchiyama tells us why she chose this song by Whirimako Black.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Luke Larson tells us why he chose this song by Thee Oh Sees.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin director Jennifer M. Kroot tells us why she picked this song by Talking Heads.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment Oakland Athletics announcer Ken Korach tells us why he chose this song by Jackson Browne.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment Oakland producer and musician Tahajiye Edwards, aka Tahaj the First tells us why he chose this song by Andy Bey.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Karen Musalo, director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco tells us why she chose this song by Bob Dylan.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Eric Chow tells us why he chose "Beta Love," by Ra Ra Riot.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Walter Hood, an artist and designer who renovated the Bayview Opera House, tells us why he chose "Padded Cell," by Seal.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Pete Nowlen, Artistic Director of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, tells us why he chose this popular ballad.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Natasha Huey tells us why she chose "Some Kind of Wonderful," by Joss Stone.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Molly Raynor tells us why she chose "Feeling Good," by Nina Simone.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, comedian Stroy Moyd tells us why he chose "Danza Kuduro" by Reggaeton artist Don Omar.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, playwright Star Finch tells us why she chose the song "Hey," by KING.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Gemikia Henderson, video coordinator at the RYSE Center in Richmond, CA, tells us why she chose 2Pac's song "Changes."

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Kia Nichole, an artist associated with Sunset Youth Services and Upstar Records tells us about her song "Growing Insecurities," a remix of Tink's "Treat Me Like Somebody." 

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Giovanni Rafael Arriola Avilucea tells us why he chose "Ralph Lauren Rugby S--t (feat. HBKCJ)," by Richmond, CA rapper Iamsu.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, activist, musician, and educator Melanie DeMore tells us why she chose "Willow," by Joan Armatrading.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Joanna Haigood, artistic director and co-founder of Zaccho Dance Theatre tells us why she chose the theme to "Cinema Paradiso," by Ennio Morricone.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Krissy Keefer, founder and artistic director of Dance Brigade in San Francisco tells us why she chose "Testimony," by Ferron. 

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, dancer, artist and activist Spulu tells us why he picked the Trackademicks remix of  E-40's "Tell me When To Go."

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