The Spot: American Suburb
This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...
The first season of the podcast Q’ed Up, titled American Suburb features reporting from deep within Antioch, CA, following those who have been priced out of the western parts of the Bay Area and are looking for a better life in the eastern suburbs, and the older residents who were and weren’t ready for them. The entire season is filled with extraordinary stories about race, poverty and belonging, reported by KQED’s Devin Katayama and Sandhya Dirks.
In this episode of American Suburb, they introduce us to a group of Muslim families in Antioch, who’s mosque was burned down in 2007, and now must decide whether to rebuild there or leave the city.
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