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African American students across the country are much more likely than any other student group to be placed in special education, and that’s true at San Francisco Unified too. The district’s troubled history has plenty to teach us about what is and isn’t working for black students with special needs today.

Morning Report: A mold that flavors Japanese dishes

Jan 3, 2019

This week, we're sharing morning reports from our archives while we take a break for the holidays.

For photos and more, go to https://www.kalw.org/post/meet-famous-japanese-mold-flavors-unexpected-dishes.

The Crosscurrents Morning Report airs on KALW 91.7 FM all year round Monday–Thursday at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.

New episodes of Crosscurrents will be back on January 7.

Morning Report: LARPing in Berkeley

Jan 2, 2019

This week, we're sharing morning reports from our archives while we take a break for the holidays.

For photos and more, go to https://www.kalw.org/post/living-larp-life-berkeley-hills.

The Crosscurrents Morning Report airs on KALW 91.7 FM all year round Monday–Thursday at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.

New episodes of Crosscurrents will be back on January 7.

Morning Report: Oscar Grant’s father speaks out

Jan 1, 2019

This is a special Crosscurrents Morning Report on the anniversary of Oscar Grant's death.

For photos and more, go to https://www.kalw.org/post/oscar-grant-s-incarcerated-father-speaks-out-ten-years-after-his-son-s-killing.

The Crosscurrents Morning Report airs on KALW 91.7 FM all year round Monday–Thursday at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.

New episodes of Crosscurrents will be back on January 7.

Morning Report: Retro video games in the Mission

Dec 31, 2018

This week, we're sharing morning reports from our archives while we take a break for the holidays.

For photos and more, go to https://www.kalw.org/post/bringing-retro-video-games-mission-roof-car.

The Crosscurrents Morning Report airs on KALW 91.7 FM all year round Monday–Thursday at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.

New episodes of Crosscurrents will be back on January 7.

Morning Report: Kingdom of guitars

Dec 27, 2018

This week, we're sharing morning reports from our archives while we take a break for the holidays.

For photos and more, go to https://www.kalw.org/post/inside-san-francisco-s-little-kingdom-guitars.

The Crosscurrents Morning Report airs on KALW 91.7 FM all year round Monday–Thursday at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.

New episodes of Crosscurrents will be back on January 7.

Morning Report: Chinese-Mexican fusion food

Dec 26, 2018

This week, we're sharing morning reports from our archives while we take a break for the holidays.

For photos and more, go to https://www.kalw.org/post/chinese-mexican-fusion-food-found-only-border.

The Crosscurrents Morning Report airs on KALW 91.7 FM all year round Monday–Thursday at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.

New episodes of Crosscurrents will be back on January 7.

Morning Report: Christmas in San Quentin

Dec 25, 2018

This week, we're sharing morning reports from our archives while we take a break for the holidays.

For photos and more, go to https://www.kalw.org/post/christmas-san-quentin.

The Crosscurrents Morning Report airs on KALW 91.7 FM all year round Monday–Thursday at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.

New episodes of Crosscurrents will be back on January 7.

Morning Report: A photographer's quest for community

Dec 24, 2018

This week, we're sharing morning reports from our archives while we take a break for the holidays.

For photos and more, go to https://www.kalw.org/post/how-photographer-created-sense-community-her-san-francisco-neighborhood.

The Crosscurrents Morning Report airs on KALW 91.7 FM all year round Monday–Thursday at 6:50 a.m. and 8:50 a.m.

New episodes of Crosscurrents will be back on January 7.

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The San Francisco Immigration Defense Unit is a team of eight lawyers with the public defender’s office who represent people threatened with deportation. 

This is the last story in our four-part series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area.”  

In Alameda County, which has some of the highest lead levels in the country, an energetic public health nurse helps families after their child has been lead poisoned. But her work is a stopgap solution. What’s the answer to preventing leading poisoning before it starts?

The lead-poisoning data gap: Persistent Poison Pt III

Dec 12, 2018

This is the second story in a four-part award-winning series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area.

This is the second story in a four-part award-winning series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area.

In it, we explore how Alameda county’s lead problem goes hand in and with the region’s high rents. We meet a family who believes their daughter got lead poisoning from their apartment building. They complained to their landlord, and the family claims he evicted them because of it.

This is the first story in our four-part award-winning series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area.

A 2017 Reuters report showed that a few Bay Area neighborhoods have some of the highest rates of childhood lead poisoning in the country.

Today we travel between the Central Valley and Punjab, India, to see how “the green revolution” transformed agriculture and immigration. Then, hear from SF muralist and tattoo artist Mel Waters about paying tribute to the city’s history through art.

First, an update on midterm results and what we're looking forward to. Then, from Uncuffed, the story of a prisoner who dreams of being a rancher. And, an update on Druid Heights, a bohemian escape in the backwoods of Marin County that The Cultural Landscape Foundation recently added it to its list of at-risk landscapes.

Courtesy of Pooja Kaur

This award-winning documentary explores the lives of Sikh youth in America, and how they confront and respond to violence, sometimes with humor.

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