Counter Stories

Series produced by Ampers

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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes. Hosts: Anthony Galloway, Luz Maria Frias, Don Eubanks and Hlee Lee.


35 Pieces

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This remix of a previous show features two Afghan organizers who give us a brief lesson on the history of Afghanistan and colonization. We talk abo...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2021
  • Length: 28:33
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Minnesota is known for its abundance of natural outdoor spaces, but not everyone feels safe, knowledgeable or comfortable utilizing these spaces. C...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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On our first in-person show in over a year, the crew traveled to the Mille Lacs Band of Obijwe Reservation. This remix of a previous show features ...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2021
  • Length: 28:37
  • Purchases: 1
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In the fourth segment of our policymakers series, Representative Jamie Becker-Finn joins the crew to discuss how she’s disrupting the cycle of trau...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2021
  • Length: 28:37
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In our third installment, Rep. Carlos Mariani highlights some of the initiatives he led and continues to lead at the Minnesota House of Representat...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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We’re celebrating hometown hero Sunisa Lee, the first Hmong-American to compete at the Olympics. She held a whole community, a team, and the countr...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2021
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 4
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In our second installment, Rep. Ruth Richardson returns to highlight some of the initiatives she led and continues to lead at the Minnesota House o...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 2
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In our newest series, the Counter Stories crew talks with Minnesota Representative Ruth Richardson about her journey to the House and the passing o...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2021
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 1
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The crew digs into another element of Indigenous trauma: boarding schools. More and more bodies of children sent to these boarding schools are bein...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2021
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 3
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Communities of color often navigate questions of membership and authenticity within our communities. In this episode, the crew tackles the nuance o...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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On our first in-person show in over a year, the crew traveled to the Mille Lacs Band of Obijwe Reservation. The guests on this deep and emotional s...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 28:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Juneteenth is officially a national holiday in the US. All this happening while groups throughout the country try to ban critical race theory in sc...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
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Protests have traction. We’ve seen historically and just recently how protests have successfully brought attention to crucial issues. People coming...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 28:39
  • Purchases: 2
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On this episode, we tackle how new efforts aim to limit or erase important history and context. From bodies discovered in a former Indian Boarding ...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s graduation season, and young people are excited for college or to start their careers. Hear about our crew members’ experiences in higher ed, ...

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  • Added: May 27, 2021
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 2
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When there are too many topics to hit, you get a Grab Bag Show! With so much happening, we couldn’t decide on a single topic. So, with a time limit...

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  • Added: May 20, 2021
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 2
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We’ve been in and continue to be going through a stressful time. Amid all the chaos, we can finally be outside and gather safely (with appropriate ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and KSRQ


  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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From redlining to voter suppression, there are historical patterns to how people of color’s fight for equity has been blocked. On this episode, we ...

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  • Added: May 06, 2021
  • Length: 28:42
  • Purchases: 2
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The crew share stories of when the first became conscious of race and racial tensions as well as recent experiences. Memories from Pre-K to getting...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Guilty on all three charges. Not justice, but accountability. A short-lived sigh of relief came across Minnesota and the entire country, before new...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2021
  • Length: 28:34
  • Purchases: 2