Anita Johnson

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  • Username: Anita Johnson
  • PRX Member
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Station-Based

Recent Pieces from Anita Johnson

Caption: Healing Garden, Credit: Amy Gastelum

The Way Home (29:00)
From: Making Contact

What does food mean to identities struggling against colonialism and displacement? First, we visit the Blackfeet Nation in Montana as members of Indigikitchen harvest bison ...
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Escape to Cairo from Kerning Cultures (29:00)
From: Making Contact

This week, we bring you a story from our partner Kerning Cultures about Patrice Lumumba’s children, and their escape to Cairo.
Caption: Maurice Bailey at Shell to Shore collection in Athens GA, Credit: Claire Reynolds

How to Hold Back the Ocean (28:56)
From: Making Contact

More and more coastal communities want to build sea walls to prevent catastrophic flooding because of rising sea levels. But do they work? We talk about the risks of the ...
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White Hoax: Racism, Divide-and-Conquer, and Politics (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On today's episode anti-racism activist and author Tim Wise examines the concept of Whiteness and what he describes as the psychological wage of whiteness. Wise provides ...
Caption: Tiffanie Drayton, Credit:  © Marcus Duncan 2021

Escaping The Narcissism of The American Dream (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Next, a conversation with Tiffanie Drayton, author of the new book Black American Refugee: Escaping the Narcissism of The American Dream. Drayton examines the intersection of ...
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The Pseudo-Science of Whiteness: Biology as a Social Weapon (ENCORE) (29:00)
From: Making Contact

This week, filmmaker Stephanie Welch explores the role that racist, unscientific propaganda has played in promoting white supremacy in the U.S. She traces the history of the ...
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re:Work - Redemption (29:00)
From: Making Contact

This episode explores the story of Billy Taing, a Cambodian refugee who got caught up in the US criminal justice system at a young age.
Caption: Miracles Club

70 Million: When a State Treats Drug Addiction Like a Health Issue, Not a Crime (29:00)
From: Making Contact

A year ago, Oregon became the first state to decriminalize drug possession. The goal is to reverse some of the negative impacts of the War on Drugs by approaching drug use ...
Caption: Elizabeth Hernandez and other tenants protest rent hike , Credit: Alliance for Californians for Community Empowerment Action

Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State (29:00)
From: Making Contact

While wages have flatlined for most working class people, rents have reached new highs, leaving most people struggling. But it’s not just in the US. The rising cost of living ...
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She's Beautiful When She's Angry (Encore) (29:00)
From: Making Contact

We present the documentary, She's Beautiful When She's Angry, a reflection on the rise of the Women's Liberation Movement in the United States, between 1966 and 1971. She's ...