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Graffiti Hall of Fame

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Aired March, 2000. 15-year-old Jimmy Belfon Jr. reports on the Graffiti Hall of Fame, which covers the walls of his school playground. Jimmy says traveling the streets of New York City is like visiting a museum.

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Harlem Girls Choir

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Aired March, 2000. Danielle Beckom's brother is a member of the world-renowned Harlem Boys Choir, and that inspired her to report on a lesser-known choir: The Harlem Girls Choir.

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Pirate Radio

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Aired November, 1999. 12-year-old Antoine Bazilio is a DJ at a local community radio station and did his report on the show he hosts: The Literature Show. "I think a show like mine is important because I am trying to bring our literacy rate up in the Projects."

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I'm Not Emo

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

When Josetta slipped into a depression, she started to listen to rock music that matched her mood. Her family and her community quickly labeled her as different. 

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Berlin Philharmoniker Visits New York

Thursday, November 15, 2007

During the Berlin Philharmoniker’s 17 day stint in New York this month, the orchestra is working with several of the city’s “high brow” cultural institutions – Carnegie Hall, MoMA, the Guggenheim and the Department of Education. Reporter Veralyn Williams spent the last 3 weeks following a group of high school students as they prepare to perform this weekend with members of the Berlin Philharmoniker. They’re created an original work inspired by Stravinsky’s "The Rite of Spring."

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Poetry

Saturday, May 26, 2001

Since she moved to the Bronx from Suriname at age 12, Judith hasn't felt she fits in with any group. Dutch is her first language. She wants to be an opera singer. She's black.

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Superstar

Friday, May 25, 2001

Becoming the President used to rank high among career goals for young people. Now they want to be pop-stars.

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