Radio 101

Arts
11:00 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Radio 101: Students Finds Passion in Hip-Hop Dance

Jah-ree Barber
Credit Lopa Shah

Radio 101 is WFDD's education program for high school students.  Radio 101 reporter, Jah-ree Barber, tells his story.

Jah-ree Barber has been a hip-hop dancer for twelve years.  He has been dancing since he learned how to walk and still loves to "bust a move".

Jah-ree's first signature dance was the Harlem Shake. Later, he learned other styles like popping and locking and KRUMPing.

"He easily learned different dances, no matter what it was, and was very persistent about perfecting that craft," says his mother, LaRonda Clark.

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Minorities
3:08 pm
Fri July 17, 2015

Radio 101: Student Navigates Three Cultures

Mariama Ibrahim
Credit Lopa Shah

Radio 101 is WFDD's education program for high school students.  Radio 101 reporter, Mariama Ibrahim, tells her story.

As the number of immigrants rises in the U.S., so does the number of young people trying to navigate more than one cultural identity. Mariama Ibrahim's father is Nigerian, her mother is Panamanian, and she grew up in America.

As a child, some of Mariama's peers made negative comments about her heritage. However, Mariama was always happy to be Nigerian, Panamanian, and American.

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Radio 101
9:49 am
Mon March 24, 2014

A Different View on Family Planning

Caroline Li ponders the family and social pressures on women to have children.
Credit Lopa Shah / 88.5 WFDD

Having children is not a given for some women.

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Radio 101
9:49 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Going Home Again

Krystal Dean participated in Radio 101 in 2011 while attending Carver High School in Winston-Salem.  She shares her experience of coming home to a family she barely knew after years living at the Masonic Home for Children.

Radio 101
9:31 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Proud To Be A Panther

Tiffany McMaillian participated in Radio 101 in 2011. In this story Tiffany talks about her high school James B. Dudley High School and the support and encouragement she receives there.