StoryLine

Commentary
1:20 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Gaining Our Rights is No Easy Task

Mary Law (l) with her daughter, Cristina.
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Imagine being a minority and fighting for equal rights.  Now imagine being caught in the middle of the fight as a teenager.

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Commentary
2:23 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Pushing Outside of the Comfort Zone to Find Their Voice

Jasmine Little (l) and Stephon Ingram are veterans and youth mentors for Authoring Action.
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Stephon Ingram and Jasmine Little say their involvement in one community program has empowered them to be a part of social change.

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Religion
10:41 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Storyline: Hasan Kelly and How He Embraced Islam

Hasan Kelly
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In this episode of Storyline, we hear from Hasan Kelly. Born in Hinton, West Virginia, Hasan grew up in a coal-mining family with traditional Christian roots.  He talks talks with Mathew Lee and Chandra Vemulapalli about his disillusionment with Christianity and how he eventually came to embrace Islam.

Storyline is a project of the Echo Network,  dedicated to building trusting relationships in our community. 

 

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Commentary
11:34 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Retelling the Old to Grow the Future

Sisters Betty Jeffers (left) and Jackie Jeffers Gant (right) skillfully weave tales about their family's history.
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Sisters Jackie Jeffers Gant and Betty Jeffers live in Winston-Salem. They are preserving the stories of their ancestry and in this way giving future generations a sense of their family’s strength and courage.

In this segment of StoryLine, the Jeffers sisters describe their grandparents, Betty Lawson and Lee Jeffers. Betty was a strong woman who freely expressed her opinions. Lee was a landowner who believed in education.

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