Tested is a hard look at how North Carolina and its neighbors face the day's challenges. Hosted by journalists Dave DeWitt and Leoneda Inge. Produced at North Carolina Public Radio, WUNC.
Squeaky Clean: What It Takes To Eradicate Rats
26:33Most people want nothing to do with rats. They're pests, vermin with voracious appetites. But they're also clever, adaptable and so pervasive around the world, it's easy to forget that, in most places, rats are an invasive species.
Behind The Lines, Part Three: Reckoning With Reform
27:51Part three in a four-part series that examines redistricting in North Carolina
Around The Clock Childcare Blurs Lines Between Family And Caregivers...In A Good Way
35:30Most childcare facilities operate around parents and guardians who work some version of a 9-5 job. But not all. With help from our friends at the podcast Embodied, we learn about 24-hour childcare providers who answer the call, and the diversity of needs, for parents who travel or clock in on second and third shift schedules. | Power the future of public radio with a contribution at wunc.org/give.
"I Thought I Was The Only One In The World": Latina Converts To Islam
29:46Meet the newest podcast in WUNC's on-demand portfolio: Me & My Muslim Friends. The show explores nuances of identity within Muslim communities across the nation and the world. In this episode, host Yasmin Bendaas discusses a population of Muslims that is underrepresented in mainstream portrayals of Islam — Latinx converts to the faith. | Power the future of public radio with a contribution at wunc.org/give.
Behind The Lines, Part Two: The Pen vs. The Gavel
30:04Part two in a four-part series that examines redistricting in North Carolina
Zoned In: Where Does Raleigh Go From Here?
20:18WUNC's Kamaya Truitt talks with Mitchell Silver, former city planner for Raleigh, about the city's growth in the last decade, and how policies like zoning laws influence that community growth.
Protecting North Carolina's Students From COVID-19
14:03The North Carolina Watchdog Reporting Network examined COVID-19 policies in North Carolina’s school districts as we approach two months into this new year. And they found wide disparities in the way that districts across the state are choosing to protect their students.
Behind The Lines, Part One: The Ultimate Exercise In Cultivating Political Power
31:19In this crossover episode, the WUNC Politics Podcast presents part one in a four-part series examining redistricting in North Carolina.
From A Corner To Crops, Southeast Raleigh Is Bringing Fresh Food To Pantries
15:19The Raleigh city council is considering a change to its zoning laws that would open the doors for more corner stores across the city.
If you didn't know Pauli Murray already, you will now
28:36Pauli Murray was ahead of her time. The Durham-based activist was a tireless hero for social justice, a battle-ready solider against racism and sexism, and a spiritual mentor for today's justice advocates.