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The Promised Land: Voices from the Gulf Coast
Saturday, 07/30/11
Wilma Subra may look like your neighborhood granny, but she's a serious scientist. On this episode of The Promised Land, we see how Wilma's been educating communities and defending ecosystems in the Gulf Coast.
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The Promised Land: Coastal Women for Change
Saturday, 07/16/11
This week on The Promised Land, we meet a hair-dresser turned activist. Sharon Hanshaw is the Executive Director of Coastal Women for Change, an organization that empowers women to create positive change in their Biloxi community.
Saturday Special
The Promised Land: Voices from the Gulf Coast
Saturday, 07/09/11
This week on The Promised Land, Majora Carter visits New Orleans East, the most dense ethnically Vietnamese population outside of Vietnam. In the Gulf region, about 80 percent of Vietnamese Americans were connected to the fishing industry, and the BP oil spill hit the community hard.
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The Promised Land: Voices from the Gulf Coast
Saturday, 07/02/11
The Promised Land brings us the stories of people who are changing their communities with innovative thinking and tireless effort. This episode features Nat Turner, who has transformed an old store in New Orlean's Lower Ninth Ward into Blair Grocery, a nontraditional school and an urban farm run by youth who've dropped out of mainstream education.
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Saturday Special
The Promised Land: Voices from the Gulf Coast
Saturday, 06/25/11
The Promised Land brings us the stories of people who are changing their communities with innovative thinking and tireless effort after hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill.  This episode features Dr. Kyshun Webster, founder and executive director of Operation Reach, an extensive family of programs for kids throughout the Gulf South.
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