Radio Interviews

Radio Interviews

WRAL-TV producer Clay Johnson on the upcoming documentary “Out of the Darkness” that examines a startling rise in the suicide rate among NC teens. “Out of the Darkness” debuts on Jan. 23, 2020. Learn more here.

Matt Ellinwood, Director of the Education & Law Project at the NC Justice Center, discusses adequacy and equity in school funding in the wake of the WestEd/Leandro report, which recommends nearly $8 billion in additional public school funding be allocated in the next seven years for North Carolina’s public schools. Read the findings in the WestEd report here.

Cheri Beasley became North Carolina’s first-ever Black female Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in February. It was our honor to sit down with Beasley earlier this year to discuss the School Justice Partnership, Second Chance legislation and the impact of rising court fines and fees on low-income North Carolinians.

It can be hard to find things to cheer about these days in the contentious world of public policy, but Durham County District Attorney Satana Deberry is doing some important work to change that situation. We sat down with Deberry to discuss changes she has implemented in the DA’s Office to improve the administration of justice.

From combating the opioid crisis, to fighting to find justice for sexual assault victims, to blocking an e-cigarette industry that is hooking teenagers, Attorney General Josh Stein has been at the center of it all this year. We recently sat down with Stein to learn more about those legal challenges, and what’s on the horizon for the A-G’s office.

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