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Goodnight Moon

Produced for the upcoming launch of American Dream X, UNC’s latest Viscom project.

Video by Margaret Cheatham Williams

A Hip Hop Promise

Produced for the upcoming launch of American Dream X, UNC’s latest Viscom project.

Video by Mary Lide Parker

Safekeeping

See Arkasha’s story first published in the At Home in the Heartland short documentary created at the 2011 Mountain Workshops.

Video by Arkasha Stevenson

Forging Family Against the Odds

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Rebecca and her husband, Randal, always knew they wanted to be a foster family, even with three birth children of their own. Two weeks after becoming certified as foster parents in November 2005, they had two children placed in their home. They decided to adopt the children and have since, adopted a third child. “All three of our adopted children are from horrible home lives, addiction, abuse, and everything that you could probably imagine, they’ve had in their little lives,” Rebecca said. Though they cannot foster or adopt any more children because of state laws, but hope to encourage others to adopt and provide children in need with a forever family.

Video by Jessey Dearing

Stings Target Prostitution in Durham Neighborhood

The Bull’s Eye, an area that consists of two-square miles in East Durham, is responsible for 20 percent of the city’s crime. While the predominant crimes in the area are robbery and aggravated assault, the Durham Police Department also focuses on controlling the less conspicuous crime of prostitution. As many women in the area are driven to prostitution by their addiction to crack cocaine, there are an abundance of other issues that mire women in the ongoing cycle of prostitution and addiction. Carolina Photojournalism’s Arkasha Stevenson recently rode along with DPD to document what happens when the sun goes down on the Bull’s Eye.

Video by Arkasha Stevenson