Chronicling the Rise of ISIS in Syrian and Asia; Funding the Arts
Citizen Journalists Document ISIS in Raqqa
Raqqa, Syria is the de facto capital of the caliphate declared by the group Islamic State. A group of citizen journalists called Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently have made it their mission to document daily life under ISIS in Raqqa.
Outro Music: The Merchant of Cairo by Middle Eastern Musicians Conglomerate
Chronicling the Rise of ISIS in Asia
Despite the acronym ISIS, the group Islamic State is no longer confined to Syria and Iraq. Asia is home to millions of Muslims and the group has been making inroads to those communities.
Outro Music: Became - Instrumental Version by Atmosphere
Funding the Arts in Hawaii
State support for the arts starts at the legislature---and one of its biggest backers is state Senator Brian Taniguchi, founder of Arts at the Capitol.