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Bread and Roses is a collective of women-identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators. We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.


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Talkin Water: Activism in New Orleans

Airs at: Thu, 05/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Years after Hurricane Katrina, a new generation of activists are making their voices heard. The film, Talkin' Water, tells the inspiring story of four young women-- two from New York and two from New Orleans who are disillusioned by the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina a... Read more

Art and Activism in New Orleans

Airs at: Thu, 05/15/2008 at 5:00pm
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Bread and Roses travels to New Orleans for the 10th anniversary of the Vagina Monologues. We hear from  survivors of Hurricane Katrina. For more information about V-day, go to . Read more

Bread & Roses: UNITE HERE Local 9 on the Portland Hilton boycott

Airs at: Thu, 05/08/2008 at 5:00pm
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Becca Griggs and Eryn Slack, members of UNITE HERE Local 9 spoke with Bread & Roses on May 9, 2008 about the ongoing boycott of the Portland Hilton.  In this short interview, Becca and Eryn talk about hotel work experiences, the union's demand for a fair contract and action... Read more

Guantanamo Family Stories-1

Airs at: Thu, 04/24/2008 at 5:00pm
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During Omar Deghayes' 5 years of imprisonment at Guantanamo, his family became very outspoken. For the Deghayes family, it seemed history was repeating itself: In 1986, they had fled persecution in Libya where Omar's father had been assassinated, and had sought asylum in B... Read more

Guantanamo Family Stories-2

Airs at: Thu, 04/24/2008 at 5:00pm
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If you've seen the Hollywood movie, Rendition, you'll recognize the story of Saifullah Paracha. In the Hollywood movie, an innocent man is literally kidnapped off a plane by US agents, hooded, shackled and sent to a prison camp. This is essentially what happened to Saifulla... Read more

Guantanamo Family Stories-3

Airs at: Thu, 04/24/2008 at 5:00pm
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British-born Mozzam Begg spent a total of 3 years imprisoned at US-run prison camps at Guantanamo, Bagram and Kandahar. His book, Enemy Combatant, details the horrendous conditions he suffered, including 2 years in solitary confinement. He also writes about relations with U... Read more

Poet Activist Sunni Patterson on V-Day in New Orleans

Airs at: Fri, 04/11/2008 at 5:00pm
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Activist, poet and healer Sunni Patterson speaks with Bread & Roses from the Tenth Annual V-Day celebration in New Orleans.  The annual V-Day event is an international celebration of ending violence against women and girls, and this year honors the women of New Orleans and ... Read more

Community Runs Free Adult Health Clinic

Airs at: Thu, 02/21/2008 at 4:00pm
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The North by Northeast Community Health Center opened in response to the medical needs of Hurricane Katrinia survivors and of the medically uninsured here in Portland.  This audio features interviews with Dr. Jill Ginsberg, Pastor Mary Overstreet Smith, and Suzy Jeffreys a ... Read more