African American

Educators line up to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Friday, June 26, educators and students came together in support of Black Lives Matter. On Stark Street, East County Educators lined up to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg was there to hear from educators about their r... Read more

Police Brutality and Community Relations

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony recently on “Police Use of Force and Community Relations.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from some of the witnesses including S. Lee Merritt, a civil rights activist and attorney with Merritt Law Firm of Philadelph... Read more

The Fourth Rule

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on June 10, 2020 entitled Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability. We’ll hear from some of the witnesses, including: Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Hum... Read more

Shani Harris-Bagwell

Airs at: Tue, 06/30/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents the continuing series of features on Black artists in Portland with a feature on Shani Harris-Bagwell, actor and political & media consultant. Shani recently joined the board for the Regional Arts and Culture Council and will be working with the Multnomah C... Read more

Should Police Unions Exist?

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Four labor leaders - Justin Norton-Kertson, Deborah Hall, Candy Luisa Hererra, and Hyung Nam - discuss the impact of police on Black lives and working class struggles, calling for severely restricting or abolishing those peculiar protection rackets called police "unions" Read more

News Update for 6/26/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
Early this month Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler gave city employees the option to take bereavement leave to cope with the deaths of African Americans killed by law enforcement and white supremacists.  The Oregonian reports today that 295 Portland employees have filed for 40 ho... Read more

Bob Hamilton Joins Linda for Thursday Talk Radio

Airs at: Thu, 06/25/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Juneteenth Radio
We'll be talking about all things COVID, and the rising up that's happening in the US right now. Read more

Voices of Protest for Racial Justice, June 19th

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "I might be the next name on the list. Any Black person here could be the next name on the list. My name could be the name you're chanting in these streets. That's a fear I have every single day of my life. Do you?" For over three weeks now, protesters have been coming o... Read more

Car caravans make protesting viable during COVID-19 considerations

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The threat of coronavirus means that organizing and protesting in person is often not feasible for many, even if they would like to make their presence known and their voice heard. But local groups have found a way through that barrier, using car caravans as a way to sho... Read more

Community control of police challenges the power relationship between police and oppressed communities: a conversation with Max Rameau

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "The problem particularly for Black communities and oppressed communities is that [defunding the police] wouldn't change the fundamental power relationship between our communities and the police, and that's what we really need changed." Protests spurred by the police mu... Read more