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$600K Settlement in Portland Police Killing of Terrell Johnson

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Terrell Kyreem Johnson was a 24 year old from Portland, Oregon. On May 10, 2017, he was at a MAX light rail station in SE Portland threatening people with a utility knife. Witnesses say he was clearly demonstrating signs of mental illness and distress. The Portland Police w... Read more

Y2K Bugs To Electronic Rust

Airs at: Thu, 09/16/2021 at 3:00am - 4:30am
Produced for The Last Hour
Listen to 90 minutes of some of Thomas James' favorite electronic music artists that recorded music between 1998-2002 and still create music today and have recorded between 2018 and 2021. Artist List: Amon Tobin, THYS, Noordpool Orchestra, Squarepusher, Aphex Twin, Sleepne... Read more

Third Eye Bookstore

Airs at: Thu, 09/02/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Charles Hannah and his wife Michelle Lewis are the co-owners of Third Eye Books, Portland's only Black-owned bookstore.  Charles shares what motivated the couple to open a bookstore at a time when independent stores are challenged by mega-sellers like Amazon.  He expresses ... Read more

July 24th Medicare for All Rally in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  July 24th Medicare for All Rally in Portland. "Should health care be about profits or about people? Should you be denied access to basic life-saving care? Do you want a system of healthcare that maintains the market value of our largest money makers or one that promote... Read more

Glen Ford Tribute

Airs at: Mon, 08/16/2021 at 9:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Glen Ford Tribute. Last month on July 28th 2021 journalist and, Executive Editor of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford died at the age of 71. BAR provides news, commentary and analysis from the Black left and the loss of the voice and dedication of Glen Ford at such a youn... Read more

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bette Lee Photo Giveaway!   If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen Bette Lee, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to... Read more

Still In Prison Campaign

Airs at: Mon, 08/09/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, we speak with Portland activist Gregory McKelvey about non-unanimous juries and the Still In Prison Campaign. Plus, we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist with the Prison Policy Initiative, about PPI’s new report entitled ... Read more

The Gap: Non-unanimous Juries with the Still in Prison Campaign and Shame and Good Behavior

Airs at: Fri, 08/06/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Gregory McKelvey, an organizer with the Still in Prison campaign, and Ben Anderson-Nathe, a Jewish community member who is supporting the campaign. We learn about the racist and antisemitic history of non-unanimous j... Read more

The Library Ladies' Show

Airs at: Thu, 08/05/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
As summer draws to an end, students of all ages are preparing to return to school.  And, who better to help them but librarians?  So we've invited two of our favorite Library Ladies to share their reading recommendations. Carla Davis, Youth Librarian at the Midland Regional... Read more

What About Simone?

Airs at: Mon, 08/09/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Our Well Read Red Sharon Grant shares an article about sport as a business and how Black women athletes in particular get the short end of the stick. The article by Kurt Streeter was published July 23 in the New York Times.   Photo by Susie Butler/Flickr: Read more