Civil Rights/Human Rights

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Vigil commemorating two year anniversary of Gaza invasion

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Two years ago, the Israeli army began one of its bloodiest attacks on Palestinians in Gaza. That fighting went on for fifty-one days, lasting from July 8 through August 27. Well over two thousand Gazans were killed, upwards of seventy percent of them civilians. Sixty-six... Read more

TONIGHT at MIDNIGHT on The Outside World -after hours LIVE session

Airs at: Sat, 08/20/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
The Inbetweens, Mike Gamble's long-time NYC musical comrades and co-conspirators are in town for a special appearance tomorrow at THE MONTAVILLA JAZZ FESTIVAL, so this after hours set is even MORE special, as it's a secret (shhh!) Gotta drop in yerself on the radio and see ... Read more

Ex-Offenders & Employment after Banning the Box

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Oregon’s “Ban the Box” law, H.B. 3025, went into effect in January 2016.  Oregonians no longer have to check the box on job applications that asks about previous convictions.  Last year President Obama "banned the box" on federal-government employment applications and almos... Read more

Black Lives Matter Endorses Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions of Israel

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2016 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Black Lives Matter has endorsed the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, in solidarity with the people of Palestine. To find out more, KBOO reporter Doug McVay spoke with Ned Roche from the Portland chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace. Read more

Youth and the Law

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty will be interviewing 4 students who participated in a summer works program called Youth and the Law.  The students have developed tools for incoming freshmen to teach them and their parents about their rights in encounters with the police. Read more

A Conversation about Solitary Confinement

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez interviews Phil Stockton with Big House Kite on his upcoming event, "Within These Walls", a town hall conversation about the nature and state of solitary confinement in Oregon and the U.S. today.  The event will include a panel of state legislators, past membe... Read more

Protests at the Olympic Games; Pokemon, the CIA and the NSA; Third Party History; and a Smear Campaign against Jill Stein

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  Today on Flashpoints, we take a closer look at the ongoing protests against the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Then, we talk with a tech expert about the possible use of Poky-man Go by the CIA and the NSA. Next, we speak with an expert on the history of third parties in t... Read more

Elegizing Black Lives: How Poets Have Elegized Victims of Lynching and State Violence

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Host Celeste Carey speaks with Gabriele Hayden about a class she is teaching for Portland Underground Graduate School called "Elegizing Black Lives," The course will look at how African American poets have elegized victims of lynching and state violence. How have they ce... Read more

Weekly Disruption for Aug 5, 2016

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2016 at 8:00am - 8:15am
Produced for Pacific Underground
Weekly Disruption is back for another round of disrupting the news. This week we disuprt the news about Korryn Gaines and the toxic masculinity behind a killing of Anna Bui; the Khan family continue to disrupts Trump; Hollywood's further whitewashing in animated films; Suic... Read more

A Crisis of Leadership and the Role of Citizens in Black America: A Discussion With Book Author Stephen Graves

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2016 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Join EarToTheStreets Of Portland (ETTS) this Thursday night 8/4 for a discussion around leadership as it relates to Black communities and organizing with Mt. Hood Community College professor Dr. Stephen Graves and the author of his newest book: A Crisis of Leadership and th... Read more