Civil Rights/Human Rights

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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

Northwest Community Coalition for Police Accountability Summer Gathering

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Liz Moore, Director of the Spokane Peace and Justice Action Works and Rev. Harriett Walden of Mom's for Police Accountability about their upcoming conference, Northwest Community Coalition for Police Accountability Summer Gathering, at Po... Read more

Voting Restrictions and Racial Discrimination Plus Excerpts from "Citizen Four"

Airs at: Wed, 08/03/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  A Federal Judge Finds Conservatives' Voting Restrictions Are Motivated by Intentional Racial Discrimination: And we ll feature compelling excerpts from Citizen 4, the documentary that chronicles the release of thousands of secret, eye-poping NSA documents by Whistle Blow... Read more