Civil Rights/Human Rights

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Prison Pipeline on 01/02/12

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2012 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Megan Vosk hosts this evening’s Prison Pipeline. It presents three short pieces produced by students in the media program at Portland Youth Builders. All three pieces provide interesting perspectives on prison life. The first piece talks about how the media portrays the pri... Read more

Project Censored celebrates 35 years as media watchdog

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2011 at 12:00am
Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire co-host a special program with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored to talk about the release of Censored 2012, which Celebrates 35 Years of Project Censored. In the last 35 years, the so-cal... Read more

Author Carla Peterson, "Black Gotham"

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Part detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, Black Gotham is Carla Peterson's riveting account of her quest to reconstruct the lives of her nineteenth-century ancestors. As she shares their stories and those of their friends, neighbors, and business associates, ... Read more

Radiozine on 07/15/11

Airs at: Fri, 07/15/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Jay Thiemeyer interviews Erinn Goodell of Sisters of the Road about commitment to food justice, including creating partnerships with local food growers and suppliers and addressing food insecurity and/or the increase of people experiencing homelessness and poverty in o... Read more

MALCOLM X: A Life of Reinvention

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
MALCOLM X: A Life of Reinvention Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Kevin Doughten, an editor at Viking Penguin, about the new book MALCOLM  X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable. MALCOLM X was ten years in the making and draws from multiple untapped ... Read more

Radiozine on 06/17/11

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Remembering Stonewall KBOO presents our annual broadcast of this radio documentary produced in 1989 by David Isay. On Friday, June 27, 1969, eight officers from the public morals section of the first division New York City Police Department raided the Stonewall Inn, one o... Read more

William Pepper on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Airs at: Thu, 04/07/2011 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
Host Per Fagereng speaks with William Pepper, an American lawyer who practices international human rights law, about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4th, 1968. Pepper was present at Martin Luther King's April 4, 1967 Riverside Church speech in which Ki... Read more

Secret Asian Woman

Airs at: Tue, 03/03/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Secret Asian Woman, a half-hour personal exploration of identity and mixed race  produced by Dmae Roberts. Throughout her life especially living in Oregon, Dmae has had to bring up her ethnicity especially when it comes to the question: "What Are You?"  This piece was or... Read more

Karla Gilbride from Disability Rights Advocates talks about Resolving violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Karla Gilbride, staff attorney with Disability Rights Advocates, about cases they are handling around the country to resolve violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).  DRA is a non-profit law firm dedicated to securing the civil... Read more

More Talk Radio on 11/08/10

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with labor organizer, writer and radical theorist John Cronan Jr. He will be speaking at Laughing Horse Books on Thursday, November 11th at 6PM with activist and student orgainzer Casey Asprooth-Jackson.  John Cronan is a restaur... Read more