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A Transgender Journey to Manhood in China

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  ​"Born in a rural Chinese village and identified as a girl at birth, Lei Ming, was barely cared for during his childhood. Often lonely, terrified and abused, he learned early to fend for himself and look within for answers, but there he discovered a paradox that threaten... Read more

White Privilege: Michael Eric Dyson

Airs at: Tue, 02/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Some people have choices and advantages simply because of the color of their skin. Many whites are unaware of it or if they are are quick to say, Hey, I’m cool and beyond that. Yeah, right. Peggy McIntosh, a noted women’s studies scholar in her classic essay “White Privi... Read more

Veterans for Peace Radio

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  An update of the Trump administration: the departure of Flynn and the withdrawal of Puzder. Then black history month clips from Muhammed Ali, William Harbour a freedom rider, Marion Barry and Olla Hudson a civil rights icon. Read more

I'm Not Racist.....Am I?

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  I’m Not Racist… Am I? is a feature documentary about how this next generation is going to confront racism. We asked 12 teenagers from New York City to come together for one school year to talk about race and privilege in a series of workshops and in conversations with fr... Read more

Angela Davis.....Beginnings: Movements of Possibility

Airs at: Tue, 02/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In times of crisis one can simultaneously see danger and opportunity. Today there is nostalgia for an imagined past and a desire to recreate it. It’s a seductive tale. Things were better then. The country was unchallenged in the world. Jobs were plentiful. Minorities, wo... Read more

Resurrecting the WPA, Universal Basic Income and Fighting Gentrification

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Arlene Goldbard heads up U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, a collective of artists and activists working to advance an agenda on the state and local level that includes Cultural Impact Studies (similar to Environmental Impact Studies) to help mitigate gentrification i... Read more

White Supremacy Watch

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 7:30pm - 8:00pm
KBOO reporter Canaan Schlesinger assembles reports from activists working to expose rampant and systematic targetting of people of color within the the Oregon Department of Corrections. Strategic Threat Management (STM): military defense strategy, or jargon for racial oppre... Read more

Anarquismo, Insane Music for Insane People #19, Agog

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 10:00pm - Sat, 02/11/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Join us this Friday evening continuing our membership drive to listen to more Insane Music for Insane People from the Belgium Label Insane, as well as the recording Anarquismo, which includes pieces by the band Antorcha (Las Antorchas), and much more! Read more

Michelle Alexander: Race & Caste in the U.S.

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar. As an associate professor of law at Stanford Law School, she directed the Civil Rights Clinics and pursued a research agenda focused on the intersection of race and criminal justic... Read more

Michael Eric Dyson in Portland with his Sermon for White America

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Michael Eric Dyson is an academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of Sociology at Georgetown University.  Described by Michael A. Fletcher as "a Princeton Ph.D. and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two", Dyson has authored or edited... Read more