Center for Intercultural Organizing - on Common Sense

Airs at: Wed, 09/02/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez Join the conversation in a new Talk Radio Show, Common Sense, aimed towards presenting the Immigrant and Refugee Perspective on issues that are under-represented in our Mainstream Media.  Today's guests are Baher Butti... Read more

A call to fill Oregon's black leadership void

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Black leadership is on the rise - from the White House to corporate giants like Xerox Corp. In progressive Oregon, however, blacks currently hold no elected positions in the city, county or regional governments within the metropolitan area where most of their community resi... Read more

"From The Bottom of th Heap": The autobiography of guest Robert Hillary King of the Angola 3

Airs at: Wed, 08/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for A Deeper Look
Born into grinding poverty in a segregated South, Angola 3 member Robert Hillary King survived his childhood to spend 29 years in solitary confinement in the Louisiana State prison in Angola. A member of the Black Panther Party framed and convicted of murder he did not commit... Read more

Katherine Hughes on the trial of Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 KBOO Wednesday Morning Talk Radio Today, Marianne Barisonek talks with activist Katherine Hughes about how Muslims are being targeted for harassment in general, and how Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker, has been targeted in particular.   Read more

Can talking about race make a difference?

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Last month, President Obama sat down over beers with a Cambridge cop and a Harvard professor to talk about an ugly incident that brought home how deep racial tensions still run in our nation. The president saw the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. by Sgt. James Crowly as a "... Read more

The State of Black Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
    The State of Black Oregon was published earlier this month by the Urban League of Portland. The report contains a stark inventory of statistics that show a persistent gap in living standards between black and white Oregonians – a gap that is growing wider as a result of... Read more

San Francisco Eight Victory

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Charges were recently dropped against 4 of the San Francisco 8, leaving only one defendent left. We talk with Richard Brown of the SF8 and Miasha Quint from the Committee to defend the SF 8 about the recent developments, the sucess of the organizing, the cointelpro targeti... Read more

Nury Turkel speaks on China's crackdown on Uighurs

Airs at: Sun, 08/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Rebiya Kadeer is the head of the World Uighur Congress. She’s emerging as a sort of Dalai Lama for the Uighurs, an exiled spokesperson who draws the ire of the Chinese government. They blamed her for instigating the riots in Urumqi earlier this month, and now they’re condemn... Read more

The July 27 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This edition of the Old Mole is hosted by Tom Becker (pictured here), and its topics include the global politics of climate change, the history and role of Bitch Magazine, the right to be irate when being arrested, healthcare workers' fight for their own union, and a set of... Read more

Professor Gates and the Cop

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Do we or don't we have the right to talk back--even to be irate--to an officer of the law?  Bill Resnick comments on this un-remarked issue in the case of  Henry Louis  Gates's arrest in his own home in Cambridge.   Read more