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Felony Franks

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Jim Andrews, owner of Felony Franks told us about his hot dog stand that only hires ex-felons. Everything on the menu at Felony Franks has a name that’s prison related. You can link to Felony Franks and learn more about this innovative business at http://www.felonyfranks.co... Read more

Terry Stein Interview

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Prison Pipeline guest is Terry Stein, board member of Seventh Step at Oregon State Prison in Salem. Terry shared her experiences of 11 years of working with programs to help prisoners change their lives and avoid recidivism. Read more

Voices from the Edge on 09/10/09

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Curtis Edward McCarty was convicted and sentenced to death twice for a 1982 murder in Oklahoma City. After repeated court battles and 21 years in prison - 19 on death row - McCarty was exonerated and released following a 2005 appeals court ruling based on new DNA evidence a... Read more

Prisons as Slavery: Robert King of The Angola 3

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for A Deeper Look
Robert Hillary King author and the only member of The Angola 3 to be freed from jail joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to give an update on the cases of the A3 and to talk about prisons as modern slavery. Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox have spent 37 years in solitary conf... Read more

Prison Labor

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
It’s Labor Day, so we talked about prison labor. Tatiana, our guest helped Ruth walk through some of the basic information about prison labor. Ruth also read from essays about working in prison written by folks at Oregon State Prison. Read more

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

From the Archives: Nikki Giovanni

Airs at: Tue, 09/01/2009 at 12:00am
Here at KBOO, we're slowing digging through our archives to bring hidden gems to light in the digital era.  While much of our archived audio is on reel-to-reel, we have some newer work on CD format that we're currently unearthing.  Here's a great example: Nikki Giovanni's 2... Read more

Yoga in Prison

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
SarahJoy Marsh, founder of Living Yoga tells about the Yoga programs that her organization teaches in several Oregon prisons. 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

Breaking the Addiction

Airs at: Sun, 08/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Six mentors from Bridges to Change focused their discussion on released prisoners who had been addicted to alcohol and/or drugs and now had to meet the challenge of fitting back into society. They all had been incarcerated at one time or another, and recovered from addictio... Read more