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racism and the economic crisis

For The Old Mole February 9, 2009. Racism is arguably both a cause and a consequence of the current economic crisis. Joe Sims, writing in the Black Commentator, notes that there are many explanations for the present disaster, including “'financialization' or the capitali... Read more

Culture Clash at the 7-11

Airs at: Thu, 07/31/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for APA Compass
In the process of buying a bottle of Aquafina, Kushlani de Soyza defies the expectations of a convenience-store clerk. Read more

Darn you, Miley Cyrus! Kushlani de Soyza's Angry APA Minute Feb 09

Airs at: Fri, 02/06/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for APA Compass
 Kushlani de Soyza takes on Disney's top pop princess for making racist gestures in a recently publicized photograph. Not cool, Hannah Montana! Read more

Black History Month Musings

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Co-hosts Hosts Emma Ford and Patricia Welch share books and Black History Month local activities .  Also discuss the significance of this month to African-Americans.  Read more

Breaking Down Poverty's Barriers: An Interview with Dr. Donna Beegle

Poverty is more than a lack of resources. It creates barriers that isolate the poor from the rest of the community and from opportunities to break free from its grip. That isolation also extends to having a voice in research and program development for breakding down povert... Read more

Livability or Big Brother: The Portland Police Bureau's Secret List

Airs at: Wed, 01/28/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The Portland Police Bureau is keeping a list of people arrested most often downtown. The police say that the list, which has grown from 35 to nearly 400, is part of a coordinated strategy to improve livability in Old Town and surrounding neighborhoods by arresting chronic o... Read more

More Talk Radio on 02/02/09

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with prominent anti-racism activist Tim Wise about his new book "Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama." Tim Wise explores how Barack Obama's emergence as a political force is taking the race debate to ne... Read more

Livability or Big Brother: Portland Police's Secret List

The Portland Police Bureau is keeping a list of people arrested most often downtown. The police say that the list, which has grown from 35 to nearly 400, is part of a coordinated strategy to improve livability in Old Town and surrounding neighborhoods by arresting chronic o... Read more

Does Portland have a real solution for its gang problem?

Airs at: Wed, 01/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland has seen 11 gang-related shootings since the Dec. 12 murder of a gang member inside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. City leaders are calling it a "gang war crisis" and the Portland police want a new coordinated strategy to combat the violence. But the call ... Read more

Does Portland Have a Real Solution for its Gang Problem?

Portland has seen 11 gang-related shootings since the Dec. 12 murder of a gang member inside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. City leaders are calling it a "gang war crisis" and the Portland police want a new coordinated strategy to combat the violence. But the call ... Read more