Race

Should Police Unions Exist?

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Four labor leaders - Justin Norton-Kertson, Deborah Hall, Candy Luisa Hererra, and Hyung Nam - discuss the impact of police on Black lives and working class struggles, calling for severely restricting or abolishing those peculiar protection rackets called police "unions" Read more

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (It is being Live Streamed!)

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Songs and Words of Protest against Racism and Murder by the Police State of black and brown bodies.   Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 5 with Sarah Farahat

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial 30-minute podcast produced by a group of students and educators based out of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, OR, just outside of Portland. The students are enrolled in the Reynolds Gallery of Contemporary Art (RoCA), where they learn profess... Read more

Dockworkers strike against racism

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
David Porter, a seasoned dockworker in Portland, a union leader and member of the African American Longshore Coalition, talks with host Jamie Partridge about his union's historic Juneteenth strike against police brutality and systemic racism. Read more

Juneteenth Special

Special programming for Juneteenth Read more

Juneteenth Special: a conversation with N.K. Jemisin

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Juneteenth Special
  N.K. Jemisin is the first black writer to win Science Fiction & Fantasy's most prestigious prize, the Hugo Award, for best novel.  And Jemisin is the first writer ever, in the history of the genre, to win the Hugo Award for best novel three consecutive times.  She has be... Read more

A Two Hour Special with National Book Award winning poet Nikky Finney

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and tre... Read more

Documenting Those Killed While Protesting George Floyd's Murder

This is a post to outline who has been killed protesting George Floyd's murder. Yes, a former police officer was killed in St. Louis while protecting his friend's pawn shop from looters. THAT is all over the news. But there have also been 5 people killed during the protests... Read more

Corruption, Brutality, and the New Fourth Rule

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on June 10, 2020 entitled Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability. We’ll hear from some of the witnesses, including: Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense an... Read more

Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony recently on policing practices and law enforcement Accountability. On this installment of Prison Pipeline we hear from three of the witnesses: Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney, founder of the national law firm Ben Crump Law... Read more