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Kenneth And Kevin Berry: The Berry Berry Brothers

Airs at: Wed, 01/14/2015 at 12:00am
This is a audio interview with Mr. Kenneth Berry and his brother Mr. Kevin Berry who came into KBOO's studio on January 14, 2015 to talk about their legacy in the Martin Luther King Tribute celebrations, KBOO, and working in the community of Portland for over four decades. ... Read more

Kimberly Moreland discusses history of Blacks in Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 02/05/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    Oregon Black Pioneers Board member Kimberly Moreland discusses African Americans of Portland and Perseverance: A History of African Americans In Oregon’s Marion and Polk Counties, both published by the Pioneers organization.   She also invites listeners to view "Racing ... Read more

Daughter of Janice Scroggins: Arietta Ward

Airs at: Sun, 01/18/2015 at 12:00am
On January 18th, I spoke with Ms. Arietta Ward daughter of the late Janice Scroggins about music and her life growing up around music with her mother and in Portland, OR. Arietta is a local artist here in Portland and can be found working with The Dookie Jam Funk Band/Doo D... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 2, 2015

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Due to technical difficulties, there will not be a "whole show" file until parts can be re-recorded. You can still listen to individual segments below. Joe Clement hosts and we hear: Alan Weider's second documentary on Studs Turkel, this time following him to Montgomery... Read more

Movie Moles: Selma

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Iven Hale review Selma, the widely acclaimed biopic about Martin Luther King Jr. and the Selma to Montgomery marches he helped organize in 1965, which aimed to draw attention to racial domination still alive after the Civil Rights Act of 1964. David Oyelowo ... Read more

JoAnn Hardesty Interview

Airs at: Fri, 01/23/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Between Us
Depending on who you talk to, longtime Portland activist JoAnn Hardesty's installation as president of the Portland NAACP is either a blessing or a nightmare.  This local civil rights icon's assumption to the office was compared by one post to the impact of an incoming arti... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 12, 2015

Airs at: Mon, 01/12/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts this episode, with the music of Phil Ochs, and segments on Charlie Hebdo, the Greek left, Teach for America, Studs Terkel, Property and the police state.  Find us on Facebook or Twitter, and friend or follow us for updates and other stuff we like to share... Read more

Don't Teach for America

Airs at: Mon, 01/12/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel reviews the criticism explaining why Teach for America is bad for those who teach in it, bad for the students they teach, and bad for public education in the United States. You can find a longer version of her comments, with links to sources, here . Read more

Arresting Power- Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon: Interview with the filmmakers

Airs at: Wed, 01/14/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
ARRESTING POWER: RESISTING POLICE VIOLENCE IN PORTLAND, OREGON uses archival materials,  documentary footage and interviews with community members, activists and organizers to uncover Portland’s unique history of policing and race relations, emphasizing its rich history of ... Read more

Don't Shoot Portland and the Wyden Town Hall

Airs at: Mon, 01/05/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for News In Depth
On Saturday, January 3, the local anti-police violence and social justice group Don't Shoot/Portland joined with 15 Now to protest at the McDonald's on SE 82nd and Powell. They called on McDonalds to pay a living wage to its workers, and more generally for a $15 and hour mi... Read more