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The New Jim Crow

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What can we in Portland do to end the continuing forms of racism identified by Michele Alexander in her book The New Jim Crow?  Cara Dugas reports on last week's meeting  sponsored by the Portland International Socialist Organization and The Portland Campaign to End the New... Read more

Justice For Trayvon Martin Rally, Peninsula Park, Portland.

Airs at: Sun, 07/14/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Bread and Roses
The Portland Campaign to End the New Jim Crow called for a RALLY, SPEAKOUT & MARCH on Sunday, July 14, 4pm at Peninsula Park (N. Ainsworth & Albina). Justice for Trayvon! End Racist Killings! No Justice, No Peace! End the New Jim Crow!Delphine Criscenzo was on location.Pho... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 1st 2013

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole and we hear: Bill Resnick talk with UO sociologist and editor of Monthly review, John Bellamy Foster, about leftist strategy in the context of ecological crisesCara Dugas reviews "Blacking Up: hip-hop's remixing of race and identity", a docu... Read more

Movie Mole: Blacking Up - hiphop's remixing of race and identity

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Cara Dugas reviews Robert Clift's "Blacking Up: hiphop's remixing of race and identity", a new documentary about cultural appropriation and white hip-hop. Clift is a white hip-hop artist himself. His interrogation of the subject goes back to minstral shows and asks: are the... Read more

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SOON COME THIS WEEKEND !! FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND JUNE 15,16,17  2013 Read more

Maya Angelou, "Mom & Me & Mom"

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Legendary author Maya Angelou shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother in her new book, Mom & Me & Mom.    Angelou's mother, Vivian Baxter, was an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence abs... Read more

"Why are there so few black people in Oregon?" Walidah Imarisha leads discussion

Airs at: Tue, 05/28/2013 at 12:00am
This is a discussion with local activists about the history of race relations in Oregon. Read more

Interview with Vanport flood survivor Ed Washington

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2013 at 12:00am
Ed Washington was a child living in Vanport, Oregon, in 1948, when the Columbia River flooded into the largest public housing project in the U-S at the time, leaving 18,500 people homeless, a large number of whom were black. The event changed race relations in Portland fore... Read more

Interview with Portland Copwatch's Dan Handleman about Portland cops using racial profiling

Airs at: Wed, 07/18/2012 at 12:00am
KBOO's Jennifer Kemp spoke with Portland Copwatch's Dan Handleman about racial profiling by the Portland Police. Handleman says that the Portland Police search African American and Hispanic people at disproportinately high rates, despite statistics showing that white people... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour May 20th 2013

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode and we hear:Bill Resnick talks with Bruce Popdobnik about climate change activismAlan Wieder comments on the Rovina Raids and nonviolent struggle in South AfricaClayton Morgareidge comments on waking up to the amazing existence of this... Read more