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World AIDS Day event in Portland

Airs at: Wed, 11/26/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
This coming Monday is World AIDS day, which is a day meant to bring attention to the continuing crisis of HIV and AIDS. In the Pacific Northwest and across the country, the disease continues to have a siproportionate impact on the African American and LGBT communities. On Su... Read more

Reaction to Ferguson Grand Jury's Failure to Indict

Airs at: Tue, 11/25/2014 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Reaction to Ferguson Grand Jury's Failure to Indict: interviews with Marsha Coleman-Adebayo of  the Washington-based Hands Up CoalitionDC, which is organizing a series of protests in Washington, D.C. , Portland activist Teressa Raiford of Don't Shoot Portland, and Reverend ... Read more

Ferguson Speak Out

Airs at: Thu, 11/20/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Clergy and youth activists will publicly call on media and policymakers to focus on the real, deeper issues that sparked protest after the killing of teen Michael Brown and will once again be front and center should Officer Darren Wilson be acquitted by a grand jury. The p... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 17, 2014

Airs at: Mon, 11/17/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts this episode and we hear these segments: Bill Resnick talks with Chris Toensing of Middle East Research and Information Project about US-Iran relations Bill reads about and discusses Black Friday Labor actions by and for Walmart workers Movie Moles Deni... Read more

Movie Moles: Dear White People

Airs at: Mon, 11/17/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Frann Michel discuss Dear White People, an independent first feature written and directed by Justin Simien; funded in part via Indiegogo, it has been a big hit at Sundance and with critics. It's currently playing in Portland at Cinema 21. Dear ... Read more

FERGUSON - What really happened? Race & Police Accountability (raw audio)

Airs at: Sat, 11/01/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for All Black Everything
"What Really Happened in Ferguson, MO" -- Race & Police Accountability Forum, sponsored by the Albina MInisterial Alliance for Justice and Police Reform at Maranatha Church on Nov. 1, 2014, featuring Rev. Robert O. White of Ferguson's "Clergy United".  This audio is the ent... Read more

Arresting Power - A Documentary Film about Police violence and resistance in Portland OR

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 r... Read more

Hands up don't shoot action - Portland Oct. 22

Airs at: Fri, 10/24/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Several dozen Portlanders gathered Wednesday night in outer southeast Portland for a protest march in solidarity with the people of Ferguson Missouri. Yesterday, October 22nd, marked a national day of action to end police brutality. In Portland, protesters walked around... Read more

Portland in Missouri for Ferguson October

Airs at: Thu, 10/16/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Protests continued today in Ferguson Missouri, as youth leaders met with the Mayor of Saint Louis to try to address concerns about police treatment of demonstrators. On Monday, over thirty faith leaders were arrested in an act of civil disobedience to call for justice for M... Read more

Left and the Law: racism, perceptions of crime, and the punitive state

Airs at: Mon, 10/13/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss a recent research report by The Sentencing Project, titled "Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Polices."  The report describes how deeply embedded racism is in the... Read more