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Critical Race Theory

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic and spent most of his life fighting racism in the unions. He has written several books and hundreds of magazine pieces. Bill and Malik discuss Critical Race Theory – what it is, the complex ways raci... Read more

MLK Day Special 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for MLK Day Special
World Arts Foundation Inc. announces the annual tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Since 1976, this community event has celebrated Oregon’s African-American community. The event honors pioneering activists, community leaders, artists, musicians, and youth whose va... Read more

The Second Pandemic- Domestic violence in America

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
  On this segment of LTAR :The Second Pandemic- Domestic violence in America Hosted by Professional Johnson We are joined by a special guest, Mary Li, Director of the Multnomah Idea Lab-a think tank in Portland, OR. Nia Gray, our faith Reporter is on Assignment. Domestic... Read more

Why American Slavery was Unique in the World / The Willie Lynch Letter

Airs at: Fri, 12/16/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  Today's episode is a Way Black History! We discuss the uniqueness of American slavery and contrast it with slavery around the world. This conversation allows us to more directly deal with the implications and legacy of slavery in the United States. We spend... Read more

An Anti-fascist Christmas Carol

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers reads an excerpt from her commentary, “An Anti-fascist Christmas Carol and Tale of Two Cities: Portland, Oregon at the Crossroads,” which appears in today’s edition of Counterpunch. She reflects on the role that the persistent demonization of houseless peo... Read more

Brittney Griner and The Education of the Black Child

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Hard Knock Radio
  We spoke with Dave Zirin about the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner from a Russian prison. And later we spoke with Hodari Davis and Dr. Sheryl Davis about the education of children of color. Dave Zirin is an American political sportswriter. Hodari Davis is a foundin... Read more

How is This Guy Running for President Again? / Why is Critical Race Theory so Scary to Conservatives?

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  Today's episode begins with us going through the many things that have made headlines in the past year regarding the former president and how none of it seems to significantly quell the enthusiasm behind his movement. While we appreciate that some right-wing leaders have... Read more

The Gap: Catalytic Converters, Bad Ideas forced through and some good news too

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea have a hearty discussion about the local happenings around town. First, the Willamette Week coverage of the 'Lake Oswego Catalytic Converter Ring' that made up 28% of all catalytic converter theft in Portland! It's a wild stor... Read more

Black White Supremacists / Forgiveness in Black Circles

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  Today's episode starts off with our discussion on Black White supremacists. There are folks who are Black who go well beyond the conservative label, and they can be dangerous and confusing to the masses. We discuss some of the more prominent names and identify common cha... Read more

Third Eye Books

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
COVID-19 ravaged many small businesses, but Third Eye Books, opened in 2019, weathered the storm.  Hannah discusses the current business climate and how it affects his and other small bookstores.   He discusses the services this Southeast Portland literary center offers.  I... Read more