Civil Rights/Human Rights

Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Nation Institute Senior Fellow Chris Hedges (American Fascists, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning) and comics journalist Joe Sacco (Palestine, Safe Area Gorazde) have teamed up to produce Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, a sweeping portrait of the American underclass... Read more

Radiozine on 06/15/12

Airs at: Fri, 06/15/2012 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
“Remembering Stonewall”, a documentary produced by David Isay in 1989 to honor the 20th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, an uprising by patrons of a New York gay bar, an event that is often seen as the birth of the gay liberation movement. KBOO broadcasts this documenta... Read more

Our Fathers Who Aren't In Heaven

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents a Black History Month documentary, Our Fathers Who Aren’t In Heaven, produced by Michael Johnson. This half-hour piece originally aired in 1994 as part of Legacies: Tales From America, a 13-part series of multicultural personal stories produced by Dmae Roberts... Read more

Prison Pipeline on 01/02/12

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2012 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Megan Vosk hosts this evening’s Prison Pipeline. It presents three short pieces produced by students in the media program at Portland Youth Builders. All three pieces provide interesting perspectives on prison life. The first piece talks about how the media portrays the pri... Read more

Project Censored celebrates 35 years as media watchdog

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2011 at 12:00am
Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire co-host a special program with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored to talk about the release of Censored 2012, which Celebrates 35 Years of Project Censored. In the last 35 years, the so-cal... Read more

Author Carla Peterson, "Black Gotham"

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Part detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, Black Gotham is Carla Peterson's riveting account of her quest to reconstruct the lives of her nineteenth-century ancestors. As she shares their stories and those of their friends, neighbors, and business associates, ... Read more

Radiozine on 07/15/11

Airs at: Fri, 07/15/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Jay Thiemeyer interviews Erinn Goodell of Sisters of the Road about commitment to food justice, including creating partnerships with local food growers and suppliers and addressing food insecurity and/or the increase of people experiencing homelessness and poverty in o... Read more

MALCOLM X: A Life of Reinvention

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
MALCOLM X: A Life of Reinvention Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Kevin Doughten, an editor at Viking Penguin, about the new book MALCOLM  X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable. MALCOLM X was ten years in the making and draws from multiple untapped ... Read more

Radiozine on 06/17/11

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Remembering Stonewall KBOO presents our annual broadcast of this radio documentary produced in 1989 by David Isay. On Friday, June 27, 1969, eight officers from the public morals section of the first division New York City Police Department raided the Stonewall Inn, one o... Read more

William Pepper on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Airs at: Thu, 04/07/2011 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
Host Per Fagereng speaks with William Pepper, an American lawyer who practices international human rights law, about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4th, 1968. Pepper was present at Martin Luther King's April 4, 1967 Riverside Church speech in which Ki... Read more