Education

Philadelphia Teachers Fight Back

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with Philadelphia teachers Adam Sanchez and Nina Willbach about their district's push to re-open school buildings and how teachers there have responded. Read more

The Gap: Keeping up with the Biden Administration and Non-Celebrity Role Models

Airs at: Fri, 02/26/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start by discussing three recent federal actions related to the Biden Administration. We talk about the Equality Act passing the House, the $15 minimum wage increase being dropped from the COVID stimulus relief bill and a new ... Read more

Big Strikes and the Sabotage of Labor, Part 3

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement concludes their conversation with Marianne Garneau, an organizer and educator with the Industrial Workers of the World, and publisher of the online worker journal Organizing.Work about the politics of the Big Strike and the retreat from direct action and organiz... Read more

Malcolm Mitchell | Super Bowl Champ to Champion of Literacy

Airs at: Sat, 02/20/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
Malcolm Mitchell is the rookie who helped the New England Patriots win Super Bowl LI.  He’s also the founder of an initiative called Read with Malcolm, which introduces book ownership to students, and works to improve literacy in schools.  Malcolm‘s Share the Magic  Founda... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 15, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes: COVID 19, its Variants and the Future: Bill Resnick talks with evolutionary biologist Mike Friedman who teaches and writes and has studied the COVID pandemic since it appeared. They discuss the recently d... Read more

The Black Panther Party

Airs at: Thu, 02/11/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Writer David F Walker is known for his work on such comics titles as Shaft, Luke Cage, and Power Man & Iron Fist.  In Portland, he covered the film scene for Willamette Week as well as his self-published blaxploitation zine BadAzzMoFo, and curated the Longbaugh Film Fest... Read more

Portland Teachers push back against MAP Tests

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with 4 Portland teachers about their recent efforts to stop subjecting students to the MAP Test.  Taking this test interferes with more meaningful class learning, highlights the lack of equity for students stuck at home, and provides results that are larg... Read more

Student leaders choose Ida B. Wells-Barnett as new high school namesake

Airs at: Tue, 02/02/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The 2020 Black Lives Matter protests sparked calls to rename schools and remove statues of past slave owners. Last week, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was officially chosen as the new namesake for Southwest Portland’s Wilson High School, after a years-long push by students and al... Read more

Myrlie Evers-Williams | Civil Rights Icon

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
In 2010, I had the honor and privilege to bring Myrlie Evers-Williams into the studio for an interview. She is the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers.  Medgar Evers was murdered in front of his family in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1963.   I had originally met My... Read more