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Roundtable discussion about Hawaiian sovereignty and the Akaka bill

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
APA Compass member Elaine Cha hosts a discussion with author and professor Dr. Kēhaulani Kauanui and Native Pacific Islander and activist Angela Robinson. They discuss Hawaiian sovereignty and the Akaka Bill. Read more

A "Juneteenth" rememberance: confronting racism in Oregon

June 19th marks the 144th anniversary of the landing of federal troops in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and finally bring slavery to an end throughout the United States. "Juneteenth" has not only become a day to commemorate the end of slavery but... Read more

Filmmaker Anne Keala Kelly discusses her documentary Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai'i

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
APA Compass members Patti Duncan spoke with filmmaker Anne Keala Kelly about her new documentary Nono Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai'i. This interview originally aired on an APA Compass program about Hawaiian sovereignty and the Akaka Bill. Read more

Interview with Hawaiian hip hop artist Sudden Rush

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
APA Compass's Kushlani De Soyza speaks with Hawaiian hip hop artist Sudden Rush. This interview originally aired as part of an APA Compass program about Hawaiian sovereignty and the Akaka Bill. Read more

Indigenous Issues from Belgium

Airs at: Thu, 05/21/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today is the third day of a United Nations Summit for Indigenous Issues.  As part of the summit, indigenous activists marched to several embassies to demand policy changes toward native people and biodiversity. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Ann Peterman of the Global Fore... Read more

Indigenous People's Summit

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    Hundreds of indigenous leaders have gathered at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues this week in New York. Some of the top issues they are hoping to address include the climate crisis, free trade agreements, and indigenous sovereignty. KBOO’s Jenka ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/20/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers tha... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/06/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/09

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
May 1, 2009 marks the 123rd anniversary of a rally for the eight-hour day in Chicago's Haymarket Square that ended with a police riot that left over a dozen dead. The political trial and hanging of four anarchists that followed sparked protests around the world and the desi... Read more

May day cancelled in mexico city

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News