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Annihilating Caste Systems

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for For The Wild
  This week, Ayana is joined by a Dalit American civil rights activist. The Dalit, formerly known as "untouchables", are the people considered to be the lowest stratum of the castes in India.  Thenmozi Soundararajan, in a profound conversation detailing the wounds of cast... 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

Are more Black books being challenged?

Airs at: Thu, 11/03/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
The 1619 Project, Nikole Hannah-Jones (2019)  - Banned as part of broad efforts to stamp out "critical race theory” in schools.  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou (1969)  -  Challenged frequently and banned, ostensibly for vulgarity and sexually explicit materi... Read more

Full Interview | Co-Chairs of the Police Accountability Commission

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full interview with PAC Co-Chairs Faythe Aiken, Lovisa Lloyd and Seemab Hussaini. It was recorded Sunday, October 23, and the edited air date version (with more background information) can be found here.   ### Read more

October 25, 2022 | Interview with Police Accountability Commission Co-Chairs

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month we spoke with the co-chairs of the Portland Police Accountability Commission's fact-finding phase. The PAC is a 20-member all-volunteer group that is tasked with creating the new police accountability system demanded by voters in 2020. The fact-finding phase i... Read more

Mother of Color

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Dawn Jones Redstone is a filmmaker who believes in mentoring creative people from underrepresented communities.  Her short films, including Sista in the Brotherhood and We Have Our Ways, have tackled pressing social issues while offering opportunities for women of color ... Read more

Another Racial Reckoning in America - Stop AAPI Hate

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
  Revolutionary Love and Radical Imagination is the way forward according to Mary Li from Portland, Oregon, as a guest on LTAR: Another Racial Reckoning in America. And Ed Bird Song, Community College professor and counseling chair from Long Beach, CA said the tragedy of ... Read more

Things Fall Apart: Severe Weather brought on my Climate Change breaks our infrastructure

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
  Journalist Roundtable Topic: Things Fall Apart: Severe Weather brought on my Climate Change breaks our infrastructure. Talking Points: 'Indigenous peoples have been on the front lines of environmental racism for decades " Indigenous rights lawyer and activist Sherri Mitch... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 09/18/22

Airs at: Sun, 09/18/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  Music for this moment as summer ends, autumn begins while we remember Alonzo Tucker and that every child is deserving of love.     Resources Taylor Stewart's full talk can be found here https://youtu.be/nRjsWCaPrNw     Read more

Otis Quaicoe

Airs at: Tue, 08/23/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews painter Otis Quaicoe (PRONOUNCED KWAK-oo) about his show (S)kin Deep, at the Portland Art Museum through December 31, 2022. Quaicoe talks about painting portraits from photos, using black and white for skin tones, usin... Read more