Bread and Roses

Bread and Roses is a collective of women identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators.We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.

Episode Archive

Young Ladies Reflect on the State of Our World

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Fri, 12/04/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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our future leaders share their opinions on how life is today and how it should be tomorrow
On Bread and Roses this Friday we will hear a conversation Marhalia Postlethwaite will be having with young ladies about their views on world issues, school, and life in general. Be sure to tune in as our future leaders will be giving us their opinions on how life is today and how it should be tomorrow.

Hosted and Produced by Marshalia Postlethwaite

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Kitchen Table Conversations with Mary Postlethwaite- Youth Voices Matter

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Fri, 11/27/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Mary Postlethwaite interviews high school students about racism, current events and our future
Click Here to Listen to the Archived Audio!

Tune in this Friday for another episode of Kitchen Table Conversation with Mary Postlethwaite. She brings you a recording of a conversation she had last week with the students of a North Portland high school about current events, racism, education, and what adults can do become youth allies.

Hosted by Mary Postlethwaite.
Produced by Delphine Criscenzo

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"Intersecting TWOC" on Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Fri, 11/20/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Transgender Day of Remembrance Special Hour One

Youth Disenfranchisement and the School-To-Prison Pipeline

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Fri, 11/13/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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The school-to-prison pipeline is jeopardizing our collective future. Stop youth disenfranchisement!

Tune in this Friday for a show focused on the school-to-prison pipeline, discussing the long history of youth disenfranchisement in communities of color, gang culture, institutionalized zero-tolerance policies and the consequences for our collective future.

Live Reading: VoiceCatcher 10-Year Anthology, She Holds the Face of the World

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Fri, 11/06/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Live Reading: VoiceCatcher 10th Anniversary

Bread and Roses celebrates the 10th Anniversary of VoiceCatcher, a nonprofit community that connects, inspires and empowers women writers and artists in the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington area.

We are joined in the studio by Tiah Lindner Raphael (President and Managing Editor), and featured writers, Nikki Shulak, Jennifer Foreman, Claudia F. Savage, and Annie Lighthart.

Since 2005, VoiceCatcher has lifted the voices of hundreds of women by publishing their poetry, fiction, nonfiction and artwork in six VoiceCatcher print anthologies and seven online issues of VoiceCatcher: a journal of women’s voices & visions.

Bread and Roses on 10/30/15

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Fri, 10/30/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

How can feminism become inclusive of disability rights and justice?

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Fri, 10/16/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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What is problematic with the feminist idea that women are not inferior to men? Tune in to find out!
A transcript for this show is available bellow.

Tune in this Friday for a conversation on disability work grounded in social justice and civil rights with Caitlin Wood and Cheryl Green. We will talk about the cross over between disability activism and feminist activism and how feminism can become inclusive of disability rights and justice. We'll also talk about their art, activism and the projects they created together.

Caitlin is a disabled activist, performer, writer and the editor of the cross-disability anthology, Criptiques.

Bread and Roses on 10/09/15

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Fri, 10/09/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

We Need To Talk About Mass Shootings in America

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Fri, 10/02/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Call in to discuss UCC shooting as we try to understand America's gun problem
[Tonight we are pre-empting our originally planned show.] 

We turn our show to our listeners and invite you to call in at 503-231-8087 as we try to process the devastating mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg yesterday. 

 

Kitchen Table Conversations with Mary Postlethwaite- Are We the Product of Our Environment?

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Fri, 09/25/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Are we the product of our environment? Mary Postlethwaite hosts women who have broken the stereotype
Tune in this Friday for another episode of Kitchen Table Conversations with Mary Postlethwaite. Are we the product of our environment? Mary will host a conversation with three amazing women who have broken this stereotype: Olivia Aubrey, Amber Bailey, and her daughter Marshalia Postelethwaite.

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"My Teenage Werewolf. A Mother, A Daughter, A Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence" by Lauren Kessler

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Fri, 03/02/2012

My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, a Daughter, a Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence is Lauren Kessler's latest book in which she explores the mother/daughter relationship and tries to find out "what's more challenging in the life of a woman: being a teenager or being the mother of a teenager?" Lauren Kessler is the author of six works of narrative non-fiction, including Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's for which she won the Pacific Northwest Book Award. Lauren also teaches  journalism and directs the graduate program in literary nonfiction at the University of Oregon. Visit www.myteenagewerewolf.com for update on Lauren and Lizzie's lives or http://laurenkessler.com for more on Lauren's works. She sat with Bread and Roses' host Del Criscenzo to discuss My Teenage Werewolf and her current research...

More information on My Teenage Werewolf is available at Books on KBOO

  • Title: My Teenage Werewolf
  • Length: 39:14 minutes (89.79 MB)
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Joan Southgate and the Underground Railroad

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Fri, 02/17/2012

In 2002, at age 73, Joan Southgate undertook a 519-mile walk from southern Ohio to Canada to draw attention to the Underground Railroad. She wanted to honor a moment in history when people came together across color, creed, and class to do freedom’s work. Later Joan founded “Restore Cleveland Hope,” an organization to teach about Cleveland’s anti-slavery history.
She wrote “In Their Path: A Grandmother's 519-Mile Underground Railroad Walk” recounting her journey and her autobiography “Bout Time.”

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  • Length: 20:22 minutes (37.3 MB)
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PCC Women's Resource Center dedication to end oppression!

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Fri, 02/03/2012

Listen as Del Criscenzo interviews Samantha Taylor and Megan Snelling. Samantha Taylor is a student advocate working for the Women’s Resource Center at Portland Community College Sylvania campus. Samantha started by discussing the Women’s Resource Center and the services and resources they have available for PCC students. She introduced the Illumination Project an interactive theater program at PCC designed to address issues of discrimination to end oppression on campus. We were also joined by Megan Snelling who is a co-producer for this year’s production of the Vagina Monologues. She discussed the up-coming performances and why this is a PCC tradition. Megan read The Happy Vagina Fact Monologue and described her experiences being part of the Vigina Monologues production and of the Illumination Project. She improvised a scene with Samantha  to demonstrate how PCC uses interactive theater to address issues of discrimination. 2 powerful women working hard towards social change!

Morality Hijacked! What to do?

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Fri, 01/27/2012

Morality Hijacked?! Philosopher Susan Neiman, author of Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists, challenges progressives to take back the high moral ground.

More information about Moral Clarity is available at Books on KBOO

Maddie See, LCSW and Therapist

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Fri, 01/13/2012

New Bread and Roses host, Del Criscenzo interviews Madleine See. Maddie is a community member who has chosen the un-easy career of social work. Born and raised in Idaho, Maddie moved to Portland 11 years ago to attend school. She received her bachelor in Social Work from the University of Portland and her Master’s degree of Social work from Portland State University. Maddie is a licensed clinical social worker or LCSW who has worked as a child therapist for the past 5 years providing intensive services.

She discusses with us her choice of career and the challenges of social work. She also shades some light on children mental illnesses and shares with the audience important information about community resources available to families.

2011 Feminist Year in Review

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Fri, 12/30/2011

Del Criscenzo and Ashley Thirstrup are celebrating the milestones in Feminism during 2011. Listen to the show to hear about some incredible women who have made history this year including hearing clips from Asmaa Mahfouz who is credited by many as starting the Arab spring in Egypt, as well as from the three amazing women who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. The show discusses some inspiring stories of people rising up to defeat anti-women measures in government, as well as celebrate the lives of feminist she-roes we have lost this year. 

A 2 part show exploring how feminism has changed over the years.

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Fri, 12/23/2011
Ashley Thirstrup interviews award winning poet, author and Jungian analyst Naomi Lowinsky about the gowth and change of feminism over the years. Naomi is also the author of The Sister from Below: When the Muse Gets Her Way andThe Motherline: Every Woman’s Journey to Find Her Female Roots and numerous prose essays, many of which have been published in Psychological Perspectivesand The Jung Journal.
 
Women TV show characters of the 50's have played such an important role in promoting certain standards of womanhood, but through the years, women on TV have changed to become more complex, more life-like, less perfect. A new PBS documentary, America in Primetime produced by the Documentary Group sets out to describe how women have changed television through the years in their episode entitled "The Independent Woman." Bread and Roses' host, Del Criscenzo talks with Tom Yellin, co-founder and executive director for the Documentary Group. Tom discusses the role of "I love Lucy", "Roseanne", "Desperate Housewives" and more in changing the image of women on television.

Forgiving the Unforgivable

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Fri, 12/16/2011

Forgiving the Unforgivable? We explore Gov. Kitzhaber's recent decision to halt executions in Oregon with author Naseem Rakha whose book The Crying Tree grew out of her experiences as a journalist covering Oregon's last executions, and her research speaking with crime victims and Death Row inmates. Learn more: naseemrakha.com

An Evening with Lidia Yuknavitch, Author of 'The Chronology of Water'

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Fri, 11/25/2011

Bread and Roses hosts Leigh Anne Kranz, Delphine Criszensco and Ashley Thirstrup interview Lidia Yuknavitch, a local writer, teacher, activist and feminist. She is the author of three works of short fiction and literary criticism.  She is an Instructor of English and Women’s Studies Advisor at Mt Hood Community College.   

Her recent memoir, The Chronology of Water: A Memoir is a personal story, though universal. She was born to an angry man’s house, where tears got her sent to the crybaby corner and her voice left for years. She found solace in her sister and swimming, water and words, and a journal hidden under her bed, writing her voice back.

Water got her out of that house, a swimming scholarship to Texas Tech, sheer propulsion of body and will. It was a narrow escape. With rage to burn, she rebelled in the ways that hurt women do, using her body as a battering ram to feel nothing.

The stillbirth of her firstborn, a daughter, finally made her go numb.

It was water and rocks, good mentors and men, art and words, that introduced her to her intellect and made her feel—and write. She found her tribe, gave birth to a son, and made her own happy home.

A universal hero’s journey.

Lidia discusses the memoir, as well as her latest literary works.

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  • Genre: Dance & House
  • Length: 53:31 minutes (61.25 MB)
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Nada Alwadi on democracy movement in Bahrain

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Sat, 11/12/2011

Nada Alwadi is a young journalist from Bahrain who has covered the Arab Spring, politics and human rights issues since 2002. She has degree in communication from the University of Maryland and was a Fulbright scholar. In April she was detained while covering the pro-democracy movement in Bahrain. She was forced to sign a statement saying that she would stay away from politics and she was fired from her job. She left Bahrain shortly after that in fear for her safety.
She spoke at the Native American Center at Portland State University on Nov. 17 at 6 pm.
Hosted by Gabriele Ross.

 

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WOW! This show is so enlightening... When is it going national?

 

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