African American Issues

More Talk Radio on 06/17/13

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 06/17/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
he United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing
 
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview Greg Carter about his new book "The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing."
 
Barack Obama’s historic presidency has re-inserted mixed race into the national conversation. While the troubled and pejorative history of racial amalgamation throughout U.S. history is a familiar story, Greg Carter asks us to reconsider an understudied optimist tradition, one which has praised mixture as a means to create a new people, bring equality to all, and fulfill an American destiny.

"Why are there so few black people in Oregon?" Walidah Imarisha leads discussion

program date: 
Tue, 05/28/2013

This is a discussion with local activists about the history of race relations in Oregon.

65:16 minutes (59.75 MB)

Interview with Vanport flood survivor Ed Washington

program date: 
Fri, 05/24/2013

Ed Washington was a child living in Vanport, Oregon, in 1948, when the Columbia River flooded into the largest public housing project in the U-S at the time, leaving 18,500 people homeless, a large number of whom were black. The event changed race relations in Portland forever. 

He speaks with KBOO's Jenka Soderberg about life in Vanport, and the Memorial Day flood of 1948.

33:53 minutes (31.03 MB)

Interview with Portland Copwatch's Dan Handleman about Portland cops using racial profiling

program date: 
Wed, 07/18/2012

KBOO's Jennifer Kemp spoke with Portland Copwatch's Dan Handleman about racial profiling by the Portland Police. Handleman says that the Portland Police search African American and Hispanic people at disproportinately high rates, despite statistics showing that white people are more likely to be in position of drugs. The Portland Police admitted for the first time that racism has played a role in police actions.

5:38 minutes (5.16 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour May 20th 2013

program date: 
Mon, 05/20/2013

Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode and we hear:

54:58 minutes (50.32 MB)

Alan Wieder on the Rivonia Raids & South African Non-Violent Struggle

program date: 
Mon, 05/20/2013

Alan Wieder remembers the Rivonia Raid 50 years after it happened. The South African government in the early 1960s attacked the Rovonia farm, then occupied by the African National Congress and the South African Communist Party. These two groups, from which Nelson Mandela and Joe Slovo came, were against the apartheid government.

10:21 minutes (9.49 MB)

Jonathan Schuppe Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Wed, 05/22/2013

Jonathan Schuppe is a crime and government reporter who has spent much of his reporting life in and around Newark, NJ.  In that time, he's seen first hand the results of shattered lives and their effects on children.  But he tells a different story in his new book, "A Chance to Win."  Don Merrill talks with Mr. Schuppe about a special man who got a bunch of inner city kids interested in forming a sports team.  And not basketball or football.

27:07 minutes (24.82 MB)

Bread and Roses Archive: Radical Women Tape 1983

program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 05/16/2013

Speech by Gloria Martin, one of the founders of Radical Women given at the 1983 Seattle International Women's Day's Forum on "Racism in the Women's Movement".

Recorded on Reel tape in 1983

Produced by LC Earnest

15:40 minutes (35.85 MB)

Bread and Roses Archive: Women Working Against Racism 1978

program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 05/16/2013

Lucia Pena, Faith Mayhew and Pina Williams talk about Racism in Oregon and organizing that they are involved with. Native American, Chicana and Balck groups that people could support are also discussed.

Hosted by Margot Faegre

Recorded in 1978 on Reel tape.

60:53 minutes (139.35 MB)

Enola Aird Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Wed, 05/15/2013

The Community Healing Network is an organization dedicated to helping Black people overcome the negative messages and stereotypes they encounter in this culture.  Don Merrill talks with CHN President, Ms. Enola Aird about the motivations, focus and plans of CHN to help make the world better for Black people and everybody.

55:34 minutes (50.88 MB)
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