Civil Liberties

Civil rights, etc.

New Bias Crime Reporting System Press Conference Audio

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 06/09/2010

There was a press conference held at the Q Center at 4115 N. Mississippi Avenue on Weednesday, June 9th in response to several gay bashings that occurred over the Memorial Day weekend.  Here is the audio from the press conference... We apologize in advance for the rough audio clip...

48:34 minutes (44.47 MB)

New Bias Crime Reporting System

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 06/09/2010

There is a new statewide Bias Crime Reporting System in place and a press conference was held today at the Q Center in north Portland discussing it... KBOO's James Dixon brings us the report...

7:04 minutes (6.47 MB)

The Digital Divide on 06/11/10

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The Digital Divide
Air date: 
Fri, 06/11/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The proliferation of surveillance and profiling programs, and the growing bed bug epidemic in Oregon

Dave DeAngelis interviews Executive Director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Shahid Buttar about the proliferation of domestic surveillance and profiling programs since Sept. 11, 2001. We'll discuss how our civil liberties have been eroded, and actions you can take to stem the tide of the ever-expanding surveillance state.

A Deeper Look on 06/10/10

Program: 
A Deeper Look
Air date: 
Thu, 06/10/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Solitary Confinement in the U.S. and the Angola 3, 38 Years and Counting!

Solitary Confinement in the U.S. and the Angola 3, 38 Years and Counting!

 80, 000 American prisoners are spending their lives locked in solitary confinement, a number inconceivable 2 decades ago. Governments argue that it's good prison management, opponents call it tokrture.Tune in to hear Psychologist Terry Kupers talk about the psychological and physical affects of isolation on prisoners.  Robert King of the Angola 3, will join me to talk about the continued lock up of Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox and their lawsuit to have their imprisonment "cruel and unusual punishment" in violation of the constitution.

Voices from the Edge on 06/03/2010

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Thu, 06/03/2010

Jo Ann & Dave discuss police accountability, and the U.S. Supreme Court's June 1 decision regarding Miranda rights.  Open lines.

About the program…
Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

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52:00 minutes (47.62 MB)

Portland Gay Bashings

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/03/2010

There was a Gay Bashing Discussion Forum held at the Q Center located at 4115 N. Mississippi Avenue in response to several bias crimes committed against queers over the weekend... The queer community and the local city officials had a roundtable discussion to address the issue...

112:50 minutes (103.3 MB)

Portland Gay Bashings

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/03/2010

Over the Memorial Day weekend there have been a number of gay bashings affecting Portland's queer community and on June 2nd there was a discussion forum held at the Q Center to discuss the issue... Here's the audio from the news report...

4:45 minutes (4.35 MB)

Roosevelt Rough Riders Oral History Project

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 06/02/2010

Solomon Barr, host of the program, introduced us to the Oral History Projects. Students in this class did interviews with Portlanders, and then edited the interviews, wrote and recorded the scripts, and put the show together. Briana interviewed Lisa Loving, Dorian interviewed Apricot Irving, Erin interviewed Elodie Massa Allen, and Willie interviewed Yesenia Gutierrez. We also have audio from another Roosevelt Program: Deep Roots. This is a class where students write lyrics and partner with local musicians to put music to those lyrics. There is also a strong Civil Rights component to the program. The class took a trip to Georgia and Alabama to learn more about the Civil Rights Struggle, and the relationship of the struggle with song.

59:00 minutes (54.02 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 05/27/2010

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Thu, 05/27/2010

Coffee, Tea and VOE: A talk with Coffee Party PDX's Kristy Alberty and Common Cause Oregon's Nate Gulley

The Tea Party has captured the imagination of America's media industry if not the American people, lending it clout that far surpasses its numbers. Tea Party pressure has sent nervous Republican incumbents like Senator John McCain even more to the right. The Tea Party, however, remains a movement remains at heart a movement of negation: no taxes, no immigrants, no federal government. With their "Don't Tread on Me" flags and Obama-Hitler anologies, Tea Party activists have helped accelerate the decline of civil political discourse.

52:45 minutes (48.29 MB)
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