Human rights

Prison Volunteer Special

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Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Sun, 06/14/2009

A Prison Pipeline Special! We looked at the Prison Volunteers of Oregon—we heard some of them speak, we heard messages from prisoners who appreciate the volunteers, and Ruth told about the process of becoming an official ID Badge holding volunteer. If you are thinking about being a guest or volunteer at one of the prisons, this program will help you understand why 2000 of us do this work. Also, you’ll hear why we feel that we are privileged to be a part of the Volunteer Program. 

 

56:41 minutes (38.92 MB)

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 to reflect on the African American experience - from progress made to challenges that remain. As Oregonians celebrate the 150th anniversary of their statehood, Juneteenth is an opportunity to look at how we are contributing - or not - to overcoming racism in Oregon.

Voices from the Edge on 06/18/09

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Thu, 06/18/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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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 to reflect on the African American experience - from progress made to challenges that remain. As Oregonians celebrate the 150th anniversary of their statehood, Juneteenth is an opportunity to look at how we are contributing - or not - to overcoming racism in Oregon.

Community Calendar Tues June 16 2009

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Mon, 06/15/2009
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 16 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 16 2009 The National Lawyers Guild, the ACLU of Oregon and the the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society are sponsoring an evening seminar entitled "Civil Liberties Under the Obama Administration: Are We Still at Risk?" at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 17, 2009. The event is free and will be held at the Portland State University Urban Center's Second Floor Gallery, 506 SW Mill. The seminar will cover continuing issues of race, preventive detention, the Obama administration's plans for Guantanamo detainees, and ethnic and religious profiling. 2:59 minutes (2.74 MB)

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 06/15/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

A broad coalition of groups and one million of their supporters issue call for disbarment for 12 torture lawyers. Amnesty International on the transfer of Guantanamo Detainee Ahmed Ghailani to New York.

 

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/11/2009

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06/11/2009

in honor of donny hathaway...

Radiozine on 06/12/09

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 06/12/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Natalie Butto interviews Pride NW Board President Debra Porta and Chair of Juneteenth (Emancipation) PDX Committee, Doris Rush about the history and significance of these upcoming events.

USS Liberty: Survivors of the 1967 Israeli attack

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Sun, 06/07/2009

James Marquis Ennes, Jr., a survivor of the 1967 attack by Israel on the American intelligence ship USS Liberty and one of the creators of The USS Liberty Memorial Web Site, is an American citizen and a retired career US Naval Officer. He was born in New Jersey in 1933 and was raised in New York, Texas, Illinois, Washington State and California.

56:59 minutes (52.17 MB)

Tis the reason for the season for PRIDE!

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Out Loud
program date: 
Mon, 06/08/2009

Tonight's Out Loud highlights our community's pride from a few different angles. We'll go over a long list of area pride events, discuss a queer health survey seeking your input, enjoy some live music and more.

Tonight, we first speak with Alejandro Juarez, from Basic Rights Oregon. He shares exciting news about the recent passage of Oregon Safe Schools legislation.

Next, we talk with Graham and Molly, from the Multnomah County Health Department.

59:43 minutes (27.34 MB)

Flashpoints on 06/09/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 06/09/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

A representative of Amazon Watch reports on last Friday's incident in Peru in which Peruvian police forces killed 25 unarmed Indigenous people who were protesting free trade laws and the ongoing destruction of their land.

And veteran war correspondent Robert Fisk, author of Pity the Nation and The Age of the Warrior, talks about President Obama's speech delivered in Cairo last week.

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