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Voices from the Edge 11-10-11 Our families: A look at Oregon's LGBT communities of color

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Thu, 11/10/2011

Our families: A look at Oregon's LGBT communities of color

LGBT people of color in Oregon face the challenge of overcoming discrimination for their sexual identity and the color of their skin. As former state senator Avel Gordley observed about her son: "This can be a hostile walk in the Portland community just being black and male, so to be black and male and gay adds to the fear I've felt sometimes for his safety..."

 

55:19 minutes (50.64 MB)

More Talk Radio on 11/14/11

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 11/14/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Kevin Williams, writer, director and editor of the film "FEAR OF A BLACK REPUBLICAN"

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Kevin Williams, writer, director and editor of the film "FEAR OF A BLACK REPUBLICAN: Does the Republican Party Really Want More African Americans?"

From the Civil War to FDR, the GOP was the party for African-Americans.  Today, less than 10% of African Americans consider themselves to be Republican.  This documentary film explores the phenomenon of Black Republicans, their battles with Democrats and their own Party, their struggle for power and acceptance within the African-American community and how this affects Black America and Urban America.

Diane Farr on interracial love: "Kissing Outside the Lines"

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APA Compass
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Fri, 11/04/2011

Actress Diane Farr speaks frankly about multicultural and mutiracial love in today's America.  In this interview with APA Compass's Andrew Yeh, Diane tells us how she fell in love with an American from a different cultural background, how the relatives learned to accept the relationship, how they married, and how they raise their kids.  Her anecdotes are hilarious, her advice insightful, and her story inspiring.  

21:34 minutes (9.87 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 11/10/11

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Thu, 11/10/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Our families: A look at Oregon's LGBT communities of color

  Our families: A look at Oregon's LGBT communities of color 

Voices from the Edge on 11-03-11 Civil Liberties Ten Years After 9/11

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Thu, 11/03/2011

Civil Liberties Ten Years After 9/11: Can We Be Safe and Free?

52:42 minutes (48.26 MB)

It Takes A Village on 11/04/11

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It Takes A Village
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Fri, 11/04/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Dr. John Carlos and Dave Zirin discuss their new book, "The John Carlos Story"

Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with Dr. John Carlos and Dave Zirin. Dave Zirin is the sportswriter for The Nation magazine, and Dr. John Carlos was one of two athletes who raised a Black Power salute during a medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. They collaborated on the new book "The John Carlos Story" published by Haymarket Books.

Alan Hipólito and Marcelo Bonta tell us about Portland's new EcoDistrict

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Wed, 11/02/2011

Host Lisa Loving asks" What is an "ecodistrict," and how can it fuel the local economies in communities of color--and the wider society?

55:25 minutes (50.74 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 10/31/2011

 Tom Becker is our host for this program dealing with the "General Strike" being called for by Occupy Oakland, the fraud and corruption of Wall Street, some music about death row, and a film about the Black power movement of the 1960s using never-before seen footage.  

53:56 minutes (30.86 MB)

Movie Moles: "Black Power Mixtapes"

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Mon, 10/31/2011

Constructed from footage and interviews done by Swedish filmmakers in the late 60s and early 70s, Black Power Mixtapes shows never-before seen sides of major players in the movement.  Our Movie Moles Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier discuss what it tells us.  The film is showing through Thursday, 11/3 at Cinema 21.   A documentary on the period can be seen here, and more about the Swedish film here.   

15:19 minutes (8.77 MB)

Talk Radio on 11/02/11

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Wed, 11/02/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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What is an "ecodistrict," and how can it fuel the local economies in communities of color

Host Lisa Loving asks" What is an "ecodistrict," and how can it fuel the local economies in communities of color--and the wider society? Her guests are Marcelo Bonta, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Diversity and the Environment and Alan Hipólito, Executive Director of Verde, which just announced the first independent ecodistric in Portland.

 

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