Racism

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.

 

Voices from the Edge on 11/03/11

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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Civil Liberties Ten Years After 9/11: Can We Be Safe and Free?

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

Live from Occupy Portland Encampment: Where do we go from here?

program date: 
Thu, 10/20/2011

Hosted by Jo Ann Hardesty and Dave MazzaLive from Occupy Portland Encampment!!!

49:50 minutes (45.63 MB)

The Eavesdrop on 10/20/11

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Thu, 10/20/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Natural Hair - A Do or a Don't in the Workplace?

Afros, braids, locks ... au naturel comes in many forms. But do those forms have a "place" in the workplace?

The question of "acceptable" hair in the workplace has been a controversial challenge for employees and employers alike.

The battle to determine if natural hairstyles promote culture, fashion or both has jumped from boardroom to courtroom.

TONIGHT at 7 pm on The Eavesdrop, the ladies of the Kitchen Table Collective will take a look at this barrier-to-entry Black community members face, in the workplace, as always with real conversation for real people.

Voices from the Edge on 10/20/11

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Thu, 10/20/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Live from Occupy Portland Encampment: Where do we go from here?

Live from Occupy Portland Encampment: Where do we go from here?

Occupy Portland enters it second week of sustained action in downtown Portland this Thursday. What started as a 10,000-participant protest in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests has turned into fourteen days of demonstrations, speak-outs, teach-ins and community outreach. Where does Occupy Portland go from here?

Pursuing Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates and High Finance Carnivores: A conversation with Greg Palast

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Mon, 10/17/2011

 Award-winning investigative journalist Greg Palast blew the lid off voter fraud in 2000 and 2004 that threw the presidential elections into doubt. Greg has picked up the money trail again, following it to a corrupt link between Big Oil and High Finance that has produced record corporate profits whilecreating environmental disasters like the recent Gulf oil spill. This new story, captured in his latest book,Vulture's Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High Finance Carnivores, reads like a pulp thriller as the Palast investigative team travels from Baku to the Arctic Circle in pursuit of this story.

57:55 minutes (26.52 MB)
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