Racism

The Underground History of American Education

 

  Prologue

The shocking possibility that dumb people don’t exist in sufficient numbers to warrant the millions of careers devoted to tending them will seem incredible to you. Yet that is my central proposition: the mass dumbness which justifies official schooling first had to be dreamed of; it isn’t real.

Presswatch on 10/14/10

Program: 
Presswatch
Air date: 
Thu, 10/14/2010 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Short Description: 
Jordan Flaherty on "Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six."

Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with activist Jordan Flaherty about his book "Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six." The book has an introduction by Democracy Now host Amy Goodman and a preface by civil rights attorney Tracie Washington.

Voices from the edge on 10-7-2010

program date: 
Thu, 10/07/2010

Should the Portland Police be subject to random drug testing?

Jo Ann and Dave discuss the City of Portland's proposal to require random drug-testing of Portland police officers.

The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion of the week's issue on our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge  (click on the "blog" tab). You'll find additional information, important links, comments from other listeners and commentary from Jo Ann and Dave. Have a question for our guests, but can't call in during the program? Post your questions on line so we can make them a part of the Voices discussion.


38:03 minutes (34.85 MB)

Thievery Corporation Special on THE MELTING POT 8-10pm (PST) 10/12/2010

Join your host Dr. J as he takes you on a Musical Journey through time and place. A virtual "Thievery" timeline starting in D.C. circa 1996 and touches down on the sounds of multiple cultures taking you up to today. Focusing on Lp's, Remixes, Singles, Collabs and the brand new soundtrack to "BABYLON CENTRAL"  a brand new film by Eric Hilton one half of The Corporation... If you like Downtempo, Dub, Bossa, Jazz, Afrobeat, Hip Hop, Soul or know someone who speaks French, Spanish, Hindi, Portugese or English (to name a few) this may be the show for you...

Schooling the World:

Schooling the World: The White Man's Last Burden takes a vital look at the often-harmful effects of Western education on indigenous cultures.

Black Book Talk on 10/07/10

Program: 
Black Book Talk
Air date: 
Thu, 10/07/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Jerald Walker talks about his memoir, "Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption.

Hosts Patricia Welch, Emma Jackson Ford and O.B. Hill speak with Jerald Walker about his memoir, "Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption." Walker progressed from Chicago honor student to thug to Iowa Writers Workshop star to author and professor.

Jerald Walker is an associate professor of English at Bridgewater State College. Married and the father of two young sons, he lives in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. His work has appeared in The Best American Essays (2007 and 2009), Best African American Essays (2009 and 2010), the anthology Brothers: 26 Stories of Love and Rivalry, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Missouri Review, The Iowa Review, and Mother Jones, for which he profiled Chicago’s South Side.

Voices from the Edge on 09/30/2010

program date: 
Thu, 09/30/2010

Lies, damn lies and export statistics: A conversation about the impact of free trade agreements on our communities

President Obama recently announced plans to push through the Korea Free Trade Agreement immediately after the November election. This latest agreement is part of the president's stated goal of creating new jobs through a doubling of the nation's exports. Fair trade advocates say the Korea Free Trade Agreement is just more of the Bush-Clinton trade policy that has resulted in local job loss, erosion of environmental safeguards and the transfer of more wealth and power to Wall Street.

51:14 minutes (46.92 MB)
Syndicate content

 

Copyright © 2012 KBOO Community Radio | Community Guidelines | Website Illustration & Design by: KMF ILLUSTRATION