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Aid & Assist: Perspective from the Bench

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
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Host Karen James speaks with Judge Nan Waller of the Multnomah County Circuit Court, who serves as Judge for the Mental Health Court and also manages the Aid and Assist docket for the county court. The U.S. Constitution declares that a person cannot be held in jail without ... Read more

MLK Day Special 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for MLK Day Special
World Arts Foundation Inc. announces the annual tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Since 1976, this community event has celebrated Oregon’s African-American community. The event honors pioneering activists, community leaders, artists, musicians, and youth whose va... Read more

A Numbers-Based Understanding of the Black Experience

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
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  In the first part of today's episode, we borrow from a social media influencer and businessperson named Dan Price. Recently a series of tweets from his account gave a numerical account of the Black experience in America. We thought it was worth examining and hopefully br... Read more

Looking Back and Ahead with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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For the last few years, we seem to look back at the past year and say, next year has to be better. But it never is. Or maybe we are focusing too much on the negative – and there certainly is a lot of that to consider – rather than appreciating some of the significant victor... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 16, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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  Norm Diamond hosts the Moles’ tribute to MLK Day, which includes the following segments: Critical Race Theory: Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic and spent most of his life fighting racism in the unions. He has written several boo... Read more

Reconstruction

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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How does a brief period 150 years ago become a flashpoint in our modern culture wars? It does if the same issues of racial equity, working-class organization and democratic control persist. And if activist groups like Black Lives Matter effectively raise them yet again. In ... Read more

Chasing Me to My Grave

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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On a day celebrating Martin Luther King, writer and photographer Matt Witt reviews a memoir by another African American from Georgia who also had a day named after him. The memoir is called Chasing Me to My Grave by Winfred Rembert. Growing up in rural Georgia, Rembert near... Read more

Critical Race Theory

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic and spent most of his life fighting racism in the unions. He has written several books and hundreds of magazine pieces. Bill and Malik discuss Critical Race Theory – what it is, the complex ways raci... Read more

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King speaks (1961-1967)

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Radiozine
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  We showcase three original audios of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, taken during the period of 1961 to 1967. We start with Dr. King's seminal "I have a dream" speech, during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he called for civil and eco... Read more

Interview with Akile Anai, editor of The Burning Spear, activist with the Uhuru Movement

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 8:00am - 8:30am
Produced for Radiozine, Prison Pipeline
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  Akile Anai is the 26-year-old editor of The Burning Spear newspaper; former St. Petersburg, FL City Council candidate; and she was featured in Ebony Magazine as a “Millennial of Change”. Black Power activists have been targeted in a FBI’s multi-city raid last summer, an... Read more