Asian Pacific American

Weekly Disruption for July 29, 2016

Airs at: Fri, 07/29/2016 at 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
Pacific Underground is proud to premiere our latest project, Weekly Disruption. While our regular monthly show focuses on telling the stories of our API communities, Weekly Disruption gives us a chance to talk about stories that are floating around social media and the head... Read more

Weekly Disruption for July 29, 2016

Produced for Pacific Underground
We're trying a new thing at Pacifc Underground called "Weekly Disruption." Each week, we'll talk about news, events, and stories regarding APIs and racism. Our goal is to call out and disrupt stories that we can't help but talk about between our regular monthly shows. Join ... Read more

“The Numbers,” Portland’s Forgotten East Side

Airs at: Wed, 07/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  This Live episode of Profiles explores the history of East Portland, as well as the impact of the current gentrification process on communities of color in "the Numbers" and highlights the creative efforts of residents to foster East Portland as a place where neighborhoo... Read more

KBOO News InDepth: Paul Anthony on Race and Poverty at PPS

Portland Public School Board Director Paul Anthony recently filed a federal complaint against Portland Public Schools for racial inequities. In this evening's News In Depth, mr Anthony speakes with KBOO’s Don Merrill about his motivation and his plans for change.    Produc... Read more

Refugee Dreams Revisited

Airs at: Tue, 08/04/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae Roberts and MediaRites present Refugee Dreams Revisited as part of Crossing East Archive Project. This special is hosted by Margaret Cho and focuses on the experiences of Southeast Asian refugees in Portland, and features Cambodian musician Daran Kravanh. MediaRites... Read more

Special Report

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2016 at 5:45pm
Beaverton is one of the most diverse cities in Oregon with one in 5 residents born in a different country and 99 different languages spoken in homes.  Megan Cohen is the Cultural Inclusion Specialist with the Mayor’s office.  She discusses the Cultural Inclusion Program the... Read more

API Mixed Race Identity

Airs at: Fri, 06/24/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
Being mixed race in a word that it focused on labels can bring it's share of challenges as well as joys. For this month's episode of Pacific Underground, we dive into stories of what it means to be mixed race and how those in the API community navigate being a part of multi... Read more

Justice Hope Freedom

Purpose: Justice. Hope. Freedom. Learn about the issues of sex trafficking & exploitation and where this issue intersects with other societal ills such as violence, abuse, poverty, gangs, etc.  Here I will highlight individuals and organizations that are working to bring ju... Read more

Racist Sandwich

FOOD x RACE x GENDER x CLASS What is it like to be a chef of color cooking in America’s whitest major city? Chef Soleil Ho and journalist Zahir Janmohamed tackle this question and many more in their bi-weekly podcast from Portland, Oregon that examines the intersection b... Read more

Theatre Diaspora on KBOO Evening News

Airs at: Tue, 05/24/2016 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Media Rites' Theatre Diaspora joined the KBOO Evening news live in Studio 2 to talk about their upcoming stage reading of "After the War Blues," a play by Philip Kan Gotanda. We spoke with executive producer Dmae Roberts and actress Wynee Hu about their upcoming performance... Read more