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ICE protest mistreatment in Prison

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Immigration and Customs Enforcement prison in Tacoma Washington has asked the federal government for funding to increase the prison’s capacity. KBOO’s Sam Theobald went to a recent protest outside the facility, and brings us some of the sounds of the Mother’s Day Vig... Read more

Community Calendar May 19 Tuesday

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY May 19 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday May 19 2009 The Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association Meeting takes place tonight, Tue May 19 from 7pm – to 8pm (Monthly at 7pm on the third Tuesday) at St. Phillip N... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/06/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/09

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
May 1, 2009 marks the 123rd anniversary of a rally for the eight-hour day in Chicago's Haymarket Square that ended with a police riot that left over a dozen dead. The political trial and hanging of four anarchists that followed sparked protests around the world and the desi... Read more

Activists gathered in portland and salem in support of immigrant and workers rights

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
on friday, activists around oregon gathered in portland and salem to rally in support of immigrant and workers rights. KBOO’s Pete Anderson spoke with Andrea Townsend, who is one of the organizers of Portland’s annual Mayday celebration. Read more

Rinku Sen: Race and Obama's first 100 days

Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more

Interview with Kent Wong from UCLA's Center for Labor Research and Education

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Priya Kandaswamy's live interview with Kent Wong for APA Compass' May Day Special, discussing current labor issues facing Asian Pacific Americans. Read more

Interview with Joyce Yang from KIWA

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Elaine Cha interviews Joyce Yang from the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance about her experiences becoming an organizer and KIWA's current campaigns and planned activities for May Day Read more

Interview with Bethany Leal from MIWON

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Sudarat Musikawong talks with Bethany Leal about Multiethnic Immigrant Workers Organizing Network about their latest activities and planned actions for May Day Read more

Interview with filmmaker Tze Chun about his film Children of Invention

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
APA Compass collective member Toni Tabora-Roberts interviews filmmaker Tze Chun. His film Children of Invention was the Opening Night Film of the DisOrient Asian American Film Festival in April 2009. Read more