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Prison Labor

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
It’s Labor Day, so we talked about prison labor. Tatiana, our guest helped Ruth walk through some of the basic information about prison labor. Ruth also read from essays about working in prison written by folks at Oregon State Prison. Read more

Center for Intercultural Organizing - on Common Sense

Airs at: Wed, 09/02/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez Join the conversation in a new Talk Radio Show, Common Sense, aimed towards presenting the Immigrant and Refugee Perspective on issues that are under-represented in our Mainstream Media.  Today's guests are Baher Butti... Read more

From the Archives: Nikki Giovanni

Airs at: Tue, 09/01/2009 at 12:00am
Here at KBOO, we're slowing digging through our archives to bring hidden gems to light in the digital era.  While much of our archived audio is on reel-to-reel, we have some newer work on CD format that we're currently unearthing.  Here's a great example: Nikki Giovanni's 2... Read more

Yoga in Prison

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
SarahJoy Marsh, founder of Living Yoga tells about the Yoga programs that her organization teaches in several Oregon prisons. Read more

A call to fill Oregon's black leadership void

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Black leadership is on the rise - from the White House to corporate giants like Xerox Corp. In progressive Oregon, however, blacks currently hold no elected positions in the city, county or regional governments within the metropolitan area where most of their community resi... Read more

Breaking the Addiction

Airs at: Sun, 08/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Six mentors from Bridges to Change focused their discussion on released prisoners who had been addicted to alcohol and/or drugs and now had to meet the challenge of fitting back into society. They all had been incarcerated at one time or another, and recovered from addictio... Read more

The Incarcerated Society

Airs at: Sun, 08/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
   The US is "the most incarcerated society on earth," according to Robert Perkinson, author of Texas Tough: The Rise of a Prison Empire.  The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with Perkinson about how we got this way.  An excellent companion article in Dissident Voiceon this ... Read more

"From The Bottom of th Heap": The autobiography of guest Robert Hillary King of the Angola 3

Airs at: Wed, 08/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for A Deeper Look
Born into grinding poverty in a segregated South, Angola 3 member Robert Hillary King survived his childhood to spend 29 years in solitary confinement in the Louisiana State prison in Angola. A member of the Black Panther Party framed and convicted of murder he did not commit... Read more

Between the Covers on 8/5/09

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Jennifer Kemp interviews Jerome Gold, author of "Paranoia and Heartbreak, Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility". CD-1563 Read more

The MOVE 9 Story

Airs at: Sun, 08/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
August 8th, 1978, The MOVER 9 were arrested for a murder they did not commit, and have been in prison ever since.  In a telephone interview, Consuelo Africa described the event.  After serving 30 years, the MOVE 9 became eligible for parole, however, their parole has been d... Read more