Race

Darn you, Miley Cyrus! Kushlani de Soyza's Angry APA Minute Feb 09

Airs at: Fri, 02/06/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for APA Compass
 Kushlani de Soyza takes on Disney's top pop princess for making racist gestures in a recently publicized photograph. Not cool, Hannah Montana! Read more

Breaking Down Poverty's Barriers: An Interview with Dr. Donna Beegle

Poverty is more than a lack of resources. It creates barriers that isolate the poor from the rest of the community and from opportunities to break free from its grip. That isolation also extends to having a voice in research and program development for breakding down povert... Read more

Livability or Big Brother: The Portland Police Bureau's Secret List

Airs at: Wed, 01/28/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The Portland Police Bureau is keeping a list of people arrested most often downtown. The police say that the list, which has grown from 35 to nearly 400, is part of a coordinated strategy to improve livability in Old Town and surrounding neighborhoods by arresting chronic o... Read more

Livability or Big Brother: Portland Police's Secret List

The Portland Police Bureau is keeping a list of people arrested most often downtown. The police say that the list, which has grown from 35 to nearly 400, is part of a coordinated strategy to improve livability in Old Town and surrounding neighborhoods by arresting chronic o... Read more

Does Portland have a real solution for its gang problem?

Airs at: Wed, 01/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland has seen 11 gang-related shootings since the Dec. 12 murder of a gang member inside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. City leaders are calling it a "gang war crisis" and the Portland police want a new coordinated strategy to combat the violence. But the call ... Read more

Does Portland Have a Real Solution for its Gang Problem?

Portland has seen 11 gang-related shootings since the Dec. 12 murder of a gang member inside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. City leaders are calling it a "gang war crisis" and the Portland police want a new coordinated strategy to combat the violence. But the call ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 19, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 01/18/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On this program, the Moles look forward to the Obama presidency, back to the messages of Martin Luther King Jr., and to how the Nixon presidency is selectively remembered in the film Frost / Nixon.  Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or individual segments ... Read more

Obama, Race, and Class

Airs at: Sun, 01/18/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What does the Obama presidency mean, symbolically and politically, for issues of race and class?  Malik Miah comments in this article from Against the Current.  The Old Mole's Jan Haaken reads it for us.  Read more

Gay Racism and Black Homophobia - Part 2.

Airs at: Mon, 01/05/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Gender Blender
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad.  We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community.  Originally recorded on 11/28/08. Read more

Gay Racism and Black Homophobia

Airs at: Thu, 11/27/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for Gender Blender
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad.  We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community.  Click here to listen to Part 2. Read more