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Janine Phillips Africa says; "Revolution is not a word but an application"

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2009 at 5:00pm
Since this statement was written, Merle Austin Africa joined the ancestors. She died in prison, March 13, 1998. Revolution is not a word but an application, it is not war but peace, it does not weaken it strengthens, revolution does not cause separation it generates toget... Read more

Helen Woodson 61-year-old peace activist sentenced to fifty one months

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2009 at 5:00pm
  Nov. 25, 2004 The Kansas City Star: MARK MORRIS   "A 61-year-old peace activist was sentenced to fifty one months in prison Wednesday for threatening federal officials and pouring red paint and cranberry juice on a federal courthouse security station." "Helen Wood... Read more

A little racism with your tea?

April 20, 2009 I was all set to write a brilliant psychosocial expose of the racist undercurrent of the April 15 Teabag Parties, and then I saw this video of Janean Garofalo and Kieth Olbermann hitting the nail on the head. (I'm going to figure out how to embed video, I swe... Read more

The History of Mexican - U.S. Relations

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris discusses the history of the relationship between Mexico and the U.S. in celebration of the birthday of the late leader Cesar Chavez.  Joe will talk about the Mexican-American War, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the "Zoot Suit" riots of  1943, the Pachucos,... Read more

Community Calendar Tuesday March 31 2009

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY March 31 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday March 31 2009. Portland Central America Solidarity Committee meets Wednesday April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 311 N Ivy St in Portland. PCASC is a grassroots organization ... Read more

Theater and healing: An conversation with the production company of "A Sunbeam"

The play's the thing. Theater offers reflections of reality but can it serve as a specific tool in tackling problems? Jo Ann and Dave talk with members of PassinArt: A Theater Company about their production of "A Sunbeam" by award-winning playwright John Henry. This unique ... Read more

Health Equity and the County Budget Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 02/25/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
African Americans in Multnomah County are twice as likely to die from diabetes or stroke than white county residents. Hispanic mothers are two times less likely to have early prenatal care white mothers. Native Americans in the county die from HIV at three times the rate of... Read more

Interview; Chuck Sudetic on Madame Prosecutor: Confrontations With Humanities Worst Criminals

Airs at: Thu, 02/19/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Madame Prosecutor: Confronting Humanities Worst Criminals and the Culture of Impunity is the memoir of Carla Del Ponte, former Chief Prosecutor for the  International Criminal Tribunals on Yugoslavia and on Rawanda. As the current Ambassador to Argentina for Switzerland she... Read more

Health Disparity and the County Budget Crisis; Also, Testing for Anti-Black Bias

African Americans in Multnomah County are twice as likely to die from diabetes or stroke than white county residents. Hispanic mothers are two times less likely to have early prenatal care white mothers. Native Americans in the county die from HIV at three times the rate of... Read more

Portland police tackle racial profiling...again

People of color continue to be stopped and searched by the police than other Portlanders. Racial profiling has not abated according to a draft 36-page report released February 18 by Portland Police Bureau Chief Rosie Sizer. The report, long awaited by the community, outline... Read more