Race

Racial Profiling: New Report - Same Old Story

Airs at: Wed, 08/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Jo Ann and Dave look at the latest findings on racial profiling released by the Portland Police Bureau. This latest report, which compiles data on stops and motorists, cyclists and pedestrians over the past year, shows that African Americans are still more likely to be stop... Read more

2008 Election Racism, Offshore Drilling, and "New Capitalism"

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover the entire political spectrum, with today's show centered around Racism in the 2008 Elections (and our culture in general), how off-shore drilling is more smokescreen than solution to our energy problems, and they introduce the concept o... Read more

What Digby said

Once again, here's Digby, doing it better than most could even hope.Really, read it. She is one of the best bloggers around.-A Read more

FNB Politics

Apropos of my earlier post, here's Rick Perstein from March 2007:... Rush Limbaugh calls the insufficiently martial Iraq Study Group “James Baker’s Fruit Salad.” To those with good memories who pay very close attention, this is a reference to the former secretary of state’s... Read more

Racist dog-whistles

As usual, Digby says it better than I can:Here's a piece of McCain campaign manager Rick Davis's press release from last week:Barack Obama is the biggest celebrity in the world, comparable to Tom Cruise, Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. As he told Congressional Democrats ye... Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Angola 3 Defendant's Conviction Overturned

Airs at: Sat, 07/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Angola 3 defendant Albert Woodfox had his 1973 comviction for the killing of Angola prison guard overturned by a federal judge in Lousisiana. This is a significant victory for former Black Panther, Woodfox who was held in solitary confinement for over 34 years.Also see ango... Read more

Racism Cloaked as Satire

Airs at: Mon, 07/28/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Is the New Yorker's Obama cover racism, or is it satire?  Thabiti Lewis comments.  Read more

Not nice, scary

I love the Internets.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuQD4-QjV0oSatire, y'all.Still figgering out how to embed video. Stay tuned.   Read more

Highlights from past APA Compass programs

Airs at: Thu, 01/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Our special new year edition includes excerpts and highlights from past APA Compass programs. A great sampling of the range of topics and guests that we cover, including interviews, roundtable discussions, audio postcards, Angry APA Minute and many more. Read more

Exploration of the Japanese American Internment experience

Airs at: Thu, 07/03/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
This month, APA Compass looks at the Japanese American internment experience including an audio postcard from the Oregon State University commencement where former Japanese American internees were given honorary degrees, a discussion with members of the Oregon Nikkei Legacy... Read more