Race

Prison activist Victoria Law discusses her new book "Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggle of Incarcerated Women"

Airs at: Thu, 07/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Victoria Law is an activist, mother, photographer and writer. APA Compass member Toni Tabora-Roberts spoke with her about her new book Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggle of Incarcerated Women and her work as a prison activist. This is a longer version of the interview whi... Read more

A History of Gangs

Airs at: Sun, 07/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 The origins and development of gangs is more complex than the stereotypes of them.  John Hagedorn has studied and hung out with gangs all over the world and written several books about them.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about why there are gangs and how ... Read more

Does reorganizing Portland's high schools make sense?

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities. The city's high schools are al... Read more

Boise Voices Oral History Project

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Boise Voices is an intergenerational Oral Histrory Project, founded by Apricot Irving. This  project pairs at-risk youth from Albina Youth Opportunity School, and Boise Elementary School, with Boise Neighborhood Elders in order to preserve the history of the neighborhood. T... Read more

How We Interact Online

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Today we’ll be examining how the internet has changed the way people interact with one another. Our first story comes to us from The Old Mole Varity Hour where Women's Studies Professor Brooke Campbell spoke with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken about recent controversies over er... Read more

Members of Mohawk Nation threatened by Right Wing Organization

Airs at: Sun, 06/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Akwesasne--part of the indigenous Mohawk Nation--is being threatened by the right-wing, racist militant organization, the Caledonia Militia. KBOO’s Crystal Leighty speaks with progressive activist Connie Kidd about the situation. Read more

Closing Portland's Affordable Housing Gap

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The real estate bubble may have burst but many Portlanders still find homeownership beyond their reach. Even with today's lower housing costs, affordable housing for a family earning the median family income ($66,900) would be priced at $200,000 - a price limited to very fe... Read more

Roundtable discussion about Hawaiian sovereignty and the Akaka bill

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
APA Compass member Elaine Cha hosts a discussion with author and professor Dr. Kēhaulani Kauanui and Native Pacific Islander and activist Angela Robinson. They discuss Hawaiian sovereignty and the Akaka Bill. Read more

What Is Feminism Anyway?

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Bread and Roses
Bridget B. here and I'm your host for this edition of Bread and Roses on KBOO 90.7FM.  Listen in as I talk about Feminism with references from key voices from the feminist movement, including Gloria from All In The Family, Gloria Steinem and Rebecca Walker. Yes, this will b... Read more

A "Juneteenth" rememberance: confronting racism in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
June 19th marks the 144th anniversary of the landing of federal troops in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and finally bring slavery to an end throughout the United States. "Juneteenth" has not only become a day to commemorate the end of slavery but... Read more