Race

Paper Cuts, poet Tung-Hui Hu and the Angry APA Minute

Airs at: Thu, 12/06/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
"Living in this country as a minority is like dying of a thousand paper cuts." -  Margaret Cho. This month APA Compass members share the stories of their own "paper cuts." Also, a reading by San Francisco poet Tung-Hui Hu, and another installment of the Angry APA Minute. Read more

J. Craig Venter on his memoir, "A Life Decoded: My Genome, My Life"

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2007 at 4:00pm
Producer Lisa Loving interviews genome scientist J. Craig Venter on his book, his life, the future applications of genomic research on alternative fuels, and the recent implosion of Nobel Prize-winning scientist Dr. Robert T. Watson's career. Read more

Junot Diaz, author of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Producer Lisa Loving speaks with award-winning writer Junot Diaz on his novel, which tells the story of a young  immigrant who dreams of being "the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien." Junot has been named one of the top writers of the 21st Century by the New Yorker magazine. Read more

Black Book Talk

  Every first Thursday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Monthly program featuring interviews and discussions of works by African American authors. Co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O B Hill and Patricia Welch review works in all genres by well-known and emerging authors. Occasional ... Read more

V.O. Blum on WPFW-FM

Airs at: Mon, 11/12/2007 at 4:00pm
In Washington, DC, Pacifica news analyst Gloria Minott quizzes Oregon novelist V.O. Blum about his recent political parable, Split Creek. Read more

City Council on renaming a street to Cesar Chavez

Airs at: Fri, 11/23/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Portland City Council took testimony on renaming a major street in honor of César Chávez. KBOO’s Andy Seaton has the report. Read more

Latino Network on Cesar Chavez Avenue

Airs at: Tue, 11/06/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Latino Network held a press conference this morning to support the renaming of Interstate Avenue to Cesar Chavez Avenue.            KBOO’s Andy Seaton has the Story. Read more

Los Angeles Police profiling Muslims

Airs at: Mon, 11/12/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The use of racial profiling has long been a major source of criticism for police departments all over the country and Los Angeles is no exception. But with a new plan involving the second largest muslim population in the country the LAPD is now being accused of religious pro... Read more

Occupation of Alcatraz - Resources

Alcatraz Graffitti Slide Show http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/exhibits/alca/exb/Indian/Grafitti/Goga-2438aSS.html Documents from Native Occupation of Alcatraz http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/exhibits/alca/exb/Indian/documents/Goga-17604a2SS.html Photo Documentation http://... Read more

po lice

The Prologue to Dario Fo’s 1970 play Accidental Death of an Anarchist explains that in late 1969 there were a number of bomb incidents in Italian cities. Milan police arrested an anarchist and accused him of the crime. At a certain point in his interrogation, the anarchist ... Read more