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Race and Recession

  The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structur... Read more

Oregon Cross Burning Investigation continues

Airs at: Sun, 05/17/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  As we reported on Friday’s news, a burning cross was discovered in the yard of a racially-mixed family in Alsea Oregon last week. After initially calling the incident a case of ‘reckless burning’, police later classified it as a hate crime. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke w... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/06/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/09

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
May 1, 2009 marks the 123rd anniversary of a rally for the eight-hour day in Chicago's Haymarket Square that ended with a police riot that left over a dozen dead. The political trial and hanging of four anarchists that followed sparked protests around the world and the desi... Read more

Ramona Africa: What the Corporate Media Didn’t Tell You about May 13, 1985!

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2009 at 5:00pm
What the Corporate Media Didn’t Tell You about May 13, 1985!   The sole adult survivor of the May 13, 1985 massacre of 11 members of the MOVE organization is Ramona Africa. The the City of Philadelphia and the FBI and  dropped a C4 bomb on MOVE’s 6221 Osage Avenue home in W... Read more

Mumia Abu-Jamal on His Birthday

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2009 at 5:00pm
Mumia Abu-Jamal is a renowned journalist from Philadelphia who has been inprisoned since 1981.   Mumia  has been on death row since 1983 tried and convicted for allegedly shooting Daniel Faulkner a Philadelphia police officer.  Because of his his award - winning reporting ... Read more

Robert King: Angola 3

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2009 at 5:00pm
The Case of the Angola 3 Some 36 years ago, deep in rural Louisiana, three young black men were silenced for trying to expose continued segregation, systematic corruption, and horrific abuse in the biggest prison in the US, an 18,000-acre former slave plantation called Ango... Read more

Rinku Sen: Race and Obama's first 100 days

Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more

Interview with Kent Wong from UCLA's Center for Labor Research and Education

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Priya Kandaswamy's live interview with Kent Wong for APA Compass' May Day Special, discussing current labor issues facing Asian Pacific Americans. Read more

Interview with Joyce Yang from KIWA

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Elaine Cha interviews Joyce Yang from the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance about her experiences becoming an organizer and KIWA's current campaigns and planned activities for May Day Read more