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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

Voices from the Edge on 02/25/09

Airs at: Wed, 02/25/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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

Radiozine on 2/19/09

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

Police tackle racial profiling...again

Airs at: Wed, 02/18/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
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

Gran Torino film - critical discussion and interview with star Bee Vang

Airs at: Thu, 02/05/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
In February, APA Compass critically discussed the Clint Eastwood folk Gran Torino, which features Eastwood as a cranky old veteran living in a neighborhood with an influx of Hmong immigrant neighbors. Aslo, an interview with one of the film's stars, Hmong actor Bee Vang. Read more

racism and the economic crisis

For The Old Mole February 9, 2009. Racism is arguably both a cause and a consequence of the current economic crisis. Joe Sims, writing in the Black Commentator, notes that there are many explanations for the present disaster, including “'financialization' or the capitali... Read more

Culture Clash at the 7-11

Airs at: Thu, 07/31/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for APA Compass
In the process of buying a bottle of Aquafina, Kushlani de Soyza defies the expectations of a convenience-store clerk. Read more