Race

Interpreting MLK's Legacy

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 American historian Christopher Phelps talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about parts of Martin Luther King Jr.'s that get overlooked on the day we celebrate him. Phelps's article on this topic is here.   Read more

A step back through the KBOO archives - 40 years of KBOO

Airs at: Mon, 12/31/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Happy New Year from the KBOO Evening News Team.  2008 marks KBOO's 40th anniversary, and in honor of the occasion, we've been digging through the KBOO archives, which are filled with recordings from KBOO's 40 years of radical radio.  Throughout the coming year, you will ha... Read more

Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Xicanismo
Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 24, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 12/23/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Denise Morris, this Christmas Eve  show begins with Bill Resnick interviewing Jocelyne Cesari, author of When Islam and Democracy Meet: Muslims in Europe and the US.  They discuss similarities and differences between Muslim immigrants in the US and Europe and deb... Read more

Jan. 2nd Updates Show Resources

For More Information about the San Francisco Eight:  http://www.freethesf8.org/ For More Information about the Jena Six:  http://www.freethejena6.org/ For More information about the noose incident at Reed:http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/news/11945... Read more

KBOO Reporter Interviews Guantanamo Lawyer

Airs at: Sun, 12/16/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
As the trial date for several key cases of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay draws near, KBOO reporter Marliese Franklin spoke today with lawyer Pardiss (par-DEES)  Kebriaei (keh-BRAH-ee) of the Center for Constitutional Rights: Read more

ACLU analyzes Oregon for Human Rights Day

Airs at: Sun, 12/09/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
        Today is International Human Rights Day, and in its honor, the American Civil Liberties union of Oregon has released a comprehensive analysis of racism in America with a focus on Oregon.  KBOO’s Linda Olson-Osterlund has the story.  Read more

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