Jacqueline Keeler welcomes Alfred Urbina, the attorney general for
the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona. The Pascua Yaqui are the first federally
recognized tribe with a high-tech enhanced tribal card (ETC), a certified ID
card for border transit. They were also on of the f...
The Radiozine continues to commemorate the birthday of James Baldwin with his
portion of the 1965 debate with Willam F. Buckley at Cambridge University.
In the Atlantic Ta-Nahisi Coates wrote:
"I know a lot of conservative intellectuals hearken back to his day as a time ...
Cecil and Celeste welcome author and activist DeRay Mckesson to KBOO ahead of
his Portland appearance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on September
20th. Call (503) 231-8187 during this Fall Membership Drive to join the
conversation and to get a copy of DeRay's new ...
Jacqueline Keeler welcomes two Native activists who've been targeted by law
enforcement for their politcal expressions.
Tracy Molina is a Native veteran and activist who was arrested on
Saturday at the Patriot Prayer Rally in downtown Portland. She was charged
Former U.S. Congresswoman (1992-2002, 2004-2006) from Georgia and 2008
Presidential candidate for the Green Party, Dr. Cynthia McKinney, speaks
with John Shuck on the Beloved Community.
Topics include her entry into politics, racism, the various factions of the
Faith is a white woman who reflects on personal and societal events that
shaped her life’s journey to racial justice and equity awareness. I asked
Faith to be on the show because she and I have had many conversations about
race that may be inspiring to listeners. I admire...
One often hears lamented the lack of public intellectuals in America today.
Very often, the lamenters look back to James Baldwin, who in the 1950s and
1960s wrote such powerful race-, class-, and sex-examining books as Go Tell
It on the Mountain, G...
Armed Alt-Reich Nazi sympathizers are coming to town, and the Portland Police
are ready to let them do as they will. Transgender people are
being harrassed by the US government. California is burning. Aside from
that, things are good--how are you?
In 2008 the United States elected its first black president, and recent polls
show that only twenty-two percent of white people in the United States
believe that racism is a major societal problem. On the surface, it may seem
to be in decline. However, the evidence of di...
Jan Haaken and Frann Michel review and recommend the science fiction comedy
film Sorry to Bother You, written and directed by Boots Riley. They discuss
code switching and the use of white voice. They note that it fails the
Bechdel test and the female character does rese...