Movement for Racial Justice

Looking Back and Ahead with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the last few years, we seem to look back at the past year and say, next year has to be better. But it never is. Or maybe we are focusing too much on the negative – and there certainly is a lot of that to consider – rather than appreciating some of the significant victor... Read more

MLK Day Special 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for MLK Day Special
World Arts Foundation Inc. announces the annual tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Since 1976, this community event has celebrated Oregon’s African-American community. The event honors pioneering activists, community leaders, artists, musicians, and youth whose va... Read more

Full Interview | Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is full version of the interview with Dan Handelman and Philip Chachka, both of Portland Copwatch. A partial version of this interview aired on our December 27, 2022 show. This longer version includes more discussion of the current state of Portland's police oversi... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | December 27, 2022

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch This year our main focus has been on the Police Accountability Commission (which we’ll mostly refer to in this show as the PAC, or P-A-C), an all-civilian volunteer group that is tasked with creating a proposal for a new commu... Read more

Once a Braided River

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originally broadcast on October 24, 2022 For thousands of years the north reach of the Willamette River, near its confluence with the Columbia, was a braided river of shallow channels and islands rich in biodiversity. That was until European settlers cam... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 26, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Anti-oppressive Holidays: Bill Resnick interviews Alexandra Holmstrom-Smith who wrote an excellent much needed article “Leftists Need Holidays Too. Let’s Imagine Anti-Oppressive Ones... Read more

Justice—No Hate

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When jobs and small businesses in a hard-working white community were being destroyed by corporate pollution, many residents blamed recent immigrants instead – even bringing in the Ku Klux Klan who provoked a campaign of violence against the new arrivals. Writer and photogr... Read more

The Second Pandemic- Domestic violence in America

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
  On this segment of LTAR :The Second Pandemic- Domestic violence in America Hosted by Professional Johnson We are joined by a special guest, Mary Li, Director of the Multnomah Idea Lab-a think tank in Portland, OR. Nia Gray, our faith Reporter is on Assignment. Domestic... Read more

Why American Slavery was Unique in the World / The Willie Lynch Letter

Airs at: Fri, 12/16/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  Today's episode is a Way Black History Episode...lol! We discuss the uniqueness of American slavery and contrast it with slavery around the world. This conversation allows us to more directly deal with the implications and legacy of slavery in the United States. We spend... Read more

An Anti-fascist Christmas Carol

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers reads an excerpt from her commentary, “An Anti-fascist Christmas Carol and Tale of Two Cities: Portland, Oregon at the Crossroads,” which appears in today’s edition of Counterpunch. She reflects on the role that the persistent demonization of houseless peo... Read more