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Hyung Nam on Police Budgets

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers talks with activist Hyung Nam, who served on the city-appointed citizens Police Budget Advisory Committee, and who organizes with the Portland Metro People’s Coalition, which has been working with Unite Oregon, Portland African American Leadership Forum... Read more

BLM Protests

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Greg McKelvey and reflects on policing and on the protests locally and nationally.  Portland Black Lives Matter Events Calendar: https://www.pdx-blm-events.org Some earlier Mole interviews about policing with Malik Miah, Alex Vitale, and Kristian... Read more

In memory of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor - Ep 68

Airs at: Sat, 06/13/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 06/27/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This week, we are reflecting on the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, along with the shooting murder of Breanna Taylor during a no-knock raid in Louisville; two deaths that shine a horrific, but common light on the reality of police brutal... Read more

Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance - Ep 66

Airs at: Fri, 06/05/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/12/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance stops by the podcast to discuss his path to becoming an activist during protests in the 60’s and 70’s, what he’s learned from Ralph Nader, police brutality and militarization, Kevin’s long standing work on the Vietnam war and Venezuela, and... Read more

Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony recently on policing practices and law enforcement Accountability. On this installment of Prison Pipeline we hear from three of the witnesses: Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney, founder of the national law firm Ben Crump Law... Read more

The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
We will start tonight's show with Joel Thompson's "The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed," a multi-movement choral work that uses the last words of seven black men who have been murdered by authorities. Though written four years ago, the peice is just as relavant today with G... Read more

Portland Police Citizen Review Committee recruits new members

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland's longest-standing citizen police oversight board is the Citizen Review Committee (CRC), which is part of the Auditor's Office's Independent Police Review division (IPR). The CRC is an eleven-member, all-volunteer body that hears appeals of police misconduct cas... Read more

Examining the role of police unions in stagnating change

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "No police union has ever criticized a cop, no matter how egregious that cop's behavior. The union will defend them no matter what."  Two weeks of demonstrations around the country call out for an end to police brutality and racial injustice. These protests can count the... Read more

PDX Protest Bail Fund offers relief from financial strain of protest arrests

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Just as protests against police brutality and racial injustice began in Portland, the Portland General Defense Committee established the PDX Protest Bail Fund to cover bail and legal expenses for participants arrested in the demonstrations related to George Floyd's murde... Read more

COVID-19 Update 6/9/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
This is the Tuesday afternoon KBOO news update for June ninth, 2020. In Minneapolis yesterday, ex-police officers Derek Chauvin, J. Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao faced a judge for a bail hearing.  Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, was assessed one million... Read more