Things were happening as normal: a enlightening weekly conversation (this time on the state of hip hop) with dear brother Tony Muhammad... and then Africa Baby Bam of legendary group the Jungle Brothers phones in and drops some knowledge; making this an even more enlightening experience! Much respect to Baby Bam, and to Tony.
This is an interview with Ramona Africa, the only surviving adult member of the MOVE organization, whose home was bombed in 1985. She served time in prison for 7 years, for charges of conspiracy, riot and multiple counts of simple and aggravated assault. She has since become the MOVE Minister of Communication, as a representative speaking out for the MOVE 9, and others who have been held/detained in prisons (source: www.onamove.com). In her experiences she has internationalized the struggles of various groups, and sees the interconnectedness of all species.
Barbara Bernstein hosts. Her guests will be candidates for Portland City Council, Position 2, which was previously held by Sam Adams. Confirmed guests are Nick Fish, Ed Garren, Fred Fader, Jim Middaugh, and Harold Williams Two.
An edited version of our membership drive program. Liz Rogers caught up with Margaret Cho on tour with her new show Beautiful; Executive Director Jason Mak talks about the 2008 DisOrient Film Festival taking place in Eugene; Patti Duncan interviews Chom Nimol and Ethan Holtzman from the Cambodian pop band Dengue Fever and Sarita See shares her Angry APA Minute.
Please note: The KBOO broadcast of this episode has been postponed until May 29, but you can listen right here whenever you'd like! There will also be a listening and tasting party Thursday, May 15 @ 7pm at the Waypost (3120 N. Williams Ave.)
In this interview, Carla talks with Zan, adult staff at SMYRC, Tori and Aaron, both are SMYRC youth, about what's going on at SMYRC - past, present and future. You'll hear personal stories, laughter, and so much more!
Part 1 (different audio piece) focuses on the business side of the organization. This Part 2 is youth focused, just like the place itself!
The Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center is celebrating 10 years! Carla talks with Jonathan Weedman, program director, and Trey Malicote, who serves on the Advisory Board, about SMYRC's past, present and future.
This is the adult discussion. SMYRC Part 2 (different audio piece) is the youth discussion.
The big celebration party is happening this Sat, May 17th at the Gerding Theater, located at 128 NW 11 Ave. Ticket details and also available for purchase at the SMYRC website.