We speak with local creators of two documentaries about Sierra Leone: Diamonds, Guns and Rice, and Moving to the Beat.Jan Haaken talks about Diamonds, Guns and Rice, which focuses on women’s perspectives on war and the peace process in Sierra Leone. She also is one of the Producers of Moving to the Beat. We’ll talk with Abdul Fofana, Moving to the Beat director, local videographer PC Perry and members of the Portland hip hop group, Rebel Soulz about hip hop, war, identity and their experiences making this film
A coalition of Native Americans, border residents, and community groups continue the fight for their lands in the Rio Grande Valley.The Department of Homeland Security says it will seize Apache and other private lands using eminent domain to build the border wall and militarize the zone.
The Native American Occupation of Alcatraz Island began on November 20, 1969. At about 2 a.m., nearly eighty American Indians from more than twenty tribes pulled up to the island's eastern shore in three boats, and the island of Alcatraz was occupied until June 11, 1971. We talk with Robert Free Galvin and Lenny Foster, veterans of the Alcatraz movement, and also hear audio fromIndian Land Radio, and other recordings made during the occupation.
Several newspapers in Denmark reprinted a cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed with a turban shaped like a bomb yesterday.
The cartoon sparked massive protests when it was originally printed in 2006. The reprinting of the cartoon yesterday occurred a day after three men were arrested for allegedly planning to kill the original artist and publisher of the cartoon.
ever wonder what’s actually in the food you buy?KBOO’s Magnus Fleming spoke with the Northwest Resistance Against Genetic Engineeering about an educationalevent they are holding this weekend to help educate and inform the Public on this matter