Former Black Panther Kent Ford and photographer Eve Crane talk about the upcoming event "An Evening of History on Race and Secret Government" a photo exibit and screening of a documentary about eight former Black Panters who were recently arrested on charges thrown out 30 years ago. CHRIS ANDREAE reports.
"An Evening of History on Race and Secret Government" will be presented at the REFLECTIONS CAFE at 446 NORTHEAST KILLINGSWORTH.
SUNDAY, MARCH 4 AT 3 P.M.
Critics oppose amendments to Iraq Resolution in the Oregon Legislature
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2007
The Oregon Legislature's House Committee on Elections Ethics and Rules heard testimony on a resolution to oppose a surge of troop levels in Iraq. The measure, called H-J-M-9, had several last minute amendments added. Critics say the amendments change the original intent of the bill and opposing the changes.
Portland's representative Chip Shields who is a sponsor of the proposal talked to KBOO reporter Ethan Scarl.
The Oregon Bureau of Land Management is considering the sale of 270 acres of public land to make up a budget shorfall. The shortfall is due to the federal government's decision to cut funding for the Rural Schools Act.
KBOO's Marc de Giere spoke to Katlin Hill, with the American Lands Alliance, a group opposed to the sale of public lands.