Bread and Roses

Bread and Roses is a collective of women identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators.We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.

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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming
 

Episode Archive

"Intersecting TWOC" on Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 11/20/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Transgender Day of Remembrance Special Hour One

Youth Disenfranchisement and the School-To-Prison Pipeline

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 11/13/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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The school-to-prison pipeline is jeopardizing our collective future. Stop youth disenfranchisement!

Tune in this Friday for a show focused on the school-to-prison pipeline, discussing the long history of youth disenfranchisement in communities of color, gang culture, institutionalized zero-tolerance policies and the consequences for our collective future.

Live Reading: VoiceCatcher 10-Year Anthology, She Holds the Face of the World

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 11/06/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Live Reading: VoiceCatcher 10th Anniversary

Bread and Roses celebrates the 10th Anniversary of VoiceCatcher, a nonprofit community that connects, inspires and empowers women writers and artists in the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington area.

We are joined in the studio by Tiah Lindner Raphael (President and Managing Editor), and featured writers, Nikki Shulak, Jennifer Foreman, Claudia F. Savage, and Annie Lighthart.

Since 2005, VoiceCatcher has lifted the voices of hundreds of women by publishing their poetry, fiction, nonfiction and artwork in six VoiceCatcher print anthologies and seven online issues of VoiceCatcher: a journal of women’s voices & visions.

Bread and Roses on 10/30/15

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 10/30/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

How can feminism become inclusive of disability rights and justice?

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 10/16/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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What is problematic with the feminist idea that women are not inferior to men? Tune in to find out!
A transcript for this show is available bellow.

Tune in this Friday for a conversation on disability work grounded in social justice and civil rights with Caitlin Wood and Cheryl Green. We will talk about the cross over between disability activism and feminist activism and how feminism can become inclusive of disability rights and justice. We'll also talk about their art, activism and the projects they created together.

Caitlin is a disabled activist, performer, writer and the editor of the cross-disability anthology, Criptiques.

Bread and Roses on 10/09/15

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 10/09/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

We Need To Talk About Mass Shootings in America

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 10/02/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Call in to discuss UCC shooting as we try to understand America's gun problem
[Tonight we are pre-empting our originally planned show.] 

We turn our show to our listeners and invite you to call in at 503-231-8087 as we try to process the devastating mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg yesterday. 

 

Kitchen Table Conversations with Mary Postlethwaite- Are We the Product of Our Environment?

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 09/25/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Are we the product of our environment? Mary Postlethwaite hosts women who have broken the stereotype
Tune in this Friday for another episode of Kitchen Table Conversations with Mary Postlethwaite. Are we the product of our environment? Mary will host a conversation with three amazing women who have broken this stereotype: Olivia Aubrey, Amber Bailey, and her daughter Marshalia Postelethwaite.

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Kitchen Table Conversations with the Bread and Roses Collective- Ending White Supremacy

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 09/18/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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We continue the conversation, In our Lifetimes: working to end white supremacy and racial oppression
Tune in this Friday for a Special Episode of Kitchen Table Conversation with the Bread and Roses Collective when we discuss racial oppression and white supremacy. Starting at 10am, KBOO is broadcasting audio on the topic In Our Lifetimes: working to end white supremacy and racial oppression. Several members of the Bread and Roses collective will come together at 6:00PM to have a Live, open and honest conversation about our history, our personal experiences, the role of feminism in ending racial oppression and the work we have to do to make it happen in our lifetimes. 

SPEAK LIKE A GIRL

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 09/11/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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SPEAK LIKE A GIRL is a feminist, interactive poetry show that uses spoken word to educate entertain
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Audio

Guantanamo Family Stories-1

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Thu, 04/24/2008

During Omar Deghayes' 5 years of imprisonment at Guantanamo, his family became very outspoken. For the Deghayes family, it seemed history was repeating itself: In 1986, they had fled persecution in Libya where Omar's father had been assassinated, and had sought asylum in Britain. But in 2002, Omar, who had moved to Pakistan, was kidnapped and sold for a $5,000 bounty to US authorities. Details of his subsequent torture at US-run detention centers is well documented. Omar was released, without charges, in December 2007.

In this interview, Omar's brother, Taher, talks about the terror of Omar's imprisonment, but also of the great community of activists from around the world who became involved in trying to free him.

Guantanamo Family Stories-2

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Thu, 04/24/2008

If you've seen the Hollywood movie, Rendition, you'll recognize the story of Saifullah Paracha. In the Hollywood movie, an innocent man is literally kidnapped off a plane by US agents, hooded, shackled and sent to a prison camp. This is essentially what happened to Saifullah Paracha, a Pakistani businessman who in 2003 was removed from a flight and sent to a horrendous US prison camp in Bagram, then on to Guantanamo. As in the movie, the Paracha family had no idea of his whereabouts for over a month. However, unlike the movie which has a happy Hollywood ending, Saifullah remains in Guantanamo where he has been held since 2004. Bread and Roses spoke to Saifullah Paracha's teenage daughter. She lives in Pakistan.

Guantanamo Family Stories-3

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Thu, 04/24/2008

British-born Mozzam Begg spent a total of 3 years imprisoned at US-run prison camps at Guantanamo, Bagram and Kandahar. His book, Enemy Combatant, details the horrendous conditions he suffered, including 2 years in solitary confinement. He also writes about relations with US prison guards and interrogators. Since his release, Mozzam Begg has campaigned tirelessly for the closure of Guantanamo Bay. In this interview with Bread and Roses, Mr. Begg talks about his family's activism during his imprisonment.

Poet Activist Sunni Patterson on V-Day in New Orleans

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 04/11/2008

Activist, poet and healer Sunni Patterson speaks with Bread & Roses from the Tenth Annual V-Day celebration in New Orleans.  The annual V-Day event is an international celebration of ending violence against women and girls, and this year honors the women of New Orleans and the Gulf South.  Ms. Patterson, a native of New Orleans, was part of a panel that presented at the V-Day events on April 11.       This audio includes a poem and interview.   

For more information about Sunni Patterson, you can log onto her website:  www.sunnipatterson.com

 

Community Runs Free Adult Health Clinic

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Bread and Roses
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Thu, 02/21/2008

The North by Northeast Community Health Center opened in response to the medical needs of Hurricane Katrinia survivors and of the medically uninsured here in Portland.  This audio features interviews with Dr. Jill Ginsberg, Pastor Mary Overstreet Smith, and Suzy Jeffreys a year and a half after the center's opening.  They describe the North by Northeast Community Health Center and its roots in taking action in the face of injustice.

Comments

Bread and Roses

WOW! This show is so enlightening... When is it going national?

 

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