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Ending Systematic Discrimination in the Justice System

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Mon, 08/24/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Ending Systematic Discrimination in the Justice System

Guest host Doug McVay speaks with Bobbin Singh, Executive Director of the Oregon Justice Resource Center. The Oregon Justice Resource Center's mission is to dismantle systemic discrimination in the administration of justice by promoting civil rights and enhancing the quality of legal representation for traditionally underserved communities. We do this by providing legal services to our clients and also by educating the community on criminal justice issues, collaborating with others to change and improve the system and training law students.

More Talk Radio on 08/17/15

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More Talk Radio on 08/10/15

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70 Years After Hiroshima & Nagasaki: The Ever-Present Nuclear Threat

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Mon, 08/03/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki and working for a nuclear free world
Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Sean Tenney, Associate Director of Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility  (PSR), and performing artist Chisao Hata about the importance of remembering the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and working for a nuclear free world.

Oregon PSR and partner organizations invite the public to participate in "70 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Ever-Present Nuclear Threat" on Thursday, August 6th, 2015 beginning at 6:00 PM at the Japanese American Historical Plaza (Waterfront Park at NW Naito Parkway and Couch Street in Portland).

Race and Reconciliation

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Mon, 07/27/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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How communities heal from a history of racial violence and oppression.
Celeste and Cecil speak with Sarah Van Gelder, editor of Yes! Magazine and writer Fania Davis.  Fania Davis is the author of "Truth and Reconciliation at Work: How These Commissions Help Heal Wounds From Racial Injustice" in the current issue of Yes! Magazine. Fania is is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth.

Working for Healthier and Safer Neighborhoods

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Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Working for Healthier and Safer Neighborhoods

Celeste and Cecil host  local community groups working for healthier and safer neighborhoods.   Joining them will be representatives from "Rox in the Sox" and Neighbors Against Violence"

More Talk Radio on 07/13/15

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Mon, 07/13/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Martin Prechtel on "The Search for the Indigenous Soul"

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Mon, 07/06/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Martin Prechtel on "The Search for the Indigenous Soul"

More Talk Radio is off today. Instead we'll hear an interview from the series Unlearn and Rewild featuring Martin Prechtel speaking with host Ayana Young on "The Search for the Indigenous Soul." Martin Prechtel is a leading thinker, writer and teacher whose work, both written and oral, hopes to promote the subtlety, irony and pre-modern vitality hidden in any living language. 

Through story, music, ritual and writing, Martin Prechtel helps people in many lands to retain their diversity while remembering their own sense of place in the daily sacred through the search for the Indigenous Soul. For more information visit: www.floweringmountain.com 

Race, Faith, and Justice: A Discussion with The Rev. Osagyefo Sekou

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A discussion on the movement for racial social justice
The Rev. Osagyefo Sekou returns to More Talk Radio.  The Rev. Sekou, organizer, author, public intellectual will give the keynote address at Warner Pacific College on June 29 at a forum entitled "Race, Faith, and Justice in the age of Ferguson and Baltimore".

The Incomes of the Top .001 Percent of Taxpayers Are Soaring While Their Tax Burdens Are Falling

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Mon, 06/22/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The Incomes of the Top .001 Percent of Taxpayers Are Soaring While Their Tax Burdens Are Falling
Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Pulitzer-Prize-winning investigative journalist David Cay Johnston, who has an opinion piece on Al Jazeera America about a new IRS report which examines incomes and tax burdens of all Americans. Johnston writes, “Its story of stagnation should be familiar to all. For 80% of Americans, average incomes fell between 2003 and 2012…But depressing as that news is, the real story from the report concerns the very top level of income earners.

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Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and A New Path Toward Social Justice

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Mon, 10/05/2009

 

On October 5, Cecil and Celeste speak with Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Fernando Gapasin, authors of "Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and A New Path Toward Social Justice".

Solidarity Divided is a critical examination of labor's current crisis and a plan for a bold new way forward into the 21st century. Bill Fletcher and Fernando Gapasin, longtime union insiders whose experiences as activists of color grant them a unique vantage on the problems now facing U. S. labor, offer a mix of history and probing analysis.  Ultimately calling for a wide-ranging re-examination of the ideological and structural underpinnings of today's labor movement, this is essentila reading for understanding how the battle for social justice can be fought and won. newunionism.wordpress.com/2009/07/21/solidarity-divided-the-crisis-in-organized-labor-and-a-new-path-toward-social-justice/

New Generation of Black Leaders Demands Bold Action

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Mon, 08/31/2009

Join Cecil Prescod in speaking with Charles McGee, President and CEO of the Black Parents Initiative, and Johnell Bell, former staff aide to Mayor Potter and Multnomah Chair Tom Wheeler, about the  "The Joshua Generation: A New Generation Heeding the Call to Leadership".

Bryant Terry: Vegan Soul Kitchen

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Sun, 08/23/2009

 

 More Talk Radio hosts a conversation with eco-food activist Bryant Terry, author of Vegan Soul Kitchen (VSK): Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine (Da Capo/Perseus March 2009).  Bryant Terry has spent the last decade advocating for and building a more just and sustainable food system, and uses his talents as a chef to examine the intersections of race, poverty, and food insecurity.  Mr. Terry is coming to the Portland Farmer's Market and the King Farmer's Market, August 29 and 30 for events for youth and adults.

 

Sam Fulwood III on the Gates Incident and "The Real Teachable Moment"

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Sun, 08/16/2009

The Real "Teachable Moment"             Sam Fulwood III, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, recalibrates the racial debate revolving around the Gates incident. He joins Celeste and Cecil to offer just what the  real "teachable moment" is that arises from this collision of perspectives and perceptions. Our guest believes something very positive and groundbreaking occurred, and we might miss it by focusing too much on "who was right to say and do what". For his article: www.americanprogress.org/issues2009/07/teachable_moment.html.   Cecil Prescod and Celeste host.

 


 

 

Sankofa

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Sun, 08/02/2009

"Se wo were fi na wosan kofa a, yenkyi"... From the Akan people of West Africa we get "Sankofa", which teaches us to return to our roots to move forward. We take the best of what our past has to teach us to become all we are and grow into our future. Whatever was lost, forgone, forgotten, or stolen will be reclaimed, revived, preserved and perpetuated.

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Tricia Rose, author of "The Hip Hop Wars"

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Sun, 07/26/2009

HIp Hop: progressive critique of its flaws and an appreciation of its extraordinary gifts

Tricia Rose, author of "The Hip Hop Wars", is the guest.  This book "explores the divisive, vitriolic debate about race and culture in America, concluding with a call for the revitalization of the progressive and creative heart of hip hop" (from the book cover).  Henry Louis Gates, Jr. writes  "The Hip Hop Wars is a hopeful, inspiring book that speaks to the necessity of a community-centered vision for justice for all."  Her website is www.triciarose.com

Faith, Health, and the Law

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Sun, 07/19/2009

 Call-in Talk Radio hosted by Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey.  In this program they are talking about the intersection between faith, health, and the law.

More Talk on Sit/Lie

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Sun, 07/19/2009

 Recently a Multnomah county judge ruled that the city had exceeded its power in enacting the Sit/Lie ordinance and ruled it to be unconstitutional (for the SECOND time). Cause for celebration right? Well…no not really. Guest Hosts, Erik Jorgen Jorgensen and Sara Fay Goldman speak with Brendan Phillips of Sisters of the Road and take calls from KBOO listeners.

Rev. Sekou

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Sun, 07/12/2009

Celeste and Cecil interview the Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, the author of an article entitled "Gays Are the New Niggers", published in Killing the Buddha, "a religion magazine for people made anxious by churches" website.

Mr. Sekou is the Senior Minister of Lemuel Haynes Congregational Church (UCC) in South Jamaica Queens, New York. He is third generation ordained Elder in the Church of God in Christ. Rev. Sekou holds fellowships with the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, The Fellowship of Reconciliation, and the Institute for Policy Studies. His forthcoming book is Gods, Gays, and Guns: Religion and the Future of Democracy.

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Carol Mase

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Thu, 06/25/2009

Cecil and Celeste speak with Carol Mase about what makes organizations vibrant, healthy, living organisms.

Carol's blog can be found at: http://www.organizationsasorganisms.com/wordpress/

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Comments

Poll Watcher:"High Concetration of People of Color" Voting

If the act of voting -exercising a duty and privilege- evokes this response, we ought recognize that the vote is most valuable and must be protected.

federal reserve

greetings, good show this morning. another good book is "web of debt" and also a podcast going through the basics. a link to the book can be found from the podcast page. folks should get onto this.

http://c-realmpodcast.podomatic.com/entry/449084

My error

Hi, Cecil, I called in to your fine program this morning to give the announcement about Imam Mamadou Toure's presentation at the Quaker Meetinghouse. Apparently I gave the wrong date: the correct date is Friday, January 25. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give that date on next week's program, I'm sorry to have confused things.
Peace, Jim Metcalfe

 

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