Turning community outrage into real police reform: A conversation with the Albina Ministerial Allian
One month after Portland police officer Ronald Frashour fatally shot Aaron Campbell, the Portland City Council is still struggling with growing community anger over the unarmed man's death. Demonstrations, a high profile visit by Rev. Jesse Jackson - as well as an upcoming March 14 visit by national civil rights activist Rev.
Boys Without Toy, a Portland youth rock band, came to KBOO for a live set last Friday. Members of the band are: Otniel (17, vocals, bass, guitar) Avinoam (14, vocals, guitar, keyboard) Akiva (11, vocals, drums, guitar) Elisha (5, vocals, shaker, slide guitar)
However, tonight they played and acoustic set, without Elisha.
Boys Without Toys, a Portland youth rock band, came to KBOO for a live set and interview for this months Youth Randomonium. This is the interview that took place after the set, with members Otniel (17, vocals, bass, guitar), Avinoam (14, vocals, guitar, keyboard), Akiva (11, vocals, drums, guitar) and Elisha (5, vocals, shaker, slide guitar).
Interview conducted by Hannah, Tony, Billy, and Talon.
Featuring a Live preformance from DJ Global Ruckus
Techtonic Bangers that are off the Richter,
Portland based trans-global groove maniac DJ GlobalRuckus scours the four corners of the earth for the hot emerging etno-tek sounds that are percolating in their regional ethnic communities and boils them over to dance frenzies all over. Specializing in Balkan beats, Arabic hiphop, electro-cumbia, reggeaton, bhangra, danchall, with the added spices of banda, samba, kuduro, and any other culturally rich sounds that engage him, you're guaranteed a wild ride on the dancefloor.
On January 21, 2010, the U.S. Supreme court took another step in the long - and many say misguided - journey to granting corporations personhood under the U.S. Constitution. In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, a five-member majority of the court increased the ability of corporations to use their wealth to influence our electoral process. Recent polling shows that more than 75 percent of Americans think the ruling further weakens our democratic institutions and the power of people to govern themselves.