Join us as we celebrate news and public affairs programs on KBOO with an entire day of interviews and recently recorded speeches.
7:00 AM – Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez
8:00 AM – Positively Revolting Talk Radio with Ani Haines and Lyn Moelich. Their guest is activist Linda Stout, the former protégée of civil rights legend Septima Clark. Linda started the Piedmont Peace Project and is now the director of a new organization, Spirit in Action. Her new book is COLLECTIVE VISIONING.
Keaton Otis was shot and killed by Portland police on May 12, 2010, after a routine traffic stop at Northeast 6th and Halsey in Portland. He was 25. Tonight on Circle A Radio we’ll talk with Fred Bryant, father of Keaton Otis, and Geoff, part of Fred’s support network, about the upcoming anniversary of Keaton’s death, and the memorial to celebrate his life. Stay tuned.
Tonight on Circle A Radio, we feature the former Chairman of the Black Panther Party, Elaine Brown. Brown is author of the books “A Taste of Power” and “The Condemnation of Little B”. She’s the cofounder of Mothers Advocating Juvenile Justice and The National Alliance for Radical Prison Reform. She’s also on the Committee to free Chip Fitzgerald. She regularly lectures at colleges and universities around the country on “New Age Racism in America”. A long time prisoner advocate, Elaine Brown was a close advisor to prisoners who took part in the historic prison strikes in Georgia this past December. Here is her keynote speech from the opening night of The Counter Counter Insurgency Convergence, which took place at Reed College, April 8th thru the
Antonia Juhasz speaks on "Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill"
Journalist, activist and author Antonia Juhasz speaks on "Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill." Juhasz conducted hundreds of personal interviews during her time spent embedded within those communities most impacted by the disaster. She exposes the human failings and human cost of the largest oil disaster in American history -- and shows how it could easily happen again.
Abe and Joe examine the two educational bond measures on the May 2011 ballot.
Portland Public Schools has two bond measures on the May ballot. One would provide funds to update and renovate Portland's aging public school facilities, while the other would provide funds to prevent teacher layoffs and preserve vulnerable programs. Abe and Joe dig into the two measures, and discuss the long chain of events and priorities that have led us to the point where the schools must go begging to taxpayers in order to keep paying teachers.
Today's show, hosted by Joe Clement, is relatively shorter because of the pledge drive. We hear about the death penalty and law day, Islamophobia and Islamic feminism, the right and wrong way to think about Oregon's budget problems, and a short commentary on the assissination of Osama Bin Laden.