Indigenous issues

Flashpoints on 04/04/13

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 04/04/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Students Of Color Disciplined More Harshly Than White Students In PPS

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Wed, 04/03/2013

The Portland Public School District presented data at Monday's School Board Meeting that students of color are more likely to be disciplined, and disciplined more harshly than white students. Strikingly, African American students were 4.1 times more likely to be suspended or expelled than their white counterparts, and were also high for Latino and Native American students. School Board members are looking for ways to reduce these numbers, and make school a positive experience for students of all racial groups. KBOO's Jennifer Kemp spoke with Mary Lee, the director of the Multnomah County Commission on Children, Families and Communities for more on the story...

 

5:13 minutes (7.17 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/04/13

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Thu, 04/04/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Interview with F. Michael Higginbotham, author, Ghost of Jim Crow

When America inaugurated its first African American president, in 2009, many wondered if the country had finally become a "post-racial" society. Was this the dawning of a new era, in which America, a nation nearly severed in half by slavery, and whose racial fault lines are arguably among its most enduring traits, would at last move beyond race with the election of Barack Hussein Obama? In Ghosts of Jim Crow, F. Michael Higginbotham convincingly argues that America remains far away from that imagined utopia. Indeed, the shadows of Jim Crow era laws and attitudes continue to perpetuate insidious, systemic prejudice and racism in the 21st century.

Flashpoints on 04/03/13

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 04/02/13

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 04/02/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 03/28/13

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 03/28/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 03/27/13

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 03/27/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 03/26/13

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 03/26/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/26/13

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Tue, 03/26/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe drone on about drones. Also, Spring Membership Drive!

Abe and Joe return for another discussion on drones, a subject they have been known to, er, drone on about. Also -- Give us your money!

U of O fires Leaders of Native American, Latin and Black American communities!!Please sign petition!

Osiyo, or hello all,
 
Being part Native American, Cherokee, or really Tsalagi, pronounced Jalagi, by the People., this issue means alot to me and alot of others attending our College. It has ramifications all through this state and sends a message across the country. The University has fired the elder leaders of the Native American, Latin American and Black American communities.
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