Racism

Positively Revolting on 04/30/10

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Fri, 04/30/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Exploring the increase in virulent xenophobia. What can we do together to stem the tide?

Please join hosts Ani Haines and Lyn Moelich as they discuss the upsurge in racism, as evidenced in Arizona's SB 1070, and an increase white supremacist activities in the Pacific Northwest.  Their guests will be Dr. Roberto Rodriguez, an assistant professor at the University of Arizona, and author of the article, "Arizona: This is What Apartheid Looks Like", and Alicia, a local anti-racist activist. 

Call in with your questions and comments at 503-231-8187.

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 26, 2010

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Mon, 04/26/2010

 

Hosted by Bill Resnick, this program deals with crime in the suites that goes unpunished and crime in the streets that is punished if committed while being black.  We hear from a former federal finance regulator about the snowballing malfeasance in the finance industry; and from two incisive journalists about Goldman Sachs' raids on the public and the US Treasury.  And our Book Mole reviews Ian McEwan's new novel about the intersection between enviornmental and personal disasters.  

55:07 minutes (31.54 MB)

Incarceration and The New Jim Crow

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Mon, 04/26/2010

 The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is the title of a new book by longtime civil rights advocate and litigator, Michelle Alexander.  In this episode of the Old Mole's The Left and the Law, attorney Mike Snedeker and Jan Haaken sum up and discuss the book's central thesis: that the mass imprisonment of black men for crimes that go mostly unpunished among whites has created a new form of racial segregation.  

Michelle Alexander will appear soon on KBOO's A Deeper Look

12:40 minutes (7.25 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations.

Radiozine on 04/30/10

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Fri, 04/30/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"Imagine: Protest, Insurgency and the Workings of White Privilege"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Tim Wise about his recent article "Imagine: Protest, Insurgency and the Workings of White Privilege" on redroom.com.

http://www.redroom.com/blog/tim-wise/imagine-protest-insurgency-and-workings-white-privilege
 

The article was incorrectly titled "Imagine if the Tea Party Was Black” on Alternet.

Voices from the Edge on 04/15/10

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Thu, 04/15/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Near deadly error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
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Near-Deadly Error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
 
It is hard to imagine spending over 17 years on death row for a crime you did not commit. Juan Melendez-Colon did just that following his 1984 conviction and sentencing to death in the killing of Auburndale, FL beauty salon owner Delbert Baker.

Community Calendar, WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010

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Wed, 04/14/2010

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010

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This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010.

InterArts Presents the No.Fest 2010 Benefit shows both at Someday Lounge and Backspace at 115 and 125 Northwest 5th Avenue respectively. Featuring Trawler Bycatch, Brainstorm and much, much more. Music runs from 8:30 until 1:30am at both venues. Backspace will be an all-ages show.

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Now at the Milagros Theater at 525 Southeast Stark until April 17th, see HOW THE GARCÍA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS. The play is based on the best-selling novel by Julia Alvarez and playing tonight at 7:30pm for a special student and senior price of 16 dollars.

1:59 minutes (1.82 MB)

Community Calendar, WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010

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Wed, 04/14/2010

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010
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This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010.

1:59 minutes (1.81 MB)
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