Racism

Book Mole: "The Queen of Palmyra"

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Mon, 05/24/2010

 Larry Bowlden reviews Minrose Gwin's novel The Queen of Palmyra about a young white girl coming to perceive Southern racism in 1960s Mississippi.  

To read many of Larry's past reviews, go here.  

6:56 minutes (3.97 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 5/20/10

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Thu, 05/20/2010

Oregon Primary Election 2010

About the program…

Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

54:26 minutes (49.83 MB)

A Deeper Look on 05/27/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 05/27/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview, Michelle Alexander on The New Jim Crow

A Deeper Look hosts Michelle Alexander author of;

THE NEW JIM CROW: MASS INCARCERATION IN THE AGE OF  COLORBLINDNESS

Michelle Alexander is a legal scholar, who has who has worked in an impressive array of positions related to racial justice and civil rights. In her important new book she makes the case that the disproportionate imprisonment of black men allows the U.S. criminal justice system to function as a contemporary system of racial control.

Tune in for this important conversation. 

 

APA Compass on 06/04/10

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APA Compass
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Fri, 06/04/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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APA Compass explores the wild and wonderful world of parenting.

Voices from the Edge on 5/13/10

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Thu, 05/13/2010
Is Multnomah County "uniquely toxic" for people of color?
 
A new report by Portland State University states that for people of color, Multnomah County is a "uniquely toxic" place when it comes to education, income, home ownership and health. The 152-page report, which was presented last week to the Portland City Council, found nearly every racial and ethnic group to be trailing behind other county residents.
40:34 minutes (37.14 MB)

Portland Anti Racist Action

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Wed, 05/05/2010

March 27th in Downtown Portland a well known anti racist activist was shot in an assassination attempt by local neo Nazis . In Vancouver BC the house of an anti racist activist was bombed after he had organized a rally in March that drew hundreds of anti-Nazi protestors, and was in response to a planned white supremacy, neo-Nazi rally that never materialized. 

Tonight on Circle A Radio, we’ll discuss the current rise in fascist activity, the history of aggressive racism in Portland and resistance to it with Alicia, a member of the Portland chapter of Anti Racist Action. We’ll also hear from one of the founders of the ARA, which began in Minneapolis.
 

40:57 minutes (37.49 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 05/13/10

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Thu, 05/13/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Is Multnomah County uniquely toxic for people of color?
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Is Multnomah County "uniquely toxic" for people of color?
 
A new report by Portland State University states that for people of color, Multnomah County is a "uniquely toxic" place when it comes to education, income, home ownership and health.

Anti-racism forum in Portland

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Evening News
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Mon, 05/10/2010

Rose City Anti Fascists, the local chapter of Anti Racist Action, held a community forum on Saturday April 24th.
Panelists discussed the history of the white supremacy movement in Portland, recent violence, and how to respond as a community to fascist groups.    
KBOO’s Isobel Charle has more.

4:29 minutes (4.1 MB)

Voices From the Edge on 05/06/2010

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Thu, 05/06/2010

About the program…

Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

40:48 minutes (37.36 MB)

Tim Wise discusses: "Imagine: Protest, Insurgency and the Workings of White Privilege"

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Radiozine
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Fri, 04/30/2010

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Tim Wise about his recent article "Imagine: Protest, Insurgency and the Workings of White Privilege" on redroom.com.  (The article was incorrectly titled "Imagine if the Tea Party Was Black” on Alternet.)   Tim Wise is one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the U.S. He has spoken on hundreds of college campuses around the nation. He has provided anti-racism trainings to many, many groups throughout the country.

21:24 minutes (9.8 MB)
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