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Sir Millage Vigil for Justice

Community members and activists gathered near the downtown site where a 15 year old autistic child, Sir Millage, was beaten and tasered 15 times by the Portland police when they failed to communicate with the disoriented adolecent.
Sir Millage's Grandmother, Pastor Mary Overstreet and her daughters opened the vigil with a song, to be followed by a number of impassioned speakers calling for an end to police violence against community members based on race and/or mental disabilty.
Oregon Action, The Northwest Constitutional Rights Center, and Portland CopWatch were represented at the event.

KBOO Reporter Lina Aglialoro made this report...

5:25 minutes (4.96 MB)

Guillermo Gomez-Pena. Performance Artist

This Week Lewis And Clark College Hosts A Multicultural Symposium Featuring Performance Art, Lectures And Visual Art From Around The World.

Tonight The School Presents Internationally-Renowned Performance Artist Guillermo Gomez-Pena. Kboo’s Prentiss Darden Caught Up With The Performer Earlier Today.

Gomez-Pena’s Troupe, La Pocha Nostra, Presents Intox Lounge: An Evening Of Critical Culture And Extreme Performance, At The Agnes Flanagan Chapel At Lewis And Clark College.

The Performance Is Free And Starts At 7 P.M. For More Info Go To Www.Lclark.Edu And Follow The Links To Multicultural Symposium.

2:36 minutes (2.39 MB)

Senator Wyden's office shut down by peace activists

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 02/15/2007

Senator Gordon Smith's office has become the target of peaceful sit-ins calling on him to defund the war.

Marc de Giere reports.

3:37 minutes (3.32 MB)

Feds cut Oregon budget

New Fed budget proposes cuts to Oregon
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2007

RUNS 1 : 55

Federal budget to cut money to Oregon in 2008.

Jessica Rink Perry reports.

1:56 minutes (1.77 MB)

ISHMAEL BEAH

ISHMAEL BEAH
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2007

Runs:

Ishmeal Beah is a former child soldier from Seirra Leone. Now an activist, he has authored the new book “LONG WAY GONE – THE MEMOIR OF A BOY SOLDIER.”

Beah speaks to KBOO's Eugene Johnson on a recent visit to Portland.

2:01 minutes (1.85 MB)

Students cheer Govenor

Students cheer Govenor at the capitol.

Runs 0: 30 seconds

Hundreds of students rallied in from of Oregon's state capitol to demand increases in funding for higher education. Govenor Ted Kulongowski addressed cheering crowds to announce his plans for the upcoming bienium budget.

0:30 minutes (471.88 KB)

Habeus Corpus

Steven Wax talks about the importance of Habeus Corpus

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2007

RUNS 3 : 50

A Federal court has ruled that Guantonamo prisoners cannot challenge their detention in U.S. Courts.

Lawyer Steven Wax who represents seven detainees in Guantanamo prison speaking at the City Club of Portland talks about the ruling.

Ryan White reports.

3:51 minutes (3.52 MB)

JANITORS ON STRIKE

JANITORS ON STRIKE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2007

RUNS 3 : 19

A group of janitors are on strike in Portland in protest to the removal of some benefits after their company is sold to new owners.

Laura Young reports.

3:19 minutes (3.04 MB)

Impeachment Hearings

Impeachment Hearings Held at Washington State Capitol
Runs 2:34
Thursday, March 1, 2007

Members of the Washington State Senate are meeting in Olympia to discuss a measure that would petition the US congress to begin impeachment investigations.

Marc de Giere reports.

2:35 minutes (2.36 MB)

Public Land Sell-off

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 03/01/2007

The Oregon Bureau of Land Management is considering the sale of 270 acres of public land to make up a budget shorfall. The shortfall is due to the federal government's decision to cut funding for the Rural Schools Act.

KBOO's Marc de Giere spoke to Katlin Hill, with the American Lands Alliance, a group opposed to the sale of public lands.

3:24 minutes (1.36 MB)
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