We feature 2 grassroots projects respnding to concrete needs in our community. We speak to many members of the New Born Tribe Cultural Center, 3525 NE MLK in Portland, and then to organizer Imani Muhammad, of the Peace and Unity Festival, which takes placeSaturday Aug 9th at 126 NE Alberta.
We took at field trip to the Freedom Archives in San Franciso. The Freedom Archives contains8000 hours of audio and video recordings documenting social justice movements locally, nationally, and internationally from the 1960s to the present. The Archives features speeches of movement leaders and community activists, protests and demonstrations, cultural currents of rebellion and resistance.
On the Recovery Zone for Thursday, Aug 7, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor talks about how a stroke to her left brain opened her up to our human potential for joy and compassion: "Peace is just a thought away." Hosted by Stephanie Potter. Music: David Simon, violin & Dale Jones, guitar
On the Thursday, August 7, Radiozine, Per Fegereng interviews two actor-filmmakers who discuss their film, The Reflecting Pool, an investigation into the events of 9/11 by a Russian-American Journalist and a father of a 9/11 victim.
Dmae Roberts talks with Adrienne Flagg of the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center about their 25th anniversary season and Troy Lackey of Key Productions about "Prelude to a Kiss" by Craig Lucas. Also, Violinist Aaron Meyer tells us about his new CD "The Journey is not the Destination."
Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.