Circle A Radio on 01/20/10

Air date: 
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

For several years, Clifford Walker has been asking: why don't we remove the symbols of racial oppression from our  national currency?

Clifford Walker was born in Portland, and graduated from Jefferson High School in 1961. Upon completing high school, he joined the Air Force. After military service, he returned to Portland to manage the much loved record store in the heart of the African American community, The House of Sound.  Clifford Walker was also active in civil and social rights movements, including the progressive Black politics of the 60's, the anti-apartheid and African Liberation campaigns of the 70's and 80's. He is currently chair of the Oregon Commission on Black Affairs. And, Clifford Walker woul d like to see the signs and symbols of racial hate and oppression removed from the public landscape.
Tonight on Circle A Radio, we talk with Clifford Walker about his campaign, and we will revisit the history of the slave owners, and the abolitionists. Stay Tuned

 

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