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Latest Public Affairs Audio

Minnesota Activists Move Homeless Families into Foreclosed Houses

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 02/18/2009
2:12 minutes (2.02 MB)

interview with rob fields of boldaslove.us

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program date: 
Wed, 02/18/2009

we spoke with rob fields of boldaslove.us about our respective experiences of 'black rock'.  a one-time member of the black rock coalition (and a member forever in spirit) he shared his wisdom on life as the 'black rock evangelist', as well as the present state of black rock.

this is part 1 of a part 2 interview.

to contact rob fields go to www.boldaslove.us.  and stay tuned for another interview with mr. fields soon!!!

12:55 minutes (29.57 MB)

Police tackle racial profiling...again

program date: 
Wed, 02/18/2009

People of color continue to be stopped and searched by the police than other Portlanders. Racial profiling has not abated according to a draft 36-page report released February 18 by Portland Police Bureau Chief Rosie Sizer. The report, long awaited by the community, outlines Sizer's assessment of the problem as well as steps to eliminate racial profiling by making the police bureau better reflect the community it is supposed to serve.  Jo Ann and Dave review the draft plan's strenths and weaknesses.

57:41 minutes (46.21 MB)

Police tackle racial profiling...again

program date: 
Wed, 02/18/2009

People of color continue to be stopped and searched by the police than other Portlanders. Racial profiling has not abated according to a draft 36-page report released February 18 by Portland Police Bureau Chief Rosie Sizer. The report, long awaited by the community, outlines Sizer's assessment of the problem as well as steps to eliminate racial profiling by making the police bureau better reflect the community it is supposed to serve.  Jo Ann and Dave review the draft plan's strenths and weaknesses.

57:41 minutes (46.21 MB)

Police tackle racial profiling...again

program date: 
Wed, 02/18/2009

People of color continue to be stopped and searched by the police than other Portlanders. Racial profiling has not abated according to a draft 36-page report released February 18 by Portland Police Bureau Chief Rosie Sizer. The report, long awaited by the community, outlines Sizer's assessment of the problem as well as steps to eliminate racial profiling by making the police bureau better reflect the community it is supposed to serve.  Jo Ann and Dave review the draft plan's strenths and weaknesses.

57:41 minutes (46.21 MB)

Leslie Miller + Marck Warren Jacques

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program: 
Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 02/18/2009

Art Focus interviewed Leslie Miller, co-founder of Fontanelle, along with Mark Warren Jacques, the artist currently showing at the gallery.

Jacques presents Big Beautiful Color (example at left), an exhibition featuring interactive installation, painting, and sculpture.

27:09 minutes (37.29 MB)

Peace Activist Rebecca Griggin, Explains Why Moving Aditional Troop to Afghanistan is a Mistake

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 02/17/2009

President Obama’s decision to send aditional troops to Afghanistan has raised the ire of the peace activist community.  
One such organisation, Peace Action West, feels that sending the supplemental seventeen thousand soldiers contradicts Obama’s promise of more diplomacy and less force.  
Rebecca Griffin, Political Director of Peace Action West, explains why she feels this new surge is a mistake.
 

2:36 minutes (2.39 MB)

 

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