Movement for Racial Justice

Line 3—History and Hope

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Line 3—History and Hope: Last Monday, on Indigenous Peoples Day, the five-year frontline resistance to Enbridge's Line 3 suffered a defeat. Having finished construction on the pipeline, Enbridge prepared to start pumping the highly toxic tar sands oil from Alberta Canada th... Read more

Professor Raj Patel on the relationship between health and structural injustice

Airs at: Tue, 10/05/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Speak Out Now recently hosted an online panel discussion on the links between health and structural injustices and how to heal our world. The featured speakers were Raj Patel and Dr. Rupa Marya, co-authors of Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice. Patel is... Read more

Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative to hold listening sessions on community needs from police

Airs at: Tue, 09/21/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  September 21st is the International Day of Peace, as set by the United Nations. To celebrate, the Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative or IPAC held a press conference, observed a moment of silence for those lost to violence, and announced their Portland Pe... Read more

The Organizing Vision of MLK

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To amplify Dr. Bakke’s remarks about the important contributions of the Black church to progressive organizing we play a short clip of remarks from 2004 by Reverend Jesse Jackson about the Martin Luther King organizing vision. Reverend Jackson was on this occasion the guest... Read more

Local non-profit iUrban Teen empowers students of color with STEM and arts opportunities

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  iUrban Teen is a nationally recognized STEM and arts non-profit for students of color. The non-profit was founded in Vancouver, WA and its now headquartered in Portland.  Deena Pierott started iUrbanTeen ten years ago, and has since expanded to offering programs in Seat... Read more

Nabisco Strike Over, the Struggle Continues

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Donna Jo Marks and Mike Burlingham, leaders of the Bakers Union local 364, recap the forty days on strike and how it transformed their members and themselves. Read more

Remembering Palesa Mofokeng, South African healer who died of Covid: An interview with her adoptive mother Kendall, Portland movement photographer and organizer with Buddhist Peace Fellowship

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Kendall, street/movement photographer, professor, and organizer with Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship, about the life and death of her daughter Palesa Clementina Mofana Kendall Mofokeng, a sangoma and LPN – of Covid– amid riots in South Afric... Read more

Letter to a Stranger: To the Ones Who Haunt Us

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
How do brief encounters with strangers change us?   In this episode of Disobedient Femmes, Suzanne LaGrande  speak with essayist, teacher, and editor Colleen Kinder who has just published Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us.   In the interview, Ms. Kinde... Read more

What Passes as Love

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Suzanne LaGrande speaks with author Trisha Thomas about her latest book, What Passes as Love.   Set in antebellum Virginia,  What Passes as Love tells the story of Dahlia Holt, a light-skinned black woman who works as a servant in the home of a large slave owner who is in... Read more

PMPC & Municipal Broadband

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers talks with Hyung Nam, an organizer with the Portland Metro People's Coalition, a coalition of 24 organizations, about their organizing platform, including their support for municipal broadband, which is critical not only to bridge the digital divide in ... Read more