Michelle Alexander - Race & Caste in America

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Michelle Alexander - Race & Caste in America
 Michelle Alexander - Race & Caste in America

Michelle Alexander is a professor of law at Ohio State University and holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Formerly the director of the ACLU’s Racial Justice Project in Northern California, she served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun. She is the author of the bestseller The New Jim Crow.

Reaction to Ferguson Grand Jury's Failure to Indict

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Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Reaction to Ferguson Grand Jury's Failure to Indict

Reaction to Ferguson Grand Jury's Failure to Indict: interviews with Marsha Coleman-Adebayo of  the Washington-based Hands Up CoalitionDC, which is organizing a series of protests in Washington, D.C. , Portland activist Teressa Raiford of Don't Shoot Portland, and Reverend Alvin Herring of the PICO National Network.

Don't Shoot Portland meets for a training tonight, Nov. 25th, at 5:30PM at Bethel A.M.E. Church of Portland at 5828 NE 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97211, (503) 288-5429. 

The Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform and a coalition of other groups is sponsoring a rally today:

Joseph Gallivan interviews textile artist Rio Wrenn about her show To The Core

Program: 
Art Focus
Air date: 
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Joseph Gallivan interviews textile artist Rio Wrenn about her show To The Core
On Tuesday November 25  at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews the textile artist Rio Wrenn about her show "To The Core" which is on now at the Jupiter Hotel Gallery through January 20.  Wrenn uses the Japanese tie dye technique, using plants dyes and rust to make symmetrical marks on sheets of silk. She will talk about her studio methods, the concept of the core and the idea of energy flowing though living things.
From the press release:

Worlds AIDS Day is December 1st! Cascade AIDS Project staff join us to talk HIV/AIDS services/events

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Queer news & culture for a greater Portland.
Worlds Aids Day is on December 1st. To honor those who work to end AIDS as a public health problem we're joined by Judith Rizzio,  Manager of Volunteer Resources at Cascade AIDS Project (CAP). She is also the Coordinator of the CAP and Portland ACT UP Archives; she just completed installing a large exhibit of these two archives in the downtown library that will be there until December 7th.

Alexis Paige of CAP will also be joining us to talk with us about Affordable Care Act open enrollment programs.

and! we may yet me joined by surprised guests.

We'll see you on the air, dear listeners...

Mark Bekoff discusses "Rewilding our Hearts: Building Pathways of Compassion and Co-existence"

Program: 
Recovery Zone
Air date: 
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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interview with animal rights activist and expert Marc Bekoff

Human excesses have led to the planet's worst extinction crisis in tens of millions of years. Our consumption patterns force billions of animals, every year, to face suffering and slaughter on factory farms.

Celebrating Native American music to start off a Thanksgiving Day Special!

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Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Featuring music from "Native North America, Vol.1: Aboriginal Folk, Rock & Country, 1966-1988"

Giving thanks for Native American musical/cultural heritage.

We start off a KBOO Thanksgiving Day special this morning with music of Native America, focusing on a brand new release from Light in the Attic records,  "Native North America, Vol.1: Aboringinal Folk, Rock & Country, 1966-1985." We'll hear most of the folk/acoustic songs from the three LP/two CD collection.

From the Light in the Attic page for the album:

Indigenous Voices on A Colonial Holiday

Air date: 
Thu, 11/27/2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
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Conversations on how to Decolonize Thanksgiving and Beyond!
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks but for many the problematic history of the creation of this holiday casts a shadow on what Thanksgiving is supposed to represent.  On Thanksgiving morning, on KBOO, we bring you Indigenous voices on a Colonial Holiday. 

Tune in from 8:00AM to Noon for a series of special public affairs programs including a conversation with local activist and founding member of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotery, Jacqueline Keeler. We will also hear the voices of Dr. David Lewis and Dr. Michael Yellow Bird. We'll talk about history, politics, education, food and how to decolonize Thanksgiving!

Detailed schedule coming soon!

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