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Positively Revolting on 01/27/17

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
The new regime has had quite a busy week.  Ani and Lyn review some of what they've been doing, and some of what the people have been doing in response.  And even as the world is certainly on fire, we must remember to take care of ourselves and each other.  How do we work w... Read more

Douglas Choi of PUGS; The Slants go to the Supreme Court

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
  This month we're feeling the effects of living in Trumpland so we're bringing you interviews that inspire us to reach out and speak out for our community. First, producer Tabitha Teo speaks with Portland Underground Grad School (PUGS) founder, Douglas Tsoi. They talk abo... Read more

RISE UP!

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  RISE UP! Songs and Sounds and to help strengthen our resolve to rise up and resist . . .   Take action now! There are 21 months to mid-term elections. Let’s get cracking! What to Do This Week of Jan 22, 2017 Action Checklist for Americans of Conscience https://docs.goo... Read more

Emma Lugo interviews Mara Taylor

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Dr. Mara "Coach" Taylor is a leader in prison reform, recognized by the United Nations and social justice organizations all over the globe for her work to help incarcerated people.  She has been creating support systems for prisoners since 2002, using methods that give inca... Read more

Angela Barber, Holy Women Icons

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Not many congregations have two out lesbians as a clergy team.   They do that kind of thing in North Carolina.    Rev. Dr. Angela Yarber is a trailblazer.  She is author of several books that address the intersections among religion, the arts, gender and sexuality. She hold... Read more

Protests, Parades and Police: Gregory McKelvey on Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The week that saw Donald Trump inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States also saw a flurry of worldwide protests.  Portland was no exception as two distinct public actions saw very different reactions from city officials and police.  The Women's March on Por... Read more

Andre Middleton Interviews Natalie Figueroa about Y.G.B and previews Reneé Lopez's Life Through my Lens solo show.

Airs at: Tue, 01/24/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
Y.G.B is more than just a party it is a community. What is felt as you walk into the room is a sense of belonging and freedom that is supported by the music, people and burning sage the air. We call upon our roots and our ancestors to reconnect with each other and to our de... Read more

Lunar New Year with Portland Asians4BlackLives

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
It's Lunar New Year week and Portland Asians4BlackLives are marking the holiday by hosting a series of events for the Asian and Asian-American community. In a time of year that sees families and communities celebrating a time of togetherness, Portland Asians4BlackLives is a... Read more

The Dream Under Siege

Airs at: Wed, 01/25/2017 at 9:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
On Tuesday, January 17th two Portland activists, Jo Ann Hardesty and Ibrahim Mubarak, spoke to five Beaverton congregations about racism.  The presentation was entitled, “The Dream Under Siege:  A Community Forum On Racism.” It was held at Southminster Presbyterian Church i... Read more

Gunned Down: Kids Getting Killed

Airs at: Tue, 01/24/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Gary Younge is an award-winning columnist for The Guardian and the author of The Speech: The Story Behind Dr Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and Another Day in the Death of America. He writes the “Beneath the Radar” column for The Nation. After the Sandy Hook Elementary ... Read more