Indigenous

Indigenous Issues from Belgium

Airs at: Thu, 05/21/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today is the third day of a United Nations Summit for Indigenous Issues.  As part of the summit, indigenous activists marched to several embassies to demand policy changes toward native people and biodiversity. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Ann Peterman of the Global Fore... Read more

Indigenous People's Summit

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    Hundreds of indigenous leaders have gathered at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues this week in New York. Some of the top issues they are hoping to address include the climate crisis, free trade agreements, and indigenous sovereignty. KBOO’s Jenka ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/20/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers tha... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/06/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/09

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
May 1, 2009 marks the 123rd anniversary of a rally for the eight-hour day in Chicago's Haymarket Square that ended with a police riot that left over a dozen dead. The political trial and hanging of four anarchists that followed sparked protests around the world and the desi... Read more

May day cancelled in mexico city

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News

Rinku Sen: Race and Obama's first 100 days

Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more

Portlanders are considering renaming Broadway after Cesar E. Chavez

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard Committee is trying to name a portland street after Chavez. has been holding hearings aboutn renaming Grand St, Broadway, and Thirty Ninth Avenue. This week City council held a hearing about the possibility of renaming Broadway. Grand and Thirt... Read more

The History of Mexican - U.S. Relations

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris discusses the history of the relationship between Mexico and the U.S. in celebration of the birthday of the late leader Cesar Chavez.  Joe will talk about the Mexican-American War, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the "Zoot Suit" riots of  1943, the Pachucos,... Read more

Portland Tibetan youth congress hunger strike

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Friday, March 13, 2009 Tomorrow is the anniversary of China’s crackdown on peaceful protesters in Tibet. Portland’s chapter of the Tibetan Youth Congress is marking the day with a Hunger strike and vigil at Pioneer square. Tibetan Youth Congress chapters across North America... Read more