Tagged: Race

U.S. Supreme Court Wraps With Hobby Lobby And Union Cases

OPB | June 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll analyze the much-anticipated Hobby Lobby case about contraceptive mandates and look back at the term with two law professors.

Michele Norris Talks About The Race Card Project In Eugene

OPB | Nov. 13, 2013 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Michele Norris is in Eugene to talk to University of Oregon students and others about race and identity.

African-American Families Discuss Challenges And Solutions

OPB | Oct. 16, 2013 12:15 p.m.

We'll talk with members of the African-American community in Portland about the challenges they face related to raising their children — particularly their sons.

Revisiting Our Town: Vanport

Aug. 28, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In this rebroadcast, we revisit a recent installment of the Our Town series. The city of Vanport was destroyed in a flood 65 years ago.

Local Reaction To The Zimmerman Verdict

July 15, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll check in on local reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Florida. He had been charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in killing unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

Our Town: Vanport

May 30, 2013 12:06 p.m.

For the next installment of the Our Town series, we'll focus on a city that was destroyed in a flood 65 years ago: Vanport.

Mark Potok Discusses Hate Crimes

Feb. 27, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Mark Potok, a national expert on hate crimes, joins us to discuss the realities of hate in America today.

Red Door Project Prompts Dialogue About Race

Dec. 06, 2012 12:25 p.m.

The August Wilson Red Door Project is using August Wilson's plays to prompt dialogue about race in Portland.

Rebecca Skloot

May 15, 2012 9:25 a.m.

Former Portlander and bestselling author Rebecca Skloot joins us to talk about her book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Sharing N. Williams Ave.

March 23, 2012 9:20 a.m.

A committee has voted to change the way bikes and cars share the road on North Williams Avenue in Portland. 

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