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Portland Police 48 Hour Rule Agreement | Millennials In Parks | Republicans Talk Trump

OPB | Sept. 15, 2016

We chat with millennials enjoying the outdoors and Republicans weighing their response to Trump. Also, Portland's mayor joins us for a conversation about what a new police union contract could do for the city.

People Of Color In The Cannabis Industry | Eugene's Racist History | Comic City, USA

OPB | Aug. 23, 2016

We discuss the challenges facing people of color who want to get involved in business opportunities in the pot industry. A University of Washington professor fills us in on Eugene's racist past. And we'll hear about the new comics exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.

News Roundtable | Ban The Box | Marijuana Research

OPB | Aug. 12, 2016

The weekly news roundtable addresses the presidential race, Portland's potential new homeless shelter and public records reform in Oregon. Also, a UO researcher explains "ban the box," and an Oregon cannabis researcher reacts to the DEA's announcement.

An Oregon Republican Millennial On His Experience At The RNC

OPB | July 20, 2016

Portlander Xander Almeida attended the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and shared his perspective with Think Out Loud producer Julie Sabatier.

Former Speaker Of Oregon House Celebrates 85th Birthday As Delegate

OPB | July 18, 2016

Larry Campbell served as the speaker of Oregon's House of Representatives from 1991-1995. Now he has come to Cleveland as a Kasich delegate, though he was originally a Ben Carson supporter.

Blueberries Are Big | PPS Civil Rights Complaint | RNC Preview

OPB | July 11, 2016

The Oregon blueberry harvest this year may be record-breaking. Also, a Portland Public School Board member has accused the district of bias, and we preview the Republican National Convention starting next week.

OPB's Election Night Special: Wins For Kate Brown, Bud Pierce, Ted Wheeler, Bernie Sanders

OPB | May 17, 2016

We talk to reporters at rallies across the state, nominees—some with victory speeches and some with concession speeches—and outright winners in Oregon's 2016 primary.

The Occupation Effect | Endorsement Roundtable | Voter Vox

OPB | May 16, 2016

We check in on how Harney County elections are being affected by the armed occupation there earlier this year. Then we talk with regional newspaper editors who defend their endorsements in Oregon’s May 17 primary election.  We round out the hour by hearing directly from voters about who they're voting for.

Sanders Addresses Malheur Occupation, Gun Control, His Path Forward

OPB | May 06, 2016

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke with Think Out Loud's Dave Miller about the Malheur occupation, gun control, and what the race looks like going forward.

Jim Wallis And 'America's Original Sin'

OPB | Feb. 22, 2016

We talk to progressive Christian leader Jim Wallis with an audience at First Christian Church in downtown Portland about his new book, "America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America."

News Roundtable: Dec. 18, 2015

OPB | Dec. 18, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Dante James On The City Of Portland's Equity Priorities

OPB | Dec. 17, 2015

We talk to the director of Portland's Office of Equity and Human Rights about what he's accomplished in the last four years and his hopes for the future.

Portland State Students Want To Do More For Minorities On Campus

OPB | Dec. 10, 2015

PSU students are bringing a list of demands to the next board of trustees meeting.

Lewis & Clark Looks Into Alleged Hate Crime On Campus

OPB | Nov. 23, 2015

A black student reported he was attacked by three men early Saturday morning.

The History Of The KKK In Oregon

OPB | Nov. 17, 2015

After fliers promoting the Ku Klux Klan have been found around Oregon, we take a look at the history of this hate group in the state.

Urban League of Portland President Reacts To DOJ Monitoring

OPB | Nov. 16, 2015

Nkenge Harmon Johnson reacts to the Oregon Department of Justice's monitoring of #blacklivesmatter hashtag users.

News Roundtable: November 13, 2015

OPB | Nov. 13, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Wendell Pierce Talks About Acting, Art, And New Orleans

OPB | Nov. 16, 2015

Wendell Pierce is best known for his role as Detective William "Bunk" Moreland on "The Wire." We spoke to him at Wordstock about his memoir "The Wind in the Reeds."

Black Male Achievement Conference Convenes In Portland

OPB | Oct. 15, 2015

Representatives from six U.S. cities are in Portland for a conference focused on opportunities for African-American men and boys.

Boundary Changes Coming To Portland Schools

OPB | Sept. 08, 2015

Portland Public Schools is in the process of redrawing the district's boundary lines, which could dramatically alter demographics at some schools.