OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: We'll ask writer and activist Walidah Imarisha how she's been answering that question in a presentation she's been making all around Oregon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb. 17, 2012 9:06 a.m.
Have you read the Multnomah County Library's 2012 "Everybody Reads" book The Girl Who Fell from the Sky?
Jan. 26, 2012 9:40 a.m.
The Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog race takes place this week in the Wallowas. It's the only Iditarod qualifying race in Oregon.
Jan. 16, 2012 9:06 a.m.
A coalition of Oregon community groups has created a report card that grades the Oregon legislature on its efforts to address racial inequity. How did the lawmakers fare?
Sept. 26, 2011 9:30 a.m.
The Obama Administration announced last week that states can opt out of No Child Left Behind if they meet certain requirements. What's Oregon's plan?
July 21, 2011 9:06 a.m.
A bike lane project in Portland has been put on hold to address gentrification and race issues. What are the connections between cycling and race?
June 21, 2011 9:12 a.m.
What will the City of Portland's new Office of Equity look like?
Nov. 15, 2010 9 a.m.
What is the line between free speech and hate speech, particularly on college campuses?
May 17, 2010 9 a.m.
Is Multnomah County "toxic" for people of color?
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