Tagged: Race

Hari Kondabolu Brings His Politically Charged Comedy To Portland

OPB |Sept. 26, 2014 12:35 p.m.

FRIDAY: Indian-American, New York City-bred comedian, Hari Kondabolu, reflects on race relations, Matthew McConaughey and more on his debut album, "Waiting For 2042".

Follow-Up On Infant Mortality Numbers In Multnomah County

OPB |Sept. 23, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll dig into the policy implications of the data we heard about last week, specifically the racial disparity in infant mortality rates. 

New Infant Mortality Numbers Show Growing Racial Disparity

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: New infant mortality data from Multnomah County show an increasing disparity between white women and women of color.

"Why Aren't There More Black People In Oregon?"

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.

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. 

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

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?

Oregon Sled Dog Race

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.

The Legislature's Racial Equity Report Card

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?

Oregon's Education Future

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?

Bike Race

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?

Office of Equity

June 21, 2011 9:12 a.m.

What will the City of Portland's new Office of Equity look like?

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