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Shows tagged as: race
Mon, May 27 2013
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.
Wed, Feb 27 2013
Mark Potok, a national expert on hate crimes, joins us to discuss the realities of hate in America today.
Thu, Dec 6 2012
The August Wilson Red Door Project is using August Wilson's plays to prompt dialogue about race in Portland.
Tue, May 15 2012
Former Portlander and bestselling author Rebecca Skloot joins us to talk about her book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Fri, Mar 23 2012
A committee has voted to change the way bikes and cars share the road on North Williams Avenue in Portland.
Fri, Feb 17 2012
Have you read the Multnomah County Library's 2012 "Everybody Reads" book The Girl Who Fell from the Sky?
Thu, Jan 26 2012
The Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog race takes place this week in the Wallowas. It's the only Iditarod qualifying race in Oregon.
Mon, Jan 16 2012
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?
Thu, Jul 21 2011
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?
Tue, Jun 21 2011
What will the City of Portland's new Office of Equity look like?
Mon, Nov 15 2010
What is the line between free speech and hate speech, particularly on college campuses?
Mon, May 17 2010
Is Multnomah County "toxic" for people of color?
Mon, Mar 15 2010
Has the Census kept up with you? How do the categories on the 2010 Census reflect your sense of racial, ethnic or sexual identity?
Thu, Mar 4 2010
Poet Crystal Williams on race and relationships.
Wed, Mar 3 2010
What's the best response to a white supremacist group that wants to move into your community?
Thu, Feb 18 2010
Can you trust the police to solve your community's problems?
Fri, Jan 29 2010
Ralph Ellison never-published epic follow-up to The Invisble Man is finally out.
Wed, Oct 21 2009
How important is it that your elected representatives share your ethnic or racial background?
Wed, Sep 9 2009
What is the best way to reduce racial profiling?
Fri, Aug 7 2009
How closely should our judges parallel our state's demographics?
Mon, Jun 22 2009
What does "multi-ethnic" mean to Oregon students who describe themselves that way?
Mon, Jan 19 2009
What are the civil rights struggles of the next 40 years?
Thu, Aug 14 2008
How does Oregon's lack of diversity affect our state?
Tue, Aug 12 2008
Who are the African American leaders who will shape Oregon's future?
Wed, Jul 23 2008
How should society repay the families of wrongfully convicted soldiers?
Tue, Jun 24 2008
What can be done to improve health disparities between communities?
Fri, Mar 21 2008
Do Obama's thoughts on race reflect Oregon's reality?