KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter
Multnomah County leaders reflect on summer’s deadly heat waves and plan for dealing with a hotter future

Multnomah County leaders reflect on summer’s deadly heat waves and plan for dealing with a hotter future

August 20, 2021

Multnomah County Chair Kafoury, Multnomah County Health Officer Dr. Jennifer Vines and Deputy Chief of Multnomah County Emergency Management Alice Busch were guests on this week's episode of Straight Talk to reflect on the deadly heat wave and explore ways to address future heat emergencies.

Black community leaders in Portland push for slavery reparations commission in Congress

Black community leaders in Portland push for slavery reparations commission in Congress

August 13, 2021

Oregon state Sen. Lew Frederick, Cameron Whitten, co-founder of the Black Resilience Fund and founder of the nonprofit Brown Hope, and Dr. Carmen Thompson, a historian and visiting scholar in the Black studies department at Portland State University, discuss the prospect of reparations and what they should look like with KGW's Laural Porter. 

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