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David Walker & The Color of Film

Aug 24, 2013 Comments Off by

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Join Dmae Roberts and guest speaker David F. Walker, a filmmaker, writer and culture critic and a leading expert in 70s blaxploitation films. Walker talked with students at MHCC’s Integrated Media non-fiction filmmaking class and commented the lack of color and racial diversity in most media today as well as what it takes to make [...]

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Remembering Japan

Apr 29, 2011 No Comments by

© Dmae Roberts 2011
*Originally published in The Asian Reporter
My earliest and best childhood memories are of Japan. My father was a sergeant in the Air Force, and he met my mom in Taiwan. As a family, we lived in a neighborhood close to Fuchu Air Station, a military base near Tokyo.
I loved Japan. I spoke [...]

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Are You Listening?

Mar 25, 2011 1 Comment by

Commentary by Dmae Roberts
*originally published in The Asian Reporter. (photo by Laura Moulton)
I fell in love with public radio in the 1980s while getting my degree in journalism at the University of Oregon (UO). At first I thought I’d go into print but then I started volunteering at KLCC, a community station in Eugene, [...]

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