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Chris Moore

chris moore Chris MooreEvery Sunday from 4-9 pm, Chris Moore has the last word. Chris Moore’s unique, informed and intelligent grasp of the issues has made his show a magnet for callers and a lightning rod for controversy. Away from the radio, Chris is probably best-known for his work on Black Horizons on WQED-TV. He has co-hosted and produced the Emmy-winning series, the longest running minority-affairs program on public television, since 1968. He also produced and narrated Wylie Avenue Days, an Emmy Award-winning documentary on the Hill District.

Chris Moore is a Grambling State University graduate and Vietnam veteran. He serves as a member of the board of Fairview Park and the co-director of the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation’s Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop.

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Can The Poor Save Capitalism?

Businessman and founder of nonprofit Operation HOPE John Hope Bryant has a new book “How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class,” in which he tries to debunk certain stereotypes surrounding class and income.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/20/2014

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Expert Shares His Ideas On How To “Foster Black Progress”

Neighborhoods plagued with empty storefronts, little entrepreneurship and poverty are nothing new to Pittsburgh, but what can we do to change it?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/23/2014

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Ajamu Baraka Discusses American Involvement In Iraq

With news of ISIS gaining momentum in Iraq, some are questioning the effectiveness of America’s involvement in the Middle East.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/15/2014

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Colo. Policy Manager Talks Pros Of Legalizing Marijuana

Arguably, the legalization of marijuana has gone well for the state of Colorado.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/01/2014

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Pittsburgh Basketball Round Table Discusses Donald Sterling Issue

On the Chris Moore Show this past Sunday, there was a roundtable discussion about the controversy surrounding the NBA and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/18/2014

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OCA’s Associate Director On Rising Awareness Of GMOs In Food

Chris Moore spoke with the associate director of The Organic Consumers Association, Katherine Paul on Sunday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/18/2014

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Documentary Focuses on Public Defenders in the Deep South Fighting Against the Odds

Dawn Porter, the documentary filmmaker, stressed the importance of the program and public defenders, “Twelve million people are arrested in America every year. About five million of those cases go forward, and 80-percent of those cases are represented by public defenders.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/04/2014

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Economist: “Perfect Storm” For A Global Economic Crisis Brewing

Are we on the verge of a global economic crisis?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/24/2014

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Annual “Something Completely Different From the Super Bowl” Show Focuses On Labor

For the past five years, Chris Moore has coined his show on the night of the big game as the “Something Completely Different From the Super Bowl” show.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/03/2014

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Nation of Islam Aims To End Poverty In African-American Community

Victor Muhammad spoke of the Nation of Islam and their goal to end poverty and war in the black community.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/25/2013

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Author Discusses Lack Of Unions In The South

Volkswagen plants are unionized everywhere except Chattanooga, and Volkswagen wants to unionize the Tennessee plant.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/25/2013

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Historian Discusses Lincoln’s Unlikely Ally

Dr. Tarpley explained how “the Civil War almost became the first World War”, and Abe Lincoln’s unlikely ally.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2013

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Seasoned Wartime Reporter Talks Impact Of Conflicts

Jones has reported on the impact of war in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. She has spent time in Afghanistan with US soldiers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/10/2013

Earth Day Events

Experts Push For Sustainable Energy

Local climate change experts are coming together next month to persuade Pittsburghers to begin using sustainable energy instead of non-renewable energy resources that pollute and raise the temperature of the Earth.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/20/2013

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A Freedom Budget For All Americans

The need for economic justice is nothing new to America. When civil rights leaders proposed the Freedom Budget during the 1960’s their goal, among many, was to achieve, “freedom from want.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/09/2013

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