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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Center Seeks To Aid Public Education

Dean Olga Welch, head of the Department of Education at Duquesne University and founder of the Canevin Center for Educational Transformation and Social Justice joined Chris Moore to discuss the inequality of education, especially when it comes to poorer school districts.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/08/2014

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Corporations are Cashing in on the Privatization of Space Travel Despite Reported Issues

With the recent disasters in the privatized industry of space exploration, Chris Moore was joined on his show by Professor Karl Grossman to help shed some light on the issue. Grossman is the professor of […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/17/2014

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Dr. Luke Peterson calls for a New National Standard on Reporting International News

Is there a need for a national standard on how news in reported in and around international events; especially around the Middle East? Dr. Luke Peterson discussed this and other international media based issues with […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/17/2014

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Leaders of Postal Service Unions are Concerned about the threat of Privatization

US Postal Service is starting to ramp up attempts to have private workers inside of Staples retail stores. This is something that we could see in Pittsburgh soon. In result of that, they may shut […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2014

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Understanding Mental Illness And Homelessness

Chris Moore had on psychiatrist, Dr. Robert Okin to talk about his book, “Silent Voices: People with Mental Disorders on the Street.” He joined us on the phone to help us better empathize with homeless people living with mental disorders.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/12/2014

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Are Cell Phones Really Giving Us Cancer?

Chris Moore spoke with Dr. Devra Davis about the dangers of cell phone radiation over the weekend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/15/2014

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Dr. Ed Rhymes Discusses Relationship Between Police And Black Men In America Following Ferguson

In the wake of the events in Ferguson, Missouri, has the effort to progress Race Relations in this country gone backwards? That was the question asked when Author and Public Speaker, Dr. Ed Rhymes, came on the Chris Moore Show this past weekend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/25/2014

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Ferguson, Mo.: Phasing Out Black Communities?

Jim Loewen, author of the book “Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism” weighed in on the situation in Ferguson, Mo.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/17/2014

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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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