Asian/Pacific American Heritage Day

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May 3 is Asian/Pacific American Day on KBOO!

In recognition of the month of May as APA Heritage Month, KBOO is airing all Asian/Pacific American (APA) KBOO programming on May 3, 2019 from 8am-4pm. Tune in to hear our favorite an all new Pacific Underground, music playlist from KBOO's DJ Sun, a special from Dmae Roberts' Crossing East series, interview with APANO, and more!
 

"The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. The majority of the workers who laid the tracks were Chinese immigrants." - from https://asianpacificheritage.gov/

 

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APA Heritage Day - Music Hour with Sun Lee

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  KBOO DJ Sun Lee (Grateful Dead and Friends) plays an hour of music for Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Day! KBOO is recognizing Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Month this year on Friday, May 3 from 9a-4p. Tune in to hear new and archived programming fr... Read more

The Lit Fantastic: Lee Herrick and Valynne Maetani

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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The Lit Fantastic is a KBOO podcast that features host Neil Aitken interviewing authors about their personal obessions. For APA Heritage Day on KBOO, we're featuring two interviews from the podcast. First we hear an interview with author Valynne Maetani, author of Ink and A... Read more

Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Aired on KBOO Community Radio on 6/5/2015 during the Asian and Pacific American Compass public affairs hour. Tim Nakayama interviews renowned author and journalist Richard Reeves about his new book: Infamy -The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World Wa... Read more

APA Heritage Day 2019: Freeform radio hour

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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KBOO's Jenna and Jake hang out, play their favorite API KBOO clips, API music, discuss embracing obtaining Asian auntie status with Jenny Chu, and do some freeform music/poetry with Joe Kye.  Read more

2019 APA Heritage Day: Pacific Underground

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tune in from 11a-12p for an all new Pacific Underground featuring a roundtable discussion about Pacific-Islander dance.  KBOO is recognizing Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Month this year on Friday, May 3 from 9a-4p. Tune in to hear new and archived programming f... Read more

Crossing East: Exclusion and Resistance

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
For KBOO's Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Day, we're featuring an episode from Dmae Roberts' award winning radio series Crossing East. Here we feature the fourth program in the series titled "Program Four: Exclusion and Resistance." In this episode:  Angel Isla... Read more

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon: APANO

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  For Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Day on KBOO, we talk to Simeon Jacob of the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) to discuss the organization's work around community building, addressing oppression, and growing as an organization.  KBOO is recog... Read more

A Yonsei/Sansei Conversation

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Friday, May 3 is being recognized as Asian and Pacific-Islander American Day on KBOO so Positively Revolting will be featuring a conversation between two Japanese Americans of different generations. Chisao is a local artist, activist, and community advocate who fought for t... Read more