Recent Blog Posts

Accomplishments that Oregon protests for racial justice have achieved in the past three weeks:

In Portland: 6/8 Police Chief Jamie Resch resigns 6/11 Don’t Shoot PDX is successful in a lawsuit to temporarily ban tear gas 6/16 Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announces early retirement; Mike Schmidt (elected in May) will replace him for t... Read more

Volunteers needed: Citizen reporters

KBOO is looking for people to report from the streets. Help give live updates and help us put the mic into the hands of the people! Contact our News Director, Althea, at newsdirector [at] kboo [dot] org.  Read more

For Volunteers: FCC Refresher Classes

The programming team will be holding FCC Refresher Classes every night this week at 7pm on Zoom. Here about any updates or clarifications. Bring your FCC questions because we'll be doing a Q&A at the end of each session. Check your email for the zoom link.    Read more

Documenting Those Killed While Protesting George Floyd's Murder

This is a post to outline who has been killed protesting George Floyd's murder. Yes, a former police officer was killed in St. Louis while protecting his friend's pawn shop from looters. THAT is all over the news. But there have also been 5 people killed during the protests... Read more

KBOO JOINS A NATIONAL GEORGE FLOYD REMEMBRANCE BY RADIO

PORTLAND, OR, JUNE 8, 2020 - On Tuesday, June 9 at 12 noon KBOO joins radio stations nationwide to play Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come,” in commemoration of the life of George Floyd. Floyd’s gruesome killing May 25 has been the focus of international protests. M... Read more

A Heartfelt Concern - Please read, Please share

Greetings.   I humbly come to you with this letter to address an overwhelming concern that is happening in America today. Among the pandemic also known as the corona-virus 19/COVID 19 for three (3) months, there has been an uptick in racial violence. As a Black woman her... Read more