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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

OUR 100th EPISODE! (It Takes A Village To Build A Village)

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 12:00am - Tue, 03/31/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
WE DID IT! WE MADE IT TO 100 EPISODES! Read more

Full Interview with Meredith Mathis of the PCCEP's Subcommittee for People with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Today, Federal Judge Michael Simon declined to approve an amendment to the city's Settlement Agreement with the US Department of Justice which would have allowed the Portland Committee for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP, pronounced "pee-sep") to satisfy the require... Read more

African Film Festival

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie talks to Tracy Francis, director of the Cascade Festival of African Films, which winds up this week with films devoted to women filmmakers.   Read more

False Ideals

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant reads from Nikole Hannah-Jones' stunning, daring, wonderful essay:  “Our democracy’s founding ideals were false when they were written. Black Americans fought to make it true." The essay traces 400 years of Black history in the territory now the United States.... Read more

A Phoenix First Must Burn.

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Tonight, as part of Black History and Future Month, Lady Danger shares recordings of radicals who have stood up for civil liberties throughout the ages.  Today's focus is on the work the Japanese American Citizens League did for Internment camp survivors. In 1980, Congress ... Read more

Black, Camera, Action! short films present connections between Black history and Black futures in Portland

Airs at: Thu, 02/20/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Saturday, February 22nd, Gentrification is WEIRD and Alberta Abbey will be presenting a night of short films, entitled Black, Camera, Action! The short documentary films focus on the past, present and future of Black communities in Portland, and the event will also fe... Read more

Don't Shoot PDX clinics offer empowerment through legal counsel and expanded knowledge

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Don’t Shoot Portland is a grassroots community advocacy network formed in 2014, which works through numerous pathways, be it activism, direct community education, or legislative policy, towards cultural change and ending systemic racial discrimination. Their activism and... Read more

Portland Forward

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
 Today on the RadioActivist, Suzanne LaGrande  will interview James Kafoury and Julia DeGraw  members of Portland Forward, a political action and education group whose mission is to create an intergenerational learning hub for the political process. They take political issu... Read more