Civil Rights/Human Rights

KBOO Condemns the arrest of Broadcaster Frenchie Mae Cumpio of the Philippines

KBOO Community Radio joins our colleagues around the world, including the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC Asia-Pacific), in condemning the illegal arrest of Frenchie Mae Cumpio, 21, a community broadcaster and journalist associated with the Aksyon R... Read more

Radio Free Palestine 2019

Produced for Radio Free Palestine
Wednesday May 15th 2019 marks the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba – when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost their homes and became what is now one of the largest, and longest-lasting refugee populations on earth. KBOO will be participating in an all-day br... Read more

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

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

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... 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

News and Public Affairs Day

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 7:00am - 8:00pm
An all-day special featuring talks and interviews with leading scholars and activists - help support KBOO public affairs during our fall membership drive - call 877-500-5266! The day begins with the award-winning program Democracy Now at 7 am At 8, we feature Pulitzer-Priz... Read more

Local professional and Beirut native on political turmoil following explosion in Lebanon

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Nadine Elbitar is a native of Beirut, Lebanon and a professional here in the Portland Metro Area. She speaks with KBOO's Charles Shambry about her home country of Lebanon, and the recent political turmoil there following the explosion in Beirut last week. Read more

Buscando America on 08/11/20

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta edición escucha Voces ke Luxan presentando a Thefi Piedrahita realizadora audiovisual desde Bogotá Colombia.  Corazón del Sur expone el análisis de Maria Galindo cofundadora del colectivo anarco-feminista ‘Mujeres Creando’ sobre el mensaje presidencial de Jeanine... Read more

Don't Shoot Portland press conference

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Don't Shoot Portland held a press conference today behind the Justice Center following the arrest and release of Demetria Hester, activist and head organizer for Moms United For Black Lives. Hester was arrested Sunday evening during a protest at the PPA building in North... Read more