Civil Rights/Human Rights

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

Baltimore Continues To Lead

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The city of Baltimore is one of the US cities discussing how to set up supervised consumption facilities and overdose prevention sites. On today's Century we hear from Christa Daring, Executive Director of the Sex Workers Outreach Project USA; Rajani Gudlavalletti, Communit... 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

Food Justice Begins at Home

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The RadioActivist
 Today on the RadioActivist, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Rachelle Dixon, a life- long political activist who has been active in the Food Justice Movement Portland. In addition to being one of  two African American Women to have ever held an executive title for her party in ... Read more

Food Justice Begins at Home

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The RadioActivist
 Today on the RadioActivist, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Rachelle Dixon, a life- long political activist who has been active in the Food Justice Movement Portland. In addition to being one of  two African American Women to have ever held an executive title for her party in ... Read more