Civil Rights/Human Rights

What The Hell Is Going On?

“What the hell is going on?” is, if we stop and pay attention, a question that we all often ask. When our emotions aren’t as high we might not be aware that we are asking the question, but the more intense a situation is the more likely we are to ask it. In this podcast ML ... Read more

'Reclaim MLK Day' march attracts hundreds

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  In North Portland on Monday, several hundred people gathered for a ‘Reclaim MLK Day’ march organized by Don’t Shoot Portland and the local branch of Black Lives Matter. The march was led by children, who chanted,"Doctor King had a dream, I am that dream." KBOO was ther... Read more

Enforcing Freedom

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, it’s part one of our conversation with Kerwin Kaye, an associate professor of sociology, American studies, and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies at Wesleyan University. Professor Kaye is the author of a new book published by Columbi... Read more

Interview with Gabrielle Guedon

Airs at: Fri, 02/07/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Interview with Gabrielle Guedon, Director of Oregon Self-Advocate Coalition Read more

Hindsight 2020: A Look Back at 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
    In the spirit of Hindsight 2020, we look back at some of KBOO volunteers' reporting about police from the first year of the current administration. The stories in this hour cover roughly the period from January 2017 to February 2018, and contain descriptions of police... Read more

Border eyewitness recounts cruelty of Migrant Protection Protocols

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Trump Administration's Migrant Protection Protocols do everything but protect migrants. That's according to Mariah Carlson, who saw first-hand the situation on the border near Brownville, Texas. KBOO's Yasemin Cobanoglu spoke with Carlson about her experience. Phot... Read more

Press**Watch

Airs at: Thu, 01/16/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Arun Gupta, journalist and commentator, joins the show from Matamoros, Mexico, where he has been again covering the Trump concentration camps.  Join us as we look at White supremacy in its ascendancy. Read more

Public Health, Harm Reduction, and Recovery in the States

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio we’re going to look at state level efforts to enhance public health, reduce the harms associated with drug use, and support recovery. On Tuesday, January 14, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on En... Read more

Ep 97. It Takes A Village To be Kind ft. Abibat Durosimi

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 12:15am - Fri, 01/31/2020 at 12:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Over the summer, we had the absolute honor of interviewing our girl Abibat Durosimi aka @themagicblackunicorn aka spiritual Goddess aka PDX’s FINEST community leader aka BOSS aka 100% THAT B*$&#!! She tells us how she runs @bloombeautycollective and does literally all of th... Read more