Civil Rights/Human Rights

$600K Settlement in Portland Police Killing of Terrell Johnson

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Terrell Kyreem Johnson was a 24 year old from Portland, Oregon. On May 10, 2017, he was at a MAX light rail station in SE Portland threatening people with a utility knife. Witnesses say he was clearly demonstrating signs of mental illness and distress. The Portland Police w... Read more

Decriminalize People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: part one of our interview with James Dixon, Research Manager for the P5 Project YXE (Perspectives, pathways, and priorities of people with lived and living experience of substance use) at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine; plus more fr... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 13, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about th... Read more

Welcome, Again, to Negativland

Airs at: Tue, 09/14/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Morena Party holds direct action at Mexican Consulate in Woodburn

Airs at: Tue, 09/07/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Farmworkers from Mexico and other parts of Central America gathered at the Mexican consulate in Woodburn, Oregon on Saturday. The crowd met representatives from Mexico’s Morena Party, who arrived at Portland International Airport earlier that day. The party had recently ... Read more

Buscando America on 09/07/21

Airs at: Tue, 09/07/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio hablamos sobre las caravanas migrantes que han salido de Tapachula Chiapas. Cientos de migrantes haitianos, cubanos y centroamericanos salieron desesperados de esta ciudad fronteriza. En el marco del Día Internacional de las Víctimas de #DesapariciónForzada... Read more

Harm Reduction, Safe Consumption, and Safe Supply

Airs at: Wed, 09/08/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies we talk with Avi Yocheved, a harm reduction activist and member of the Portland Drug User Union, about safe consumption sites and safe supply; plus we talk with Lill Prosperino, Southern States Regional Organizer for the National Harm Redu... Read more

How Not To Respond To A Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist with the Prison Policy Initiative, about PPI’s new report entitled “States of emergency: The failure of prison system responses to COVID-19.” Plus we speak with Avi Yocheved, a harm reductio... Read more

Buscando America on 08/31/21

Airs at: Tue, 08/31/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio escucharás una conversación con Trixia Trix Larix,  artista, pintora, albañila, madre, viajera, compartiendo sobre su trabajo en Haití ayudando a personas víctimas del terremoto en 2010. El sábado 28 de agosto, cientos de migrantes, la mayoría haitianos, pa... Read more

The Death of Jermelle Madison Jr.

Airs at: Mon, 08/30/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On June 28th Jermelle Madison Jr was found unresponsive in a Clackamas County jail cell.  On July 3 he was pronounced dead at Sunnyside Medical Center.  We will talk this week on Prison Pipeline with journalist James Croxton of Double Sided Media who did an investigative pi... Read more