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KBOO Recollections: The Early Years, 1968-1982

Airs at: Thu, 05/31/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Hear the voices of volunteers, staff and board members from the early days of KBOO as they discuss the beginnings of the station, the moves from one location to another, and the struggles and triumphs they experienced while keeping KBOO on the air. The program is hosted ... Read more

The Real Black Panther: Bobby Seale

Airs at: Tue, 04/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Black Panther is a blockbuster superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character. But back in the 1960s the Black Panther Party represented an African-American political and social welfare organization. Why the name? As Huey Newton, one of its leaders said, because the... Read more

Candy Brings Plenty

Airs at: Fri, 02/23/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
An interview by host Leidi Monte with local indigenous rights activist, Candi Brings Plenty. Candi organizes for the Two Spirit Nation, a term to represent queer-identified people from the Native community. Last month, she orchestrated Portland’s first ever indigenous womxn... Read more

An Indigenous People's History: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 02/27/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The history of the U.S. is one of settler colonialism. The state was established on the basis of white male supremacy, slavery, land theft and genocide. “From sea to shining sea” the Native nations were decimated and dispossessed. The survivors herded into concentration ... Read more

City Council Receives Report on Police Deadly Force without Public Testimony

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  TRANSCRIPT KBOO: Yesterday, Portland City Council—well, three-fifths of the council—was presented with a report on six police shootings. The report was investigated and written by the OIR Group out of Los Angeles, and included recommendations for increased accountabilit... Read more

Family of Quanice Hayes and Supporters Rally Outside East Precinct

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    The family of Quanice Hayes recently announced that they will be suing the city of Portland, as well as the police officers involved in shooting Quanice just over a year ago, on February 9, 2017. The Hayes family has also been active at the grassroots level over the l... Read more

Sullivan's Gulch Feels Pressure from Loss of Parking Space

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2018 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
    KBOO News speaks with Sullivan's Gulch resident Roberta Larch on the subject of parking in one of Portland’s older neighborhoods, which is feeling the pressures of new development and city zoning plans. Read more

Poor People's Campaign Brings Call for Morality and Justice to Salem

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
This coming Monday, February 5th, a number of Oregonians will deliver a letter to the state capitol in Salem, as part of the nationwide Poor People’s Campaign. The campaign describes itself as "A National Call for Moral Revival," and is inspired by, though far from an exact... Read more

Ursula K. Le Guin: "Out Here"

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
  "Women's writing tends to get disapeared when they die..." -Ursula K. Le Guin Portland's own Ursula K. Le Guin passed away this week at the age of 88. She was a novelist working mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction but she also authored children's books, s... Read more

History of Feminism

Airs at: Fri, 01/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Throughout history, women have suffered many injustices in the workplace including unequal wages, unsafe work conditions and predatory sexual harassment from male administrators.  By early 2018, there have been some encouraging steps taken to change this, most notably i... Read more