Women

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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

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. Suffragettes campaig... Read more

The Gap: Striketober and Take it or Leave it - Pandemic edition

Airs at: Fri, 10/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss 'Striketober' -  with significant strikes taking place, with 10k John Deere workers on strike, 1,400 Kelloggs workers on strike and IATSE workers and Kaiser workers in Oregon and California threatening to next week. Th... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 18, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 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, which ends on October 16. To view Bette’s photos ... Read more

Surplus Women

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
At the end of World War I there were so many young widows and unmarried woman that they were dubbed “surplus women.”  Violet Speedwell is one of these women, and she joins a group of women called borderers, women who embroider kneelers for grand cathedrals. She crafts a lif... Read more

Buscando America on 10/12/21

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio entérate sobre la oposición al oleoducto LINE 3 con  Winona LaDuke activista y escritora Anishinaabe. También escuchamos sobre La masacre de la que pocos saben porque los árboles no hablan una cápsula del curso de periodismo Ambiental comunitario de Colombi... Read more

Funny harm harm: The intersectionality of oppressive “jokes”

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
As a general rule, comedians are better off when they punch up rather than down. But when they routinely punch down, and their target is always the same -- trans people -- the result is anything but funny. Trans rights pioneer Mia Macy and KBOO's own Sonia Battrell join Tra... Read more

The Gap: Interview with Remy Drabkin on Newberg School Board Ban and Hidden Talents

Airs at: Fri, 10/08/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Remy Drabkin, Council President in McMinnville, among other titles. Remy has been very involved in the advocacy work against the Newberg School Board's move to ban Black Lives Matter and Pride flags from schools. She... Read more

Well-Read Black Girls Book Group: More than books

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Ray Owens and Wentemi Kante, members of Portland's Well-Read Black Girls Book Club, discuss the importance of the group beyond sharing good reads.  Both women emphasize its importance as a safe and supportive space where Black women can fellowship with their sisters, a rari... Read more

Buscando America on 10/05/21

Airs at: Tue, 10/05/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio escucharás sobre dos documentales, por una lado una conversación con Tejiendo caminos, creadora del documental MORADA a un año de la toma de la ex CNDH CDMX, hoy Okupa Cuba Monumenta Viva, un espacio de lucha y refugio para todas las mujeres del mundo. Escu... Read more