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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

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

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 14, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: L.A 100%: Bill Resnick and Sammy Roth, an environmental journalist. They discuss a study, commissioned by the City of Los Angeles, that found to the investigators great surprise that L.A. could transition to almost 100% renewable... Read more

Juneteenth Oregon

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth “Independence Day” or “Freedom Day”, is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of African American slaves. On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the P... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour May 31st 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Biden American Jobs Plan. Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, director of the large and influential Institute for Policy Studies for 20 years. A Washington insider, Cavanagh wrote 12 important books and... Read more

George Floyd: A Year Later

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On May 25, 2020, George Floyd took his last labored breaths, while Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck. What happened that night reverberated around the world. One year later, we reflect on how George Floyd’s death galvanized a racial justice movem... Read more

Imagine Black endorses Oregon school board candidates who promise to not accept police endorsements 

Airs at: Wed, 05/12/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
For the first time Imagine Black, formerly known as PAALF, a Black-led organization that advocates for racial equity in Oregon, is endorsing candidates who are running for the School Board and Special Districts Election in Oregon.  The nonprofit is endorsing candidates who ... Read more

"This Is Not for You" by Portland activist Richard Brown

Airs at: Thu, 05/06/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk welcomes Richard Brown, author (with Brian Benson) of "This is Not For You:  An Activist's Journey of Resistance and Resilience".  Mr. Brown is a Portland community activist and photographer who has spent decades working to bridge the divide between police a... Read more

Part Two: "This Is Not for You" by Richard Brown

Airs at: Thu, 06/03/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
This is the second half of our interview with Portlander Richard Brown, author of This is Not For You:  An Activist's Journey of Resistance and Resilience".  In this segment, he discusses the process of writing and publishing his memoir.  Mr. Brown is a Portland community a... Read more

The Gap: Fixing Taillights with CNBSeen and Measuring our successes

Airs at: Fri, 04/30/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea speak with Don Merrill, the founder of CNBSeen, a non-profit that aims to address over policing of marginalized groups by offering free taillight replacements. Broken tail lights are a common cause of vehicle stops by police, ... Read more