Civil Rights/Human Rights

Radio Free Palestine 2019

Produced for Radio Free Palestine
Wednesday May 15th 2019 marks the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba – when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost their homes and became what is now one of the largest, and longest-lasting refugee populations on earth. KBOO will be participating in an all-day br... Read more

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... Read more

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

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

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

News and Public Affairs Day

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 7:00am - 8:00pm
An all-day special featuring talks and interviews with leading scholars and activists - help support KBOO public affairs during our fall membership drive - call 877-500-5266! The day begins with the award-winning program Democracy Now at 7 am At 8, we feature Pulitzer-Priz... Read more

Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste talk to Tehama Lopez Bunyasi and Candis Watts Smith, authors of "Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter" (NYU Press, 2019)   "The essential guide to understanding how racism works and how racial inequality shapes black lives, ult... Read more

11/9 and The Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  John Shuck speaks with Philip Kraske about his fifth novel, 11/9 and the Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees.  "Trudy Schelling arrives at her company in Jersey City, New Jersey, to start her first day of work at Hallerbee Net Research. The date is November 9. Barely throu... Read more

Youth & Measure 11 Reforms

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Prison Pipeline’s 1-hour Membership Drive Special focuses on the historic passage of SB 1008 by the 2019 Oregon Legislature.  Host Karen James is joined by Babak Zolfaghari-Azar, a Community Healing Initiative Family Care Manager for PortlandOIC + Rosemary Anderson High Sch... Read more

Interview with the Director of Homelessness Research and Action Collaborative at PSU

Airs at: Thu, 09/05/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
38 thousand, That’s the number of people who are without housing in the portland area, in a given year, according to portland state university research. KBOO’s Annette Newell talks to Marisa Zapata, the director of the Homelessness Research and Action Collaborative at PSU.   Read more