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100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste welcome literary critic, teacher, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual Henry Louis Gates Jr to KBOO.  Gates currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Rese... Read more

The Art of the Protest Song--Event this Sunday

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO volunteer Sean Steward speaks to Bill Valenti, one of the performers at this Sunday's Art of the Protest Song event, which is free at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue. The event begins at 2pm and includes four local musicians performing protest songs ... Read more

Hole Drummer Patty Schemel on Music, Life and Recovery

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Patty Schemel has led an eventful life in the Pacific Northwest, having been the drummer for the band Hole for much of the 90s and a member or founder of several bands since the year 2000. She will be at Powell’s City of Books tonight at 7:30, to join Sleater-Kinney drummer... Read more

Native Voices From the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Cary Watters and Amory Zschach return to host Voices From the Edge and welcome community activists Cameron Whitten and Christine Bruno and continue the discussion on Native American Heritage Month. For almost one hundred years, Americans both Indian and non-Indian have u... Read more

Poor People's Campaign REBORN

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Nearly half a century ago, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King called for a poor peoples campaign. He was assassinated before he was able to full implement it.  In May 2017, four months after the inauguration of Trump, the Reverend Dr. William Barber introduced the new ... Read more

Remembering Roxy

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris and Jan Haaken reflect back on the legacy of Roxy LeRoy Neuhart--partner of Darcelle XV and co-owner of the longest surviving drag club in the United States. Roxy--beloved by many activists in Portland--died this past week at the age of 82. He was featured ... Read more

KBOO Visiting Journalist Natalia Messer Visits the Day of the Dead Celebration in Cornelius

Produced for Evening News
Natalia Messer is a freelance journalist visiting KBOO from Chile, who will be reporting from the Portland area until November 10th. Her most recent work focuses on the struggles of the Mapuche people in Chile, though she has reported from around the world, including German... Read more

Droppin' Old School Beats

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  "November is Hip-Hop History Month, where we give celebration to what hip hop has done to bring together people of the world, people of all nationalities, young people, all the political systems and politicians on the planet." ~Afrika Bambaataa     "November is Hip Ho... Read more

The Demise of Columbus Day and the Rise of Indigenous Peoples Day

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  LA Says Goodbye Columbus Day...Cary Watters and co-host Amory Zschach highlight the story and also discuss this within the context of Portland making the change in 2015 and the overarching momentum built in other cities. Read more

Villages Northwest and Oregon's Military History

Airs at: Fri, 10/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
Oregon’s military heritage goes back thousands of years, including native people’s warrior traditions. Most of the cultures in this region were relatively peaceful, even welcoming visiting strangers, such as the Lewis and Clark overland Army expedition in 1805–1806. Then, o... Read more