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"Some Places More Than Others," Renee Watson, 11/7/19

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Everything and everyone has a story, a beginning.      All Amara wants for her birthday is to visit her father's family in New York City—Harlem, to be exact. She loves her home in Beaverton, but can't wait to finally meet her Grandpa Earl and cousins in person, and to stay... Read more

Beyond the birds and the bees: Talking to kids about sex

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 1:45pm - 2:30pm
When it comes to talking with kids about sex, gender identity, and genital health, parents often find themselves struggling to say the right thing. On this episode, Miriam the Midwife talks with Dr. Kerry Schaefer, MD from Healthy Living Family Medicine (now Healthy Living ... Read more

Tracing the Desire Line: A Memoir in Essays by Melissa Matthewson

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Melissa Matthewson, author of the new book Tracing the Desire Line: A Memoir in Essays from Split Lip Press. Melissa is the author of a collaborative chapbook, (un)learning, with Andrea Beltran from Artifact Press. And her essays have appeared in G... Read more

No Good Very Bad Asian by Leland Cheuk

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Leland Cheuk, author of the new novel No Good Very Bad Asian, from C&R Press.  No Good Very Bad Asian is Leland’s third work of fiction, following his novel The Misadventures of Sulliver Pong, and a collection of short stories, Letters from Dinosa... Read more

Ep 95. LIVE! From The MOMENTOUS:MERCATUSPDX Magazine Launch

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 at 10:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Back in April, we were given the privilege of interviewing incredible creatives, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and innovators involved with the Mercatus PDX​ magazine launch at the Momentous event (Elevating, Connecting, & Celebrating Entrepreneurs of Color). We had HEAVY H... Read more

Emily Flake

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Emily Flake is an award-winning author, cartoonist, and essayist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Mad Magazine, The New York Times, and The Nib.  She performs "stand-up cartooning" onstage and has collaborated with Ophira Eisenberg on the parenting-themed comed... Read more

10 TRIPP-P 6Oct2019

Airs at: Fri, 10/18/2019 at 11:45pm - Sun, 10/31/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In the 10th episode, TRIPP-P hosts Cory Elia & Lesley McLam discuss: *several articles detailing the recent violence against the unhoused community (including the murder of four people in NewYork City), *the lack of bathrooms in the City of Portland, *the Joker movie, *&... Read more

Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum unveils new book

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Longtime Portland resident and Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum has a new book, "Shedding our Stars, the story of Hans Calmeyer and how he saved thousands of families like mine," which details how a German bureaucrat saved over 3,700 Jews in Amsterdam from certain dea... Read more

September 24, 2019: Looking Back at the Police Union's Use of Grievance Arbitration

Airs at: Tue, 09/24/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      This show is shorter than normal due to KBOO's Fall Membership Drive.  As the city, its people, and its police union gear up to start negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement for rank-and-file officers and sergeants, we are taking a look back through h... Read more

Abolishing the Northwest Detention Center

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Maru Mora from La Resistencia and Latino Advocacy about the campaign to shut down the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.  More Information: https://www.nwdcresistance.org Read more