News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

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Using Wood Chips in the Garden

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The Dirtbag
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Sun, 03/09/2008

Host Glen Andresen busts myths about using wood chips in the garden.

27:59 minutes (25.62 MB)

Police Accountability in the Fouad Kaady Tragedy

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Evening News
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Sun, 03/09/2008

In Part 2 of ‘The Killing of Fouad Kaady, KBOO reporter Don Wolfe continues his examination of the cover up by police and the media.The case of Fouad Kaady has been described by  the civil rights leaders as Oregon’s most horrific police shooting.

6:23 minutes (2.92 MB)

U.S.-China Worker Solidarity and Portland State University Faculty Labor Struggles

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Labor Radio
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Sun, 03/09/2008

Kent Wong, UCLA Center for Labor Education and Research

Gary Brodowicz and Julia Getchell, Portland State University Chapter, American Association of University Professors

Brooke Jacobson, Portland State University Faculty Association, American Federation of Teachers

50:34 minutes (20.26 MB)

Oregon Tradeswomen and non-traditional occupations.

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Fri, 03/07/2008

Dawn Jones, instructor for Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. and a journey level carpenter; Lela Brown, plumber; and Tara Webb, electrician, join host Martha Odom on International Women's Day to talk about blue collar work: the rewards and obstacles. Oregon Tradeswomen provides education, mentoring and advocacy for women entering non-traditional fields and sponsors an annual Women in Trades Fair coming up in May.

51:11 minutes (23.43 MB)

IWD Special: Examining Violence against Asian and APA women

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APA Compass
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Thu, 03/06/2008

In this special International Women's Day edition, APA Compass examined violence against Asian and APA women. Includes interviews with Sarita See, author of Trying Whiteness: Media Representations of the 1996 Okinawa Rape Trial; Fareen Ramji from New York's Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project; and Lam Phan from the API Women and Family Safety Center. Also the Angry APA Minute featuring Margaret Cho.

56:50 minutes (22.77 MB)

Real Wealth of Nations

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Thu, 03/06/2008

Interview with Rianne Eisler by Ani Hanes and interviews with people from Real Wealth of Portland by Barbara Gerke.

50:07 minutes (45.89 MB)

Artists Remedios Rapoport and Jacquelyn Bond

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Art Focus
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Wed, 03/05/2008

Host Julie Bernard interviewed local artists Remedios Rapoport and Jacquelyn Bond about  Women’s Art: Women’s Vision at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center.  Celebrating the theme of 2008’s National Women’s History Month Remedios Rapoport takes the traditional Argentinean art of Filete (elaborate sign painting) and puts a contemporary message for empowerment and action into each piece. She will present her work, act as guest curator and mentor an emerging artist also working with women and political empowerment.

28:29 minutes (26.08 MB)

Antonia Juhasz: on Direct Action and Creative Protest

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Evening News
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Wed, 03/05/2008

 

Over the last several days, the Backbone Campaign has been conducting marches, trainings and workshops in downtown Portland.Their aim is to demand accountability from elected leaders to follow the will of the people to end the war in Iraq.The methods used by the campaign involve direct action and creative protest. Antonia Juhasz, the author of "The Bush Agenda: Invading the World One Economy at a Time", spoke at one of the events.    

3:45 minutes (3.44 MB)

Senate Resolution Questions FCC Media Consolidation Efforts

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Wed, 03/05/2008

A new resolution currently being considered in the US Senate calls into question a plan by the Federal Communications Commission to further consolidate U.S. media.KBOO's Ethan Scarle has more.

 

1:44 minutes (1.6 MB)

Africa House

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Wed, 03/05/2008

The Africa House Refugee Center is a multilingual community-based center that works with immigrants from 32 of the 54 African Countries. We speak with Africa House Coordinator Jimmy Dogo , Daniel Amine, Mediation specialist of Africa House, and Ali Ibrahim, Africa House Community educator.   We also take a tour of the Africa House Facility.

57:29 minutes (23.03 MB)

 

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