Public Affairs

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LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Live Panel 1: The Transgender Experience

Airs at: Tue, 06/04/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we will be celebrating LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm, with live panels from our studios, where we will have guests from these communities talk to us about their culture, presence, struggles, and relevance. Calls are welcome, 503-231-8187 ... Read more

Nakba Day

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we are acknowledging Nakba Day. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians that occurred during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, known as the "Nakba", or "Catastrophe". The anniversary puts the spotlight on one of the world’s l... Read more

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

The Opening Sky author Charlotte Watson Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Newly-emancipated Halle decides to leave the plantation in search of her parents.  Aurelia, whose privileged life was ravaged by the Civil War, wants to find her brother, a soldier who fought with the Union army.   Both are plotting their trip North when their paths cross. ... Read more

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Main stories: Six elections that tell us about the contradictions between elections and democracy; China ups the pressure on Taiwan and Hong Kong; Human Rights Under Fire in Venezuela. Read more

The Global Citizen - Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Tue, 06/04/2024 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This week's commentary: Israeli public opinion--favoring removal of Netanyahu and getting the hostages back, but also favoring his war objectives. Read more

LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Live Panel 2: Elders

Airs at: Tue, 06/11/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we will be celebrating LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm, with live panels from our studios, where we will have guests from these communities talk to us about their culture, presence, struggles, and relevance. Calls are welcome, 503-231-8187 ... Read more

LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Pride Month

  The month of June is Pride month, an opportunity to shine a light on the vast heritage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, intersex, asexual or agender, as well as two-spirit community members.   Join KBOO as we celebrate diversity and richnes... Read more

Melissa Lesniak, host of That Vegan Show

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
  Join Ender on a conversation with Melissa Lesniak, host and producer of That Vegan Show, broadcast every fourth Friday of the month, 11:00am   ----- Find all archives for That Vegan Show, as well as information on the program and how to contact Melissa here: kboo.fm/pro... Read more

Juneteenth is America's second Independence Day

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
  Welcome to another edition of LTAR-Juneteenth 2024   --- As some red states restrict the teaching of history , the issue of enslavement is central to understanding the history of America . This new federal holiday tries to address it .     --- Read more