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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

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

It Takes A Village To Get Promoted/Change A Nation ft. Bryson The Alien and Jenni Moore

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:45pm - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 12:45pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Artist Bryson the Alien and Portland Mercury Music Editor Jenni Moore stop by to drop some real. Read more

A Revolutionary Friendship

Airs at: Fri, 05/17/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for From the Grassroots
In 1963, Asian American activist Yuri Kochiyama shook hands with Malcolm X for the first time. Over the next few years, Yuri and Malcolm would share a friendship that was grounded in fighting oppression and finding voice for their communities. In addition to sharing a passi... Read more

The EVOLVE Experience

Airs at: Tue, 05/14/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents an encore broadcast of an interview with Kevin Jones, artistic director of The August Wilson Red Door Project which is presenting a new production called The EVOLVE Experience. This work combines gripping and timely monologues from of Hands Up about racial ... Read more

Survival Math - Mitchell S. Jackson

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 Survival Math takes its name from the calculations Mitchell S Jackson and his family made to keep safe—to stay alive—in their community, a small black Portland neighborhood blighted by drugs, violence, poverty, and governmental neglect. Mitchell explores the Portland of h... Read more

2 WoC directors

Airs at: Tue, 04/30/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae talked with two directors opening plays soon. We'll hear from Rebecca Martinez who's directing Wolf at the Door at Milagro Theatre (May 2 – 25) and Lava Alapai director of The Revolutionists at Artists Repertory Theatre. While it's more common for female directors of c... Read more

Portland poet Nastashia Minto, author of "Naked"; and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection, 'Naked': I never truly understood the beauty of another being until I began to find and love myself. Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in Portland. Reema Zaman call... Read more

It Takes A Village To Empower Each Other ft. Tessa May

Airs at: Sat, 04/13/2019 at 12:00am - Tue, 04/30/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
This week, we're talking about Beyoncé, the complications of being humans, and the impact that Nipsey had, all from our own perspectives, as always. Our beautiful guest is the one and only @tessamay22 who is bringing all of the light and good energy into the studio!! She le... Read more

Urban Nature Partners and Maxville Interpretive Center

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
For the 2019 Spring Drive, Radiozine host Jenna sits down with two organizations that are bringing the outdoors to urban dwellers. First, Urban Nature Partners talks about their mentoring program that aims to take underrepresented youth into the outdoors.  Visit and learn m... Read more