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NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

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

Is It You or Is It Me

Airs at: Tue, 07/16/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Is It You Or Is It Me
Join me tonight with my guest Grace Howes, a Soul Nudger and Life Coach. Grace works with women entreprenuers in integrating ourselves (Souls) with the work we do! Read more

Political Prisoner Updates & Prison Organizing

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
  Adam Carpinelli interviews Masai Ehehosi, former Black Liberation Army Prisoner of War.  Ehehosi is a co-founder of Critical Resistance, has served on the advisory board for the Jericho Movement and is involved with the Republic of New Afrika.  Interview will focus on Po... Read more

"Watch Us Rise," Portland author Renee Watson's latest young adult novel (rebroadcast))

Airs at: Thu, 07/11/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Portland author Renee Watson discusses her latest book, "Watch Us Rise." This episode originally aired Feb 07, 2019 on Black Book Talk. Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission--they're sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so... Read more

Soul2soul

  Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 8p-9p  Playing classic and current soul music and current news and interviews from Portland's African American community  Read more

Full Interview: Donna Martin, Sister of Andre Gladen

Airs at: Tue, 07/02/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
On Saturday, July 6, 2019, the family of Andre Gladen is hosting an "Angelversary" celebration of Andre's life outside of Adventist Hospital, at the corner of SE 96th Avenue and Market Street. The event is from 11AM to 1PM. In the family's words: "Andre Gladen, a 36-year-o... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 29

Airs at: Wed, 07/03/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
All feedback, comments and suggestions can be emailed to: TPOL@KBOO.ORG The Politics of Living show is currently looking for contributors and guests. For more information, please email: TPOL@KBOO.ORG Hosted by: Vicky Mazzone   Content Contributors Kristin Thiel - She Ra ... Read more

Caged and Locked

Airs at: Thu, 07/04/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     "What is Circumstantial Depression? What affect does it have on the eyes and how we see the rest of the world and ourselves? My name is Lẹwa Ubunifu. I have Circumstantial Depression. I have struggled with this type of depression for a very long time. I am writing this... Read more

The Blood and Guts of Silent Sam: Maya Little + Dwayne Dixon

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 06/21/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Taking Down Racist Monuments and Growing New Worlds This week on TFSR, we’re featuring two audios from affiliates of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Maya Little & Dwayne Dixon talking about resisting neo-Confederate monuments in the so-called U.S. south, in ... Read more