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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

Ep 111. It Takes A Village To Rise From The Ashes...Literally

Airs at: Tue, 09/15/2020 at 12:00am - Wed, 09/30/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty on reducing police terror

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "[It] depends on that officer's perception of the call that they're on. I also know that ... community members have been trained to make the calls sound as scary as possible to get a quicker police response." Before Jo Ann Hardesty was a Portland City Commissioner, she s... Read more

Book Review

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg reads a review by Larry Bowlden of two historical novels by Marlowe Benn, Passing Fancies and Relative Fortunes. Read more

LaRhonda Steele

Airs at: Tue, 09/15/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Portland's First Lady of Blues, LaRhonda Steele. We hear her talk about the struggles as a Black woman in Portland's Blues scene. It's tough times for Portland's musicians who depend on live performance for a living, and even tougher for Black artists dur... Read more

Ep. 110 It Takes A Village To Transform

Airs at: Sat, 09/12/2020 at 12:00am - Wed, 09/30/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast

Portland is not Burning

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
All summer Portland has been the brunt of vicious attacks by Trump and his minions, denouncing the city as a liberal democratic bastion under siege by mobs of radical, anarchist thugs. After sending in uninvited federal police to put down the city’s nightly black lives matt... Read more

Racism—A Public Health Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg speaks with Leslie Gregory, a local health practitioner and activist who is at the forefront of the campaign to get racism declared a public health crisis. Gregory is the founder and director of the local non-profit Right to Health, whose vision is to to c... Read more

17 TRIPP-P 23Aug2020

Airs at: Sun, 08/23/2020 at 12:00am - 12:15am
Produced for TRIPP-P
TRIPP-P is back! Sorry it took so long.   With the arrival of COVID-19, we were unable to access the fabulous studio resources of KBOO Community Radio, but instead gathered together some equipment to keep the show going. We apologize if the quality is not as good as we c... Read more