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Buscando America on 02/25/20

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Transmitimos desde el Northwest Detention Center durante The Day of Remembrance, un evento que  conmemoró el 78 aniversario de una orden ejecutiva que encarceló a 126 mil migrantes de ascendencia japonesa durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. ‘¿Quién mató a Malcom X?’ A princi... Read more

A Phoenix First Must Burn.

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Tonight, as part of Black History and Future Month, Lady Danger shares recordings of radicals who have stood up for civil liberties throughout the ages.  Today's focus is on the work the Japanese American Citizens League did for Internment camp survivors. In 1980, Congress ... Read more

Artful Activism

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features two Japanese-American artists whose work includes activism in Portland. They are currently in the upcoming production of  The Journal of Ben Uchida at Oregon Children's Theatre. We go behind the scenes to profile actor and poet Ken Yoshikawa  and actress an... Read more

Lâm Quãng presents "A Stand Up Tragedy," and sits down to discuss his experience as a Vietnamese refugee and the power of storytelling

Airs at: Fri, 02/14/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In a twist on the tradition of “stand up comedy, ” Astoria-based artist and Vietnamese refugee Lâm Quãng is creating a new show. It’s entitled “A Stand Up tragedy, a fireside chat with Lâm Quãng.” KBOO’S Althea Billings spoke with Quãng about his upcoming fireside chat, ... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya

Airs at: Thu, 01/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today’s show, our guest is Ramiza Shamoun Koya, author of the new novel The Royal Abduls, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Joanna Rose, Portland-based writer and teacher, and author of the award-winning novel Little Miss Strange. Ramiza’s fictio... Read more

The Magical Language of Others

Airs at: Thu, 01/16/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “In The Magical Language of Others, E.J. Koh writes of the boundary between anonymity and naming, between absence and abandonment, between cruelty and safety for four generations of mothers and daughters, each speaking with an occupied heart and crossing narrative border... Read more

Star Wars!

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Once again the MOST wonderful time of the year is upon us, when a brand new STAR WARS movie drops! The 9th and FINAL Film of the Skywalker Saga releases in a week wrapping up the story line begun over 42 years ago . . . . And we'll be celebrating all things Star Wars al... Read more

Climate justice invigorates second strike for Portland high schools students

Airs at: Fri, 12/06/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Several hundred protesters, mainly high school students, marched through downtown Portland Friday as part of an International Climate Strike. The march ended in a rally at Terry Shrunk Plaza led by the Pacific Warriors. They chanted, "The seas are rising – so are we," an... Read more

Interview with Robert Franklin of the Native American Student and Community Center

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
As part of KBOO's Special Programming for Genocide Cover up Day, we will be broadcasting various interviews and audio that highlight Native American and Indigenous issues. In this interview, KBOO's Tammy talks with Robert Franklin (Dine') of the Native American student and ... Read more