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Glennon Doyle | LOVE WARRIOR

Airs at: Sun, 02/21/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
Glennon Doyle is the author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Love Warrior, an Oprah’s Book Club selection, as well as the New York Times Bestseller Carry On, Warrior.   LOVE WARRIOR is a gorgeous and inspiring account of how we are born to be warriors: strong, powerful ... Read more

Malcolm Mitchell | Super Bowl Champ to Champion of Literacy

Airs at: Sat, 02/20/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
Malcolm Mitchell is the rookie who helped the New England Patriots win Super Bowl LI.  He’s also the founder of an initiative called Read with Malcolm, which introduces book ownership to students, and works to improve literacy in schools.  Malcolm‘s Share the Magic  Founda... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 4

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 7:45pm - Tue, 02/15/2022 at 7:45pm
Produced for Local Folks
How do you care for someone who is suffering from dementia, is in excellent health otherwise, and is adamant about living as independently as possible?  In this episode, we meet Brenda, who is caring for her mother. Unlike the living arrangements described in previous episo... Read more

Celebrating KBOO Black History and Future!

Airs at: Tue, 02/09/2021 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join KBOO every Tuesday at 7 p.m. throughout the month of February to hear interviews from some of your favorite KBOO programmers!  We'll be diving into the history of Black KBOO, and Black Portland as a whole. We'll cover subjects ranging from gentification, religion, Blac... Read more

At-home injury risk increases with pandemic requirements to stay home

Airs at: Thu, 02/04/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  As people stay home more in the pandemic, the danger to families is not just the threat of COVID.  Kids are more at risk of injuries and even deaths because of a common type of accident in the home.   KBOO's Annette Newell recently talked to a mother, Alyssa Carlson, who... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 3

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 6:30pm - Tue, 02/01/2022 at 6:30pm
Produced for Local Folks
Being a caregiver can be a very lonely experience. The time demands of caring for someone often means that there is little opportunity for socializing with friends, pursuing hobbies, or just enjoying some free time. In this episode we meet Nan, who has been caring for her h... Read more

POISONED WATER | Flint, Michigan

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Open Air
POISONED WATER:  How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned a Nation In 2014, the residents of Flint, Michigan noticed that their water was a copper hue and smelled and tasted like sulfur.  Some residents began using bottled water, but many of t... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 2

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:15pm - Tue, 01/18/2022 at 6:15pm
Produced for Local Folks
Caregiving can be very challenging at times. Keeping track of all kinds of details, managing medical issues, constantly being on call, and watching someone you love gradually become more feeble and helpless are all things that can make taking care of someone very stressful ... Read more

Native American Youth and Family Center receives grant to help houseless Native families

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Imagine getting what you think is spam, and it turns into a $5 million grant to help Native families who are homeless and suffering during the pandemic. That's the story of Paul Lumley, the Executive Director of the Native American Youth and Family Center in Portland. He... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: "Brown Sugar Babe" by Charlotte Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Author Charlotte Sherman writes, "I love being brown and wanted to write a poem to highlight the splendor of this underestimated color for young boys and girls, so they too will love the skin they are in. When I first heard a beautiful, radiant, brown-skinned child say, “I’... Read more