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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

Totality of Circumstances | February 23, 2021

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this month's show: The Citizen Review Committee disputes the findings of a police misconduct investigation stemming from the alleged mishandling of a car theft report, and a nightmarish confusion of paperwork. Their decision forces a conference hearing with the Chi... Read more

Evening News on 02/17/21

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Portland General Electric is still struggling to restore power to hundreds of thousands of Oregonians; Portland police came to the aid of a dumpster yesterday, amidst claims they are understaffed; And, misogynist and racist rad... Read more

OJRC Legislative Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, Policy Director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, an organization that promotes civil rights and improves legal representation for underserved communities.  Zach Winston discusses OJRC’s priorities for the 2021 Oregon legislative ses... Read more

The Gap: Police Union Contract Negotiation and Spreading Love Ahead of Valentine's Day

Airs at: Fri, 02/12/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea talk about the Portland Police contract negotiation with two community organizers, Emory Mort and Caryn Shebowich. We learn about how this year's contract negotiation is different than year's previous and what changes communit... Read more

Most Death in Oregon Jails were People with Disabilities

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for News In Depth
Karen James speaks with Liz Reetz, a public interest law fellow with Disability Rights Oregon, who just released her new report “Grave Consequences: How the Criminalization of Disability Leads to Deaths in Jail”.  The report revealed that most of the people who died in Oreg... Read more

Buscando America on 02/09/21

Airs at: Tue, 02/09/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión escuchamos  Cenotes Oniricos, una cápsula desde el desierto de Mojave con Blanca Villalobos y Elizabeth, sobre la importancia de conectar con los cielos obscuros y sin estrellas.  Desde Chile escuchamos Resiste Tierra sobre las manifestaciones que se han ... Read more

The Black Panther Party

Airs at: Thu, 02/11/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Writer David F Walker is known for his work on such comics titles as Shaft, Luke Cage, and Power Man & Iron Fist.  In Portland, he covered the film scene for Willamette Week as well as his self-published blaxploitation zine BadAzzMoFo, and curated the Longbaugh Film Fest... Read more

Legislators prioritize criminal justice reform and police accountability in 2021 session

Airs at: Tue, 02/02/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  In the 2021 Oregon Legislative session, criminal justice reform and police accountability are top of mind for many legislators. To learn more, KBOO's Karen James speaks with Senator Lew Frederick who represents North & Northeast Portland in the Oregon Legislature. Senato... Read more

Washington County Justice Initiative

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Malori Maloney, Minister of Information, with the Washington County Justice Initiative (WCJI).  WCJI was formed in 2020 by public defense providers to advocate ending racial, economic, and systemic violence in the Washington County criminal legal sys... Read more