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Diversity Inc. The Failure of a Billion Dollar Business

Airs at: Fri, 02/21/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Between 2014 and 2016 Google spent $265 million dollars to diversify their workforce, but their percentage of black employees remains at 2%. Today on Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande talks to award-winning journalist, professor at New York University, and author of the recently ... Read more

Diversity Inc. The Failure of a Billion Dollar Business

Airs at: Fri, 02/21/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Between 2014 and 2016 Google Spet $265 million dollars to diversify their workforce, but their percentage of black employees remains at 2%. Today on Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande talks to award-winning journalist, professor at New York University, and author of the recently p... Read more

Black Labor in the Making of America

Airs at: Mon, 02/03/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks to Joe Trotter about his important new book, Workers on Arrival: Black Labor in the Making of America.  Joe William Trotter, Jr., is Professor of History and Social Justice and Founder and Director of the Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the... Read more

January 28, 2020: Ten Year Anniversary of Aaron Campbell; and Group in Wyoming Calls for Justice and Police Oversight

Airs at: Tue, 01/28/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      On this week's show, we hear from the Stop the Violence event held on Saturday, January 25 at Maranatha Church in NE Portland, marking the ten-year anniversary of the police killing of Aaron Campbell. Campbell's death was the latest in a series of police killings t... Read more

January 14, 2020

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  CATCHING UP WITH TIM LEDWITH Last year, we spoke with Tim Ledwith, who was assaulted on NE Broadway in 2018 by Proud Boys Tusitala "Tiny" Toese and Donovan Flippo. That interview, which details the incident, can be found here. In early 2019, renewed scrutiny on police i... Read more

"Brown Sugar Babe" by Charlotte Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 02/06/2020 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... Read more

Ep 99. LIVE! WITH HIGH GOOD PEOPLE ft. Tiare Darnell

Airs at: Wed, 01/29/2020 at 12:15am - Sat, 02/29/2020 at 12:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
*High* everybody! In December, we had the honor of sitting down with Portland's finest cannabis connoisseur, our friend Tiara Darnell! We did our first ever live show to talk about Tiara's *dope* podcast called @highgoodpeople , the struggles of podcasting and doing it all ... Read more

Ep 98. It Takes A Village To F*$k It All Up! ft. Morgan Jones

Airs at: Wed, 01/29/2020 at 12:00am - Sat, 02/29/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Sooo we’re not sure how else to say this but we’ve got THE BEST OF THE BEST ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK! *insert Meg Thee Stallion tongue* Please don’t sleep on this conversation we had with @portlandmorgan !! Relive all your GoT feelings (mostly the hurt ones), hear her take on ... Read more

Hindsight 2020: A Look Back at 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
    In the spirit of Hindsight 2020, we look back at some of KBOO volunteers' reporting about police from the first year of the current administration. The stories in this hour cover roughly the period from January 2017 to February 2018, and contain descriptions of police... Read more

Reproductive Rights

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Andra Carrick, Interim Executive Director at NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon. Carrick served on the board for the NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation for two-and-a-half years, most recently as the Board Vice-President. Andra comes to this work with experience m... Read more