Sports

"Strange Fruit" by Billie Holiday -FINAL ROUND (#6) of March Sadness

  "STRANGE FRUIT" performed by Billie Holiday 78 RPM Single b/w Fine and Mellow Year: 1939     https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=98CxkS0vzB8     --- LYRICS --- Southern trees bear strange fruit Blood on the leaves and blood at the root Black bodies swinging in the southe... Read more

We have a winner! (March Sadness)

  After many hard fought battles March Sadness is over!   Here is the final song that made it from the original Sixty-Four songs that we started the tournament with!   http://kboo.fm/blog/56920   Thanks to all the listeners and volunteers who submitted songs and vote... Read more

Final Bows and Farewells Pt 2

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2017 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Final Bows and Farewells - Part 2 Remembering ... Read more

Fields of Rage

Airs at: Wed, 10/26/2016 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Air Cascadia
Bold Iowa Establishes "No Dakota Access" Encampment With Landowner Whose Property Was Seized via Eminent Domain for Pipeline Bold Iowa Establishes "No Dakota Access" Encampment With Landowner Whose Property Was Seized via Eminent Domain for Pipeline At the invitation of a... Read more

"You Play Ball Like A Girl" - Feminist Lens on Baseball & Pitch

Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Host Pamela Santos brings another installment of "Feminists Watch TV, Too" with a discussion of TV show Pitch and the "soon-to-be-true-story" of a female pitcher in major league baseball. As with any pop culture, TV show imagining the change we want to see in the world offe... Read more

An American Ascent on KBOO News

Airs at: Tue, 08/02/2016 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
"An American Ascent" is having its Portland premiere this weekend at the Hollywood Theater. Director/Producer Andy Adkins talked to KBOO about his documentary that captures an expedition of 9 African-American mountaineers as they ascend America's tallest peak, Denali.  Read more

Documenting the O.J. Simpson Case

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about two television series produced this year on the O. J. Simpson murder case--the drama The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and the documentary mini-series O.J.: Made in America. Jan and Mike take up the question of why... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
      Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of  Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America, shares insights into the realities of race in sport culture. Ballers of the New School is one of the first and best books to come along that effectively explains contemporary athlete... Read more

Author Dave Zirin on "Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love"

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with writer Dave Zirin about his latest book, Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love. Named one of the UTNE Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World", Dave Zirin writes about the politics of sports... Read more