Women

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. Suffragettes campaig... Read more

Angels With Broken Wings

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/27/2021 at 12:00am
Angels With Broken Wings  The problem we are seeing today is that 20% of inmates in jails and prisons suffer from mental illness. This means there are 386,000 inmates with serious mental illness in jails and prisons. Scientific studies show consistently, that art therapy h... Read more

Anna Sanger Reed Interview

Produced for Between Us
Driving along McLaughlin Ave as I am wont to do, I often see large groups protestors with flags and signs, expressing their First Amendment rights for conservative values and beliefs. But I rarely see "a" protestor, with "a" sign, expressing their First Amendment rights for... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood - Suzy Vitello and Cai Emmons

Airs at: Fri, 07/23/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Just a few weeks ago, we experienced record high temperatures here in the Pacific Northwest, with the thermometer hitting an unprecedented 116 degrees in Portland. That’s very unusual for those of us living in this corner of the country. We’re used to warm, dry summers – a ... Read more

Misogynoir Transformed: Misogynoir Transformed Black Women’s Digital Resistance

Airs at: Fri, 07/09/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  Black feminist and activist Moya Bailey coined the term “Misogynoir” in 2008 to discuss the discrimination black women face every day. This discrimination often comes in the form of stereotypes that have existed since slavery that affect all black women at every level ... Read more

Black feminist and activist Moya Bailey: Misogynoir Transformed

Airs at: Fri, 07/09/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Black feminist and activist Moya Bailey coined the term “Misogynoir” in 2008 to describe the discrimination black women face every day and in particular in new, internet and visual media. This discrimination often comes in the form of stereotypes that have existed since sla... Read more

Buscando America on 07/06/21

Produced for Buscando America
Estamos transmitiendo desde la Ciudad de México! y estuvimos con Narradoras Urbanas Mx en una celebración por los 501 años de la Noche Victoriosa. Escucha sobre el taller de cocina Prehispánica y Náhuatl que organizó esta colectiva. En esta emisión también escucharás a las ... Read more

Buscando America on 07/06/21

Airs at: Tue, 07/06/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Estamos transmitiendo desde la Ciudad de México! y estuvimos con Narradoras Urbanas Mx en una celebración por los 501 años de la Noche Victoriosa. Escucha sobre el taller de cocina Prehispánica y Náhuatl que organizó esta colectiva. En esta emisión también escucharás a las ... Read more

Colombia Update

Airs at: Wed, 07/07/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we examine the protests rocking Colombia. Congress’s Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission held a hearing on the Colombia protests July First. We hear from three of the witnesses: Elizabeth Dickinson, a Senior Analyst for Colombia with the Internat... Read more