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S. Renee Mitchell

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
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  Dmae features S. Renee Mitchell, performer, multimedia artist, former Oregonian columnist  and the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Portland award.  She is the creative force behind the “Spreading the Black Joy Virus," a multimedia intergenerational project intended to incre... Read more

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Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
With but one day left in the presidency of Donald J. Trump, Traci and Abe look back at the chaos of his reign, and forward to what might now be possible. And of course, your phone calls. Read more

Janis, Dolly, Dewey, and Phil

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Black Death by Zora Neal Hurston and Lena Horne starring in an episode of Suspense

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/19/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
To top off Martin Luther King Day we present a short story by one of the stars of the Harlem Renaissance, writer and anthropologist Zora Neal Hurston. A woman seeks the help of a local "hoodoo man" to get retribution on the man who refuses to take responsibility for impregn... Read more

Talking Earth: Laura Winter and Jen Coleman

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
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Tonight's Talking Earth is hosted by dan raphael, with poetry readings by Laura Winter and Jen Coleman.  dan reads some work by Dennis McBride, Jack Spicer and himself. Laura Winter is the author of 6 collections of poetry, broadsides and performance projects. A number of ... Read more

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
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On April 12,  1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and nearly 50 other protestors and civil rights leaders were arrested after leading a Good Friday demonstration as part of the Birmingham Campaign, designed to bring national attention to the brutal, racist treatment suffered b... 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

Jeffrey Epstein | The Untold Story

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
The Jeffrey Epstein case is a scandal still shrouded in mystery – what does the lawyer who represented 20 of his victims say really happened behind the headlines to bring him down? – Did Jeffrey Epstein hang himself in that jail cell, or was he murdered?                   ... Read more

Martin Luther King Day Celebration on KBOO

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Produced for MLK Day Special
“Bridge Over Troubled Water” A Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 18, 2021 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Streaming on: www.worldartsfoundation.org, Open Signal, KBOO 90.7 FM,  This retrospective program draws from our organization's legac... Read more

Black Radicals

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Sky Wilson interviews Kent Ford, co-founder of the Portland Chapter of the Black Panther Party about the role of the radical Black tradition in our world today. This interview was produced by Old Mole Desiree hellegers. Sky Wilson is new to KBOO and the Old Mole. Originally... Read more