Voices from the Edge

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Airs at: Thu, 09/20/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective

About the program …

Community dialogue is important. Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the call-in format engages listeners in meaningful conversations about crucial issues like racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice and politics on local, state and national levels. Join lively discussions about concerns that are important to you and our community. Together we’ll make Oregon and our nation a better place for a larger number of those living here.

About the host

Jo Ann Hardesty is Principal Partner at Consult Hardesty. She serves as a subject matter expert on a myriad of issues and is available as a speaker, facilitator and campaign planner. A long-time voice for Portland's under-represented communities and a leader in the struggle against racial and economic injustice, Jo Ann was three times elected to the Oregon legislature and for many years Executive Director of Oregon Action. She’s been called on by the City of Portland to help re-write the City Charter and organizes those on the downside of power to pursue their interests from the local to the federal level. She is particularly committed to leadership development and in holding those in power accountable.

Join the conversation …

Join the conversation every Thursday morning from 8-9 a.m. by calling 503-231-8187. Keep the conversation going after the program at our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge.

Engineering: Steve Nassar 

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Voices from the Edge on 09/13/18

Airs at: Thu, 09/13/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Sojourner Truth

Airs at: Thu, 09/06/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Today on Sojourner Truth, a one-hour, in-depth discussion about the current state of the environment and how environmental activists are responding. We discuss this within the context of the Trump administration's recent rollbacks on environmental protections, pushing co... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 08/30/18

Airs at: Thu, 08/30/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Sojourner Truth Radio

Airs at: Thu, 08/23/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Today on Sojourner Truth, we discuss new developments in the court battle surrounding the Keystone XL Pipeline, the election of Mia Mottley in Barbados and the tragic killing of Frederick Taft, a Black man who was murdered in a Long Beach public park by a white man. On ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 08/16/18

Airs at: Thu, 08/16/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Voices from the Edge on 08/09/18

Airs at: Thu, 08/09/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Voices from the Edge on 08/02/18

Airs at: Thu, 08/02/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Say Her Name! NIA WILSON

Airs at: Thu, 07/26/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  A white man in Oakland fatally stabs a Black woman and injures her sister on Sunday evening, July 22. Eighteen-year-old Nia Wilson died at the scene, her 26-year-old sister Letifah Wilson was hospitalized. The incident took place on the platform of the BART train, the Ba... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/19/18

Airs at: Thu, 07/19/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Voices from the Edge on 07/12/18 - Sojourner Truth Radio

Airs at: Thu, 07/12/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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From the streets of Washington, D.C., Margaret Prescod and the Sojourner Truth team showcase interviews with participants of the Poor People's Campaign. Interviewees include Rev. William Barber II, Rev. Liz Theoharis, Barbara Arnwine and Shannon Rivers. Interviewees offer... Read more