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The Plot to Kill King

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  James Earl Ray, a fugitive from the Missouri State Penitentiary, was arrested on June 8, 1968, in London at Heathrow Airport, extradited to the United States, and charged with the crime. On March 10, 1969, Ray entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to 99 years in the... Read more

Gandhian Nonviolence Today

Airs at: Tue, 04/04/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  As protests and demonstrations continue around the world, once again the relevance of the strategies and tactics of civil disobedience and nonviolent resistance arise. What are we to do when faced with injustice? Look away? Or resist? Are sit-ins, blockades and boycotts ... Read more

Uhuru Sasa Talent Show 2017

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On March 14, 2017 the Uhuru Sasa Cultural Club held its annual Talent Show inside the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem.  Tonight you’ll hear rap, acoustic, and original work performed by the men at OSP.     Uhuru Sasa, which means ‘Freedom Now’ in Swahili, is a Club by an... Read more

Transformation & Success After Prison

Airs at: Mon, 04/03/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Anna Debenham.  Anna works with prisoners at the Columbia River Correctional Institution in Portland as a life skills educator in collaboration with Phoenix Rising Transition Services.  They have created a series of programs for prisoners that are... Read more

Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Airs at: Sun, 04/02/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Part one of our coverage of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy conference, with SSDP Executive Director Betty Aldworth and Deputy Director Stacia Cosner, plus Nazlee Maghsoudi with the International Center for Science in Drug Policy. Students for Sensible Drug Policy   Read more

And the winner is . . .

"Strange Fruit" by Billie Holiday! After all Sixty-Four songs (culled from nearly 300) duked it out tournament style over the past few weeks, last night we crowned her signature song which so bravely illuminated the horrors of lynchings, our SAD, SAD Champion, the Ultimate... Read more

Inner City Blues Festival

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2017 at 5:30pm - Sun, 04/23/2017 at 12:00am
Health Care for All-Oregon, once again presents the Inner City Blues Festival (click for more info and/or to get involved), and KBOO once again brings you all the music LIVE! Music starts at 5:30pm and will not quit until midnight, with performers including, but not limite... Read more

Positively Revolting Solidarity with Immigrant Communities

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
With immigrant communities facing increasing hate crimes, harassment, and deportations, Ani and Lyn talk with community members about furthering support and solidarity between non-immigrant and immigrant communities. Our guests will be Francisco Aguirre, who lived in sanctu... Read more

Measure to Ban Aerial Spraying Gets Support from Community Rights Group

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure going before Lincoln County voters in the upcoming May election has attracted support and opposition from across the state and the country. Measure 21-177 aims to ban aerial pesticide spraying in the county and establish in the law a respect for community ... Read more

Opposition to Lincoln County Spray Ban Measure Gears Up

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
The last several years have seen a number of contentious local ballot measures in Oregon’s rural counties, around the use of pesticides and genetically modified organisms.           Nearly all of these measures have inspired record-breaking campaign donations for county me... Read more