Activism

Hospital Workers Struggle for Racial Justice

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Sunita Patel, housekeeper at Legacy Emanuel hospital, and Lorna Wood, Certified Nursing Assistant at Legacy Emanuel, speak out about their battles for covid safety, adequate leave, hazard pay, living wages, fair hours, and health care.  In the midst of a union contract camp... Read more

WEB DuBois and Scientific Racism

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Scientific racism is the long-established practice of marshalling pseudo-scientific evidence to prove the biological inferiority of African-Americans and other people of color. Patricia Kullberg reads from and comments on two works by scholars of race and science, with an e... Read more

Big Strikes and the Sabotage of Labor, Part 3

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement concludes their conversation with Marianne Garneau, an organizer and educator with the Industrial Workers of the World, and publisher of the online worker journal Organizing.Work, about the politics of the Big Strike and the retreat from organizing for power on ... Read more

Motherhood, Work and the Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Ursula McTaggart, teacher of English at Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio. Ursula McTaggart’s newest book is Guerrillas in the Industrial Jungle: Radicalism’s Primitive and Industrial Rhetoric. She has written many articles, including “Motherhoo... Read more

The Gap: Spreading the Black Joy Virus and Community Resiliency in the Ice Storm

Airs at: Fri, 02/19/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start by interviewing S. Renee Mitchell, the founder of I Am M.O.R.E. a nationally award-winning, youth-leadership program. Mitchell has developed a creative-and arts-based, intergenerational endeavor that is intended to incre... Read more

Covid, Climate and Children

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After a week of snow and ice, massive power outages and Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, how do we move ahead to implement the progressive agenda so many of us are craving? While we wait to see—and how to influence—what comes from Washington, DC, there is a lot to a... Read more

Special Programming on 02/16/21

Airs at: Tue, 02/16/2021 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join KBOO every Tuesday at 7 p.m. throughout the month of February to hear interviews from some of your favorite KBOO programmers!  We'll be diving into the history of Black KBOO, and Black Portland as a whole. We'll cover subjects ranging from gentification, religion, Blac... Read more

Buscando America on 02/16/21

Airs at: Tue, 02/16/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa festejamos el cumpleaños de Audre Lorde y escuchamos fragmentos de Usos de lo erótico: Lo erótico como poder, texto publicado en 1978. También escuchamos la reflexión de Angeley sobre el crecer Afrolatinx aquí en EEUU a través de  #DefineBLACK. Además, ... Read more

Life and Times of a Black Wobbly

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Luisa Martinez interviews Peter Cole on the second edition of his book titled Ben Fletcher: Life and Times of a Black Wobbly. A gifted labor organizer, Fletcher helped found and lead Local 8 of the IWW's Marine Transport Workers Industrial Union, unquestionably the most ... Read more