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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

It Takes A Village To Empower Each Other ft. Tessa May

Airs at: Sat, 04/13/2019 at 12:00am - Tue, 04/30/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
This week, we're talking about Beyoncé, the complications of being humans, and the impact that Nipsey had, all from our own perspectives, as always. Our beautiful guest is the one and only @tessamay22 who is bringing all of the light and good energy into the studio!! She le... Read more

Urban Nature Partners and Maxville Interpretive Center

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
For the 2019 Spring Drive, Radiozine host Jenna sits down with two organizations that are bringing the outdoors to urban dwellers. First, Urban Nature Partners talks about their mentoring program that aims to take underrepresented youth into the outdoors.  Visit and learn m... Read more

Magical Negro

Airs at: Thu, 05/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Magical Negro is unsettlingly new: a book that incisively explores states of black womanhood with astonishing buoyancy and grief. I can’t stop thinking about the songs it sings, songs that feel inevitable and yet unvoiced, complex and yet urgent; poems that are steeped ... Read more

What We're Reading Now

Airs at: Thu, 04/04/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Black Book Talk co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O. B. Hill and Patricia Welch discuss what's on their bookshelves this month.  Listeners are invited to call-in (503-231-8187) and share their current reads. Read more

It Takes A Village To Be Un-Tethered

Airs at: Tue, 04/02/2019 at 12:00am - Tue, 04/30/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
This is a special episode because it’s just US... ᴼⁿᶜᵉ ᵘᵖᵒⁿ ᵃ ᵗᶦᵐᵉ, ᵗʰᵉʳᵉ ʷᵃˢ ᵃ ᵍᶦʳˡ We’re talking about Jordan Peele and Lupita Nyong’o’s blinding talents, the one downfall to Beyoncé, and PLANET EARTH!!!! Tune in, have a laugh, think a thot, and remember #ittakesavillage   Read more

Crossing Mnisose & The No Play

Airs at: Tue, 04/02/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae features playwright, activist, and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee Nation) and her world premiere play Portland Center Stage's Crossing Mnisose opening April 13th which weaves the story of  Sacajawea (also known by the Hidatsa pronunciation of "Sacagawea") juxtap... Read more

It Takes A Village To Stay Strong And Stay Sane ft. Serita Wesley of On She Goes

Airs at: Thu, 03/28/2019 at 12:00am - Tue, 04/30/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Serita Wesley of On She Goes stops by the Village to give in depth detail on how to make it in this business! We always love fun, real, and enlightening conversations! Thanks for tuning in. #ittakesavillage Read more

POWfest and Red White & Black

Airs at: Thu, 03/28/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Nora Colie of the Portland Oregon Women's Film Fest joins us in the studio to preview this year's POWfest, along with filmmakers Marne Lucas (Haute Flash) and Aubrey Peeples (Decadeless). We're also joined by actor/director Jerry Bell Jr, whose documentary Red White & B... Read more