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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

MATTER

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae focuses on MATTER, written and performed by Charles Grant as a response to police brutality and gun violence inflicted on Black Americans. We hear clips from the film and excerpts of a Zoom conversation with Charles Grant, director James Dixon, filmmaker Tamera Lyn ... Read more

Rise Up!

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Whitney Maxey, a community organizer with Memphis For All. She also serves on the national executive committee of Liberation Road, a socialist organization working for radical social change. Bill and Whitney discuss her personal journey through bask... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 28, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Rise Up! Bill Resnick speaks with Whitney Maxey, a community organizer with Memphis For All. She also serves on the national executive committee of Liberation Road, a socialist organization working for radical social change. Bill and Whitney discuss her personal journey ... Read more

Labor for Black Lives, Labor against Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor unions are trying to unite with the Black Lives Matter uprising.  We interview two labor activists, Laura Wadlin of the American Federation of Teachers and Jad Ziade of the Unemployed Workers Council who are in the midst of this struggle. Read more

Yes for Police Accountability Campaign launch outlines benefits of new oversight system

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this edition of KBOO News in Depth, we listen in to the launch of the Yes for Police Accountability Campaign. The campaign is about 26-217, and if passed, the ballot measure would create a new police oversight body by amending the City Charter. The new oversight boar... Read more

Juneteenth Radio

Airs at: Thu, 09/24/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Juneteenth Radio
Covid 19 and Black Oregonians; Is enough being done? Join hosts Freeman X & Linda Olson-Osterlund and guest Tony Hopson Sr. founder of Self Enhancement Inc. for this conversaation. Joining to talk about the 2020  Elections & The DNC Black Caucas is Western Director Travis N... Read more

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant reads from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's Letter from the Birmingham Jail and how it speaks to the uprisings of the Black Lives Matter movement. Grant is a community health educator in Portland. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 21, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Police Reform: Bill Resnick talks with Seemab Hussaini with the Council on American Islamic Relations and Brown Hope about the work of the Portland police reform network. They discuss why police reform is s... Read more