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Old Mole Variety Hour for February 14, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Desiree Hellegers hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Police Reform: During the protests following the killing of George Floyd the police were on the defensive and the City Council discussed replacing the police in responding to menta... Read more

Black History & Future Month Series: Black Womxn

Airs at: Fri, 02/04/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY AND FUTURE WE’LL BE HOSTING A WEEKLY SERIES EVERY FRIDAY AT 6PM THROUGHOUT FEBRUARY! WE'LL HEAR FROM BLACK CREATORS ABOUT A VARIETY OF TOPICS RANGING FROM ARTS, CULTURE, HISTORY, MEDIA AND MORE! WE KICKOFF THIS WEEK WITH A PIECE FROM MAKING C... Read more

Black History and Future Month

Join KBOO every Friday at 6 pm. throughout the month of February to hear interviews from Black creatives, artists, KBOO hosts, musicians and more! This series aims to celebrate all aspects of the Black lived experience- from contemporary political and social issues to under... Read more

Anti-racist Organizing in Vanport

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Patrica Kullberg reads exceprts from an essay she wrote for the 70th anniversary of the 1948 flood that wiped out the local World War II era local housing project known as Vanport. In the essay, she discusses the anti-racist organing by Vanporters that led to a new era of C... Read more

The Last House on the Street

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Mystery writer Diane Chamberlain combines her love of mystery writing with her concern for voter registration in her most recent novel, The Last House on the Street. Larry Bowlden reviews the 2021 novel about how the lives of two women converge in a story about voter regist... Read more

The Color of Law

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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For their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss The Color of Law, a book published in 2017 by Richard Rothstein. The author explains how white supremacy and structural racism have been reproduced by laws around real estate and the intergenerational ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 7, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: In Memoriam: Bill Resnick talks to Jane Slaughter, long time editor of the monthly publication Labor Notes, about the life and work of Mike Parker, who died this past January. Parker w... Read more

Rhythm Shack's African American History Month Special

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
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  Tune in to Rhythm Shack with Mike Fisher on Monday, celebrating the upcoming African American History Month with 2 1/2 hours of high-energy soul, blues, funk, rock, Afrobeat, reggae & gospel, all from African American artists!   We've got a really rockin' track to rememb... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 31, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Power Battles in Maine: Bill Resnick interviews Matthew Cannon, a leader of a Maine ballot Initiative campaign that successfully prohibited the construction of a superhigh voltage e... Read more

DiaTribe

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Jan Haaken talks with AJ Wone about his film, “DiaTribe”, which screens this Friday evening, February 4th, at the Hollywood theater as part of the Cascade Festival of African Films. Tracing the evolution of hip-hop dance from traditional origins in Africa, “DiaTribe” featur... Read more