Civil Rights/Human Rights

It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Call 877-500-5266 or join online.

$48,016 of $80,000 as of 7:00 pm on April 18, 2019

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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... Read more

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

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... 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

News and Public Affairs Day

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 7:00am - 8:00pm
An all-day special featuring talks and interviews with leading scholars and activists - help support KBOO public affairs during our fall membership drive - call 877-500-5266! The day begins with the award-winning program Democracy Now at 7 am At 8, we feature Pulitzer-Priz... Read more

Filmmaker Josh Tucker discusses Alaska's proposed pebble mine

Airs at: Thu, 04/18/2019 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Part 1 of KBOO reporter Emily Gresham Beamer’s in-depth interview with Filmmaker Josh Tucker about the Pebble mine proposed in southeast Alaska, and his documentary ‘We can’t eat gold’.   The proposed open-pit gold mine, located in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, would be t... Read more

Resist Like Our Lives Depend On It

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Join us for a conversation with Michael G. Long, editor of the new book We The Resistance: Documenting a History of Nonviolent Protest in the United States. Compiling first hand accounts of non-violent resistance movements from 1657 through the present, Michael Long contex... Read more

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Day 2019

May 3 is Asian/Pacific American Day on KBOO! In recognition of the month, KBOO is airing all Asian/Pacific American (APA) KBOO programming on May 3, 2019 from 9am-4pm. Tune in to hear our favorite APA Compass episodes from the archive, an all new Pacific Underground, music ... Read more

An Interview on the Inside

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair in an interview with currently incarcerated aspiring writer Damon Lee Petrie. Damon has been incarcerated at Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) for the past 26 years, and shares his insight about life within the prison system, and about the fundamen... Read more

PTSD, Psychedelics, and Medical Cannabis

Airs at: Sun, 04/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we speak with Arnold Diehl from Floridians For Freedom about their marijuana legalization initiative; with Bryan Krumm, NP, about medicinal cannabis and PTSD; and with Rick Doblin, PhD, executive director and founder of MAPS, about psychedelics,... Read more