Civil Rights/Human Rights

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Radio Free Palestine 2019

Produced for Radio Free Palestine
Wednesday May 15th 2019 marks the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba – when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost their homes and became what is now one of the largest, and longest-lasting refugee populations on earth. KBOO will be participating in an all-day br... Read more

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

Episode 07

Airs at: Fri, 09/20/2019 at 12:15am - Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
After speaking with Dr. Zapata of the PSU Homeless Research & Collaborative, we were inerested in finding out more about how HRAC operates and some of the upcoming studies that will be conducted. Greg Townley is the Director of Research for HRAC and an Associate Professor ... Read more

LIVE BROADCAST: Climate Strike PDX

Airs at: Fri, 09/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
The KBOO News Team broadcasts live from the global Climate Strike here in Portland. We hear from the rally at City Hall, the march across the Hawthorne Bridge, and from the students who are striking for their future.  Read more

Jackie Wang on Carceral Capitalism

Airs at: Wed, 09/18/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Jackie Wang is a writer, poet, musician, and academic whose writing has been published by Lies Journal, Semiotext(e), HTML Giant, BOMBlog, along with numerous zines, such as those by the Moonroot collective. Her essay “Against Innocence” provides insightful analysis on p... Read more

Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste talk to Tehama Lopez Bunyasi and Candis Watts Smith, authors of "Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter" (NYU Press, 2019)   "The essential guide to understanding how racism works and how racial inequality shapes black lives, ult... Read more