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RISE UP!

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  RISE UP! Songs and Sounds and to help strengthen our resolve to rise up and resist . . .   Take action now! There are 21 months to mid-term elections. Let’s get cracking! What to Do This Week of Jan 22, 2017 Action Checklist for Americans of Conscience https://docs.goo... Read more

Letter to Trump: 1/23/17

1/23/17 Resident Trump: So, it begins. Your first order of business, after a press “conference” to issue a false statement claiming that more people attended your inauguration than Barack Obama’s two inaugurations (patently and demonstrably false), is to provoke a new war... Read more

Emma Lugo interviews Mara Taylor

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Dr. Mara "Coach" Taylor is a leader in prison reform, recognized by the United Nations and social justice organizations all over the globe for her work to help incarcerated people.  She has been creating support systems for prisoners since 2002, using methods that give inca... Read more

Protests, Parades and Police: Gregory McKelvey on Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The week that saw Donald Trump inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States also saw a flurry of worldwide protests.  Portland was no exception as two distinct public actions saw very different reactions from city officials and police.  The Women's March on Por... Read more

Portland International Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  We welcome three directors of short films chosen to premiere at the 40th annual Portland International Film Festival.  Vu Pham is the creator of the sci-fi noir mashup The Cutting Shadow, Rollyn Stafford directed the modern comedy of manners Your Move, and Jan Haaken's l... Read more

Lunar New Year with Portland Asians4BlackLives

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
It's Lunar New Year week and Portland Asians4BlackLives are marking the holiday by hosting a series of events for the Asian and Asian-American community. In a time of year that sees families and communities celebrating a time of togetherness, Portland Asians4BlackLives is a... Read more

The Dream Under Siege

Airs at: Wed, 01/25/2017 at 9:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
On Tuesday, January 17th two Portland activists, Jo Ann Hardesty and Ibrahim Mubarak, spoke to five Beaverton congregations about racism.  The presentation was entitled, “The Dream Under Siege:  A Community Forum On Racism.” It was held at Southminster Presbyterian Church i... Read more

Gunned Down: Kids Getting Killed

Airs at: Tue, 01/24/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Gary Younge is an award-winning columnist for The Guardian and the author of The Speech: The Story Behind Dr Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and Another Day in the Death of America. He writes the “Beneath the Radar” column for The Nation. After the Sandy Hook Elementary ... Read more

News In Depth on 01/23/17 - Portland's Inauguration Day Protest

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Last Friday, January 20th, was inauguration day. And shortly after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, protestors gathered in Portland’s Pioneer Square for an anti-Trump rally and march. KBOO reporter Ken Jones was there with a recorder and talked with several of the p... Read more

News You Can Use

Airs at: Sun, 01/22/2017 at 2:00pm - Sun, 01/29/2017 at 2:00pm
Produced for This Is How We See It
Ringling Bros Circus to close it's doors after 146 years in operation.  Republicans closer to repealing the Affordable Care Act.  Four teens torture disabled man for hours.  Join us as we discuss these topics and more.  Read more