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Unbelievable: A Conversation with Critic of Christianity, Bishop John Shelby Spong

Airs at: Mon, 04/23/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Bishop John Shelby Spong has been on the leading edge of progressive Christianity.  Over the decades he has shared his own honest journey with faith, doubt, and social activism as an Episcopal priest, bishop, and author. Some of his many books include: Living in Sin? A ... Read more

The Ghosts of the Gwangju Uprising

Airs at: Mon, 05/28/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  On May 18, 1980, the people of Gwangju, South Korea came together for reunification and an end to an era of martial law imposed by U.S.-backed military dictators. Over the course of ten days, they staged mass protests, battled riot police and soldiers, and were met with ... Read more

APA Heritage Month

Airs at: Fri, 05/25/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!  While past listeners may remember that the commemoration of this month has been somewhat controversial among members of Pacific Underground, this year we are choosing to highlight certain important figures and moments in the As... Read more

KBOO Recollections: The Early Years, 1968-1982

Airs at: Thu, 05/31/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Hear the voices of volunteers, staff and board members from the early days of KBOO as they discuss the beginnings of the station, the moves from one location to another, and the struggles and triumphs they experienced while keeping KBOO on the air. The program is hosted ... Read more

'George,' by Alex Gino; Alok Vaid-Menon; and Portland's Queer Documentary Festival

Airs at: Tue, 05/08/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Preference returns after an early-spring hiatus! We're going to talk about the book 'George,' by Alex Gino, the story of a trans girl's path to self-understanding and public expression of her gender identity. The book, meant for younger readers, is part of Oregon's younger-... Read more

The Nakba: Seventy Years of Oppression, 1948-2018

Airs at: Fri, 05/11/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
May 15th marks the 70th anniversary of Israel’s statehood. Palestinians refer to this as the Nakba, the Catastrophe, when more than 700,000 Palestinians left their homes from fear or were forcibly removed by Israelis who took their homes. On this 70th anniversary of the occ... Read more

The Jesus Hoax: A Conversation with David Skrbina

Airs at: Mon, 04/09/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  "Jesus of Nazareth is one of the most famous men in history.  There are good reasons to believe that he walked the earth some two thousand years ago, and was eventually crucified. But what about Jesus Christ, son of God?  What if he never existed?  What if the divine, v... Read more

Rajneeshpuram: What Price Paradise?

Airs at: Tue, 04/10/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents Rajneeshpuram: What Price Paradise? her very first full-length radio documentary produced in 1986 that she thought she had lost forever. Thanks to KBOO‘s archive project and archivist Selena Chau, it has been found! Hear the broadcast of this historic docum... Read more

1968!

Airs at: Fri, 04/06/2018 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Come listen as we celebrate the year that both KBOO and Diablo were both born 50 years ago! We'll be exploring the music of 1968, and those turbulent times that helped to begin the transformation of our nation. Show Promo Here: https://kboo.fm/blog/64523 Diablo -Dir... Read more

The Real Black Panther: Bobby Seale

Airs at: Tue, 04/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Black Panther is a blockbuster superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character. But back in the 1960s the Black Panther Party represented an African-American political and social welfare organization. Why the name? As Huey Newton, one of its leaders said, because the... Read more