History

Remembering Stonewall

Airs at: Mon, 06/12/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Each June we rebroadcast the 1989 radio documentary "Remembering Stonewall," by David Isay. This documentary, broadcast on the 20th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, is the first documentary -- in any medium -- about the riots. Hearing the voices of participants, from ... Read more

Palestine: 50 Years of Occupation

Airs at: Tue, 06/06/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and author of Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel and The 51-Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza. He is a senior writer for Alternet, and his articles have appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, The New York Times, a... Read more

Arvie Smith speaks to Eric Bartels

Airs at: Tue, 06/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
  Eric Bartels interviews painter and educator Arvie Smith about education and the arts.  Arvie Smith transforms the history of oppressed and stereotyped segments of the American experience into lyrical two-dimensional master works. His paintings are commonly of psycholog... Read more

Peace in Schools and the Marketing of Enslaved Bodies

Airs at: Fri, 06/09/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  Caverly Morgan is the founding director of Peace in Schools.    In 2014, Peace in Schools launched the first for-credit high school mindfulness course in the nation.   And that is right here in Portland.  She leads the Peace in Schools teaching team, develops our mindful... Read more

Vanport Mosaic Festival: Sharon Maxwell

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:30pm - Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The Vanport Mosaic Festival took place last weekend, commemorating what was Oregon’s second largest city before a flood destroyed it in 1948. KBOO reporter Theresa Mitchell interviewed Sharon Maxwell, a Portland writer and activist, as well as former City Council candidate,... Read more

Negro Comrades of the Crown by Dr. Gerald Horne

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Today, we broadcast our one-hour special with Dr. Gerald Horne, "Sojourner Truth" roundtable regular and professor of history and African American Studies at the University of Houston. Dr. Horne and Margaret Prescod discuss his book, "Negro Comrades of the Crown: African... Read more

Free Women! Free Men!..Camille Paglia

Airs at: Tue, 05/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The feminist movement, in its various forms, posed a genuine challenge to patriarchy, male domination. Privilege among most men was seen as a right, the way things were. Within the feminist movement there were different currents and tendencies. Its accomplishments were m... Read more

Interview with Shirley Minor, Daughter of Vanport Survivor

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today was the last day of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, celebrating the history and impact of Vanport, once Oregon's second largest city before it was destroyed by a flood and neglect in 1948. It was located in the area that is now Delta Park. Shirley Minor's father was pres... Read more

30 Years of ACT UP; and Art by Tarts: a sex worker art show.

Airs at: Tue, 05/30/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Solidarity: global and local; past and present. How do we organize to confront a crisis? We'll be talking with folks who have answered the call for community-and-activism on issues of sexuality, safety, health, and well-being.    In the first half of the hour, we'll be ta... Read more

Vieux Farka Toure from the KBOO studio!

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Intersections Radio
  Vieux Farka Toure visits the KBOO studio! He talks about how music chose him (rather than him choosing music) and that his music is his service to his country (he comes from a family of soldiers, traditionally. Except his extraordinarily gifted father, Ali Farka Toure, w... Read more