Race

NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

Roseanne Canceled...should the NFL be next?

Airs at: Fri, 06/01/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Linda Olson-Osterlund hosts Positively Revolting. Call (503) 231-8187 to join the conversation. In the Washington Post Karen Attiah wrote: It’s time to cancel the NFL and its plantation-style politics.... If you want a modern example of nakedly racist authoritarianism i... Read more

Queering Christianity: A Conversation with Angela Yarber

Airs at: Mon, 04/30/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Rev. Dr. Angela Yarber discusses the revolutionary work of the Holy Women Icons Project. As an intersectionally ecofeminist organization, the Holy Women Icons Project seeks to empower marginalized women and to be an accomplice in the work for justice for ethnic and racia... 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

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

Counternarratives

Airs at: Thu, 04/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “In Counternarratives, John Keene undertakes a kind of literary counterarchaeology, a series of fictions that challenge our notion of what constitutes “real” or “accurate” history. His writing is at turns playful and erudite, lyric and coldly diagnostic, but always compl... Read more

King Killed 50 Years Ago

Airs at: Wed, 04/04/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Fifty years ago Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. William Pepper, a lawyer and peace activist, was a colleague and friend of King. He came to understand that government figures carried out the killing, and spent many years seeking the truth. Friday, Ma... Read more

When They Call You A Terrorist: Patrisse Khan-Cullors

Airs at: Mon, 03/26/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and the author of the new book, WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, a meaningful, empowering account of strength and resilience. In this conversation, hosted by long-time organizer Cat Brooks... Read more

Right to Health focuses on racism as a public health issue

Airs at: Wed, 03/28/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
Leslie Gregory has been working to bring attention to racism as a national, public health crisis.  As the founder of the non-profit Right to Health US, she has challenged the Center for Disease Control to declare racism a public health threat, including this petition at Mov... Read more

Can You See the White? (Part 2)

Airs at: Fri, 03/23/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Faith is a white woman who reflects on personal and societal events that shaped her life’s journey to racial justice and equity awareness.  I asked Faith to be on the show because she and I have had many conversations about race that may be inspiring to listeners.  I admire... Read more