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Jo Ann Hardesty Returns to KBOO!

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Portland's newest City Council member and longtime community activist Jo Ann Hardesty returns to the KBOO airwaves to host her show Voices From the Edge on December 13th.   The legacy and impact of the "War on Drugs" on already vulnerable communities is hard to overstat... Read more

Eleven Things that White “Progressives” Say and Do that I Really, Really Hate

Airs at: Fri, 11/30/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Within the US, I’ve lived in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest and the Northwest.  I’ve lived large metropolitan areas and towns with less than 5,000 people.  I try to live in places that are considered to be “progressive” in population and culture.  But sometimes the ... Read more

Episode 71. It Takes A Village To Make It About Me. ft. IMIA

Airs at: Tue, 11/20/2018 at 12:00am - Fri, 11/30/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Vibers- tune in this week to hear Mary Jane and Andrè stop by the studio as K&B engage in ABSOLUTE FOOLERY!! This episode is all shade and all jokes, sprinkled with ~special guests~ @imiamour and background singer/contributor @rastaroo! Imia is sharing her insta secrets and... Read more

The Forgotten Creed: A Conversation with Stephen J. Patterson

Airs at: Tue, 11/20/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  One of the earliest creeds of the Jesus Movement may be embedded in one of the letters of Paul. It is an unusual creed in that it says nothing about the nature of God or salvation, but rather what it means to be human. Historian of religion, Stephen J. Patterson, returns... Read more

White Dancing Elephants

Airs at: Thu, 12/27/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  In luminous, vivid, searingly honest prose, the stories in White Dancing Elephants center on the experiences of diverse women of color—cunning, bold, and resolute—facing sexual harassment and racial violence, as well as the violence women inflict upon each other. Combini... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Hattner

Airs at: Thu, 11/08/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Portland is fortunate to have one of the finest youth orchestras in the country – the Portland Youth Philharmonic – which will be opening its 95th season on Saturday, November 10th. Yes, that’s 95 with an exclamation point! A remarkable achievement and a credit to the quali... Read more

Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Airs at: Thu, 11/08/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore grew up loving comics and science fiction, and have expanded both genres to address pressing issues of race relations, gentrification, and aging. Ben creates comic stories for The Nib as well as such graphic novels as Your Black Fri... Read more

The Sound of Memphis

Airs at: Sat, 11/03/2018 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Up on a bluff above the Mississippi River sits the town of Memphis Tennessee.  From the Chickasaw Nation to the Memphis Blues and Rockabilly, we'll dig into the history of this musical city.  Home to Sun Records and the first all-girl radio station WHER, as well as the site... Read more

Election Forum Focused on Marginalized Communities at Sentinel Hotel

Airs at: Wed, 10/17/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
        The Coalition of Communities of Color held an election forum today at the Sentinel Hotel. KBOO’s Sam Bouman was there and has this report. Read more

Sport, Protest, and Corporate Interest

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thabiti Lewis queries what the national anthem debate tells us about America and democracy and raises questions regarding the sincerity of the recent ad campaign supporting Colin Kaepernick and how powerful forces in our society work to neutralize activist voices and pro... Read more