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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

Portlanders Protest Pinkwashing of Israeli Military

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
    The first transgender officer in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) visited Portland last week, and his appearance was greeted by protesters opposed to the pinkwashing (using a positive association with the LGBTQIA+ community to distract from bad behavior) of the Israel... Read more

Pushing Back the Corporate Food Regime: Eric Holt-Giménez

Airs at: Tue, 10/16/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Food is the basis of life. We need it to live. It is as simple as that. The UN declares, “the right to adequate food is a long-standing international human right.” But the aim of 21st century capitalism is not primarily to promote our well-being and health, it is to cont... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 15th, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments:  Bill Resnick speaks with Patricia Kullberg MD MPH about how premature disease, disability and death affects people of color, low income and immigrant communities in Portland, how the ... Read more

On the Ground with Mutual Aid Disaster Relief in North Carolina

Airs at: Wed, 10/10/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  RESIDENTS STILL DEALING WITH AFTERMATH OF FLORENCE AS MICHAEL APPROACHES   Even as Hurricane Michael promises to inundate the eastern seaboard, residents in parts of North Carolina continue to struggle with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence last month. KBOO reporter ... Read more