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The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
We will start tonight's show with Joel Thompson's "The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed," a multi-movement choral work that uses the last words of seven black men who have been murdered by authorities. Though written four years ago, the peice is just as relavant today with G... Read more

Portland Police Citizen Review Committee recruits new members

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland's longest-standing citizen police oversight board is the Citizen Review Committee (CRC), which is part of the Auditor's Office's Independent Police Review division (IPR). The CRC is an eleven-member, all-volunteer body that hears appeals of police misconduct cas... Read more

Examining the role of police unions in stagnating change

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "No police union has ever criticized a cop, no matter how egregious that cop's behavior. The union will defend them no matter what."  Two weeks of demonstrations around the country call out for an end to police brutality and racial injustice. These protests can count the... Read more

PDX Protest Bail Fund offers relief from financial strain of protest arrests

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Just as protests against police brutality and racial injustice began in Portland, the Portland General Defense Committee established the PDX Protest Bail Fund to cover bail and legal expenses for participants arrested in the demonstrations related to George Floyd's murde... Read more

COVID-19 Update 6/9/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
This is the Tuesday afternoon KBOO news update for June ninth, 2020. In Minneapolis yesterday, ex-police officers Derek Chauvin, J. Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao faced a judge for a bail hearing.  Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, was assessed one million... Read more

A look at the Minneapolis Native community in the midst of the uprising, with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With perhaps the largest/most cohesive urban Native community in the country, Minneapolis had a major role in Indigenous resurgence in the second half of the 20th century, and continues to be a thriving center of Native American culture, politics and entrepeneurial ac... Read more

Buscando America on 06/09/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión hablamos de las manifestaciones históricas contra del abuso policial y de como ha impactado en otros lugares del mundo. Escucharás mensajes de la juventud y el poderoso mensaje de Jo Ann Hardesty, primera mujer afroamericana como city council en Portland.... Read more

Portland Police Chief Resigns: Press Conference

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland Police Chief Jamie Resch resigned Monday, just six months into her job, amidst criticism of the Portland Police Force's handling of protests against police violence and racism. She tapped Officer Chuck Lovell,  an 18-year Police Bureau veteran, having joined in Ma... Read more

They Hate Us We Hate Them

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 10:00pm - Thu, 06/11/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Life During Wartime
Soundtrack to the insurrection! Featuring classics like "The Badge Means You Suck" "Policia No" and "State Violence State Control"... plus songs for anxiety and more songs about fighting the police. Read more

KBOO JOINS A NATIONAL GEORGE FLOYD REMEMBRANCE BY RADIO

PORTLAND, OR, JUNE 8, 2020 - On Tuesday, June 9 at 12 noon KBOO joins radio stations nationwide to play Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come,” in commemoration of the life of George Floyd. Floyd’s gruesome killing May 25 has been the focus of international protests. M... Read more