Movement for Racial Justice

Racism, Stigma, Drug Policies and the Legacy of Apartheid

Airs at: Wed, 02/16/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Racism, stigma, drug policies and the legacy of apartheid: a discussion between Shaun Shelly, Director of the South African Network of People who Use Drugs, and Justice Edwin Cameron, one of South Africa’s leading judicial figures and a former Justice of South Africa’s high... Read more

Transforming Justice 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/21/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Julianne Jackson and Talia Gad with Partnership for Safety and Justice.  PSJ is a member of The Transforming Justice Coalition along with Oregonians impacted by violence and the criminal justice system. The Coalition introduced SB1510, the Transformi... Read more

Remembering Quanice “Moose” Hayes & Sylvia Dollarson

Airs at: Mon, 02/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
February 9 marked the fifth anniversary of the murder of 17-year-old Quanice “Moose” Hayes at the hands of Portland Police The event was marked by hourly online screenings of the film Silent Voices, : The film was written by Moose’s grandmother Donna Hayes. We bring audio f... Read more

Police Reform

Airs at: Mon, 02/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
During the protests following the killing of George Floyd the police were on the defensive and the City Council discussed replacing the police in responding to mental health emergencies, in intervening in school disorder, in dealing with the homeless, in investigating polic... Read more

Black History & Future Month Series: Master Artist Michael

Airs at: Fri, 02/11/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
In celebration of Black history and future Month KBOO is hosting a weekly series every Friday at 6pm throughout February! We’ll hear from black creators about a variety of topics ranging from arts, culture, abolition, media and more! This week I speak with Master Artist Mi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 14, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Police Reform: During the protests following the killing of George Floyd the police were on the defensive and the City Council discussed replacing the police in responding to menta... Read more

Black History and Future Month

Join KBOO every Friday at 6 pm. throughout the month of February to hear interviews from Black creatives, artists, KBOO hosts, musicians and more! This series aims to celebrate all aspects of the Black lived experience- from contemporary political and social issues to under... Read more

Anti-racist Organizing in Vanport

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patrica Kullberg reads exceprts from an essay she wrote for the 70th anniversary of the 1948 flood that wiped out the local World War II era local housing project known as Vanport. In the essay, she discusses the anti-racist organing by Vanporters that led to a new era of C... Read more

The Last House on the Street

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Mystery writer Diane Chamberlain combines her love of mystery writing with her concern for voter registration in her most recent novel, The Last House on the Street. Larry Bowlden reviews the 2021 novel about how the lives of two women converge in a story about voter regist... Read more

The Color of Law

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
For their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss The Color of Law, a book published in 2017 by Richard Rothstein. The author explains how white supremacy and structural racism have been reproduced by laws around real estate and the intergenerational ... Read more