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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On April 12,  1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and nearly 50 other protestors and civil rights leaders were arrested after leading a Good Friday demonstration as part of the Birmingham Campaign, designed to bring national attention to the brutal, racist treatment suffered b... Read more

Talking Earth: Laura Winter and Jen Coleman

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's Talking Earth is hosted by dan raphael, with poetry readings by Laura Winter and Jen Coleman.  dan reads some work by Dennis McBride, Jack Spicer and himself. Laura Winter is the author of 6 collections of poetry, broadsides and performance projects. A number of ... Read more

Black Death by Zora Neal Hurston and Lena Horne starring in an episode of Suspense

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/19/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
To top off Martin Luther King Day we present a short story by one of the stars of the Harlem Renaissance, writer and anthropologist Zora Neal Hurston. A woman seeks the help of a local "hoodoo man" to get retribution on the man who refuses to take responsibility for impregn... Read more

End of an error

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
With but one day left in the presidency of Donald J. Trump, Traci and Abe look back at the chaos of his reign, and forward to what might now be possible. And of course, your phone calls. Read more

S. Renee Mitchell

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features S. Renee Mitchell, performer, multimedia artist, former Oregonian columnist  and the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Portland award.  She is the creative force behind the “Spreading the Black Joy Virus," a multimedia intergenerational project intended to incre... Read more

ODOC Treatment of Prisoners with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Tom Stenson, Disability Rights Oregon Deputy Legal Director, about his new report “Four Years Later: Oregon Prison Overhauls Treatment of Inmates with Serious Mental Illness”.  Disability Rights Oregon’s previous report “Behind the 11th Door” reveale... Read more

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush 15-Year Anniversary Special Part 3 featuring DJ Anjali

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 10:00pm - Wed, 01/20/2021 at 12:00am
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush began life on KBOO as the Anjali and The Kid show fifteen years ago! At a certain point FCC guidelines necessitated a name change. After 12 years Anjali retired from the show in 2017, but we got her back for a special set in honor of the anniversary... Read more

The Next Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we look at the people who are being appointed to key drug control policy positions within the new Biden administration. Read more

Inauguration Day Special

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     We offer special music today in the spirit of peace, justice, and non-violence. Sincerely, your host, Bob Riddle Read more

Medical Cannabis In The Time Of Legal Weed

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, host Doug McVay is joined by longtime medical cannabis activist and US Air Force veteran Michael Krawitz to discuss the state of medical cannabis in the US and internationally. Read more

New folk & roots music on Cascadia Coffeehouse

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Join us on Friday morning for contemporary and traditional folk and roots music to start your day, including some brand new music from Ana Egge, Maya de Vitry, Tony Trischka with Maura O'Connell, and The Rough & Tumble duo, as well as plenty of other favorites. Read more

Swing 'n Country with Mary

Airs at: Sat, 01/23/2021 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
This Saturday's show will feature full sets by individual country and swing artists so we can really sink our teeth into their sound. We'll hear Wade Ray, Loretta Lynn, Bob Wills, Jean Shepard, George Jones and so many more great singers. Three hours will only scratch the s... Read more

Woohoo! We met our fundraising goal!

Yesterday was the last day of our end of year fundraising and it was a rousing success thanks to all of our supporters! We raised over $58,000 through our Give Guide fundraiser, surpassing our initial and stretch goal. With times the way they are, we are humbled and gratefu... Read more