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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...