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When Texas Came for Our Kids

Airs at: Tue, 02/06/2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, February 6th as we talk with transgender icon, activist and author Riki Wilchins about her new book "When Texas Came for Our Kids" As researcher Erin Reed has noted, if we could take a time machine back to... Read more

Portland Black Panther Kent Ford

Airs at: Tue, 02/06/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  The People's Dinner Party: Kent Ford on the Black Panther Party and Palestine       || Host: Suncere Ali Shakur        || ----- "Sting Like A Bee": Kent Ford and the Portland Black Panthers: Portland Black Panthers founding member Kent Ford shares his memories of life ... Read more

Drug Enforcement and Measure 110: What the Research Shows

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Drug Enforcement and M110: What the Research Shows. RTI International held a research symposium January 22 on Measure 110, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. On this edition of Prison Pipeline we're joined in conversatio... Read more

Shani Harris Bagwell from Portland Backpack

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guest is Shani Harris Bagwell from Portland Backpack, which packs and distributes more than 1,200 Portland schoolchildren sack lunches for the weekend. They make sure the kids we see everyday–eat every day. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 5, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Legal Case for Genocide: In December 2023, residents of Gaza and two nongovernmental human rights organizations filed a lawsuit in a federal court in California arguing that the US... Read more

The Legal Case for Genocide

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In December 2023, residents of Gaza and two nongovernmental human rights organizations filed a lawsuit in a federal court in California arguing that the US federal government has violated the 1948 Genocide Convention by failing to intervene in Israel’s recent actions in Gaz... Read more

Climate Justice and the Portland City Council Elections

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This November Portland voters have the historic opportunity to elect a new city council that actually reflects the diversity of its constituents. In 2022 voters overwhelmingly supported a city charter change that transforms the structure of the city government, dividing the... Read more

Measure 110: What the Research Shows – pt 2

Airs at: Wed, 01/31/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Oregon’s Measure 110: What the Research Shows – pt 2. RTI International held a research symposium January 22 on Measure 110, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. On this edition of Century we hear from Kristen Donheffner, MPH, M... Read more

We Are Each Other's Harvest by Natalie Baszile

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000.  "We Are Each Other's Harvest" explores this crisis, through the farmers’ personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm... Read more

Interview with Dr Cornel West

Airs at: Wed, 01/24/2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
KBOO Board President Emma Lugo speaks with Independent Presidential Candidate Dr. Cornel West on his recent visit to Portland January 21st where he announced Oregon to be the second state where he has obtained ballot access with the Oregon Progressive Party.  Dr West also s... Read more