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Award Season

Airs at: Thu, 03/01/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Our guest for Thursday is Kirby McCurtis, administrator for Multnomah County's North Portland Library.  We will discuss book awards like Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Caldecott Awards. Read more

Incarceration & Developing Political Consciousness

Airs at: Mon, 03/05/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Our newest Prison Pipeline host Nicole Solomon Lindahl interviews her friend and local activist, Melissa Salazar, and her brother Marcus, who calls in from a prison in Texas where he is serving a 5-10 year sentence.  They focus on Melissa's experience supporting her brother... Read more

At Peace: Choosing A Good Death After a Long Life

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Dr. Samuel Harrington, MD, is the author of At Peace: Choosing a Good Death After a Long Life. In this important book, which James Fallows of The Atlantic calls “deeply humane,”  he argues the case for taking a clear-eyed yet compassionate view towards the end of life. M... Read more

Fighting To Save Lives

Airs at: Sun, 02/18/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
An effort in the state of Colorado to prevent overdose deaths suffered a setback in the Colorado Legislature on February 14. The Co Senate's State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee held a hearing on Senate Bill 40, a measure "providing immunity for individuals who p... Read more

Family of Quanice Hayes and Supporters Rally Outside East Precinct

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    The family of Quanice Hayes recently announced that they will be suing the city of Portland, as well as the police officers involved in shooting Quanice just over a year ago, on February 9, 2017. The Hayes family has also been active at the grassroots level over the l... Read more

Kalista Lacie Kilpriest

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Kalista Lacie Kilpriest comes into the KBOO studios to tell her story, and takes us through the twists and turns of her life starting with her adoption from the Southern Americas into Portland, Oregon. The process she describes reveals direct connections between our communi... Read more

Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews folks from The Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons (or FTP). This project began in 2015, focusing on the effort to stop construction of a new federal prison in the coalfields of East Kentucky. It is also currently focused on opposing a phosphate mine ... Read more

Poor People's Campaign Brings Call for Morality and Justice to Salem

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
This coming Monday, February 5th, a number of Oregonians will deliver a letter to the state capitol in Salem, as part of the nationwide Poor People’s Campaign. The campaign describes itself as "A National Call for Moral Revival," and is inspired by, though far from an exact... Read more

Commentary: Children as Pawns

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
    One of the less obvious takeaways from Tuesday’s State of The Union Address, was the willingness to look at children as political pawns, rather than the future of the country. KBOO’s Ray Bodwell has these thoughts: Read more

Buscando America on 01/30/18

Airs at: Tue, 01/30/2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
¿Qué sucede con los jóvenes retornados y deportados en la Ciudad de México? Afortunadamente existe el esfuerzo de organizaciones como Otros Dreams en Acción, ODA y  Poch@House. Conoce estos espacios a través de sus  fundadoras Jill Anderson y Maggie Loredo Maggie LoVe. Read more