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Little Lulu - Working Girl

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Little Lulu, the comic originally created by Marjorie Henderson Buell for the Saturday Evening Post in the 1930's, has gone on to inspire generations of animators and cartoonists including the industry group Friends of Lulu.  Now, the Lulu strips penned by journeyman wri... Read more

Blake College by Dan Armstrong

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Dan Armstrong, author of the new novel Blake College from Mud City Press. Dan’s work includes the novels Chain of Souls, Prairie Fire, Puddle of Love, Taming the Dragon, Cornelia: The First Woman of Rome, and The Eyes of Archimedes, a trilogy abou... Read more

Until the Lions: Echoes of the Mahabharata

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  In Until the Lions, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. She captures the richness and complexity of the Mahabharata, while illuminating lives buried benea... Read more

February 26, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --An update on the texting scandal between the PBB and Patriot Prayer, and the Community Listening Session at Maranatha Church --Live interview with members of PSU Student Union about the Disarm PSU campaign and a recent series of forums on the k... Read more

February 19, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --The City withdraws from the Joint Terrorism Task Force --Texts are made public between PPB Lt. Jeff Niiya and Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson --Multnomah County prosecutors have been falsifying grand jury results for decades --A report from... Read more

February 12, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/12/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --A police shooting shut down a large sector of I-84 after cops chased a murder/robbery suspect across state lines from Washington --Public safety bills in the OR State Legislature --Update on the settlement with former Portland Sgt. Gregg Lewis ... Read more

February 5, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On our inaugural show: --we try to explain the title for the first time of many --The Portland Police Association (PPA) raids AFSCME for workers at the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC) --We take a look at the PPA's legal and lobbying team --Sgt. Gregg... Read more

Black Books for the Holidays

Airs at: Thu, 12/05/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk listeners are invited to call in and share books by Black authors that you'd like to give (or receive!) during the holidays.  Tell us about the book that made you smile, laugh or just think a little deeper.  You know, the one that you couldn't stop talking a... Read more

Post-Thanksgiving Digest

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel continues digesting the meaning of the USA’s harvest holiday. Reading from recent writing by indigenous activists and historians, she traces the myth of Thanksgiving, notes the history of native resistance to genocide, and touches on the work of activists with ... Read more

Interview with Robert Franklin of the Native American Student and Community Center

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
As part of KBOO's Special Programming for Genocide Cover up Day, we will be broadcasting various interviews and audio that highlight Native American and Indigenous issues. In this interview, KBOO's Tammy talks with Robert Franklin (Dine') of the Native American student and ... Read more