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Native Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Guest hosts Cary Watters & Amory Zschach welcome Denise Wickert to speak about mental health in the Native community & Traci Price to discuss the intersection of environmental justice and environmental education. NAYA FAMILY CENTER IN 2061 Guided by our elders and trust... Read more

Ken Burns and Vietnam

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Christian Appy, professor of history at the Univ. Massachusetts, and author of numerous publications about the Cold War and the American war in Vietnam, including the recent American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity. Appy commen... Read more

Origins of Radical Right-Wing Power

Airs at: Tue, 11/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The history of the anti-government and anti-democratic politics that have transformed the U.S. in recent years is largely obscured from view. The radical right’s agenda includes: suppression of voting rights, privatization of everything from schools to Medicare to Social... Read more

The Costs of War

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  The Costs of War Project is a team of 35 scholars, legal experts, human rights practitioners, and physicians, which began its work in 2011. They use research and a public website to facilitate debate about the costs of the post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the ... Read more

I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwins original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey... Read more

Shooting in Color

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Intisar Abioto and Renee Lopez are two Portland photographers who are working to tell the stories of Black and Brown Portlanders through the brilliant images they create.   from theblackportlanders.com : My name is Intisar Abioto. I’m a writer, dancer, photographer, and... Read more

"Slavery Didn't End; It Evolved"

Airs at: Fri, 11/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Prison Breakdown
To understand why mass incarceration is the racial justice issue of our time, we must situate the exponential growth of the prison system within the historical legacy of slavery. The first half of this episode traces the evolution of slavery from the Reconstruction Era thro... Read more

The Art of the Protest Song--Event this Sunday

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO volunteer Sean Steward speaks to Bill Valenti, one of the performers at this Sunday's Art of the Protest Song event, which is free at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue. The event begins at 2pm and includes four local musicians performing protest songs ... Read more

Sex4Sale: Episode 2, Portland's Sex Industry

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This is the second episode of Sex4Sale, a 10-part series about the business of sex in Portland, OR--what we know, what we don't know, and what we think we know. In this episode, we'll take a look at the overall sex industry in Portland and how citizens--involved or not--vie... Read more

David Barsamian on KBOO!

Airs at: Fri, 11/10/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Host of Alternative Radio David Barsamian returns to KBOO to discuss his upcoming appearance at the Clinton Street Theater.  He'll join host Linda Olson-Osterlund to discuss the ways that Oregonians have shown resistance in the age of Trump.  Call in to join the conversa... Read more