Latino/Hispanic

Conversation with OPAL Organizers about Gentrification, Transportation, and Environmental Justice

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
"Nothing about us with out us!" That is a statement that began as a grass roots chant for equity. KBOO reporter Jasmine Moneymaker spoke with Hyung Nam, Executive Director of Opal PDX and Shawn Fleek, Community Engagement Director of Opal PDX about what the chant means, Po... Read more

Voces de Trabajadores/Voices of Workers: Choluteca, Honduras

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Las y los trabajadores del sector de melón en Choluteca, Honduras viven condiciones duras y luchan por formar un sindicato y mejorar sus circunstancias.  Gran parte de su producto se vende en los Estados Unidos, es decir consumidores en el norte tienen el poder decisivo par... Read more

La Ruleta

Airs at: Fri, 05/12/2017 at 10:00pm - Sat, 05/13/2017 at 12:00am

Palestine to Tacoma Hunger Strike Solidarity

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Fifteen hundred Palestinians have entered their fourth week of hunger strike. They are demanding better conditions in Israeli prisons, including family visits and an end to the practice of holding prisoners indefinitely without charges. In a statement of solidarity, a grou... Read more

Mother's Day Behind Bars

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste welcome Pat Rumer from the Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice (IMIrJ) to discuss the annual road trip and vigil to support mothers and families affected by detention. “Answering the call of faith… Radical Accompaniment in difficult times”   Sat... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Jacobo of Tallwomen

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Punk rock may have started in the 1970’s, and some would say maybe a decade earlier, with its roots in American garage rock. But the music is still alive and well in Portland today. And we’re very fortunate to have one of the best local punk bands with us today at KBOO. The... Read more

Alex Custodio Special Guest

Airs at: Fri, 04/28/2017 at 10:00pm - Sat, 04/29/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Thia Friday evening we will have as special guest Alex Custodio, original voice and founding member of legendary Mexican Hard Rock Metal band "Exus".   With over 35 years of music career, Custodio has participated with many other bands and gigs in Mexico and the United Sta... Read more

Immigrant Latino Wood Framers Organize for Power

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2017 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The Portland area carpenters union, UBC local 1503, is throwing their weight behind an immigrant workers organizing drive.  Marcus Rodriguez,  a carpenter and organizer with local 146, and Jason Sheckler, vice president of local 1503, will discuss the opportunities and chal... Read more

Milenio / Books to Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Milenio is an organization that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making and politics. Milenio strives to improve education outcomes, advocate for immigration reform, incarceration, women's rights, LGBT rights, political innovation and ... Read more

Spinning the wheel of fortune

Airs at: Fri, 04/14/2017 at 10:00pm - Sat, 04/15/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
  VJ is sitting in for Alejandro this week, spinning La Ruleta to see what we end up with...¡buena suerte! Will it be silky? Crunchy? Picosa? Dulce? Crujiente? Jugoso? Grasiento? Blando? Salado? Balanced? Off-center? The Wheel knows, and only when we spin it will we know.  Read more