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Common Sense - Health Issues in the Immigrant - Refugee Community

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia MelendezToday's show will cover Community Health and what organizations and community members who are trying to close the gap between health, gender, race and economic status.  Joining us for discussion are:John Joo, from APANO... Read more

Kennedy's letter to Obama

Sept. 10,2009 Here's the letter from Ted Kennedy to President Obama, written shortly after the Senator learned his cancer was terminal. Dear Mr. President, I wanted to write a few final words to you to express my gratitude for your repeated personal kindnesses to me – and on... Read more

Common Sense and Women of Color in Leadership Roles

Airs at: Wed, 09/09/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez. Today, Kayse (right) and Grassia (Left) invite four local Women of Color in to discuss what leadership roles Women can play in building Social Justice Movements.  Present in the studio today were:   Jeri Williams   Li... Read more

Center for Intercultural Organizing - on Common Sense

Airs at: Wed, 09/02/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez Join the conversation in a new Talk Radio Show, Common Sense, aimed towards presenting the Immigrant and Refugee Perspective on issues that are under-represented in our Mainstream Media.  Today's guests are Baher Butti... Read more

New Generation of Black Leaders Demands Bold Action

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Join Cecil Prescod in speaking with Charles McGee, President and CEO of the Black Parents Initiative, and Johnell Bell, former staff aide to Mayor Potter and Multnomah Chair Tom Wheeler, about the  "The Joshua Generation: A New Generation Heeding the Call to Leadership". Read more

Alison Weir speaks on history of Israeli organ trafficking

Airs at: Tue, 09/01/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
The Israeli government has accused a Swedish newspaper of anti-Semitism for publishing an article documenting possible cases of organ trafficking by the Israeli military. Israeli offi cials said that the article was quote “hate porn” meant to demonize both the Israeli mil... Read more

From the Archives: Nikki Giovanni

Airs at: Tue, 09/01/2009 at 12:00am
Here at KBOO, we're slowing digging through our archives to bring hidden gems to light in the digital era.  While much of our archived audio is on reel-to-reel, we have some newer work on CD format that we're currently unearthing.  Here's a great example: Nikki Giovanni's 2... Read more

RIP, Ted K

Sept. 1, 2009Unless you've been living on the moon, you've probably heard by now of the passing of Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass. Given the excoriation regularly -- and usually deservedly -- endured by members of Congress, on this show and elsewhere, it's helpful to pause and re... Read more

The Slave Next Door; Part 2 : An Oregon Report

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for A Deeper Look
Learn about Human Trafficking and Slavery in Oregon from the voices of those who's jobs have them confront this modern day horror every day. Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviewed Deputy Kieth Bickford chair of the Oregon Human Trafficking Taskforce, the organization tapped... Read more

A call to fill Oregon's black leadership void

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Black leadership is on the rise - from the White House to corporate giants like Xerox Corp. In progressive Oregon, however, blacks currently hold no elected positions in the city, county or regional governments within the metropolitan area where most of their community resi... Read more