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The African-American Vote

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In spite of reported gains by the Bernie Sanders campaign, Joe Biden took the lion's share of Black votes in Saturday’s  South Carolina primary. Denise Morris looks back at a September 2019 article on Joe Biden and the Black vote written by Black Agenda Report contributor A... Read more

Full Interview with Meredith Mathis of the PCCEP's Subcommittee for People with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Today, Federal Judge Michael Simon declined to approve an amendment to the city's Settlement Agreement with the US Department of Justice which would have allowed the Portland Committee for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP, pronounced "pee-sep") to satisfy the require... Read more

Let's Talk About Race on 02/21/20

Airs at: Fri, 02/21/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Book Mole: Such A Fun Age, by Kiley Reid

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole, Larry Bowlden, reviews Kiley Reid's debut novel: Such A Fun Age. Larry joins other critics in praising the book's fresh and engaging treatment of contemporary race and class issues. You can find it at the Multnomah County Library. Read more

America's Founding Ideals Were Lies Until Blacks Made Them True

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick introduces Sharon Grant dramatically reading excerpts from Nikole Hannah-Jone's essay, "Our Democracy's Founding Ideals Were False When They Were Written; Black Americans Have Fought to Make Them True." Part of the New York Times 1619 Project, this is part one.... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 17, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: A dramatic reading of excerpts of Nikole Hannah-Jone's essay, "Our Democracy's Founding Ideals Were False When They Were Written; Black Americans Have Fought to Make Them True." Sharon Grant reads, Bill Resnick introduces. Boo... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

Serin Bussell Interview

Produced for Between Us
Serin Bussell is a Democrat running for the Oregon House seat in District 33.  She talked with Don Merrill about her intolerance of intolerance, how she as a prograssive white woman finds dealing with fake woke progressives as being one of her biggest challenges and how she... Read more

Diversity Inc

Produced for Radiozine
Between 2014 and 2016 Google Spet $265 million dollars to diversify their workforce, but their percentage of black employees remains at 2%.  On Feburaary 21st at 10am on Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande talks to award winning journalist, professor at New York University, and aut... Read more

Diversity Inc. The Failure of a Billion Dollar Business

Airs at: Fri, 02/21/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Between 2014 and 2016 Google spent $265 million dollars to diversify their workforce, but their percentage of black employees remains at 2%. Today on Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande talks to award-winning journalist, professor at New York University, and author of the recently ... Read more