Movement for Racial Justice


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Voices from the Portland Black Lives Matter Protests

Airs at: Sat, 08/22/2020 at 3:00am - 6:00am
Audio recorded at the protests over the past couple of months in Portland. Read more

Taking Risks

Airs at: Wed, 08/19/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
This month’s episode, Taking Risks highlights the voices of Suzanne Pharr, a renowned community organizer and movement elder, and Zachary Stocks, whose passion to make museums dynamic spaces accessible to everyone brought him into community organizing.    Find out when yo... Read more

North and Northeast Portland residents petition to demilitarize their neighborhood

Airs at: Tue, 08/18/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Residents of North and NE Portland are petitioning to end demilitarization in their neighborhoods. So far, the neighborhood call to action has gathered over 870 signatures out of the 1,000 signature goal. KBOO spoke with one of the organizers Otti Sabina and the demands ... Read more

PSU says campus cops won't have guns; Disarm PSU celebrates a hard fought victory

Airs at: Tue, 08/18/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "Even when you're working in a basement, and you're hungry, and you're tired, and you aren't getting paid, and you're 19, and you're in your undergrad, and you feel stupid and like nothing you do matters -- it does matter, if you can stay vigilant and stay consistent and... Read more

KBOO Street Team: Weekend Protest Report

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
  On tonight's KBOO News In-Depth, KBOO News' street reporting team was out this last weekend reporting from the streets of Portland. In today's News in Depth, the team shares their report and collected audio including: -Friday night's protest in North Portland where Portl... Read more

PDX Black Youth Movement, Waz Wu, Black Resilience Fund

Airs at: Wed, 08/19/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
This episode features inspiring interviews with: Kai Ingram, organizer with PDX Black Youth Movement @pdxblackyouthmvmt Waz Wu, blogger and graphic designer @wazwu Cameron Whitten, co-creator of the Black Resilience Fund @blackresiliencefund   The PDX Black Youth Movemen... Read more

Left and the Law: Prosecutors

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In their Left and the Law segment this month, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about a wave of progressive prosecutors sweeping the country, including the recent election of Chesa Boudin as San Francisco’s district attorney, Jan and Mike also offer their take on Multnom... Read more

Civil Liberties and Protest in the Time of COVID

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The House Oversight Committee’s Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties recently held a Democratic Roundtable on “The Bill of Rights in the Balance:  The Deployment of Federal Troops Against the American People.” On this week's installment of Prison Pipeline we hea... Read more

Black demonstrators in Portland talk about their message being hijacked

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The trajectory of Black Lives Matter protests in Portland has been a varied one. Since the introduction of federal agents last month, some have argued that the protests have gotten off message. They say that focus shifted away from the fight for racial justice, just when... Read more

Presswatch on 08/13/20

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Here's a lovely KBOO podcast for you.  Teressa Raiford graciously agreed to an interview despite her ferocious schedule, so you get to hear from the founder of Don't Shoot Portland, an activist who has spread the power of knowledge, and courage, and caritas, to benefit ever... Read more