Women

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Jan Eliot - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 07/09/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Jan Eliot got her start in the 1970's drawing for alternative newspapers in and around Eugene, Oregon, her weekly comic strips Patience and Sarah and Sister City focusing on the then-novel (for the funny pages) concepts of single moms and blended families.  In the 1990's... Read more

Buscando America on 07/07/20

Airs at: Tue, 07/07/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En la segunda sesión de Corazón del Sur, Victoria Huanca habla  sobre la contaminación minera en Oruro, Bolivia en tiempos de pandemia. Maria García miembra de la comunidad latina en Portland habla de cómo los negocios locales están sobreviviendo a la crisis económica.  ... Read more

Stimulants and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we hear portions of “Tweaking Our Harm Reduction: A Stimulants Webinar.” Participants included:  Dr. Sheila P Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement for the Drug Policy Alliance; Christine Rodriguez, a consultant in drug us... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 5 with Sarah Farahat

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial 30-minute podcast produced by a group of students and educators based out of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, OR, just outside of Portland. The students are enrolled in the Reynolds Gallery of Contemporary Art (RoCA), where they learn profess... Read more

Brave Girl, Quiet Girl

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Catherine Ryan Hyde’s 2020 novel, Brave Girl, Quiet Girl, a novel about friendship, motherhood, and the journey toward finding a place to call home. During a violent carjacking, the thief unknowingly drives off with a two year old girl in the... Read more

A Two Hour Special with National Book Award winning poet Nikky Finney

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and tre... Read more

Buscando America on 06/16/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/16/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En la primera sesión de Corazón del Sur la rapera Nina Uma nos comparte la cultura de Bolivia frente al intento por cerrar el Ministerio de Cultura en este territorio andino.  Xochitl Garnica denuncia como fue agredida por un grupo de patriotas en el capitolio de Salem.... Read more

Jenefer S Grant Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jenefer Grant is a nonpartisan candidate seeking reelection as judge to Circuit Court District 19, Position 3.  She talked with Don Merrill about why experience matters, how the root of problems in the home stem from child abuse, and why the courts are pre-emptively prepari... Read more

Buscando America on 06/09/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión hablamos de las manifestaciones históricas contra del abuso policial y de como ha impactado en otros lugares del mundo. Escucharás mensajes de la juventud y el poderoso mensaje de Jo Ann Hardesty, primera mujer afroamericana como city council en Portland.... Read more