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Getting Cheesey!

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
Join the KBOO Youth Collective as they explore the world of cheese and cheesiness. Lots of talk about cheese, including an interview with a cheesemonger, and vegan alternatives. Plus,. the cheesiness over the air as the youth sing cheesy songs karioke style. It will be the... Read more

Interview: Mercy Corps' South Sudan Director

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
The United Nations on Monday declared that 1 million children have fled from conflict and famine in South Sudan. According to a joint press release from the UN Children’s Fund and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, another million children are displaced within the coun... Read more

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

Vigil for Keaton Otis on Friday

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Friday, May 12th marks the seventh year since Keaton Otis was shot and killed by Portland Police. The 25-year-old was shot 23 times during a traffic stop on the corner of Northeast Sixth Avenue and Halsey Street near Lloyd Center. Back in 2010, a grand jury found no crimin... Read more

Youth Advocacy in Pakistan

Airs at: Sun, 05/07/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century Of Lies, we hear from Wiqas Ahmad, a drug policy reform activist and youth advocate based in Pakistan. Plus, skeletons in Congressman Tom Marino's closet have popped the White House's trial balloon about Marino becoming the next Drug Czar, and a leaked ... Read more

Embrace Festival in Portland, May 4-6

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Starting tonight, Portland will play host to the Embrace Festival at the Art Museum in Southwest Portland, which will go until Saturday night. It is a many-faceted event focusing on spirituality and community. KBOO reporter John Schuck spoke to Deshna Ubeda, the event’s dir... Read more

Kent State Massacre Anniversary

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Hundreds of students, survivors and supporters gathered today on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio – forty seven years after US National Guard soldiers killed four students protesting the Vietnam War. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with some of them about their memo... Read more

MacLaren Youth: Artistic Expressions

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez hosts with a focus on artistic expression within the Oregon Youth Authority at MacLaren Youth Corrections. Students share their talents and speak on the how the arts help them to cope, give voice and freedom. https://www.oregon.gov/oya/pages/facilities/maclare... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 3

Airs at: Wed, 05/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
On today's show: Dennise Kowalczyk talks with author Wendy Sachs about women making big changes in their careers.  Wendy Sachs is the author of "Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch Their Careers." Charlotte Fatal talks with cancer survivor Angela Majumd... Read more

Keepin It Real- Membership Drive Special!

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2017 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Keepin It Real
  Keepin It Real, which usually airs the first Wednesday of the month, is coming to you with a special episode during KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Tune in as Nick Deezy and Arone welcome local rapper Lil Sage and documentary film producer Tevin. They will discuss race, ... Read more