KBOO's Melati Kaye interviewed Ottmar Liebert, five-time grammy award winning Nouveau Flamenco musician, about his new CD "The Scent of Light". Liebert will playing with the Luna Negra Quintet at Portland's Aladdin Theater this Sunday, July 26th.
Leading authority on Middle East politics, Dr. Jamal R. Nassar and Professor of International Politics and Middle East Studies, Steve Niva, talk about prospect for peace and the Obama administration's conflict with the Israeli government over settlements.
When owners threatened to sell Seattle's women's professional (WNBA) basektball team to Oklahoma, fans rallied to keep the team. Former season ticket holder, now new owner, Dawn Trudeau shares how a community saved the Seattle Storm, the remaining women's pro-basektball team in the Pacific Northwest.
This month the Young Ladies Radio Project produced a profile on the astronaut Mae Carol Jemison. She is an African American physician and was the first African American Female NASA astronaut to travel in space.
She also was the first astronaut to appear on Star Trek.
The Young Ladies Radio Project is a partnership between the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization’s STEM Program, and the KBOO Youth Collective.
A young basketball player's courage ends 20 years of discrimination at U-Penn. We speak to Dee Mosbacher who, with Fawn Yacker, produced and directed Training Rules which tells this remarkable story. www.trainingrules.com
Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being helped by policymakers and pundits who are working overtime to marginalize arguments for American withdrawal from the region. With the economy now people's foremost concern, how does the peace movement change the national conversation about war and peace?