Public Affairs

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LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Live Panel 3: The Queer BIPOC Community

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we will be celebrating LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm, with live panels from our studios, where we will have guests from these communities talk to us about their culture, presence, struggles, and relevance. Calls are welcome, 503-231-8187 ... Read more

Nakba Day

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we are acknowledging Nakba Day. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians that occurred during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, known as the "Nakba", or "Catastrophe". The anniversary puts the spotlight on one of the world’s l... Read more

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

The power of a good story well-told

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  Join Consuelo on a conversation with Erick Mertz, professional ghostwriter, editor, and self-publishing author, who lives in Oregon City. He attended the University of Oregon where he received a degree in English and Comparative Literature. For the last twenty years, he ... Read more

Great Mystery Power, The Hopi, Sacred Places and more

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Join us today on a special episode with Grace Growing Medicine Reed, host of Negotiating Dramatic Events.    Grace is a prolific 82 year old mental health professional, social worker and activist; a multi sclerosis patient and passionate speaker.  She joins us from her h... Read more

Saving America's Wild Horses

Airs at: Fri, 06/28/2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  They're a symbol of freedom and their protection is mandated by federal law--but America's wild horses are being cruelly mismanaged by the very government agency charged with making sure they are safe. On this edition of Voices For The Animals, Michele Coppola talks with... Read more

The Opening Sky author Charlotte Watson Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Newly-emancipated Halle decides to leave the plantation in search of her parents.  Aurelia, whose privileged life was ravaged by the Civil War, wants to find her brother, a soldier who fought with the Union army.   Both are plotting their trip North when their paths cross. ... Read more

Global Citizen International Digest with Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Main stories: Six elections that tell us about the contradictions between elections and democracy; China ups the pressure on Taiwan and Hong Kong; Human Rights Under Fire in Venezuela. Read more

The Global Citizen - Prof. Mel Gurtov

Airs at: Tue, 06/04/2024 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
This week's commentary: Israeli public opinion--favoring removal of Netanyahu and getting the hostages back, but also favoring his war objectives. Read more

LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage | Live Panel 2: Elders

Airs at: Tue, 06/11/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Here at KBOO, we will be celebrating LGBTQIA2S+ Heritage on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:00pm, with live panels from our studios, where we will have guests from these communities talk to us about their culture, presence, struggles, and relevance. Calls are welcome, 503-231-8187 ... Read more