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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: February, 2015 conversation with Kimberly Moreland

Airs at: Thu, 07/02/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    Oregon Black Pioneers Board member Kimberly Moreland discusses African Americans of Portland and Perseverance: A History of African Americans In Oregon’s Marion and Polk Counties, both published by the Pioneers organization.   She also invites listeners to view "Racing ... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: February, 2015 conversation with Kimberly Moreland

Airs at: Thu, 07/02/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    In the rebroadcast of the February, 2015 Black Book Talk, Portlander Kimberly Moreland discusses history of Blacks in Portland and Oregon.     Oregon Black Pioneers Board member Kimberly Moreland discusses African Americans of Portland and Perseverance: A History of Afr... Read more

Educators line up to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Friday, June 26, educators and students came together in support of Black Lives Matter. On Stark Street, East County Educators lined up to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg was there to hear from educators about their r... Read more

Police Brutality and Community Relations

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony recently on “Police Use of Force and Community Relations.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from some of the witnesses including S. Lee Merritt, a civil rights activist and attorney with Merritt Law Firm of Philadelph... Read more

The Fourth Rule

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on June 10, 2020 entitled Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability. We’ll hear from some of the witnesses, including: Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Hum... Read more

Shani Harris-Bagwell

Airs at: Tue, 06/30/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents the continuing series of features on Black artists in Portland with a feature on Shani Harris-Bagwell, actor and political & media consultant. Shani recently joined the board for the Regional Arts and Culture Council and will be working with the Multnomah C... Read more

Should Police Unions Exist?

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Four labor leaders - Justin Norton-Kertson, Deborah Hall, Candy Luisa Hererra, and Hyung Nam - discuss the impact of police on Black lives and working class struggles, calling for severely restricting or abolishing those peculiar protection rackets called police "unions" Read more

News Update for 6/26/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
Early this month Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler gave city employees the option to take bereavement leave to cope with the deaths of African Americans killed by law enforcement and white supremacists.  The Oregonian reports today that 295 Portland employees have filed for 40 ho... Read more