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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

Black Book Talk on 06/03/2010

Airs at: Thu, 06/03/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk on 06/03/2010 Monthly program featuring interviews and discussions of works by African American authors. Co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O. B. Hill and Patricia Welch review works in all genres by well-known and emerging authors. Occasional call-in shows allow ... Read more

Damaris Webb

Airs at: Tue, 01/12/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae gets caught up with Damaris Webb is an actor, director, teaching artist and co-director of The Vanport Mosaic. She's directing a film version of the first act of Martha Bakes: a Biography of a Revolution and Insurrection that never happened, a by Don Wilson Glenn fo... Read more

Martin Luther King Day Celebration on KBOO

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Produced for MLK Day Special
“Bridge Over Troubled Water” A Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 18, 2021 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Streaming on: www.worldartsfoundation.org, Open Signal, KBOO 90.7 FM,  This retrospective program draws from our organization's legac... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: "Brown Sugar Babe" by Charlotte Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Author Charlotte Sherman writes, "I love being brown and wanted to write a poem to highlight the splendor of this underestimated color for young boys and girls, so they too will love the skin they are in. When I first heard a beautiful, radiant, brown-skinned child say, “I’... Read more

Opposition to Interstate Urban Renewal Area expansion organizes "Postpone the Vote" campaign

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On December 16th, Portland City Council heard testimony from community members urging them not to amend and extend the Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area (ICURA). The district covers the area around I-5 in North and Northeast Portland, the majority of Portland’s hist... Read more

Martin Luther King Day Celebration on KBOO

“Bridge Over Troubled Water” A Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 18, 2021 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Streaming on: www.worldartsfoundation.org, Open Signal, KBOO 90.7 FM,  This retrospective program draws from our organization's legac... Read more

Juneteenth Radio

Airs at: Thu, 12/24/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Juneteenth Radio
 Victories of the Black Lives Matter Movement in this year of Covid.  Join host Freeman X and co-host Linda Olson Osterlund for a conversation about the wins made by the Black Lives Matter struggle across this country since the muder of George Floyd. You will also get to he... Read more

Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area expansion threatens Black community, opponents say

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "We're talking about lives here, not just a policy... It's almost saying that gun that killed you is gonna be the same gun that resurrects you. Well, guns don't resurrect people, do they? But you keep shooting us." On December 16th, Portland City Council will consider an... Read more