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Newberg Educators and Students Fight Back

Airs at: Mon, 10/11/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with 2 Newberg educators about their fight with racist, homophobic and transphobic school board members. Read more

Sports, Athletics and Transgender Rights

Airs at: Tue, 10/05/2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, October 5th as we talk with Emet Marwell of Athlete Ally about sports, athletics and transgender rights.  Marwell is a transgender activist, former field hockey player, and Policy & Programs Manager at Ath... Read more

The Gap: Clean & Safe Passes, Texas Abortion Law and What's School for Anyway?

Airs at: Fri, 10/01/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start with a local news roundup. The Clean & Safe contract renewal passed the City Council this week despite major community pushback, and this weekend there's an abortion rights march related to the attack on abortion rights ... Read more

Local non-profit iUrban Teen empowers students of color with STEM and arts opportunities

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  iUrban Teen is a nationally recognized STEM and arts non-profit for students of color. The non-profit was founded in Vancouver, WA and its now headquartered in Portland.  Deena Pierott started iUrbanTeen ten years ago, and has since expanded to offering programs in Seat... Read more

A People's History - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Mike Konopacki is a longtime labor cartoonist who collaborated with historians Howard Zinn and Paul Buhle to adapt Zinn's book A People’s History of the United States into comics form. Konopacki joined S.W. Conser in July of 2008 to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the... Read more

Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science

Airs at: Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
 Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Anna Reser and Leila McNeill, authors of Forces of Nature: The Women: The Women Who Changed Science.   In this interview, Anna and Leila discuss:   The reasons why so few women scientists  have been included in the history of science Some o... Read more

PMPC & Municipal Broadband

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers talks with Hyung Nam, an organizer with the Portland Metro People's Coalition, a coalition of 24 organizations, about their organizing platform, including their support for municipal broadband, which is critical not only to bridge the digital divide in ... Read more

The Gap: Humanitarian crisis in Lebanon and Back-to-School Jitters

Airs at: Fri, 09/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Hiba and Hayat, about their efforts to raise money to bring medications to Lebanon. Since the 'Beirut blast' in August of 2020 that killed 200, the country has not formed a government, and the economy has collapsed. ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 6, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The Old Mole Variety Hour is pleased to present Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland: The Activist Photography of Bette Lee. Follow the link to view a collection of Bette's photos with her reflections.   Everyday Resistance. Bill Resnick interviews Kevin Van Mete... Read more

Third Eye Bookstore

Airs at: Thu, 09/02/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Charles Hannah and his wife Michelle Lewis are the co-owners of Third Eye Books, Portland's only Black-owned bookstore.  Charles shares what motivated the couple to open a bookstore at a time when independent stores are challenged by mega-sellers like Amazon.  He expresses ... Read more