December 9, 2013 - 9:42 pm
Public Radio Day is December 19th, 2013. For every gift of $120 or more you donate to KBCS on December 19th, we’ll donate a winter hat and gloves to the United Way of King County, to be distributed to area shelters.
Make your gift go twice as far on December 19th by supporting public radio, and those in need, this holiday season!
December 11, 2013 - 11:43 am
It’s Disability Awareness Month and we host a discussion on what some are doing to increase awareness of what people with disabilities have to offer our communities. We take time to reflect on the history of the disability justice movement and consider the experience of people with disabilities and their families in incorporating this population [...]
December 10, 2013 - 3:36 pm
Looking for that perfect gift? Maybe our music experts can help! We asked our DJ’s to compile a list of their favorite new releases of 2013.
December 9, 2013 - 6:04 pm
- Bahama Soul Club The Cuban Tapes (Buyú)
- Billie Joe + Norah Foreverly (Warner Brothers)
- Robbie Fulks Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot)
- Gregory Porter Liquid Spirit (Universal)
- Da Lata Fabiola (Agogo)
- Anoushka Shankar Traces Of You (Deutsche Grammophon)
- Elvis Costello And The Roots Wise Up Ghost & Other Songs (BlueNote)
- Rokia Traoré Beautiful Africa (Nonesuch)
- The Grascals When I Get My Pay (Mountain Home)
- Robert Glasper Experiment Black Radio 2 (Universal)
December 3, 2013 - 1:41 pm
Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in central Philippines on November 8. More than 5,000 people are dead and thousands still missing. An estimated 4 million people are homeless. Government agencies and international aid organizations continue to assist with aid efforts as does local organizations.
Roger Rigor a member of Philippine US Solidarity Organization or PUSO. PUSO [...]
November 15, 2013 - 1:42 pm
In Israel, former soldiers speak out against the military’s policies in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. They’re part of a group of veterans called Breaking the Silence. They document violations and abuse by the military, the heavy toll on Palestinians and the lasting impact on Israeli soldiers.
KBCS News & Public Affairs Director, Sonya green [...]
November 15, 2013 - 12:59 pm
In March of 2013, The Department of Veterans Affairs reported over 600,000 veteran unprocessed claims. In November of 2013, the Head of the Department of Veteran Affairs, Eric Shinseki claimed they had cut the number of claims by a third. In the meantime, the Washington Times reported that despite the improvement in the number of [...]
November 13, 2013 - 4:49 pm
Super Typhoon Haiyan (HAI yan) has devastated the Philippines. It also hits us pretty close to home here at KBCS, as our former News Director, Joaquin Uy, has deep connections to the island country. He forwarded us this information on ways people can help get needed aid directly to the victims of the disaster:
October 14, 2013 - 3:35 pm
Three inspiring and courageous women recently visited our studios to share their personal stories of survival. Each of them offered insight into the darkness of intimate partner violence.
We want to thank the Thrivers Action Group, a local non-profit committed to educating our community and raising public awareness about domestic violence, for making this [...]