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Fri 1/19/2018 3:30 pm

Jon Langford (of The Mekons / The Three Johns / The Waco Brothers / Four Lost Souls) calls in with his Track Of The Month.

Fri 1/19/2018 1:00 pm

People United presents coverage of a panel discussion on CodeNEXT, the proposed revision to the City of Austin's Land Development Code, in the context of gentrification and displacement on the city's east side.  Austin American-Statesman columnist Alberta Phillips moderated, and the panelists included (l-r) Fred McGhee, Susana Almanza, Eric Tang, Jane Rivera, and Carmen Llanes Pulido.  They spoke on September 9, 2017, at the headquarters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 520.

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Fri 1/12/2018 1:00 pm

People United features the second in a two-part episode with Fred L. McGhee on his book The Black Crop: Slavery and Slave Trading in Nineteenth Century Texas.

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Mon 1/8/2018 1:30 pm

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, January 8 at 1:30pm CDT (1330 hrs). The January theme is Scams Run on Veterans and How to Not Be a Victim. Our guests know all about scams and will offer guidance against them and how to recover if you do get scammed.

If you are a US military veteran, this program is for you. Join former Army First Sergeant Perry Jefferies, former Army Specialist 4 Michael A. Brown, and KOOP’s Greg Ciotti for veterans news and good conversations with people and organizations dedicated to veterans’ well-being. Tune to 91.7 FM in Austin, worldwide at ... Read more

Fri 1/5/2018 1:00 pm

People United features the first in a two-part episode with Fred L. McGhee on his book The Black Crop: Slavery and Slave Trading in Nineteenth Century Texas.

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Wed 1/3/2018 2:45 pm

For its 2017 Music Awards, Austin 360 gave props to Leah "Miss" Manners, host of KOOP's "Hip Hop Hooray":

RESIDENCY OF THE YEAR: AUSTIN MIC EXCHANGE AT SPIDER HOUSE

Leah Manners, host of KOOP Radio’s “Hip-hop Hooray,” and rapper Adam Protextor launched a weekly hip-hop open mic event at Spider House Ballroom five years ago. Their aim was to create a space for young emcees on the... Read more

Sun 12/31/2017 11:30 am

As part of the Community Council's efforts to promote Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity on behalf of KOOP Radio throughout the KOOP community, the following 2017 Annual Monthly Celebration Calendar events is as follows. The list below includes the name of the liaison responsible for organizing KOOP's participation in each event. You can contact them for more information using the Community Council ... Read more

Fri 12/29/2017 1:00 pm

People United features geographer Eliot Tretter on the branding of Austin as "The Live Music Capital of the World" and its relation to race and the politics of urban development.

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Fri 12/22/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Noelle George, the executive director of Foundation Beyond Belief, talking about her coming out as both atheist and queer as well as her involvement with a humanist charity.

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Fri 12/15/2017 1:00 pm

People United features Michael Davis, a founding member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council, on Jewish identification, Palestinian solidarity, and human rights.

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