KOOP News

Juneteenth Marker
Wednesday 6/29, 11:00am

President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863 declaring “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states “are, and henceforward shall be free.”  

Emancipation came to Texas on June 19, 1865 when Union general Gordon Granger announced, “…absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves…”  Since then...

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Stonewall
Thursday 6/30, 11:00am

This June K-O-O-P once again commemorates the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots as one of its Celebration Events.  Forty-six years ago these riots brought public attention to a closeted, marginalized and beset segment of our population.

We recognize the inaugural gay pride marches across the US that marked the first anniversary of the Stonewall riots which are now nationwide fixtures...

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Photo of ROCO guests from World Radio Day at KOOP 2014
Saturday 12/31, 8:00am

The KOOP Community Council has announced the 2016 historically significant cultural and ethnic celebration events that will each get special emphasis throughout the KOOP day.

1. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 18
2. Lunar New Year (aka Asian Lunar New Year, aka Chinese New Year) (first day of the first lunar month of  Lunar Calendar), February 8
3. World Radio Day, February...

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