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Win Tickets to Watch Thom Hartmann Live

June 19, 2019 - 3:21 pm

Thom Hartmann will broadcast live from KBCS this Monday, June 24th. Donate now to be automatically entered to win a pair of tickets to watch Thom’s live broadcast. Ten ticket winners will be drawn live on the air this Friday, June 21st just before the end of The Thom Hartmann Program at noon. They will

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Preteen and Teen Girls, Puberty and the Period

June 13, 2019 - 9:10 pm

Are you, or someone you know navigating the preteen and/or the teen girl?  Julie Metzger is a Pediatric Nurse and Founder of Great Conversations.  Metzger has been providing programs for families of teens on the topic of sex, puberty and growing up for over 30 years.  She speaks with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama about what puberty

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Gun Safety: Extreme Risk Protection Orders

June 7, 2019 - 2:31 pm

The First Friday of June is Gun Violence Awareness Day. Trese Todd, Everytown Survivors Network Fellow and a Co-lead for the North Seattle Group of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense Washington State Chapter speaks with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama about the latest on the implementation of Extreme Risk Protection Orders, a law which passed in

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More ¡Sabor!, blues on the move, Gen X rises

June 6, 2019 - 6:41 pm

Some fresh schedule updates are on the way in time for summer.

KBCS’ premier Latin music program ¡Sabor! gains an hour, extending to 7pm, to be followed by a one hour preview of Nothing But Nineties, with host Niko.

Later in the month, The Living The Blues crew slides into Wednesdays, bringing blues to help you get through. Chairman Moe pogos over to Saturdays, adding his ’80s party to the mix.

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Incarcerated Women: The Impacts of Being Incarcerated at 10 Years Old

June 5, 2019 - 11:25 am

This KBCS series focuses on the impacts of locking up the women in our community. The following two segments highlight the experiences of Shontina Vernon: a local artist who first became incarcerated at age 10.

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The Crack Epidemic’s Impact on Black Communities

June 4, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Crack cocaine, swept throughout the US in the 1980’s as an inexpensive and easily accessible drug.  Neighborhoods and families were severely impacted by this epidemic.   Aaron Dixon, the former Seattle Chapter Captain for the Black Panther Party, is writing a book on the impact of crack cocaine on black communities. Dixon describes how large

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The Impact of the Drug Epidemic on Black Families

June 4, 2019 - 10:25 am

Crack cocaine, swept throughout the US in the 1980’s as an inexpensive and easily accessible drug.  Neighborhoods and families were severely impacted by this epidemic.   Aaron Dixon, the former Seattle Chapter Captain for the Black Panther Party, is writing a book on the impact of crack cocaine on black communities.  He starts by describing

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The Impact of the Crack Epidemic on Seattle Area Youth

June 3, 2019 - 12:54 pm

The crack epidemic of the 80’s and 90’s and its entanglement with increased gun presence and gang activity deeply impacted communities throughout the US.  Aaron Dixon, the author of the book, My People Are Rising, and former Captain of the Black Panther Party Seattle Chapter, worked closely with gang involved youth at the time.  He

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Project Pilgrimage: 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

May 22, 2019 - 2:15 pm

On September 15th, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church was bombed by the Ku Klux Klan, killing four young girls. This bombing marked a turning point in the United States during the Civil Rights Movement, and contributed to support for passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Dr. Carolyn McKinstry was 15 years old at the time, and was in the building when the bomb exploded. Dr. McKinstry addressed participants of Project Pilgrimage, an immersive civil rights journey about that day in 2018.

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We’re Hiring!

May 20, 2019 - 11:43 am

91.3 KBCS seeks a General Manager to shape the future of Seattle public media. This full time role requires broadcast management experience and a passion for independent journalism, eclectic music, and community service. Learn more.

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