African American

Voices of Black Poets

Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2009 at 11:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Today's show features a focus on black poets and poetry with historical recordings of rarely heard poets.   Read more

LABOR DAY SPECIAL: Decades of Struggle on the Waterfront

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Labor Radio
Host Peter Shapiro interviews legendary longshore activist, Leo Robinson of Oakland, California, a founder of the African American Longshore Coalition and Vice President of the internationally admired ILWU local 10, about changes on the waterfront from the 1960s to the 1990... Read more

Flo Kennedy

Airs at: Wed, 08/19/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Whe Flo Kennedy died at the age of 84 on December 22, 2000, the progressive movement lost a fiery dedicated and outspoken lawyer; civil rights activist; lecturer and writer. For nearly 50 years, Flo was a prominent activist in the Black, gay rights and feminist movements. ... Read more

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 04/24/09

Airs at: Fri, 04/24/2009 at 10:00am - 1:30pm
Friday April 24th: Political Prisoners in the USA Missed the special? Listen online here On the birthday of Mumia Abu Jamal, KBOO presents this special on Mumia and the many other political prisoners held in U.S. prisons including members of the Black Panther Party, 1960s ... Read more

Black History Month Musings

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Co-hosts Hosts Emma Ford and Patricia Welch share books and Black History Month local activities .  Also discuss the significance of this month to African-Americans.  Read more

More Talk Radio on 02/02/09

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with prominent anti-racism activist Tim Wise about his new book "Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama." Tim Wise explores how Barack Obama's emergence as a political force is taking the race debate to ne... Read more

Hard Knock Radio

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.  We feature in-depth interviews and profiles with elected officials, community leaders, activists, Hip Hop artists and musicians. We give voice to community concerns and offer a unique forum to explore issues relevant... Read more

Dr Deborah Smith Pollard, "When the Church Becomes Your Party"

Airs at: Tue, 11/04/2008 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Dr. Deborah Smith Pollard discusses her work, "When Your Church Becomes Your Party," an examination of  contemporary gospel music. What distinguishes this book from other gospel music scholarship is its marriage of elements from the church, the academy, and the medium of r... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: J California Cooper, Robert Phillips, Gloria McMurtry share their favorites

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In this Summer Reads program, author J California Cooper, Reflections Coffee & Books co-owner Gloria McMurtry, local leader Robert Phillips and archeologist Paris Williams offered a bright and varied palette of summer reading favorites. Read more

An Interview With Ramona Africa

Airs at: Tue, 05/13/2008 at 5:00pm
This is an interview with Ramona Africa, the only surviving adult member of the MOVE organization, whose home was bombed in 1985.  She served time in prison for 7 years, for charges of conspiracy, riot and multiple counts of simple and aggravated assault.    She has since b... Read more