African American

Sharon G. Flake | The Life I'm In

Airs at: Fri, 04/16/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
The Life I'm In, a sister novel to the bestselling, The Skin I'm In by three-time Coretta Scott King award-winning author, Sharon G.  Flake. Since it's groundbreaking debut more than 20 years ago, The Skin I'm In, had a tremendous impact which has stood the test of time, co... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 04/18/21

Airs at: Sun, 04/18/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  A show celebrating and highlighting some of the great programming available through KBOO. We also consider the evolution of grasses and human dependence upon them.as well as different perspectives on Spring.     Resources African Rice in the Amazon https://youtu.be/j... Read more

Blues in the Mississippi Night: 3 Legendary Bluesmen Talk Jim Crow

Airs at: Fri, 04/16/2021 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
On today's abbreviated, hour-long edition of The Songcircle, we present in its entirety the invaluable, historic recording Blues in the Mississippi Night. Recorded by the great folklorist Alan Lomax in New York City in 1947, it features three legendary performers -- Big Bil... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 5, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Countering the Far Right: Bill Resnick interviews Michael Zeller about the demobilization of far-right, white supremacist demonstrations and marches, in particular the role of c... Read more

The Well Read Red

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg reads from an opinion piece by freelance journalist, Kayla Hui, who argues that the answer to the upswing in anti-Asian violence is not more policing, which only promotes more violence and drives a further wedge between communities of color. “The Answer to... Read more

The Story-Telling of Walter Mosely

Airs at: Mon, 03/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Although now nearly a month late for Black history month,  Book Mole Larry Bowlden honors the social commentary and  story-telling of Walter Mosley. Mosley shows clearly how a novelist can be more honest and direct in exposing racism providing scathing social commentary ... Read more

Making Change Inside from the Outside

Airs at: Mon, 03/29/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Tacuma Jackson co-founder of the Mary Kiona Foundation.  The organization focuses on helping people of color, indigenous and LGBT persons with mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, housing and reentry. Read more

Taking Ownership PDX

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
A conversation with Randal Wyatt about Taking Ownership PDX:  a community collective of contractors, realtors, neighbors, and businesses brought together by Portland musician, activist Randal Wyatt  to renovate and revive Black-owned homes, with an emphasis on enabling Blac... Read more

Virtual PIFF - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation about the 44th Portland International Film Festival, we spend an extra 20 minutes with three local filmmakers whose new projects are highlights of the festival lineup.   Dawn Jones Redstone has teamed up with Artists Repertory Theatre to cre... Read more

Virtual Portland International Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Portland International Film Festival is normally a highlight of the rainy season's arts calendar.  Thanks to the pandemic lockdown, all of this year's events are presented either online or at the Cinema Unbound Drive-In. Three local filmmakers join us to talk about t... Read more