African American

Rev. Dr. Maria McDowell encourages faith communities to come to terms with their history in order to support the movement for racial justice

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Churches and faith communities have long been places for people to gather, share, and even mobilize in support of common causes. In the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and '60s, churches played a large part in fueling and organizing for change. This is not so differen... Read more

Dub's St Johns & Cason's Fine Meats

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On today’s show we’ll hear interviews with the owners of two long standing Portland black owned businesses - Dub Travis of Dub’s St John’s and Theotus Cason of Cason’s Fine Meats. First up, we have Chris Siegel’s August 2017 Food Show interview with Chef Dub Travis. Dub ta... Read more

Juneteenth Special: a conversation with N.K. Jemisin

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Juneteenth Special
  N.K. Jemisin is the first black writer to win Science Fiction & Fantasy's most prestigious prize, the Hugo Award, for best novel.  And Jemisin is the first writer ever, in the history of the genre, to win the Hugo Award for best novel three consecutive times.  She has be... Read more

A Two Hour Special with National Book Award winning poet Nikky Finney

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and tre... Read more

Corruption, Brutality, and the New Fourth Rule

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on June 10, 2020 entitled Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability. We’ll hear from some of the witnesses, including: Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense an... Read more

Black Panthers and Public Health

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
As part of their ongoing discussing about public health, Jan Haaken and Patricia Kullberg take up the Black Panther’s vision and practice of community-based health care, which the Panthers formulated in the wake of the urban uprisings of the mid-1960’s. By organizing in Afr... Read more

James Dixon: EDI and Beyond

Airs at: Tue, 06/16/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features James Dixon, actor, director, EDI consultant and activist who recently joined the Fuse Theatre Ensemble. James and Dmae have a frank discussion about how Predominantly White Institutions (PWI) can create a safer and more equitable creative environment while... Read more

BLM Protests

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Greg McKelvey and reflects on policing and on the protests locally and nationally.  Portland Black Lives Matter Events Calendar: https://www.pdx-blm-events.org Some earlier Mole interviews about policing with Malik Miah, Alex Vitale, and Kristian... Read more

Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony recently on policing practices and law enforcement Accountability. On this installment of Prison Pipeline we hear from three of the witnesses: Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney, founder of the national law firm Ben Crump Law... Read more

The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
We will start tonight's show with Joel Thompson's "The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed," a multi-movement choral work that uses the last words of seven black men who have been murdered by authorities. Though written four years ago, the peice is just as relavant today with G... Read more