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The Historic Black Williams Project

Airs at: Tue, 06/27/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
  KBOO's Eric Bartels speaks to Kayin Talton Davis...the project manager of The Black Williams Project. N Williams/Albina was Portland’s largest African American community. The goal of the Black Williams Project is to highlight this history, through a multimedia public ar... Read more

Arvie Smith speaks to Eric Bartels

Airs at: Tue, 06/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
  Eric Bartels interviews painter and educator Arvie Smith about education and the arts.  Arvie Smith transforms the history of oppressed and stereotyped segments of the American experience into lyrical two-dimensional master works. His paintings are commonly of psycholog... Read more

Interview with Shirley Minor, Daughter of Vanport Survivor

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Today was the last day of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, celebrating the history and impact of Vanport, once Oregon's second largest city before it was destroyed by a flood and neglect in 1948. It was located in the area that is now Delta Park. Shirley Minor's father was pres... Read more

In A New York State Of Mind...

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
We mentioned last time that we were moving back to NYC (the place we grew up); and yes, though we have lived on the West Coast for a very long time, we are reminded by others from time to time that the New York-ness never left...  with that, we felt inspired to play some mu... Read more

Portland History on Film

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  The Vanport Mosaic Festival is honoring the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the City of Vanport with historic exhibits, theater, and documentaries.  Jenn Chavez talks with Laura Lo Forti about the film project Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through the Voic... Read more

Love & Justice: Cornel West

Airs at: Fri, 05/19/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
  From Tamir Rice to Akai Gurley the names of African American men and boys killed by police keep piling up. The lack of a grand jury indictment in the Michael Brown case in Ferguson sparked a protest movement with signs and shouts of “Hands Up. Don’t Shoot” and “Black Li... Read more

Bread and Roses

Airs at: Fri, 05/05/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
As healthcare benefits get closer and closer to being taken away, let's always remember that pre-existing conditions happen, life happens, and disability happens. We at Bread and Roses believe that healthcare access is a basic right that everyone should have. In addition to... Read more

Answering the Call of the Soul in Times of Trouble and Disorder

Airs at: Fri, 05/05/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
        We are so very pleased to once again have author, mythologist and storyteller Micheal Meade as our guest on Positively Revolting. To say the times we live in are topsy turvy nightmare is an understatement, they are troubling and sometimes energizing, staying grounde... Read more

Tackling issues faced by fixed-income seniors in hot rental market

Airs at: Wed, 04/26/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  Sky-rocketing rents are especially hard on the elderly many of whom rely on Section 8 housing vouchers and Social Security. Meanwhile, Trump's budget proposals are creating uncertainty for federal and local agencies. What strategies to keep the elderly housed are being e... Read more

The Women Who Made New York

Airs at: Fri, 03/24/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  We are happy to talk with Julie Scelfo, author of The Women Who Made New York.  Women have long been left out of US history, from the local to the national.  Given our cultural biases, we are still apt to think of city-builders as men. The Women Who Made New York seeks ... Read more