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Online event: "BAM! Chicago's Black Arts Movement"

  KBOO proudly presents "BAM! Chicago's Black Arts Movement" FILM VIEWING: Register to get link to view film and watch before attending the panel LIVE PANEL: Wed, February 24 TIME: 6:30p - 7:30p LOCATION: Online PRICE: Free (donations encouraged, text KBOOBAM to 44321 or cl... Read more

Black History Is American History

Airs at: Tue, 02/09/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Children's Hour
We explore Black History through stories from Dr. Marsha Hardeman, Professor of Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico. From innovations we use every day to settling of the American West, Dr. Hardeman gives us good reason to wake every day and say “Thank you Blac... Read more

The Black Panther Party

Airs at: Thu, 02/11/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Writer David F Walker is known for his work on such comics titles as Shaft, Luke Cage, and Power Man & Iron Fist.  In Portland, he covered the film scene for Willamette Week as well as his self-published blaxploitation zine BadAzzMoFo, and curated the Longbaugh Film Fest... Read more

Fisher Poetry

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Every year since 1998, in the last weekend of February, fisher poets have gathered in Astoria, Oregon to celebrate the livelihood of fishing and its connected community. This year’s FisherPoets Gathering will be different, with the gathering done over the internet. This epi... Read more

Another World Is Possible

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On our regular segment, Another World Is Possible, Luisa Martinez and Norm Diamond discuss Che Guevara’s Socialism and Man In Cuba. As an essay Che wrote in the 1960s, does it have relevance for us today? It suggests that people would act differently, would hold different v... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 8, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts today’s show, which includes the following segments: Another World is Possible: On our regular segment, Another World Is Possible, Luisa Martinez and Norm Diamond discuss Che Guevara’s Socialism and Man In Cuba. As an essay Che wrote in the 1960s, does... Read more

Why we need a "White History Month"

Airs at: Wed, 02/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Now, before you jump to conclusions, hear me out! I (host Paul Roland) got the idea for this show after I came across a stimulating article ("Why I Teach White History Month in February") by an African-American activist and writer from Chicago. Diallo Kenyatta (who I tri... Read more

Myrlie Evers-Williams | Civil Rights Icon

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
In 2010, I had the honor and privilege to bring Myrlie Evers-Williams into the studio for an interview. She is the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers.  Medgar Evers was murdered in front of his family in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1963.   I had originally met My... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: February 2006 conversation with Dr Manning Marable

Airs at: Thu, 02/04/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk welcomed Dr Manning Marable, author of Living Black History:  How Reimagining the African- American Past Can Remake America's Racial Future.  The founding director of Columbia University's Institute for Research in African-American Studies and author of 19 b... Read more

Episode Eleven - Nothing is Final

Airs at: Fri, 01/29/2021 at 7:00am - 7:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
In the 11th episode of the podcast we hear about the end of Portland Anti Racist Action, the consequences of being a SHARP, and other reflections by the punks; we also hear words of wisdom offered in hindsight, with love from the now-middle aged activists. Show Notes Tran... Read more