Emma Jackson Ford

Co-host of Black Book Talk

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WAYS TO SHARE JOY by Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Ryan Hart is caught in the middle. She has an older brother and a new baby sister, and she's in a friendship tug-of-war with two friends who both want to be her best best friend. How can Ryan think about being kind to a classmate who is relentless with his teasing? Or ... Read more

Sister Resisters: Mentoring Black Women on Campus

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     In Sister Resisters: Mentoring Black Women on Campus, authors Janie Victoria Ward and Tracy L. Robinson-Wood describe a mentorship model designed to advocate for Black women college students.      Ward and Robinson-Wood, experts in the developmental and identity chall... Read more

Black Book Talk on 07/07/22

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by Andre Lewis Carter

Airs at: Thu, 06/02/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In author Andre Lewis Carter's debut novel, the Vietnam War is raging, the US Navy has only recently begun the process of integration,  and the country is reeling from racial turmoil and unrest.  Youthful César enlists in the Navy to escape from Mr. Mike, a charismatic, soc... Read more

Slaves for Peanuts by Jori Lewis

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Slaves for Peanuts deftly weaves together the natural and human history of a crop that transformed the lives of millions. Author Jori Lewis reveals how demand for peanut oil in Europe ensured that slavery in Africa would persist well into the twentieth century, long af... Read more

Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps by Charlotte Watson Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 04/07/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
“I wrote Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps to help show young (and older) readers we can all pitch in to protect the beauty of our oceans and marine life,” said author Charlotte Sherman. After researching environmentalism and seeing the effects of pollution, Sherman wa... Read more

BEDLAM: The Life & Mind of Earl Sedgwick

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Bedlam:  The Life & Mind of Earl Sedgwick details the frustrating life of Earl Sedgwick, owner and operator of a mental institution. Earl grew up in the business and subsequently took it over despite his avowed hatred of how the business robbed him of his childhood. He... Read more

YINKA, WHERE IS YOUR HUZBAND?

Airs at: Thu, 02/03/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
   Yinka Oladeji is 30-something, Oxford-educated, and up for a promotion at her impressive bank job.   She has a supportive network of friends and family who love her dearly, but her personal and professional success doesn’t stop her many "aunties" from constantly asking w... Read more

Rebroadcast of Part 1: "This Is Not for You" by Portland activist Richard Brown

Airs at: Thu, 12/02/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    Richard Brown is a Portland community activist and photographer who has spent decades working to bridge the divide between police and the Black community.  This Is Not for You: An Activist's Journey of Resistance and Resilience traces how and why Brown became an engaged... Read more

Newbery Honor-winning author Renée Watson discusses The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
      In the Authors Note,  Watson and Hannah-Jones state their intention to “show that Black Americans have their own proud origin story, one that does not begin in slavery, in struggle, and in strife but that bridges the gap between Africa and the United States of America... Read more