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End Prison Slavery

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews former Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim with The Jericho Movement, Spirit of Mandela and People's Senate talking about the importance of getting involved with the 13th Forward national initiative to end prison slavery.  More Information: https:/... Read more

Sly & the Family Stone LIVE! for Black Music Month

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
The Songcircle is celebrating June's observance of African-American Music Appreciation Month (Black Music Month to its friends) with three consecutibe special episodes spotlighting the genius of Sly Stone and his amazing band The Family Stone.   In today's installment, we... Read more

Black Art and Social Practice

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Master Artist Michael Bernard Stevenson Jr, Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art, Social practice, sculpture, and installation, at Reed College, talks about their visual art and social practice contesting institutional racism, police violence, and the school to prison... Read more

The Opening Sky author Charlotte Watson Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Newly-emancipated Halle decides to leave the plantation in search of her parents.  Aurelia, whose privileged life was ravaged by the Civil War, wants to find her brother, a soldier who fought with the Union army.   Both are plotting their trip North when their paths cross. ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 17, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, in celebration of Juneteenth and Pride Month. Our show includes the following segments: Dam Removal on the Klamath: Over the past decade, Tribal Nations have led a global movement for dam removal as a vital part of re... Read more

Too Queer and Too Communist

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In 2023 Netflix produced a sanitized biopic of Bayard Rustin, one of the great political organizers and strategists of the civil rights movement. Because he was both gay and a former member of the Communist Party, he was forced to operate in the shadows of Martin Luther Kin... Read more

Juneteenth is America's second Independence Day

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
  Welcome to another edition of LTAR-Juneteenth 2024   --- As some red states restrict the teaching of history , the issue of enslavement is central to understanding the history of America . This new federal holiday tries to address it .     --- Read more

Black on Blonde 2: More African-American Artists Cover Bob Dylan

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Today on The Songcircle, we're celebrating Bob Dylan's 83rd birthday with a long-gestating follow-up to our popular 2022 episode featuring Black artists saluting Bob's songs. All the material on today's show comes from Bob's groundbreaking work of the 1960s, though the cove... Read more

Gaslight: The Fight to Stop the Atlantic Coast PIpeline

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While Oregonians were fighting to stop the behemoth Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline and Jordan Cove LNG Terminal in Southern Oregon, communities in Virginia were facing a similar struggle to stop an even larger and longer pipeline that would have crossed the Blue Ridge Mount... Read more

Too Much Information, with Traci and Abe, 2024-05-14: Housing Costs in PDX

Airs at: Tue, 05/14/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Is living in Portland affordable? If you’re a white household, on average, the answer is yes. If you’re a Black household — not so much. According to data from the city, exactly zero Portland neighborhoods are affordable for the average Black household. Join Traci and Abe f... Read more