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MILES DAVIS' 90th Birthday Special

Airs at: Sat, 05/28/2016 at 12:00am - 6:00am
Produced for The Outside World
TUNE IN FROM MIDNIGHT TIL 6:00 AM and join COUSIN JIMI, UNCLE AV CLUB,  RANGER ROWLF COULSON, CHEF PETER, DR. KIPILMAN and probably other Miles devotees who drop by for our annual birthday celebration. Miles Dewey Davis III was born in Alton, Illinois (just across the Missi... Read more

The World is Churning

Airs at: Fri, 05/13/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
    Join us for the second part of our in depth conversation with renowned storyteller, author and scholar of mythology,  anthropology and phsycology, Michael Meade. Some of his books include Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul and Why the World Doesn't End, ... Read more

The Letting Go Trilogies by Dmae Roberts

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Dmae Roberts, author of the new book The Letting Go Trilogies: Stories of a Mixed-Race Family. The book takes the form of a series of personal essays, in which Dmae writes about her biracial identity as the child of a Taiwanese mother and white Ok... Read more

The Genius Myth

Airs at: Fri, 05/06/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Ani and Lyn are very pleased indeed to welcome back to Positvely Revolting, author, mythological scholar, and riveting speaker Michael Meade. We'll be having an in-depth conversation with Michael about his new book The Genius Myth. This book draws on decades of his work ... Read more

Mother's Day Special

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Incarceration separates families. Holidays like Mother's Day can bring this separation into sharp relief for mothers whose children are in prison and for mothers who are in prison without their children. This separation from social life is one of the aims of incarceration. ... Read more

A DIFFERENT NATURE salutes ORNETTE COLEMAN tonight at 8pm

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Join the A DIFFERENT NATURE Collective tonight for a kind of radio primer on Ornette Coleman, as some of us share what recordings we still have of his most pivotal and radical music from our collections and reflect on the life and turbulent times of one of modern music's mo... Read more

Book Mole: Lies and Other Acts of Love

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Is the complete, unvarnished truth always essential to happy/successful partnerships and families, or do small omissions and/or white lies sometimes play an essential role in even the best of families?  This and other questions are taken up in Kristy Woodson Harvey’s lig... Read more

THE QUADRAPHONNES host The Outside World this Friday night!

Airs at: Sat, 04/23/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
  The following is an IMPORTANT MESSAGE from your local Quadraphonne council :    Join us on KBOO from midnight on Friday, April 22 to 3am Saturday, April 23 for three hours of music and information on upcoming shows! First, the Quadraphonnes will be performing live in t... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Maya Angelou, "Mom & Me & Mom"

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Legendary author Maya Angelou shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother in her new book, Mom & Me & Mom.    Angelou's mother, Vivian Baxter, was an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence abs... Read more