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Sonali Kolhatkar in Conversation With Ruby Joy White

Airs at: Mon, 08/07/2023 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  Join us on a remote broadcast, live on the Pearl Room at Powell's City of Books, with celebrated journalist Sonali Kolhatar (from the hit syndicated show Rising Up With Sonali), where she will be expanding on her latest book, Rising Up: The Power of Narrative in Pursuing... Read more

Kent Ford and the "The Portland Black Panthers"

Airs at: Thu, 08/03/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Portland is  widely regarded as a liberal bastion, and yet the 2010 census found it to be “America’s whitest major city.” Longstanding racial tensions led to the formation of a local branch of the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s.  Based in the city’s Albina Distric... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | June 27, 2023

Airs at: Tue, 06/27/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month's show focuses on the recent interactions between the Police Accountability Commission (PAC) and Portland City Council, as the PAC gets closer to its August 31 deadline to present the council with its complete plan for a new police oversight system. This show... Read more

Songcircle’s Summer of Soul (to Soul)!

Airs at: Fri, 06/23/2023 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Today on The Songcircle, it’s my last show of June (DJ Dan S. guest-hosts next week) so we’re closing out Black Music Month — and the week of Juneteenth — with a program drawn from three great concert documentaries and their soundtracks: the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, a... Read more

Fresh Out Community Based Re-Entry Program

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Larry Turner, co-founder of Fresh Out Community Based Re-Entry Program, and Wilford Johnson, Fresh Out alumni and peer mentor. Individuals who release from prison often return to underserved communities and face many barriers that make successfu... Read more

Kelly McWilliams: Your Plantation Prom is Not Okay

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Harriet Douglass lives with her historian father on an old plantation in Louisiana, which they’ve transformed into one of the South's few enslaved people’s museums. Together, while grieving the recent loss of Harriet’s mother, they run tours that help keep the memory of the... Read more

The Soul of Earth Day

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
  Welcome to a special edition of LTAR-   We  address climate change and environmental issues that disproportionately impact low-income communities and communities of color.  Nia Gray, Professor Johnson, Althea Billings, and Cecil Prescod on The Soul of Earth Day   “Envi... Read more

Black Men Are Precious: Poet E Ethelbert Miller

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
E. Ethelbert Miller is a writer, poet and literary activist.  His album, "Black Men Are Precious,"  was a 2023 Grammy Nominee Finalist for Best Spoken Word Poetry Album.   He is the author of two memoirs and several books of poetry including The Collected Poems of E. Ethelb... Read more

Black and Queer on Campus with Michael Jeffries

Airs at: Tue, 04/04/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, April 4th as we interview Micahel Jeffries, author of the new book "Black and Queer on Campus."  In Black and Queer on Campus, Michael P. Jeffries reveals the complicated everyday realities of college life... Read more

De’Shawn Charles Winslow, author of Decent People

Airs at: Thu, 03/16/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
De’Shawn Charles Winslow, the award-winning author of In West Mills, joins us to talk about his new novel Decent People. Set in the same fictional small town in North Carolina, Decent People is a murder mystery, a family saga, and a nuanced examination of race and class. “... Read more