Sports

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Dr. Thabiti Lewis, Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 Ballers of the New School is one of the first and best books to come along that effectively explains contemporary athletes and the public response to them. It challenges the well-worn narrative of sport as America's most significant site of racial progress by scrutinizing ... Read more

Tilman Fertitta | SHUT UP AND LISTEN!

Airs at: Wed, 12/04/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
SHUT UP AND LISTEN: Hard Business Truths That Will Help You Succeed –  global restaurant, entertainment and hospitality mogul, Tilman Fertitta unveils powerful strategies that rocketed his global hospitality empire to the top.  Having created his hospitality empire 30 years... Read more

Sport, Protest, and Corporate Interest

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thabiti Lewis queries what the national anthem debate tells us about America and democracy and raises questions regarding the sincerity of the recent ad campaign supporting Colin Kaepernick and how powerful forces in our society work to neutralize activist voices and pro... Read more

Paul Allen Dies at 65

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
    MICROSOFT CO-FOUNDER AND BLAZERS OWNER WAS MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO BRAIN RESEARCH   Paul Allen -- Portland Trailblazers and Seattle Seahawks owner, and co-founder of Microsoft – died earlier today of complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In addition to Microsoft ... Read more

Modern Gladiators, Ancient Medicine

Airs at: Wed, 05/16/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Interview with retired professional hockey player Riley Cote about professional sports, alternative medicine, and medicinal cannabis. Athletes4Care   Read more

From the "Black Book Talk" Vault: Poet Kwame Alexander

Airs at: Thu, 12/03/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
We reprise Emma Jackson Ford’s May, 2018 interview with poet Kwame Alexander and his musical accompanist, guitarist Randy Preston.  The interview focusses on Rebound, the follow-up to his Newbery medal-winning middle-grade novel, The Crossover. Alexander is a poet, educato... Read more

Book Review: The Power of One

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Larry Bowlden reviews Bryce Courteny’s novel The Power of One, a coming-of-age story about a young English boy in South Africa. Read more

Movie Moles: "I, Tonya"

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris discuss the new biopic film,"I, Tonya" and its portrayal of the real-life drama of Oregonian Tonya Harding. They take up the gender and class politics of the film as it tells the story of Harding's rise and fall as a figure skater... Read more

Decolonize Roller Derby: Team Indigenous benefit event Saturday at Gresham Skate World

Airs at: Wed, 01/10/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Co-host Jacqueline Keeler, with guests Andulia Sanchez WhiteElk and Melissa Wagoner Help Team Indigenous get to the Roller Derby World Cup by cheering for roller derby played under a decolonized rule set. Come support or just buy a ticket as a donation. There will be a raf... Read more