Emma Jackson Ford (KBOO)

Well-Read Black Girls Book Group: More than books

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Ray Owens and Wentemi Kante, members of Portland's Well-Read Black Girls Book Club, discuss the importance of the group beyond sharing good reads.  Both women emphasize its importance as a safe and supportive space where Black women can fellowship with their sisters, a rari... Read more

Third Eye Bookstore

Airs at: Thu, 09/02/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Charles Hannah and his wife Michelle Lewis are the co-owners of Third Eye Books, Portland's only Black-owned bookstore.  Charles shares what motivated the couple to open a bookstore at a time when independent stores are challenged by mega-sellers like Amazon.  He expresses ... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: The Poetry of Langston Hughes, Walter D. Myers, Charles R. Smith Jr. and others.

Airs at: Thu, 04/01/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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The poetry of Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Walter D. Myers, Nikki Giovanni, Charles R. Smith Jr. and others are featured in the rebroadcast of this April 2005 program.  Recordings of Hughes and Giovanni reading their works are augmented by other readers, including progam ... Read more

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Airs at: Thu, 12/02/2010 at 12:00pm

Black Book Talk on 12/02/10

Airs at: Thu, 12/02/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
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Hosts Emma Jackson Ford and O.B. Hill review good books by black authors. CD-2024 Read more