African American

Jerald Walker, "Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption."

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Patricia Welch, Emma Jackson Ford and O.B. Hill speak with Jerald Walker about his memoir, "Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption." Walker progressed from Chicago honor student to thug to Iowa Writers Workshop star to author and professor. Jeral... Read more

Good Summer Reads

Airs at: Thu, 08/05/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In the July Black Book Talk,  Emma Jackson Ford, O B Hill and Patricia Welch host a discussion for summer reading, and readers call in with their favorites.  Books include Yellow Moon, a novel by Jewell Parker Rhodes; The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul C... Read more

Thomas Chatterton Williams on "LOSING MY COOL: How a Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture "

Airs at: Thu, 07/15/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Thomas Chatterton Williams about his memoir, LOSING MY COOL: How a Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture. In the book Williams describes how he managed to juggle two disparate lifestyles--"keeping it real" in his friends' eyes an... Read more

Children's author Renee Watson writes about resiliency and hope

Airs at: Thu, 07/01/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Patricia Welch, and Emma Jackson Ford speak with children's author Renee Watson, who discusses her two newly-released books: "What Mama Taught Me" and "A Place Where Hurricanes Happen," a tale of Katrina as children saw it.  Renee Watson was born in New Jersey but gre... Read more

Madness Radio on 06/28/10

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio
  Madness Radio: Schizophrenia and Black Politics Jonathan Metzl How did the definition of schizophrenia change during the civil rights and Black Power era of the 1960s? Why did a disease primarily affecting withdrawn white housewives suddenly become focused on angry and... Read more

damali ayo on "Obamistan!: Land Without Racism"

Airs at: Thu, 05/06/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Patricia Welch, Emma Jackson Ford and O.B. Hill interview damali ayo, author, artist, speaker and host. Her books use humor to shed light on American culture and human relations. damali's new book is  Obamistan!: Land without Racism. Read more

More Talk Radio 04/26/10

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
8:00am - 9:00am More Talk Radio Hosted by: Cecil Prescod, Celeste Carey Black Chapter Portland PFLAG on Mother's Day. Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Geri Washington, Antoinette and Khalil Edwards (mother and son), and Jala Waleed about the Black Chapter of... Read more

Shoshana Johnson: "I'm Still Standing: From Captive U.S. Soldier to Free Citizen--My Journey Home"

Airs at: Thu, 03/04/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosted by: Emma Jackson Ford, Patricia Welch. The guest is Shoshana Johnson, author of I'm Still Standing: From Captive U.S. Soldier to Free Citizen--My Journey Home.  In March of 2003 world headlines were made when a U.S. army convoy was attacked in the city of An-Nasiriya... Read more

Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters

Airs at: Thu, 12/03/2009 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Patricia Welch, O.B. Hill and Emma Jackson Ford speak with Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters." Turner explores the culture and recent history of African Americans through the creations and wisdom of nine quilt... Read more

More Talk Radio on 10/26/09

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, who is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Black Women's Health Imperative. With five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; Hoytt's first appearance was a 1991 Senate Committee as a President for th... Read more