African American

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 29, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which includes the following segments: COP 26: Last week on the Old Mole Bill Resnick interviewed Tina Gerhardt, a researcher and environmental journalist who observed this month’s international United Nations C... Read more

Assaults on Reproductive Rights

Airs at: Mon, 11/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
One thing we know about the history of abortion in this country is that whether it is prosecuted or tolerated has less to do with the laws that are on the books and much more to do with prevailing social and political forces. The primary effect of anti-abortion laws is not ... Read more

NxNE Community Health Center welcomes first Black Medical Director, Dr. Gina Guillaume

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  North by Northeast Community Health Center is Oregon's only medical climic devoted to Black and African American health. On November 17th, they welcomed Dr. Gina Guillaume, as the clinic's new Medical Director, the first Black doctor to fill that role.  Dr. Guillaume sp... Read more

Commemorating Attica: 50 Years after the Uprising

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Eddie LeShure, an Attica Brother; survivor of the Attica Prisoner uprising. The event took place on September 9th, 1971 and was an uprising by the incarcerated men of Attica, a maximum security prison located in western New York.  The uprising end... Read more

Newbery Honor-winning author Renée Watson discusses The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
      In the Authors Note,  Watson and Hannah-Jones state their intention to “show that Black Americans have their own proud origin story, one that does not begin in slavery, in struggle, and in strife but that bridges the gap between Africa and the United States of America... Read more

Well-Read Black Girls Book Group: More than books

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
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

Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative to hold listening sessions on community needs from police

Airs at: Tue, 09/21/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  September 21st is the International Day of Peace, as set by the United Nations. To celebrate, the Portland Interfaith Peace and Action Collaborative or IPAC held a press conference, observed a moment of silence for those lost to violence, and announced their Portland Pe... Read more

Baba Wagué Diakité

Airs at: Tue, 09/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, Sept 28, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Aurora Josephson interviews ceramic artist and author Baba Wagué Diakité. [PRONOUNCED BABBa WAG-ay JAK-itay] He talks about Black Lives Matter and Pan Africanism, the family vegetable garden, Amílcar Cabral and being an educator and ... Read more

Nabisco Strike Over, the Struggle Continues

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Donna Jo Marks and Mike Burlingham, leaders of the Bakers Union local 364, recap the forty days on strike and how it transformed their members and themselves. Read more

What Passes as Love

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Suzanne LaGrande speaks with author Trisha Thomas about her latest book, What Passes as Love.   Set in antebellum Virginia,  What Passes as Love tells the story of Dahlia Holt, a light-skinned black woman who works as a servant in the home of a large slave owner who is in... Read more