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Cathedral Park Jazz Festival on 08/29/11

Airs at: Mon, 08/29/2011 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm
The music line-up is truly a homegrown showcase of exceptional world-class jazz and blues talents The Festival has a long tradition of taking place on the third weekend of July in the majestic natural setting of Cathedral Park beneath the historic St. Johns Bridge. This fe... Read more

Author Veronica Faye, Gemini Jones: My Past Came Knocking-The Savannah Wooten Case

Airs at: Thu, 08/02/2012 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Author Veronica Faye discusses her latest book, Gemini Jones: My Past Came Knocking – The Savannah Wooten Case.   The novel’s lead character, Gemini Jones, is a successful African-American attorney who manages a high-profile career while keeping her bipolar disorder in chec... Read more

Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco: Web-only special content

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Best-selling author and foreign correspondent Chris Hedges and comics journalist Joe Sacco tell more stories of their collaboration on the book Days of Destuction, Days of Revolt, as well as their adventures reporting from trouble spots both at home and abroad. Original br... Read more

Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Nation Institute Senior Fellow Chris Hedges (American Fascists, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning) and comics journalist Joe Sacco (Palestine, Safe Area Gorazde) have teamed up to produce Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, a sweeping portrait of the American underclass... Read more

Matt Bors and Ted Rall

Airs at: Thu, 06/14/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
In this extended version of Words & Pictures, we welcome Matt Bors and Ted Rall back to the KBOO studios for a freewheeling and often hilarious conversation about the burgeoning field of comics journalism.  Two years ago, Matt and Ted had just returned from an unembedded fa... Read more

Our Fathers Who Aren't In Heaven

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents a Black History Month documentary, Our Fathers Who Aren’t In Heaven, produced by Michael Johnson. This half-hour piece originally aired in 1994 as part of Legacies: Tales From America, a 13-part series of multicultural personal stories produced by Dmae Roberts... Read more

Firesign Theater on KBOO: Talking Over Each Other III

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2011 at 12:00am
The Firesign Theatre visited KBOO studios last night and completely took over the airwaves for a solid two hours! It was fantastic! The four or five crazy guys went on completely unscripted (at one point, Phil Proctor picked up some mislaid minutes from a station meeting a... Read more

Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
      Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of  Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America, shares insights into the realities of race in sport culture. Ballers of the New School is one of the first and best books to come along that effectively explains contemporary athlete... Read more

Journalist Carole Simpson's memoir, "Newslady"

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Newslady is the memoir of Carole Simpson a trailblazing African American woman journalist. Simpson was the first woman the first African American woman national network television correspondent, the first African American woman to anchor a national network newscast and the ... Read more

Author Carla Peterson, "Black Gotham"

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Part detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, Black Gotham is Carla Peterson's riveting account of her quest to reconstruct the lives of her nineteenth-century ancestors. As she shares their stories and those of their friends, neighbors, and business associates, ... Read more