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Old Mole Variety Hour for February 8, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts today’s show, which includes the following segments: Another World is Possible: On our regular segment, Another World Is Possible, Luisa Martinez and Norm Diamond discuss Che Guevara’s Socialism and Man In Cuba. As an essay Che wrote in the 1960s, does... Read more

Why we need a "White History Month"

Airs at: Wed, 02/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Now, before you jump to conclusions, hear me out! I (host Paul Roland) got the idea for this show after I came across a stimulating article ("Why I Teach White History Month in February") by an African-American activist and writer from Chicago. Diallo Kenyatta (who I tri... Read more

Myrlie Evers-Williams | Civil Rights Icon

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
In 2010, I had the honor and privilege to bring Myrlie Evers-Williams into the studio for an interview. She is the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers.  Medgar Evers was murdered in front of his family in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1963.   I had originally met My... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: February 2006 conversation with Dr Manning Marable

Airs at: Thu, 02/04/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk welcomed Dr Manning Marable, author of Living Black History:  How Reimagining the African- American Past Can Remake America's Racial Future.  The founding director of Columbia University's Institute for Research in African-American Studies and author of 19 b... Read more

Episode Eleven - Nothing is Final

Airs at: Fri, 01/29/2021 at 7:00am - 7:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
In the 11th episode of the podcast we hear about the end of Portland Anti Racist Action, the consequences of being a SHARP, and other reflections by the punks; we also hear words of wisdom offered in hindsight, with love from the now-middle aged activists. Show Notes Tran... Read more

Tito: Quetzalcoatl; Luis Perez: En el Ombligo de la Luna; Aristeo: Iluminador

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Three essential recordings from the electronic music/ethnic rock from Mexico:   Tito: Quetzalcoatl, from 1977, recorded in his bedroom on a 4 track mixer, recently reissued in Spain on LP, is a very sought after LP by colectors.   Luis Perez: En el Omblisgo de la Luna, an... Read more

Nina Paley

Airs at: Thu, 01/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Animator Nina Paley is one of the most independent of filmmakers.  Her two feature films, Sita Sings the Blues and Seder Masochism, tackle patriarchal themes in religious narratives, and reimagine them from a feminist point of view. A fierce advocate of copyright abolit... Read more

Tecnopal, Short Wave, Dean Style.

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 01/23/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
El grupo Tecnopal, Short Wave de San Luis Potosí y Dean Style. Read more

Episode Ten - Less Booted, More Suited

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 7:00am - 7:15am
Produced for It Did Happen Here
Episode Ten out now! We look at the Coalition For Human Dignity’s move to Seattle, the merger with the Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment and financial collapse. We hear reflections on the good, the bad and the ugly, with advice on moving forward today. Show... Read more

The Orphan's Tale

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews The Orphans’s Tale by Pam Jenoff. The novel, published in 2017, delves into the ingenious ways Jews were saved during World War II and the special role that circuses played. Read more