It Takes A Village

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It Takes A Village

The name of the new show, by veteran KBOO programmer, Shaheed Haamid It Takes A Village is from an old African proverb that recognizes the diversity, differences and unity needed to make a community work. It Takes A Village will attempt to examine some of the current political and social issues affecting our local as well as global community today, in order to view situations and peoples from a multi-dimensional perspective.

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It Takes A Village on 09/05/14

Airs at: Fri, 09/05/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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It Takes A Village on 08/01/14

Airs at: Fri, 08/01/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Melissa Lowery, director of "Black Girl in Suburbia"

Airs at: Fri, 07/04/2014 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with Melissa Lowery, director of "Black Girl In Suburbia," a feature documentary that looks into the experiences of black girls growing up in predominately white communities. This is a different look into suburbia from the perspective of women of ... Read more

Remembering Janice Scroggins

Airs at: Fri, 06/06/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Shaheed Haamid hosts a tribute to the late, great musician Janice Scroggins, who died last week. His guests are local musicians LaRhonda Steele and Arietta Ward, (Janice's daughter), and community leader Ken Berry, executive producer of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.... Read more

5/2 - LaRhonda Steele: Portland Soul Singer

Airs at: Fri, 05/02/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Shaheed Haamid interviews Portland soul singer LaRhonda Steele.  Over the years she has worked with Curtis Salgado, Norman Sylvester, Linda Hornbuckle, Janice Scroggins, Paul Delay, Obo Addy and Thara Memory. She has recorded with Obo Addy, Janice Scroggins, Norman Sylv... Read more

Judge Ancer Haggerty on His Journey to the Bench

Airs at: Fri, 04/04/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with Ancer Lee Haggerty, Senior district judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. Read more

The Validity of Films Depicting the African American Slavery Experience

Airs at: Fri, 03/07/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Shaheed Haamid hosts a discussion about films depicting the African American slavery experience. "Twelve Years a Slave" just won the Oscar for Best Picture. What issues does it raise for African Americans. Are some films too painful to watch? What happens if a film activate... Read more

Norman Sylvester, The Boogie Cat and Northwest Blues Legend, Interview

Airs at: Fri, 02/07/2014 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with The Boogie Cat, Norman Sylvester, who received  the 2013 ”Paul DeLay Life Time Achievement award from the Cascade Blues Association.  Norman is dedicated to helping to keep the Blues alive well in the Rose City. Norman Sylvester “The Boogie ... Read more

It Takes A Village on 01/03/14

Airs at: Fri, 01/03/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Reggie and Robert Watkins of Get It Squad (G.I.S)

Airs at: Fri, 12/06/2013 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with local rappers Reggie and Robert Watkins of Get It Squad (G.I.S) about their music. Read more