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Barbara Brandon-Croft

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Barbara Brandon-Croft is the very first African-American woman whose nationally-syndicated comic strip ran in the mainstream press.  Now a new collection of her work, Where I’m Coming From, has been published. Barbara sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about the comics comm... Read more

Where SOUL Lives

Airs at: Sat, 02/24/2024 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  An Evening of Afrotainment does old soul, new soul, neo soul, afro soul, cosmic soul... to uplift your soul & set your soles afire. Where SOUL lives... An Evening of Afrotainment Read more

Soul and R&B Marathon 2024

  Join KBOO DJs JJ Johnson, Yugen Rashad, Chuk Barber, Celeste Carey, and PDX Biologic on Saturday, February 24th to honor Black History Month through music. From noon to midnight, they'll be sharing tracks that celebrate the rich culture that brought us Soul and R&B, amo... Read more

Art and the Black Artist - KBOO Archives, 12/12/1977

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2024 at 7:30pm - 8:00pm
  This episode of Black History Future Month was recorded on December 12, 1977 at KBOO Studios. Host: Rosemary Allen -- Producing support: Pascal Landa --   The topic was Art and the Black Artist. It features outstanding members of the Black Portland arts community enga... Read more

Lionel Irving from Love Is Stronger

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2024 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
  Interview by Charles Shambry, member of KBOO's Board of Directors. Lionel Irving is the Founder and Executive Director for Love is Stronger. Love is Stronger helps kids and families protect themselves and each other from the violent cycles that have claimed so many lives... Read more

The Afro-Atlantic Origins of the Banjo

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement presents a collection of traditional banjo music and documentaries shining light on the Afro-Atlantic origins of the banjo, and some of its enduring significance for American history. Rhiannon Giddens performs: Julie and Better Get Yer Lernin' Marc Dewitt ar... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 19, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode is hosted by Frann Michel and includes these segments:   The Afro-Atlantic Origins of the Banjo Joe Clement presents a collection of traditional banjo music and documentaries shining light on the Afro-Atlantic origins of the banjo, and some of its enduring... Read more

Yasiin's Luv offers culturally specific doula services, including to parents with Substance Use Disorder

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2024 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Oregon's drug decriminalization measure, Measure 110 is a big topic of conversation for state lawmakers during their short session this month. They've announced their intention to re-criminalize drugs through House Bill 4002.  But that's only half of what the measure do... Read more

We Are Each Other's Harvest by Natalie Baszile

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000.  "We Are Each Other's Harvest" explores this crisis, through the farmers’ personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 01/25/24

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guests are ShaToyia Bentley and her toddler from The Ebony Collective, a Community Development Corporation and Coalition. The Ebony Collective is a culturally-specific nonprofit whose mission is to build power in Oregon’s Black communities by providing workforce/life... Read more