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The Mystery of Opal Whiteley

Airs at: Tue, 12/24/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts presents Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley, a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley, of a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon who became the center of an international controversy. In 1920 she published a childhood diary about her time in... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Kimberly Stowers Moreland , author of "African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history"

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Guest Kimberly Stowers Moreland is the author of African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history.  From hundreds of black and white and sepia-toned photos, Moreland pieced together a slice of the local African American narrative, one that reflects how prior to World War ... Read more

Between Us

  General Interest. Science, politics, literature, popular culture, comedy, arts & music, etc.   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

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

Secret Asian Woman

Airs at: Tue, 03/03/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Secret Asian Woman, a half-hour personal exploration of identity and mixed race  produced by Dmae Roberts. Throughout her life especially living in Oregon, Dmae has had to bring up her ethnicity especially when it comes to the question: "What Are You?"  This piece was or... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns

Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 12.0px 0.0px; line-height: 16.0px; font: 12.0px Verdana}      This is a re-broadcast of our 2010 interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson about her award-wining book “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great... Read more