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Fresh Out Community Based Re-Entry Program

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Larry Turner, co-founder of Fresh Out Community Based Re-Entry Program, and Wilford Johnson, Fresh Out alumni and peer mentor. Individuals who release from prison often return to underserved communities and face many barriers that make successfu... Read more

Kelly McWilliams: Your Plantation Prom is Not Okay

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Harriet Douglass lives with her historian father on an old plantation in Louisiana, which they’ve transformed into one of the South's few enslaved people’s museums. Together, while grieving the recent loss of Harriet’s mother, they run tours that help keep the memory of the... Read more

The Soul of Earth Day

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
  Welcome to a special edition of LTAR-   We  address climate change and environmental issues that disproportionately impact low-income communities and communities of color.  Nia Gray, Professor Johnson, Althea Billings, and Cecil Prescod on The Soul of Earth Day   “Envi... Read more

Black Men Are Precious: Poet E Ethelbert Miller

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
E. Ethelbert Miller is a writer, poet and literary activist.  His album, "Black Men Are Precious,"  was a 2023 Grammy Nominee Finalist for Best Spoken Word Poetry Album.   He is the author of two memoirs and several books of poetry including The Collected Poems of E. Ethelb... Read more

Black and Queer on Campus with Michael Jeffries

Airs at: Tue, 04/04/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, April 4th as we interview Micahel Jeffries, author of the new book "Black and Queer on Campus."  In Black and Queer on Campus, Michael P. Jeffries reveals the complicated everyday realities of college life... Read more

De’Shawn Charles Winslow, author of Decent People

Airs at: Thu, 03/16/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
De’Shawn Charles Winslow, the award-winning author of In West Mills, joins us to talk about his new novel Decent People. Set in the same fictional small town in North Carolina, Decent People is a murder mystery, a family saga, and a nuanced examination of race and class. “... Read more

Black Women's History: It's Everywhere

Airs at: Thu, 03/02/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
We're celebrating contemporary and historic Black women whose lives have enriched the community and the world.  First time guest, Dr. Carmen P. Thompson is a historian and author of The Making of American Whiteness: The Formation of Race in Seventeenth- Century Virginia.  D... Read more

Memory Activism: The Panther Platform, Police & Prisons

Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Damaris Webb, Bruce Poinsette and Michael Bernard Stevenson Jr. from The Vanport Mosaic, a local organization celebrating Black History Month with special community discussions on prisons and policing.   The community organizing event  featured th... Read more

Black History and Future Month

Airs at: Fri, 02/24/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Special Programming for Black History Month. Produced in 2022 by Tammy Habteyes.         Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour February 20, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  On this episode of The Old Mole we rebroadcast Du Bois on Race and Class hosted by CS Soong for Against the Grain. ATG is a syndicated radio program about progressive and radical theory and activism on KPFA Pacifica Radio in Berkeley Ca. Originally aired on February 14, ... Read more