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Raluca Stoica - life, success, passions, family and faith

Airs at: Tue, 02/20/2024 at 7:30pm - 8:00pm
  Raluca Stoica is an amazing person: strong, smart, and talented. Born and raised in Romania until the age of 22, Raluca moved to America where she graduated from Portland State University and OHSU. She is currently working on her Doctorate. On this interview she talks a... Read more

Black Care Matters

Airs at: Tue, 02/20/2024 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
  Black Care Matters centers the voice of Black nurses working in the state of Oregon. Our show is a safe space for BIPOC nurses to speak their truth, tell their stories, increase their joy, and problem-solve new interventions to eliminate white supremacy in health care. I... Read more

The Gap: Interview with filmmaker Mmakgosi Anita Tau and Cascade Festival of African Film Co-Director Aviva McClure, plus, what should you be doing with your phone?

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Althea is very brave and hosts the show even though Tammy is away (cameo later!). She interviews writer and filmmaker Mmakgosi Anita Tau, from Botswana, and Cascade Festival of African Film Co-Director Aviva McClure, about the festival, where ... Read more

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

Mac Smiff, Cory Elia and Michael Stephenson on Policing Justice at PICA

Airs at: Thu, 02/15/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests are Cory Elia, Mac Smiff, they are journalists who agitate for social change. Michael Stephenson is a fine artist. They’re all part of the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art series on Policing Justice. 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