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Old Mole Variety Hour for January 15, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
   Patricia Kullberg hosts this MLK Day show, which features the following segments: Identity Politics: Gary Younge is an award-winning author and professor of Sociology at University of Manchester in Great Britain. Younge claims Black, working class, middle class, male, ... Read more

White Supremacy and Teaching about Race

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Earlier this month the authoritarian far right achieved a significant victory in their campaign to eliminate the teaching of anything that contradicts their white supremacist gospel, when they forced the resignation of Harvard President Claudine Gay, a black woman. That res... Read more

Identity Politics

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
For MLK Day, the Moles take up the politics of identity, race and racism, and how identity politics alone, including the politics of racial identity, is an insufficient response to the moment. Gary Younge is an award-winning author and professor of Sociology at University o... Read more

KBOO News In-Depth: Vin Shambry on The Black History 101 Mobile Museum

Airs at: Wed, 01/03/2024 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Vin Shambry of Alberta House talks with Lisa Loving about their collaboration with Vanport Mosaic, presenting the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, Friday, January 5, 2024 5:00 PM and Saturday, January 6, 2024 7:30 PM. It’s free and open to the public at the Alberta House, 5... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 01/04/24

Airs at: Thu, 01/04/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests are Twixx Williams, the film director, and Camiren Kazmende from Word Is Bond speaking on their new documentary film "THE BLACK STARS," which debuted at the Hollywood Theater on Jan. 11.  The film follows a journey to Ghana taken last year by young men who parti... Read more

KBOO's Annual MLK Day Live Special!

Airs at: Sat, 02/17/2024 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  February 17th 2024,  1-5pm      ---   World Arts Foundation Inc. announces the annual tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Since 1976, this community event has celebrated Oregon’s African-American community. The event honors pioneering activists, community leade... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 12/28/23

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guests are Malcolm and Mirabai Hoover from Black Futures Farm. Their mission is to heal the connection between Black people and the land by cultivating a healthy place for the Black community to gather in joy. Find out more about them online here. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 18, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Is Racism Un-Oregonian? That’s what a former governor claimed in addressing the murder of an Ethiopian immigrant by racist skinheads thirty-five years ago. Elinor Langer knew differe... Read more

Is Racism Un-Oregonian?

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
That’s what a former governor claimed in addressing the murder of an Ethiopian immigrant by racist skinheads thirty-five years ago. Elinor Langer knew different. This week Norm Diamond talks with Elinor about her 2003 book, One Hundred Little Hitlers, The Death of a Black M... Read more

Lakayana Drury on Word is Bond

Airs at: Thu, 11/30/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
From their website: "Word is Bond empowers young Black men as they transition from boys into adulthood and find themselves navigating a world that provides very few answers to unlocking their highest selves." Find out more about Word is Bond online here.   Read more