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Third Eye Bookstore

Airs at: Thu, 09/02/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Charles Hannah and his wife Michelle Lewis are the co-owners of Third Eye Books, Portland's only Black-owned bookstore.  Charles shares what motivated the couple to open a bookstore at a time when independent stores are challenged by mega-sellers like Amazon.  He expresses ... Read more

Voices from the Red Road to D.C

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Voices from the Red Road to D.C.: Desiree Hellegers brings audio excerpts from events along the Red Road to D.C. In a journey and campaign to call attention to the need to protect Indigenous Sacred Spaces under threat from fossil fuel exploitation and dams that endang... Read more

Psychedelic-enhanced Therapy

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    In November, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin, the main active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” for mental health treatment in supervised settings. The field of psychedelic-enhanced therapy has gained particular momentum as a promising a... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood - Beth Kephart

Airs at: Fri, 05/28/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today's show, we celebrate Father's Day, a bit early, by talking fathers -- and daughters and sons and husbands and wives and our own multiple identities -- with Beth Kephart, author of the new memoir Wife/Daughter/Self, from Portland’s own Forest Avenue Press. In the bo... Read more

"This Is Not for You" by Portland activist Richard Brown

Airs at: Thu, 05/06/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk welcomes Richard Brown, author (with Brian Benson) of "This is Not For You:  An Activist's Journey of Resistance and Resilience".  Mr. Brown is a Portland community activist and photographer who has spent decades working to bridge the divide between police a... Read more

Part Two: "This Is Not for You" by Richard Brown

Airs at: Thu, 06/03/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
This is the second half of our interview with Portlander Richard Brown, author of This is Not For You:  An Activist's Journey of Resistance and Resilience".  In this segment, he discusses the process of writing and publishing his memoir.  Mr. Brown is a Portland community a... Read more

Planet Earth 2021CE

Airs at: Fri, 04/23/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Earth Week! On this episode we go all the way with sending lovings and gratitude to our beautiful mother planet. For many of us, every day is Earth Day, as we wake up and salute the sky and commune with the winds, winged and tree beings that exist with us. ---- Never... Read more

The Gap: Distributing disaster aid and generational identity

Airs at: Fri, 04/09/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea speak with Mina Meman, FEMA’s COVID-19 & Oregon Wildfire Outreach Program (COWOP) Manager, about distributing FEMA COVID and wildfire aid to underserved communities. The program was created in response to the pandemic and wild... Read more

Romance scams on the rise after a year of pandemic, but can be avoided through education

Airs at: Tue, 04/06/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A year into the pandemic, it would be hard to say that the feeling of loneliness hasn’t entered each of our lives in some way. But it’s not always that it takes a financial toll too. From 2019 to 2020, the reported losses from sweetheart or romance scams increased by 50 ... Read more

Pacific Northwest needs to plan for needs of aging residents, doctor says

Airs at: Fri, 04/02/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  With more and more people fully vaccinated, soon people will be able to start planning for what comes after the pandemic. COVID has exposed that "being well" requires a lot of individual needs being met, especially for older Americans.  KBOO's Annette Newell speaks with... Read more