African American Issues

Alternative Radio on 02/26/13

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 02/26/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Professor Jane Rhodes on Framing the Black Panthers (lecture)

Jane Rhodes is Professor and Chair of American Studies and Dean for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Macalester College. She has written a number of articles on race, journalism and mass communication. She is the author of "Mary Ann Shadd Cary: The Black Press and Protest in the Nineteenth Century" and "Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon."

Art Focus on 02/19/13

Program: 
Art Focus
Air date: 
Tue, 02/19/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Art Focus with guests Modou Dieng and Devon A. VanHouten-Maldonado
On Tuesday Feb 19 Joseph Gallivan will interview Modou Dieng and Devon A. VanHouten-Maldonado.

Dr. Yolanda Whyte Speaks on the Effects of Fluoridated Water on Children

program: 
The Lecture Room
program date: 
Tue, 02/12/2013

Yolanda Whyte, MD, is a pediatrician from Atlanta, Georgia, who has given several speeches characterizing fluoride as a health risk to children, African-American and Hispanic communities, and people with diabetes and kidney disease.

Here is her lecture at Portland State University in February, 2013.

33:35 minutes (30.75 MB)

Radiozine on 02/18/13

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 02/18/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Emcee, poet and activist Hasan Salaam on black music, history and activism

Host Don Merrill speaks with East Coast emcee, poet, musician and political activist Hasan Salaam.  Thanks to a strong mom and grandmother, this emcee has a lot more on his mind than beats.  Don Merrill talked with Hasan Salaam as he was touring through the Pacific Northwest, and in advance of a series of presentations.

Thursday February 21st, 12-2PM - A multi-media presentation on the history of Black music titled, “ From Spiritual to Hip Hop."
Portland State University, Multicultural Center, Smith Memorial Union 2nd floor
Sponsored by Black Studies Department, Students for Unity, Multicultural Center, Black
Cultural Affairs Board, funded by a grant from the Speakers Board

Hasan Salaam Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Thu, 02/14/2013

Hasan Salaam is a poet, musician and political activist.  Thanks to a strong mom and grandmother, this emcee has a lot more on his mind than beats.  Don Merrill talked with Hasan Salaam as he was touring through the Pacific Northwest, and in advance of a series of presentations by him to several Oregon colleges and universites. 

27:59 minutes (25.62 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 02/13/13

Air date: 
Wed, 02/13/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Short Description: 
Black history month special

  Black history month special with host Sekoynia Wright

Two special events with Hasan Salaam in Celebration of Black History Month

KBOO is proud to sponsor two special Black History events at Portland State University, on Thursday February 21st featuring east coast emcee, educator and community organizer Hasan Salaam. First is a multi-media presentation on the history of Black music titled, “ From Spiritual to Hip Hop. “ this will take place at Noon at the  Smith Memorial Union on the 2nd floor. The second event  is a hip hop show with local progressive artists, Siren’s Echo and March 4th. This will happen at 7pm at the Food For Thought Café in the basement of the Smith Memorial Union.

That’s two special events with Hasan Salaam in Celebration of Black History Month. On Thursday February 21st at Portland State University. More information can be found at k

Radiozine on 02/11/13

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Whyte on Fluoridation

Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Whyte about the latest scientific and health news regarding water fluoridation and the risks it would pose for Portland children. She will discuss the  recent federal warnings against the use of fluoridated water to mix infant formula; African American and Latino children and exposure to fluoride; at-risk populations, such as diabetics and those suffering from kidney disease and exposure to fluoride; and more.

Alternative Radio on 02/12/13

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Amiri Baraka on "Real Politics, Real Poetry"

Amiri Baraka - Real Politics, Real Poetry (lecture)

Amiri Baraka rose to fame in the 1960s as LeRoi Jones. His 1964 off-Broadway play, "Dutchman" created a sensation. Later he became Amiri Baraka and was a central figure in the Black Arts movement. He is an award-winning playwright and poet and recipient of the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is the author of many books including "Home" and "Digging."

Out Loud on 02/05/13

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Out Loud Welcomes One Billion Rising and Music from Kate Brown

Tonight we welcome local organizers from One Billion Rising, an international day of action to end violence against women happening on Feb 14. We'll discuss the herstory of this international movement, including events leading up to this year's Day of Action. We'll also share details for events happening around the Pacific Northwest. Actions are happening in large and small ways in many different communities. You can also check out local event calendars for ideas on where and when to engage for change in your community!

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