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Book Mole: Lies and Other Acts of Love

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Is the complete, unvarnished truth always essential to happy/successful partnerships and families, or do small omissions and/or white lies sometimes play an essential role in even the best of families?  This and other questions are taken up in Kristy Woodson Harvey’s lig... Read more

Nicolle Gonzales on Human Beings with 5 Fingers

On this episode of Human Beings with 5 Fingers, Christopher Francisco speaks with Nicolle Gonzales, founder and Executive Director of Changing Woman Initiative and certified nurse midwife about the state of maternal health for Native women and her desire to open the first N... Read more

KBOO and the Center for Intercultural Organizing Criminalization Podcast

The Center for Intercultural Organizing and KBOO Community Radio, with support from Oregon Humanities, has created a podcast that focuses on addressing the questions of how our communities define “crime” and “criminals”, the effects of labeling communities as “criminal”, an... Read more

THE QUADRAPHONNES host The Outside World this Friday night!

Airs at: Sat, 04/23/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
  The following is an IMPORTANT MESSAGE from your local Quadraphonne council :    Join us on KBOO from midnight on Friday, April 22 to 3am Saturday, April 23 for three hours of music and information on upcoming shows! First, the Quadraphonnes will be performing live in t... Read more

All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir by Rob Spillman

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “If you’ve ever been young, in love, and desperate to live an authentic life, this book is for you: a ravishing memoir about a young man’s quest for art, meaning, and a place to call home.”—Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See Rob Spillman, the award-win... Read more

Renee Watson, This Side of Home

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Maya Younger and her identical twin sister, Nikki, have always agreed on the important things. Friends. Boys. School. They even plan to attend the same historically African American college. But nothing can always remain the same. As their Portland neighborhood goes from ro... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: J California Cooper

Airs at: Thu, 02/02/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Described by the Los Angeles Times as "a voice for the struggles of Black women in novels and short stories prized for their folksy wisdom and original voices," J. California Cooper died last week at 82 years old. The Times continued with a quote from Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read more

The African-American Guide to Divorce & Drama: Breaking Up Without Breaking Down

Airs at: Thu, 02/06/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
"The African-American Guide to Divorce & Drama: Breaking Up Without Breaking Down" is a comprehensive book on divorce tailored specifically for the black community.   Author Lester L. Barclay skillfully shepherds readers through the often painful process of separation and d... Read more

Maya Angelou, "Mom & Me & Mom"

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Legendary author Maya Angelou shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother in her new book, Mom & Me & Mom.    Angelou's mother, Vivian Baxter, was an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence abs... Read more

Between the Covers on 04/04/13

Airs at: Thu, 04/04/2013 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Peter Rock, novelist and professor at Reed College, discusses his latest book, "The Shelter Cycle," which dramatizes the experience of a small group of children as they and their families prepare for the end of the world in Montana in 1990. It also focuses on the complicate... Read more