OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:40 p.m.
MONDAY: We'll talk with a missionary doctor who's been in West Africa for the last 16 months about the outbreak and what she sees as the most urgent needs in the region.
OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: We'll ask writer and activist Walidah Imarisha how she's been answering that question in a presentation she's been making all around Oregon.
OPB |Aug. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Bill Messer, an infectious disease expert, about the medicines available to treat Ebola and why, at this point, a focus on those could be counterproductive.
OPB |June 27, 2014 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: The National Newspaper Publishers Association, also known as the Black Press of America, holds its convention in Portland this week.
OPB |April 15, 2014 12:45 p.m.
TUESDAY: Former Nike director D'Wayne Edwards wants to see more African-American designers in shoe fashion.
OPB |Feb. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni's latest collection, Chasing Utopia, blends poetry and prose to tells stories that are both personal and political.
OPB |Jan. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: Rep. John Lewis reflects on the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr., and his own introduction to activism as a young man.
OPB |Oct. 16, 2013 12:15 p.m.
We'll talk with members of the African-American community in Portland about the challenges they face related to raising their children — particularly their sons.
May 29, 2013 12:15 p.m.
The journalist and historian Gregory Nokes explores Oregon's little-known history of slavery in his new book Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory.
Jan. 21, 2013 12:06 p.m.
We're broadcasting on MLK Day from the 28th Annual "Keeping Alive the Dream" celebration, and getting reaction to President Barack Obama's Second Inaugural.
Dec. 06, 2012 12:25 p.m.
The August Wilson Red Door Project is using August Wilson's plays to prompt dialogue about race in Portland.
Nov. 28, 2012 12:45 p.m.
Gerry Ellis of The Great Ape Diaries joins us from Rwanda where he is searching for an answer to this question: will there be Great Apes in the wild by the end of this decade?
Oct. 08, 2012 12:06 p.m.
Are school disciplinary policies effective?
July 05, 2012 9:25 a.m.
Will there be any great apes in the wild by the end of this decade?
Oct. 06, 2011 9:20 a.m.
The primatologist and activist Jane Goodall joins us to talk about chimps, humans, war and peace.
Sept. 27, 2011 9:40 a.m.
International relief agencies are in the region assisting with food and medical needs. What's the latest on the crisis?
Feb. 23, 2011 9 a.m.
The latest PDX Jazz Festival celebrates Jewish and African Americans playing jazz together.
July 27, 2009 9 a.m.
What is the state of black Oregon?
Jan. 19, 2009 midnight
What are the civil rights struggles of the next 40 years?
Aug. 12, 2008 midnight
Who are the African American leaders who will shape Oregon's future?
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