OPB | Nov. 28, 2014
FRIDAY: Walidah Imarisha has been sparking conversations with that question in a presentation she's been making all around Oregon.
OPB | Nov. 20, 2014
THURSDAY: Oregon State University professor Patrick Iversen helped develop a new anti-viral drug that could be used to treat Ebola.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2014
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 region's most urgent needs.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2014
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
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
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
TUESDAY: Former Nike director D'Wayne Edwards wants to see more African-American designers in shoe fashion.
OPB | Feb. 21, 2014
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
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
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.
OPB | May 29, 2013
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.
OPB | Jan. 21, 2013
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.
OPB | Dec. 06, 2012
The August Wilson Red Door Project is using August Wilson's plays to prompt dialogue about race in Portland.
OPB | July 05, 2012
Will there be any great apes in the wild by the end of this decade?
OPB | Oct. 06, 2011
The primatologist and activist Jane Goodall joins us to talk about chimps, humans, war and peace.
OPB | Sept. 27, 2011
International relief agencies are in the region assisting with food and medical needs. What's the latest on the crisis?
OPB | Feb. 23, 2011
The latest PDX Jazz Festival celebrates Jewish and African Americans playing jazz together.