OPB | July 23, 2015
We listen back to our conversation with author Nikki Giovanni about her most recent collection of poems, essays, and stories, Chasing Utopia.
OPB | June 15, 2015
Portland's Black Baccalaureate program is back after a six-year hiatus. A group of local community organizations put together the event to empower black students.
OPB | May 13, 2015
Nkenge Harmon Johnson discusses the recently released "State of Black Oregon" report and what she hopes to accomplish at the helm of the Urban League of Portland.
OPB | April 22, 2015
On Tuesday, April 21, OPB TV aired the documentary "Lift Ev'ry Voice" about the civil rights struggle in Portland from the 60's through the 80's. Afterwards, Dave Miller hosted a discussion about the African-American experience in Portland in 2015.
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.