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News Roundtable: June 26, 2015

OPB | June 26, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

News Roundtable: June 19, 2015

OPB | June 19, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

New Urban League President Nkenge Harmon Johnson Talks 'State Of Black Oregon'

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.

News Roundtable: May 1, 2015

OPB | May 01, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

News Roundtable: April 23, 2015

OPB | April 23, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Portland Civil Rights Discussion: Lift Ev'ry Voice

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.

Choreographer Of Many Talents: Darrell Grand Moultrie Works With OBT

OPB | April 08, 2015

Darrell Grand Moultrie's career spans modern dance, ballet, opera, and a stint working with Beyoncé.

New App Aims To Help Black Drivers Know Their Rights

OPB | Dec. 01, 2014

MONDAY: The "Driving While Black" app seeks to assist African-American drivers when they're pulled over. 

Teacher And Writer Asks: Why Aren't There More Black People In Oregon?

OPB | Nov. 28, 2014

FRIDAY: Walidah Imarisha has been sparking conversations with that question in a presentation she's been making all around Oregon.

Portlanders Protest Peacefully Before Splinter Group Turns Violent

OPB | Nov. 25, 2014

TUESDAY EVENING: In this special live 8 PM broadcast, we checked in on the Portland protest after a Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson.

Hari Kondabolu Brings His Politically Charged Comedy To Portland

OPB | Sept. 26, 2014

FRIDAY: Indian-American, New York City-bred comedian, Hari Kondabolu, reflects on race relations, Matthew McConaughey and more on his debut album, "Waiting For 2042".

Follow-Up On Infant Mortality Numbers In Multnomah County

OPB | Sept. 23, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll dig into the policy implications of the data we heard about last week, specifically the racial disparity in infant mortality rates. 

New Infant Mortality Numbers Show Growing Racial Disparity

OPB | Sept. 18, 2014

THURSDAY: New infant mortality data from Multnomah County show an increasing disparity between white women and women of color.

"Why Aren't There More Black People In Oregon?"

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.

U.S. Supreme Court Wraps With Hobby Lobby And Union Cases

OPB | June 30, 2014

MONDAY: We'll analyze the much-anticipated Hobby Lobby case about contraceptive mandates and look back at the term with two law professors.

Michele Norris Talks About The Race Card Project In Eugene

OPB | Nov. 13, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Michele Norris is in Eugene to talk to University of Oregon students and others about race and identity.

African-American Families Discuss Challenges And Solutions

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.

Revisiting Our Town: Vanport

OPB | Aug. 28, 2013

In this rebroadcast, we revisit a recent installment of the Our Town series. The city of Vanport was destroyed in a flood 65 years ago.

Local Reaction To The Zimmerman Verdict

OPB | July 15, 2013

We'll check in on local reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Florida. He had been charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in killing unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

Our Town: Vanport

OPB | May 30, 2013

For the next installment of the Our Town series, we'll focus on a city that was destroyed in a flood 65 years ago: Vanport.