African-American http://kalw.org en Philosophy Talk kicks off Black History Month http://kalw.org/post/philosophy-talk-kicks-black-history-month <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/132013043&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:51:37 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 39067 at http://kalw.org "The Race to an Emergency": A KALW News documentary tracing the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland http://kalw.org/post/race-emergency-kalw-news-documentary-tracing-path-9-1-1-call-oakland-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve ever picked up the phone to call 9-1-1, you or someone else probably needed help. Badly. And you probably assumed that after dialing those three numbers, help would come screeching around the corner, lights and sirens blaring.</span></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:58:58 +0000 Ali Budner & Martina Castro 34146 at http://kalw.org "The Race to an Emergency": A KALW News documentary tracing the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland Historic black bookstore on brink of closure http://kalw.org/post/historic-black-bookstore-brink-closure <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Marcus Books opened in 1959, and quickly became a hub for the neighborhood’s black community. Founders Julian and </span>Raye<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Richardson believed it was the first African American bookstore in America.</span></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 23:33:38 +0000 Holly McDede 29017 at http://kalw.org Historic black bookstore on brink of closure Question Bridge: How do you feel about yourself as a gay black male? http://kalw.org/post/question-bridge-how-do-you-feel-about-yourself-gay-black-male <p>At the Oakland Museum of California, a special art installation is exploring some of life&rsquo;s big questions among generations of the black male community. Over 150 black men from all over the country came together to answer questions like these for the project called <a href="questionbridge.com">Question Bridge: Black Males</a>. Today, we bring you a question from Ronald Porter, who teaches at UC Berkeley, and who asked this question: <em>How do you feel about yourself as a gay black male?</em></p> Tue, 29 May 2012 22:56:41 +0000 Chris Johnson & Hank Willis Thomas & Bayeté Ross Smith & Kamal Sinclair 11323 at http://kalw.org Question Bridge: How do you feel about yourself as a gay black male?