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Isenberg talks about the Lao experience with Chanida Phaengdara Potter, creator of the blog Little Laos on the Prairie.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 19:22
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Nashua, NH Police Sergeant, Lakeisha Phelps is one of two black police officers on a force with 176 police officers, in one of New Hampshire’s most...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens when your religious faith and sexual identity directly contradict one another? Josh Tranen lived with this contradiction for years. Ev...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 17:43
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A quick biopic on the life of Tom Landry with a focus on his finest season.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: 04:24
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He's been a womanizing petty criminal. A revolutionary marxist. An ex-con bank robber. A spiritual teacher. This week on ARRVLS, we go on a journey...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 26:10
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Our lakes are worlds unto themselves, but when one becomes covered with a roof of ice nearly two feet thick, it takes on an isolation and beauty th...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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When you look into the eyes of someone who’s Bi-Polar, it’s like looking at a hurricane from space. You can see the swirling mass, but the real ho...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WABE, The Story, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 09:31
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Coal miner Ronnie Johnson, with his lunchbox.
For decades, Ronnie Johnson woke up in the late afternoon, and fixed a lunch to bring with him 2,000 feet underground, as he worked all night in a ...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 31:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Miguel del Aguila, Credit: Donna Granata
Three-time Grammy nominated Uruguayan-born American composer, Miguel del Aguila, shares insight into his most recent lauded composition, Concierto ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Karen is a postal worker in Philadelphia who is known around the city as "Prince Lady".

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 16:15
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Girls Rock NC is a summer music camp that doesn't hide being a feminist organization that embraces all gender identities. Ninety-five teens and twe...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:56
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Magic: The Gathering, the international, collectible card has over 20 million players. So when Clinton's friend and "magic buddy," Brent, moves awa...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 32:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An emotional and poetic tour of a day in the life of a youth at Cook County's Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 07:13
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In this voice collage, veterans and youth share their personal definitions of what it means to be an “Urban Warrior.”

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 02:44
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In the Navy for five years Carlos maintained airplanes. As a behavior therapist for youth, Carlos works with a young man who intimidates the other ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 08:41
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After George loses his father, he starts smoking marijuana and selling drugs. In Urban Warriors, he connects with a veteran who has a positive impa...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:12
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Growing up in Little Village, Jorge experienced firsthand the toll that gang violence has on communities and individuals. Jorge talks about joining...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 08:16
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Francisco grew up feeling endangered and like he had to become involved with the gang his family was in for his own safety. When he was ready to ma...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:46
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In part two of his story, Steven talks about how addressing emotions and trauma is often taboo for veterans, and how Urban Warriors gave him a chan...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
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Giovanni knows that others consider him and many youth in his neighborhood to be criminals. In Urban Warriors, he learns about himself and begins t...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:28
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Steven knew from a young age that he wanted to join the military. In Afghanistan, the expectation of violence impacts the rest of his life experien...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
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Abner talks about how he responded to his own bad choices and the problems they created by joining the Army. In Urban Warriors, Abner connects with...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:56
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At young age, Victor is taken from his mother and lives at three foster homes. After witnessing violence against his family, he has a realization w...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 04:38
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As an Urban Warriors facilitator, Charles has learned strategies for connecting with youth by strategically encouraging them to open up about their...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:43
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Jacobi shares the struggles he encountered while growing up and how they led to his involvement with a gang. He talks about how he channelled his p...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 06:10