Black History Month specials

Series produced by With Good Reason

Caption: Barbara Johns
Barbara Johns 

With Good Reason Specials for Black History Month

From an intimate conversation with Toni Morrison, to an exploration of the gospel roots of Rock and Roll, join us as we celebrate the lives and contributions of African Americans.


30 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Maggie Walker was an African American teacher and businesswoman and the first woman of any race to charter a bank in the United States. There's now...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WLPR, KMRE-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KVCR and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 10
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Maggie Walker was an African American teacher and businesswoman and the first woman of any race to charter a bank in the United States. Now there's...

Bought by KMUN, KGNU, WUGA (part of GPB), KRZA, WVAS and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Maggie Walker was an African American teacher and businesswoman and the first woman of any race to charter a bank in the United States. Colita Fair...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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The late Julian Bond conducted 51 extensive interviews with prominent black leaders in America. Phyllis Leffler who led the project with Bond, has ...

Bought by WLPR, WNSB, KISA Digital Studios, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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The little-known story of how black actors and entertainers in Hollywood contributed their money, connections, and fame to aid the civil rights mov...

Bought by WLPR, WNSB, Morehead State Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:34
  • Purchases: 10
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Sister Rosetta Tharp electrified 1930s audiences with her singing and guitar playing. "The Godmother of Rock and Roll" influenced the music of Elvi...

Bought by WCPN, WNSB, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KWMR, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 15
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How the personal and professional lives of musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane were tied to the struggle for racial e...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB, KAZU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 11
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WLPR, WNSB, Morehead State Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WESM 91.3 FM and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 52:53
  • Purchases: 10
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WNSB, Morehead State Public Radio, WRIR, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 7
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Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza ...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WNSB, KISA Digital Studios, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KWIT and more


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 7
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

Bought by WNSB, KRZA, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WNSB


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage bans

Bought by WVAS, WNSB, KRZA, KKRN, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage b...

Bought by WLPR, WNSB, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, XRAY.fm, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 7
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage b...

Bought by WVAS, WNSB, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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The life and times of athlete, author, and activist Arthur Ashe - Profiling a program to help African-American college students graduate

Bought by WNSB and KKRN


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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The life and times of athlete, author, and activist Arthur Ashe - Profiling a program to help African-American college students graduate - The unli...

Bought by WNSB and WXDU


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 2
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The life and times of athlete, author, and activist Arthur Ashe - Profiling a program to help African-American college students graduate - The unli...

Bought by WNSB


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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The untold stories of all-black sports leagues - Celebrated poet Kiki Petrosino on poetry and police violence

Bought by WVAS, WNSB, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KRZA


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4