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When one thinks of fashion forward countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo usually doesn't come to mind. But Les Sapeurs might make us feel dif...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:44
Caption: The Mills Brothers
From winning an amateur contest at Piqua's May's Opera House in the 1920s to the rise of rock and roll in the early fifties and their number one hi...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sean Williams enjoys a meal at Souley Vegan restaurant in Oakland., Credit: Adelyn Baxter
Just north of Jack London Square, inside Oakland’s oldest building, you’ll find one of the East Bay’s most celebrated soul food eateries. Even more...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:07
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We trace hip hop’s roots, focusing on how it's expressed in different regions of our country, from California to New York, and even in Virginia. Pl...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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American-invented hip hop music is now an international phenomenon with rappers in countries like Japan and Senegal. We trace hip hop’s roots, focu...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Early LPs of Herbie Hancock is presented by Joe Bevilacqua , Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A birthday tribute to the American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, born April 12, 1940.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:52
Caption: Thomas Morris
Cornetist Thomas Morris is somewhat of an obscure artist from the 1920s, although he was certainly very active recording with Clarence Williams, Si...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lady J Griot, Credit: KFAI publicity shot
The Selby Avenue Jazz Fest: a local institution with great local acts and a national one, community activities, and a location for teaching about A...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 08, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Nationally renowned writers, singers, and poets pay tribute to Toni Morrison, whose works have earned her the highest accolades in literature and e...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and KWMR


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Before Daphne Maxwell Reid appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, she was a number of "firsts," including the first African American homecoming q...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
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One block from my apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Raz...

Bought by KFAI, The Story, KUT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 4
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Winner of "Last Comic Standing", Alonzo Bodden talks.. Sex... Politics ... Religion .. and more in a funny 5. Listen and LAUGH!

  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 04:42
Caption: Mr. Jones on the course, Credit: Mason Sand
A collection of sounds and voices from William Devine Golf course, one of America's oldest public courses, located in inner-city Boston in the hear...

  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 01:55
Caption: Rufus live on stage (Tony Maiden and Kevin Murphy), Credit: http://www.rufus.org/
The story of RUFUS featuring CHAKA KHAN in their own words, by two of the founding members; keyboardist KEVIN MURPHY and guitarist TONY MAIDEN.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 01:01:57
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Kelly Starling Lyons talks about her two new picture books, which draw on African-American history but tell stories that transcend any cultural bou...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:51
Caption: Michael Jackson
The musical history of MICHAEL JACKSON. The music of THE JACKSON FIVE (J5), THE JACKSONS and solo music of MICHAEL JACKSON are covered in this thre...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:12
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You've seen him on "The Tonight Show", now comic Saleem joins us on the Lawn

  • Added: Nov 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:15
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A look at customer favorites at the Trinidad Golden Place Bakery on Nostrand Ave in Brooklyn, New York.

  • Added: Aug 25, 2011
  • Length: 01:51
Caption: Tsedey Seifu and Faiza Farah founded Afro Urbanites, a social organization that aims to redefine what it means to be Afrocentric
When people from Africa move to the U.S., they’re faced with a question: are they African Americans, or Africans in America? Many tend to call them...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:14
Caption: The Three Degrees with Helen Scott, Credit: Cherry Red UK
The history of the musical group,the THREE DEGREES with special guest and long time member Helen Scott. Parts A, B and C are separate hours and can...

Bought by WUIS


  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Geoffrey is a guy with his feet in a couple places. He attends school full time, works two jobs, takes care of six siblings and a daughter, and ha...

Bought by WMPG and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Bryan Echols (R) and his father, Lindberg (L), talk about how their relationship has changed over time.

  • Added: Oct 26, 2010
  • Length: 01:43
Caption: Miles Davis, Credit: Columbia Records
This is a one hour special history and music of Jazz legend "Miles Davis", hosted by Howard Burchette.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Radio New Zealand, WNMU-FM, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Oct 09, 2010
  • Length: 01:00:02
  • Purchases: 4
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The Sonny Boy Williamson classic, Good Morning Little School Girl is one of the most recorded blues tunes in history, but it’s just one of more tha...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: 05:36
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In our third show we get to listen to a collection of wonderful treatments of one of the all time great sugar sticks of popular music, Louie Jordan...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 07:09