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Blues Veteran Mac Arnold has released several critically acclaimed albums with his current band, Plate Full O’ Blues including ‘Give It Away’ which...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Archel Bernard, The Bombchel Factory, Credit: James K Holder
In the midst of the Ebola crisis in 2015, Archel Bernard moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Monrovia, Liberia and started a fashion company--that emplo...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Bobby Hutcherson
We'll open up with the late, great Bobby Hutcherson, kick back with Jimmy Cliff, and hear a wild and wonderful brass band version of Marvin Gaye's ...

Bought by WJAB and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Aetna, Other Insurance Companies Leave Obamacare, Illustrating Need for Me...

Bought by WMUU-LP and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: New York City Young Gun, Credit: Photo taken by George Samuals 1984
This is a series of interviews designed to showcase various attitudes held in the African American Community about Gun Ownership in General, and Co...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 16:05
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Music from the late vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, who died August 15, 2016

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, KUOW, KKRN, KHNS and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Bring It On’s Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle welcome Dr. Justin Hunter, to discuss his triumphs and challenges as former Principal of Fairview ...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
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The US Supreme Court issued a series of decisions that teens can’t be sentenced to death and they can’t be given an automatic life sentence without...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Monique W. Morris
Black girls make up for more than one-third of all girls with school related arrests. Yet, they comprise just 16-percent of female students.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious discusses police misconduct, accountability and the Black Lives Matter movement with Dr. Joseph Marshall, a member of the San Francis...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
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John Washington, 95, who is blind and deaf, recently recorded a StoryCorps interview with his eldest child, Melva, using a TeleBraille machine.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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In this "Live from Minnesota" performance, Somali singer Dalmar Yare and Bob’s Band perform at the Cedar Cultural Center. The show concluded the 20...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 28:36
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Elmore James never tried to have crossover success. He was a bluesman through and through; an ambassador of the Mississippi Delta Blues with a mode...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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The Jerry Lawson Legacy Project is an exclusive series for Blues America that explores the history of singing legend Jerry Lawson and the famed Per...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Most people think of the Ku Klux Klan as a hate group from the South, organizing against African Americans. And yet, in the earlier half of the 20t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:39
  • Purchases: 1
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-An animated, online map shows for the first time just how the Ku Klux Klan spread rapidly to all 50 states between 1915 and 1940. -Tracing the “e...

Bought by KMRE-LP, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WNMU-FM, KKRN, and WUGA (part of GPB)


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Herbie Hancock
We'll sample newly released vintage disco from South Africa, dig into a Joni Mitchell tribute from Herbie Hancock, and hear a plaintive, almost unb...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, WJAB, KMRE-LP, KZUM, WOUB and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Trombones with Michael Davis's Hip-Bone Big Band, Steve Turre, and Reggie Watkins

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, WMHT, KKRN, KUOW and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Joan Armatrading
Susan Dickson-Smith interviews Joan Armatrading at WERU 4/10/15. Joan discusses her last major world tour, her life in music, and her love of comed...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 23:45
Caption: Odessa Summers
For 22 years, Philadelphia FIGHT has hosted an entire month of free workshops, trainings, and outreach about HIV and AIDS. This year, Life of the L...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:58
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Elvis Presley's early music was a blend of Hillbilly, Country, Gospel and R&B. This week's "Juke In The Back" explored the enormous debt Elvis owed...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB, WHRV, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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20 year old Jontavious Willis from Greenville, Georgia is a touring, unrecorded, self-taught mult-instrumentalist who can be seen belting out pre-w...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Loretta Long
We'll visit The Streets of Harlem with La Mount Zeno Theater, hear some Happy Talk from Loretta Long (Susan from Sesame Street), and hear a powerfu...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP, KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: U.S. Poised to Build New Generation of Nuclear Weapons As World Marks 71 Y...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2