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Caption: Robert Green, Lower 9th ward resident, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
We visit the Lower 9th Ward Living Museum, to learn how some are trying to preserve the lessons and legacies of the past. And we talk to a residen...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 13:31
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William Hosea and Mattie White welcome Dr. Justin Hunter.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 56:23

  • Added: Aug 02, 2015
  • Length: 41:08
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Ruth Brown was Atlantic Records first big star. She was so successful, racking up 24 R&B hits for the fledging label, that Atlantic was often calle...

Bought by WRNC-LP, WLPR, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 02, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: MyNDTALK with Dr. Pamela Brewer, Credit: Executive Producer
Germany's Black Holocaust "In the 1890s Blacks were tortured in German concentration camps in Southwest Africa (now called Namibia) when Adolph Hi...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:09
Caption: Dr. Gary Slutkin and Autry Philips, Credit: Bill Healy
American communities are still reeling from recent gun violence, including the June mass shooting at a church in Charleston, S.C., and the gang vio...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 12:06
Caption: Mulatu Astatke
We'll hear new soul from Jerry Lawson, Leon Bridges, & Saun & Starr, jazz from Michele Thomas, Ahmad Jamal, and Mulatu Astatke, gospel from Alberti...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KHNS, KPIP-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Scholars dance out to the beat of “Uptown Funk – Bell Edition.” The YMCA of Greater Montgomery Power Scholars Academy Culmination Ceremony was held Friday, July 10, in the auditorium of Carver Elementary School in Montgomery, Credit: Shannon Heupel/Montgomery Advertiser
National education leaders are trumpeting recent increases in high school graduation rates, yet about 20 percent of kids still dropout before compl...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:06
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New summertime releases keep pouring into the mailbox, so you can bet they'll keep filling the playlists!

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A "folkish" show with Lead Belly, Rhiannon Giddens, and Pops Staples.

Bought by KPVL, KSRQ, WMHT, KUOW, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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On fifty-two square miles of rural land in Kankakee County Illinois there is a unique sand savannah sandwiched between corn and soybean fields wher...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 11:26
Caption: RadioActive producer Jaylen Wheeler at a RadioActive listening party., Credit:  JASON PAGANO
Jaylen Wheeler is a student at University Prep in north Seattle. Follow him through his role as the odd one out.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Liz Mitchell and Cornelius Wright welcome Yolander Robbins, Seth Debro, and Mattie White.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 57:16
Caption: The most popular destinations for Megabus routes out of New Orleans are Atlanta and Houston., Credit: Eve Abrams
Ten years after New Orleans flooded following Hurricane Katrina, the city has changed. New Orleans is now home to far fewer Black people and far fe...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 13:00
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Ruth Brown was Atlantic Records first big star. She was so successful, racking up 24 R&B hits for the fledging label, that Atlantic was often calle...

Bought by WLPR, WHRV, WRNC-LP, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Don Covay
This week, we'll hear Latin soul from Joe Bataan, travel to Ghana with the Bokoor Band and Nigeria with Femi Kuti, and sample some old-school funky...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Cornel West - Love & Justice

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 57:01
Caption: Marc Silver, San Francisco, CA 6/16/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Marc Silver talks options, principles, and humanizing a statistic.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 20:04
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New music from pianist George Cables and his trio, and from a group of former top blues sidemen, The Original Legends Of The Blues

Bought by WMHT, KPVL, KEOS, KSRQ, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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New Buddy Guy, an official tribute to Muddy Waters, and a Blues/Hip-Hop collaboration highlight this week's show.

Bought by KSRQ, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Liz Mitchell and Leila Randle welcome Terry James.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:20
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Ruth Brown was Atlantic Records first big star. She was so successful, racking up 24 R&B hits for the fledging label, that Atlantic was often calle...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV, WRNC-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Think about some of the classics of children’s literature. There’s Where the Wild Things Are...Goodnight Moon...and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatbal...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 08:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leon Bridges
We'll hear new soul from Leon Bridges and Saun & Starr, vintage gospel from Mahalia Jackson and Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir,...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bayview Youth Advocate John Vuong prepares to outreach to other students about the Bayview Youth Summit., Credit: Kevin Jones
Around 20 teenagers are settling into a classroom at this year’s Bayview Youth Summit. After a few minutes, they’re quiet, eyes focused on someone ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 08:54