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Frank Scott remembers his father, Wendell Scott, who recently became the first African American driver in the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:29
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Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson arranged songs for Harry Belafonte and Marvin Gaye. His film scores featured Sydney Poitier and Cisely Tyson and Muhamme...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Big Chief Theodore "Bo" Dollis
We pay tribute to New Orleans legend Big Chief Bo Dollis, hear a set of Motor City tunes, featuring sisters Erma and Aretha Franklin, and experienc...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mary Bowser
Karen Abbott talks about her book Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy. It’s about four courageous women of the Civil War who made history. And later, we ...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Toni Tipton Martin making hot rolls.
There’s a whole lot more than recipes in Toni Tipton Martin’s cookbook collection… It contains a surprising culinary history of African Americans i...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 22:28
  • Purchases: 1
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America's first African American female millionaire.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:02
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William Hosea and Cornelius Wright welcome Mark Kruzan and Beverly Calender-Anderson.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 58:42
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William Hosea and Doris Sims welcome Bennett Singer, Jacinda Townsend & Liz Mitchell.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:24:35
Caption: A huge 1947 crossover hit, the catchphrase, "Open the Door Richard," quickly wound its way into American popular culture.
Join us as we take a look at narrative traditions in the blues. Starting with Speckled Red in 1929, we’ll hear classics along the way from Bo Diddl...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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avant-garde cellist Maya Beiser puts a unique spin on the blues on her new album "Uncovered"

Bought by KUOW, KRCB, KHNS, WOUB, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley - The Hidden Dr. King

Bought by WEMU


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 57:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Cornel West - Love & Justice

  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 57:01
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Two different interpretations of a Robert Johnson song, two new albums of Tinsley Ellis music, and more incredible tunes, populate this fantastic e...

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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George Zimmerman and Darren Wilson team up as cops that don't discriminate--to them, criminals only come in one color . . .

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:39
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Malik Barrios, an 14 year old from Data High School and is a member of the New Mexico Youth Alliance. He was one of the speakers at the Martin Luth...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Funk and Soul Musician: Sonny Knight, Credit: Charlie Pulkrabek - 10/25/14
Sonny Knight considers himself blessed. If that's true, he is being rewarded for his positive attitude, and incredible amount of patience. It began...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The ol' Rockola Jukebox is back in the spotlight as we present part 2 of a 2 part feature on the biggest R&B jukebox records of 1955. It was a year...

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


  • Added: Jan 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Cat Brooks
Mauro Oliviera, local activist and producer of Smallworldradio.net, co-hosts with me today. Our guest is direct action activist and organizer, Cat...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:54
Caption: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
It's Carnival Time! The Nightfly gives you a seat in the reviewing stand as the Mardi Gras parade rolls by. We'll bring you big noise from brass ba...

Bought by KBYS 88.3 FM and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr Maria Rosario Jackson
Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson talks about urban planning that has art at its heart.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Village People
We'll escape winter's chill with sizzling tunes from The Village People, James Reese & the Progressions, and The Hesitations, and jump-start the Ca...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Songs from the civil rights movement with a strong Jewish connection.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Louis Armstrong young and old on Jazz-O-Rama!, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
Host Joe Bev presents an hour of early an late recordings of Louis Armstrong, including: Willie The Weeper; Mack The Knife; Down In Honky Tonk Town...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:55
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In this public reading entitled "Love Letters to Generations," Angela Jackson shares some of her work, including a reading from her first novel, th...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A powerful dramatization of the incendiary "he said, she said" hearings.

Bought by WCPN, WPTC, Nevada Public Radio, KUNM, WRPI and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6