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Caption: Daina Ramey Berry
A historian and a journalist speak about the devaluation of human life past and present in America.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
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John Primer and Bob Corritore are two of the top names in the blues who celebrate their sophomore studio collaboration for Delta Groove Records wit...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: America's Growing Racial Wealth Divide Endangers Nation's Future Economic ...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Gary U.S. Bonds
We'll travel to Ghana with Blay Ambolley, dive deep into soul with Gary U.S. Bonds, and get religion with The Gospel Clouds.

Bought by KZUM and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Thomas M. Shapiro
Income and wealth inequality is now a regular topic of conversation. The standard of living for most Americans’ since the Great Recession is either...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Drummer Louis Hayes, who played with Horace Silver a half-century and more ago, celebrates the work of his former band leader

Bought by KUOW, WJSU, KKRN, KHNS, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Pianist Paul Gayten is one of the true unsung heroes of R&B and rock n' roll, but he is often overlooked in the history of the genre. Matt The Cat ...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KTRT RADIO INC, 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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There’s one group in Minnesota that employs stylings of as many African-American genres as possible. As Daniel Zamzow found out, this group began a...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: T. Geronimo Johnson, Credit: Elizabeth R. Cowan
Johnson's novel Welcome to Braggsville puts four kids from Berkeley in Georgia to protest a Civil War reenactment with a pretend lynching. What co...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 26:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Canadian-born Harrison “Sweet-Taste” Kennedy is a multi-instrumentalist and a founding member of the famed Detroit R&B-Pop band Chairmen of the Boa...

Bought by WTJU, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 5
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Meklit Hadero was just 2 when she, her two older sisters and parents fled to the U.S. from Ethiopia to escape the violence that followed the countr...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Don Bryant
We'll hear the latest from veteran soul singer and songwriter Don Bryant, sample some divine disco, and hear from football player and soul man Rose...

Bought by WJAB, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Music from John Coltrane, and from his classic quartet band-mates as band leaders themselves performing his music

Bought by KEOS, Royalton Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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An interview with National Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin who at 95 shares her prespective as an African-American woman during the Second World War ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 22:16
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StoryCorps gives people the chance to sit down together and have a conversation they’ve never had before. Five Mualimm-ak did just that with his so...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:52
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One police chief decided he needed to apologize for an incident 77 years ago: a lynching in his small Georgia town in 1940. LaGrange Chief Louis De...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
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Many American cities are struggling with police-community relations, and racial divisions are often the heart of the problem. David Kennedy talks a...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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From Obama-era task forces to widespread protests, the idea of community policing has become part of our national conversation. Jerry Clayton, the ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:25
Caption: Tank & the Bangas
We'll hear from Tank & the Bangas, check out the latest from Ahmad Jamal, and sample some Syrian soul from Bassel & the Supernaturals.

Bought by WJAB, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ, KZUM and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" features The Robins, one of the earliest and most influential R&B vocal group to come out of Los Angeles in the late '40s an...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, Royalton Community Radio, KTRT RADIO INC and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Jimi Primetime Smith was groomed to join the family business made famous by his mother, Chicago Blues legend Johnnie Mae Dunson “The Big Boss Lady....

Bought by Public Radio East, Prairie Public, WTJU, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Emily Addison
On June 12, 2016 a lone gunman killed 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.Among those killed was Deonka Drayton. She was 32. Deon...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:54
Caption: Nique Love Rhodes
Nique Love Rhodes We have a social entrepreneur of a different kind, she is a rapper! You will have an opportunity to learn how the social and bus...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 39:03
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A program about Louis Armstrong’s mid-career years, in which he led the small-group All-Stars, scored chart hits with pop ballads, and became a Col...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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How do cultural constructs, like race, influence our relationship to the natural world? Poet and professor Camille Dungy explores this question by ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 25:50