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Caption: Dedan Gills & Belvie Rooks
What might happen when the descendants of a white slave trader and of slaves meet? That is the brave and wrenching journey of Thomas DeWolf, whose ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Jesmyn Ward, Credit: Tony Cook
In her memoir Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward attempts to understand the links in the untimely deaths of her brother and four friends.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Leigh Kamman, Credit: Andrea Canter
At the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dizzy Gillespie and Leigh discuss a series of photographs from Dizzy's life.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:03
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A Radio Theatre piece about the creation and performance of one of America's most controversial songs.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 14:05
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New Vibraphone albums from two guys named Jason — and, coffee songs from calypsonians, and from Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, and more.

Bought by KUOW, WJSU, KRCB-FM, WXPN, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Justin Simien, San Francisco, CA 10/17/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Justin Simien talks satire, social mirrors, and the truth of life.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
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SEGMENT 1: We journey back to a remarkable moment in Boston history, when a federal court ordered a peaceful young man back to slavery in Virginia,...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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William Hosea and Bev Smith (on her final show as co-host) welcome Dr. Justin Hunter.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 55:29
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Matt The Cat celebrates Halloween with the scariest, spookiest and most sinister vintage rhythm & blues records ever made! It's the disembodied "so...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Cyril Neville, Loreta Dollis, and Jan Ramsey tell the the story of the album that brought Mardi Gras music to the general public, selected for the ...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Oct 18, 2014
  • Length: 05:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: This image of Priscilla Baltimore is from a 1958 edition of the book: Life and labors of Rev. Jordan W. Early: One of the Pioneers of African Methodism in the West and South, by Sarah Jane Woodson Early, published by A.M.E. historian George A. Singleton., Credit: Courtesy of the Illinois State Archeological Survey
Brooklyn, Ill., is a small, predominantly African-American town, just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis. What little revenue the town br...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:37
Caption: Legendary Memphis guitarist Calvin Newborn, whose older brother was renowned jazz pianist Phineas Newborn.
Join us as we pay tribute to the hot, jazzy guitar of Calvin Newborn. Coming from a renowned musical family, he made his recording debut at the age...

Bought by WJSU and KRPS


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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Nailah Stevenson talks candidly about why she stayed in an abusive relationship. And when she realized it was time to go.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:04
Caption: RAW Talent poets in This is Home, Credit: Julia B. Chan/CIR
Donte Clark stands in the middle of a dimly lit stage. A projected photo of a dilapidated apartment building flickers on the wall behind him. In th...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 12:42
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Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in Central City has recently seen a lot of redevelopment. Why has it been so hard to bring business back to this bou...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: a band called death
Recently at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre, Ayana Contreras caught a documentary about Death, a 1970s all-black proto-punk band out of Detroit. The do...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Kevin Gordon, San Francisco, CA 6/6/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Kevin Gordon talks risk, impatience, and why form must follow function.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 12:49
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'Ferguson October' Civil Disobedience Protests Target Police Violence in Communities of Color Nationwide; Report on Abuse of Adolescent Inmates in...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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The American Black Male Leadership Institute Public Services Announcement #1

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:10
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This week's shift inside the home for new & independent Blues music features a diverse selection of new releases, with established names and legend...

Bought by KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Music from the box set "Calypso Craze 1956-57 and Beyond" and live jazz from Smoke in New York City

Bought by WJSU, KSUT, WMHT, KKRN, KUOW and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Blues from alternate spaces provide opportunities for technical prowess, yet melodic & lyrical in touch. Never losing the idea of blues as a feelin...

Bought by WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island


  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 1
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William Hosea and Clarence Boone welcome Chris Gaal.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 58:09
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The last mass lynching in the U.S. took place back in 1946 in Monroe, Georgia. The case remains open, but one group stages an annual re-enactment i...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 08:59