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Caption: African American Pop, Rock & Soul
The Museum of African American History and Culture is cause for Americans to celebrate. We celebrate the music.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:52
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" looks at how one of R&B's greatest voices, LaVern Baker, got her start. It's part two of a two part feature on th...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: The Isley Brothers
We'll hear a Gil Scott-Heron cover from Penny Goodwyn, serve up some Cold Bologna with the Isley Brothers, and hear Nikki Giovanni's poem for Areth...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Mississippi-based, Grammy Award winning songwriter, entertainer/musician, Grady Champion is signed to Malaco Records, headquartered in Jackson, MS ...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Justin Hopkins performing the role of Booker Wright in "Repast." , Credit: Photo by Brandall Atkinson.
One spring day in 1965, a waiter in Greenwood, Mississippi gave an interview for an NBC television documentary. What he said has made him an unlike...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 36:08
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Radio Curious revisits a conversation about racism with Professor Paul R. Griffin, author of "Seeds of Racism in the Soul of America.” His book ar...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:02
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In this Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Augsburg College professor Bill Green as he ma...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:04
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"Two-fers" - - a set of double offerings from Pat Metheny, Cuong Vu (with Pat Metheny), Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, and Jimmy "Duck" Holmes from rece...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KUOW, WJSU, KHNS, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: One of the high-water marks of Chicago Blues, “Rollin’ And Tumblin’” by Muddy Waters, Little Walter, and Baby Face Leroy.
Join us as we dig through the remains of the Parkway label, a Chicago independent who was only in business for a short time during the first few mo...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Clarence Boone and Leila Randle hear about the newly launched Progressive Thought Matters organization from leader Robin Winston. The organization...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:19
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, th "Juke In The Back" looks at how one of R&B's greatest voices, LaVern Baker, got her start. It's part one of a two part feature on the...

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


  • Added: Sep 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Lil Ed Williams is one of a kind. With his trademark Fez hat which symbolizes an African crown and his torturous slide guitar, Lil Ed Williams embo...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Prairie Public


  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Milan Dennie and other barbers at this St. Paul shop provided 350 free haircuts on the day before school started., Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
Some people donate money. Others donate time. One St. Paul barber has a different approach to helping others. One day every year, Milan Dennie give...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:11
Caption: Shodekeh
We'll break down with some South African disco from Neville Nash, hear the unearthly sounds of Tuvan throat singing combined with beatboxing from S...

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


  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Where does it hurt? That’s a question the civil rights icon Ruby Sales learned to ask during the days of that movement. It’s a question we scarcely...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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New album from saxophonist D-Erania, and a classic from John Coltrane marking the 90th anniversary of his birth.

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


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Earl Mosley, Credit: Courtesy: EMIA
The Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts uses dance to create a community of young men.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This is the HipHop Chronicles Mixtape featuring New and classic music from the best hip hop artist

  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:23
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" is loaded with records by the 1950s R&B vocal group, The Crickets. They only recorded from late 1952 to 1954, but man did th...

Bought by WRNC-LP, 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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First hand accounts from women in prison

  • Added: Sep 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:03
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Louisiana Red is a downhome blues master who performed with an unabashed energy of raw emotion. In total, he recorded almost 50 albums during a car...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Roz Hudnell, Intel
Meet one woman leading the charge to quite literally change the face of technology--by bringing in more women and people of color to the industry, ...

Bought by KWMR, WRIR, WMUU-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jessica Care Moore
We'll hear a brass tribute to Duke Ellington from Slavic Soul Party!, check out some smoking new gospel from Spirit of Love, and hear Jessica Care ...

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


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The new (fifth) album from the supergroup known as The Cookers

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


  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14