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Seventeen years after Darius Clark Monroe robbed a bank at gunpoint, he came to StoryCorps...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: Classroom in the Islamic School in Seattle, Washington, 1982., Credit: Library of Congress
Sylviane Diouf of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture talks with Ed Ayers about some of the overlooked legacies of enslaved Muslims ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 06:24
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The painting that changed minds in Britain at the outbreak of the American Civil War. And more...

Bought by WMNF


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The painting that changed minds in Britain at the outbreak of the American Civil War. And more...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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You never know where someone's been…Sammy.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
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TARGET WEEK: November 10, 2014. Join legendary guitarist Buddy Guy as he gives insight into his newest studio album release, “Rhythm & Blues”, a d...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 10:01
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Dr David E. Kirkland, Transforming the world with more inclusive education methods

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:57
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We're spinning the best tracks from the fall 2014 new release Blues albums.

Bought by WSGE and WJSU


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Previously unreleased concert recordings of Skip James and Bukka White, and Bassist Jeff Denson in two different duo settings.

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


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Journalist and nonfiction author Gary Pomerantz conducted over 500 interviews to pen Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn, a New York Times notable e...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 14:31
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The Indiana State NAACP State Convention Conference was held in Bloomington this weekend, and included workshops on health, veterans affairs, envir...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 05:43
Caption: Cast of Multi Ethnic Theater's "Jitney"
In the garage of a house in San Francisco’s Excelsior district, rehearsal is underway. In the space where a car would normally go is a stage set: a...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: One of the top sellers from Delmark Records, and a consistent favorite since its release in 1968 is "West Side Soul" by Magic Sam.
Join us for the start of a new series, called "Desert Island Classics." The idea is to showcase blues albums that are so essential, you wouldn't wa...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jelly Roll Morton
Ferdinand “Jelly Roll Morton” LaMothe was among the elite, privileged few of the Creole population of New Orleans. Although the heyday of the city ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Richard Berry is truly one of the unsung heroes of early rhythm & blues and rock n' roll. That he wrote and recorded the original version of "Louie...

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


  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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 WMHT, KKRN, KSUT, KUOW, WJSU and more


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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