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In a rare archival interview, Ralph Ellison, one of Oklahoma’s most important writers, reveals the illness that led him to write Invisible Man, and...

Bought by KGOU


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 10:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lead Belly, Credit: Lead Belly Foundation
We take to the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana to ask folks about their connection to the criminal justice system. In the state of Louisiana, ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 50:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project , Credit: The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project
John Lomax and his son Alan toured the South in the 1930s gathering music for the Library of Congress. Life then, and now, can be pretty tough in ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 54:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Voices UnBroken, Credit: Voices UnBroken
A poet famous for writing about the civil rights movement and for epitomizing black arts movement feminism, Sonia Sanchez passed through Attica’s g...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dudley Randall
Michigan has always been home to a number of bustling American enterprises, including the prison industry. Each year, the state's correctional faci...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:27
  • Purchases: 1
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The contributions of the Black Man—celebrating Black History Month. Recounted in this installment is the life, times, and legacy of Phillis Wheatle...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2010
  • Length: 47:29
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Chance encounters of love with singer Nora York, renown chef Vertamae Grosvenor and a reading of Raymond Carver's "What We Talk About When We Talk ...

Bought by WCPN, KERA, WCQS, and KUT


  • Added: Apr 03, 2007
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 4
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Camel's Hump Radio presents two stories from the Vermont Folklife Center Children's Book Series, based on the family history of the Turner family f...

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: May 03, 2005
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 1
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black arts movement poet reads an anti war poem

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 01:21
  • Purchases: 1
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A powerful 1985 reading of an anti slavery poem by the late Amiri Baraka. In this piece, Baraka treats the issue of voice - and what happens when a...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 1