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There would be precious few great hits of the '60s and '70s if it weren't for the thrilling sounds of R&B, Soul, Funk and Disco and the black artis...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Prison photos of Ricky Amos (left), and the wrongfully incarcerated Richard Jones (right)
Richard Jones was sentenced to 19 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Seventeen years in, he discovers he has a look-alike, with the same...

Bought by KUER, WFAE, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Rita Dove and Tracy K. Smith share a few things in common beyond the fact that they are African-American female artists. They are also professors a...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:16
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I opened the door and tried to push him out. That’s when he fired the first shot.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 1
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See all these blankets and quilts and stuff? I got enough in here to keep me warm.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 1
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I get so much love from the customers in here. It’s better than where I came from.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
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A doctoral student in education seeks to discover solutions to health inequities in the St. Louis region and beyond.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
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I've been here through the good times and the bad times. At one time, I was the only business on this block.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:16
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The plot that killed the dream. The Who, What, Where, How and Why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was assassinated.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Black History Month concludes with the Past American Voice of essayist and fiction writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016). In this archive recordi...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Black History Month continues as we go to the archives to revisit Black Women Writers in History, a program that examines important African-America...

Bought by KUER, Public Radio for All, WVAS, KUMD, KSFR and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 11
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As the black-pride movement gained momentum in the late 1960s and early 1970s, an increasing number of jazz artists began to incorporate the messag...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Black History Month continues with Michigan native Marcus Wicker. He reads from his 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, MAYBE THE SADDE...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

Bought by WNJR and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Black History: Saluting African American actors who have won the Tony Award for roles in musicals.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:56:27
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The Global Fight for Climate Justice and against Environmental Injustice with Jacqui Patterson Director of Environmental & Climate Justice at the N...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A program featuring tributes to inspirational figures such as Paul Robeson , Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King Jr. from Freddie Hubbard, Coun...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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We visit the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the newest Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela interview...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:54
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Painting, landscaping, demo work, dish washer... I'm available.

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 04:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julius Lester
Celebrating two radio legends who passed through Pacifica radio station WBAI in New York City in the seventies on their way to greater glory- I was...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:36
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Bring It On co-anchors William Hosea and Jim Sims welcome Indiana State Senator and attorney Greg Taylor (representing District 33) to discuss the ...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:11
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Before closing the book on 2017, we rewind the tape to hear what the year sounded like with some of the best interview segments packed into one sho...

Bought by KRPS, GCR (Global Community Radio), Spokane Public Radio, WEAA, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to “Sounds Jewish” for Jewish music in praise of Martin Luther King Jr. – plus songs that demonstrate the longtime simpatico between Jews a...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We're spinning some of our favorite songs of 2017, and remembering some of our radio adventures.

  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:54
Caption: Dick Gregory
The retrospective of 2017 continues with mixes from Charlottesville to Washington with music and emotions from a turbulent year

Bought by KDUR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:03
  • Purchases: 1