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Guest editor of BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2017, Natasha Trethewey talks about her her first creative non-fiction book, BEYOND KATRINA: A MEDITATION ON T...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Frank Campbell was a teenager when he was sold to keep Georgetown University afloat. He was one of some 272 enslaved people sold by Jesuits in Maryland to plantations in Louisiana., Credit: Ellender Memorial Library, Nicholls State University
(9/4/2017) As more schools begin to confront their participation in slavery, they also consider how to make amends.

Bought by KUER, Iowa Public Radio, KUNM, KSFR, WGCU and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Composer Tania León
A musical cornucopia of the melodies and rhythms of Cuba.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WXXI


  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Vietnam was the first war fought to a soundtrack, with over 4000 war-related songs written and recorded between 1965-73. The lyrics were patriotic,...

Bought by WXXI


  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Teacher Christopher McFadden is a member of The Fellowship, a group in Philadelphia trying to recruit and retain black male teachers. Only 2 percent of teachers in American public schools are black men., Credit: Emily Hanford
(8/28/2017) There may be nothing more important in the educational life of a child than having effective teachers. But the United States is struggl...

Bought by KERA, KUNM, WSKG, Iowa Public Radio, and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 5
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I repossess autos, boats, motorcycles, things of that nature. It’s rough. I’m just the messenger.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 16, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Elvis Presley's early music was a blend of Hillbilly, Country, Gospel and R&B. This week's "Juke In The Back" explored the enormous debt Elvis owed...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KTRT RADIO INC, WHRV, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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A program about Louis Armstrong’s mid-career years, in which he led the small-group All-Stars, scored chart hits with pop ballads, and became a Col...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Gregg & Gabriela chat backstage with Taj Mahal and 'Keb'Mo. Gregg meets an organic pig farmer. And we'll spin new music from Fleet Foxes, Thomas ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:56
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Gregg & Gabriela chat backstage with Taj Mahal and 'Keb'Mo. Gregg meets an organic pig farmer. And we'll spin new music from Fleet Foxes, Thomas ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:56
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, exploring a collection of influential jazz material know as "The Birth of the Cool" recorded by a circle of mu...

Bought by Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour-long program featuring performances of songs with lyrics by author Langston Hughes, including recordings by Nina Simone, June Christy, Jame...

Bought by KVNF, WCPN, WMOT, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Ellen Choy-Asians4BlackLives, Credit: Brooke Anderson Photography
Crossing East: Relations is one-hour documentary special produced by Dmae Roberts, executive producer of MediaRites’ Crossing East series with Roby...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
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How are algorithms and data science making their way into the American criminal justice system?

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 32:20
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Juke In The Back jumps into summer by spotlighting THE summertime holiday, the 4th of July. We're diggin' the 4th in song, ranging from songs a...

Bought by WVTF, 90.5 WSNC, Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: :30
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

Bought by KWMR, WCPN, WTJU, WMUU-LP, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

Bought by WCPN and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KMRE-LP, WCWP, WCMU, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

Bought by WVAS, WCQS, WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 10
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The Edna W. Runner Tutorial Center in Jupiter, Florida is a place for education and community, forever changing the lives and futures of their und...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 27:23