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A blowout farewell edition of our weekly program after eight plus years of broadcasting!

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Chico Freeman
Jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman talks about his famous father, Von Freeman, and about his experiences living in Europe. Freeman has now returned to ...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: William Jennings Bryan
Portraits of some of America’s most groundbreaking and unusual presidential candidates...who never won the white house.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KVSC, WPSU, KQED, KSFR and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
What’s more American than celebrating America’s birthday with some good ol’ red, white and Rhythm & Blues about THE Fourth of July staple: food? Di...

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


  • Added: Jun 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Muhammad Ali, Credit: Gordon Parks
"Float like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee...". This is my tribute to Muhammad Ali. An impressionistic mix of sound and music dedicated to "The Grea...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mike Marley with his old friend Muhammad Ali and Mike's former employer Don King.
Interrupting my Saturday night music radio show with some words about Muhammad Ali who passed earlier in the day. Ali's impact on me as an 8th gra...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 46:15
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In this excerpt from the Peace Talks Radio series, learn about the history of Conscientious Objectors in the U.S. and the high profile role that th...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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About NOT Being My Mother - Ruth Reichl talks about her book; Marilyn Yalom on the History of the Breast, Anne Lamott about her daily life; Tillie ...

  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:00
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1st segment: Pepe Willie (the man who discovered Prince) is interviewed. 2nd Segment: Chris Moon (the man who gave the keys to his studio) is inte...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Voices from the epicenter of unrest in Baltimore

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 48:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Music host Paul Ingles continues his appreciation of Prince, the legendary musician who died April 21, 2016 at the age of 57. NPR Music's Ann Powe...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WJAB, KZYX, WMNF, WVAS and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Paul Ingles hosts an hour of music and reflections by his friends and fans of music legend Prince who died April 21, 2016.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WJAB, KSUT, KZYX, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 33
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Listen to the second part of a conversation with Natasha Trethewey, the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14). She talks about the role's affect on he...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Marvin ,Art,Jan & Zeola, Credit: Art Stewart
Another soul exclusive marking the 32nd year since we lost brother Marvin and "I Want You" is 40! The true testimony lies in the people that knew ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:17:57

  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:50
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This year's Spiritual Side of the Blues special focuses on the music of Blind Willie Johnson!

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The immortal words of Martin Luther King Jr... Pizarro, the vanquisher of the Incas -- is vanquished. And the British First Fleet sails to Sidney...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:38:56
Caption: Dr. Halle Tanner Dillion Johnson  was the first woman and the first black woman to practice medicine in Alabama.  She was licensed in 1891.
Here's an account of healthcare in the rural Alabama. This account was written in 1894. Listen.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: Pamela Spoto
Unspun takes a look at Black History and current Civil Rights and equality issues in America with Pamela Spoto, local educator, activist and host o...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:56
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
This week's “Sounds Jewish” commemorates Black History Month with some of the finest black-Jewish musical melds. Hear recordings by Louis Armstrong...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey talks about her her first creative non-fiction book, BEYOND KATRINA: A MEDITATION ON THE MIS...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mardi Gras Indian costume at New Orleans' African American Museum., Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints uncovers the little known stories about African American history in New Orleans from the largest slave rebellion in 1811 to the cu...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
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This week's playlist shines a light on mental illness, through a respectful look at the topic and songs that fit the theme.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1953 a Gary, Indiana couple started what would become one of the most successful black-owned record labels, highlighting gospel, blues, R and B,...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Exploring the life and music of an unheralded pianist and composer from the hardbop era.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:05