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How do cultural constructs, like race, influence our relationship to the natural world? Poet and professor Camille Dungy explores this question by ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 25:50
Caption: Robin Washington at the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn., awaiting the verdict in the trial of Officer Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting death of Philando Castile.
One year ago this week, July 6, Philando Castile was shot to death by Officer Jeronimo Yanez in suburban St. Paul. Commentator Robin Washington a...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:59
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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This week, we examine the intersections between domestic violence, along with other forms of gendered violence, the courts, and the prison system. ...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
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Discussion on the lingering history of racist ideology in the Americas and beyond.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:02
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Marjory is a keynote speaker, author, playwright, student, and advocate for children in the foster care system. Her success in these areas stems la...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Megan Yasu Davis. Megan is the founder of The Kitchen Salon, a natural and locked hair resource f...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A photo of Warren McCleskey at his sister Betty Myers' house., Credit: Sarah Marshall
America is a country plagued by racism. Culturally, socially, economically. But what about in the courts? 30 years ago, Warren McCleskey, a black m...

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 56:32

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:34
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Jim Sims and Liz Mitchell host Cherrish Pryor, Chairwoman of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus. Hear how the caucus is advancing the primary co...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
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Luthier, Freeman Vines talks about the guitar he's building from the wood of the old hanging tree.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 09:15
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Rufus McKenzie of Perry, GA shares a tale of degradation in exchange for a meal.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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This episode, we focus on two individuals who are working to organize support systems for communities that are directly affected or targeted by law...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 29:15
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Our focus for this episode returns to the impact of incarceration on families. First we have a discussion between our friend Lucy and one of her fe...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:10
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William Hosea and Amrita Myers host a long-overdue discussion on current event happenings in the world of entertainment, politics and local events....

  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:09
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With a small gesture of good will toward Syrian refugees, one woman incurred the wrath of evangelical Christians on social media. The resulting cha...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 47:05
Caption: Zaire Huruku, Credit: Brigitta Greene
As a refugee from "Africa's World War," Zaire Huruku arrived in Minnesota unable to speak English. Years later, he's more than fluent. These days, ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 05:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Jim Sims and William Hosea host a special show with two interviews previewing Black History Month in the community. City of Bloomington has adopted...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:47
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Nonviolence is an intricate art, and a discipline. The extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis gives us a rare look inside the civil rights ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Is what unites us more important that what divides us?

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Is it a privilege or a right to be treated as you deserve to be?

Bought by KRZA, KSKQ, KTSW 89.9, and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Where does it hurt? That’s a question the civil rights icon Ruby Sales learned to ask during the days of that movement. It’s a question we scarcely...

Bought by KALW, WLPR, KSFR, WRGY, WNYC and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Beverly Calender- Anderson and Leila Randle speak with Gary radio producer and personality Dinahlynn Biggs, host of the syndicated “Dinahlynn Biggs...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
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Cornelius Wright and William Hosea speak with Jim Sims, the newly elected president of the Monroe County Branch of the National Association for the...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 58:40
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William Hosea and Amrita Meyers speak with Stanley N-ju-guna, Jacob Mills, and Nick Greven, leaders of student organizations Students for a Democra...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 54:05