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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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William Hosea and Leila Randle hear about the Indiana University Thomas I. Atkins Living Learning Center and The Twenty-First Century Scholar Progr...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:19
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According to blues musician, Huddie William Ledbetter, better known as Leadbelly, “The blues is like this. You lay down some night and you turn fro...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: On The Bus
History doesn't stay in the past.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
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In a future world, we have lost the technology for video/film/picture or recorded image. It is against their religion to draw or be involved with ...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 09:32
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This is part 2 of Episode 1 of the radio drama, "Columbus Myth." "Columbus Myth" is a speculative piece written from an African American perspecti...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 10:14
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
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Seeing White explores the process of white people waking up to white privilege, how this process impacts people of color, and what white people can...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 33:44
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Brittney Packnett gives a passionate speech to honor the civil rights leader birthday.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
Caption: The Black Lives Matter sign at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, Credit: Katie Klocksin
The story of how members of the mostly white Unitarian Church of Evanston decided to take a stand in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:02
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mrs. Joyce Meyers, Credit: Photo by Alysia Burton Steele
The image of the Mississippi Delta the public usually gets is one of poverty-- or of cotton fields. But, on a search for women like her grandmother...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 25:16
  • Purchases: 1
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For tonight’s show, "The United States of Apartheid," we welcome Gerald Horne.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:15
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This conversation was excerpted for the program, "Darker than Blue: The Failure of School Integration." This is the full conversation between Inte...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 55:59
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This week melodically challenged will devote its entire show to one poet: Tim Seibles, who has been called one of America's foremost poets and his ...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The most popular destinations for Megabus routes out of New Orleans are Atlanta and Houston., Credit: Eve Abrams
Ten years after New Orleans flooded following Hurricane Katrina, the city has changed. New Orleans is now home to far fewer Black people and far fe...

Bought by KZYX and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Winner of the 2013 Whiting Award for non-fiction, author Clifford Thompson reads from his memoir, Twin of Blackness. Just one sample of our daily c...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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In the heart of the Tenderloin, amid the crowded corners and occupied stoops, there’s an anomaly that’ll catch your eye. It’s a man in a suit and a...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Students at Lewiston High launched a town wide dialogue about race after the principal ordered to students to take down posters proclaiming “Black ...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 2
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Calvin Duncan spent over 28 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. In prison, he taught himself the law. He became a jailhouse lawyer and he...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 17:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious visits with Lacey Schwartz, director and producer of “Little White Lie,” a documentary about her experiences growing up as a white Je...

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
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In the 1970s, Pastor David Ned learned an important lesson about himself after what could have been a tragic situation.

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Blues and Bossa by design this time, from Joe Turner to Basie to the Brothers Vaughan. New Orleans, Detroit and Kansas City are visited, then jazz ...

Bought by WYAP, KPVL, WVBI-LP, and WOUB


  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Giovanni Vieira (left), talks with his team about the Cop Stop app., Credit: Johnathan Henninger
When President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative in 2014, he said he hoped it would help boys and young men of color find success. ...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 06:59
Caption: Artist OREE ORIGINOL's artwork on display on the corner of 24th and Byrant in the Mission., Credit: Todd Whitney
If you have walked the streets of the Bay Area recently -- you might have seen posters featuring the names and faces of Oscar Grant, Renisha McBrid...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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The 1920 lynching of three young black men in Duluth is a tragic part of Minnesota's history. On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, in the Atwood Memori...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:02:22
  • Purchases: 1