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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...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
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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...

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
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
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What's it like to teach philosophy in prison? What's it like to study philosophy while in prison?

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


  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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
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This is a special recording of On Being's columnist, Broderick Greer, reading an excerpt from his piece "Creating Tables of Our Own." Sometimes, w...

Bought by WYAP and KRZA


  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:19
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian go behind the scenes of the Houston Grand Opera's 1976 recording of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Th...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
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On the eve of the presidential election, William Hosea, Leila Randle, Clearance Boone, and Eric Love talk about the presidential candidates and sha...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:01
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William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak with Eric Deggans, NPR’s first full-time TV critic. They discuss the final Presidential debate, Mr. Deggan...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:44