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Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Susan Burton, A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project executive director and founder
After serving time, finding food, a job and a place to live with a criminal record can become an almost impossible task. On this edition, Women bu...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
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Radio Curious brings you an archived interview with Maria Stewart, as portrayed by scholar, Sandra Kamusakiri. Stewart was a free black woman who l...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Cobi teaching some of her 200 orphans, Credit: Anton Foek.
Cobi is a Dutch nurse liiving and working in a South African township. She helps orphans getting over their Aids HIV stigma and against the violenc...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2012
  • Length: 10:38
Caption: Pro-abortion rally, Credit: Flickr user: ProgressOhio
Reproductive health services for women are under attack, leaving poor women and women of color lacking access. But a broad coalition of women is st...

Bought by WCSU-FM and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Publisher and author Janis F. Kearney on a special edition of Tales from the South, where Southern writers bring their own true stories to life in ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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"Moving in with him was a mistake because shortly after he became physically violent..." Unfortunately these situations are not uncommon and Nayl...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2011
  • Length: 31:20
Caption: Carolyn & Ortralla Mosley
In 2003, Carolyn's 15-year-old daughter, Ortralla, was brutally stabbed by her boyfriend in the hallway of Reagan High School in Austin, TX. Caroly...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2011
  • Length: 24:45
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This 55 min piece features excerpts from a Feb.24th tribute to folk singer Odetta at the Riverside Church in NYC. Performing artists include Pete S...

Bought by WSLR, Marfa Public Radio, WNMU-FM, and WETS


  • Added: Feb 26, 2009
  • Length: 55:21
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ruby Elzy, 1937
Ruby Elzy was one of George Gershwin's hand picked leads for the original production of Porgy and Bess. Hailing from the small Mississippi town of...

Bought by KHNS, WCQS, WMUK, WTIP, KFAI and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2009
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 22
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Her fouth year in the competition, Dianna says this piece is about Emmett Till's mother. Dianna Harris is 17 years old and was an individual final...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 02:55
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Her first year in the competition, Esther says this piece is about being made fun of for talking "white". Esther Ikoro is 18 years old and was an ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 01:48
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Mary Ellen Noone (Noon) remembers a story from her great grandmother.

Bought by KFOK-LP


  • Added: Mar 24, 2008
  • Length: 02:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Billie Holiday writing the song "Strange Friuit" - This poet is a student at Morgan Park High School (Chicago, IL).

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:47
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Hurrican Katrina survivor's first -hand account

Bought by KSJD, KGOU, KTNA, WCAI / WNAN, and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 08, 2005
  • Length: 27:10
  • Purchases: 5