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Caption: The Wine Fellers
Try Wine for Cats and Meet Sarah & Arthur of Purr Cat Cafe! It's also our Quarterly Semi-Biannual Begathon Episode!

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
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In these short pieces, Dee Dee talks about scatting, her big break, and studying the moves of Betty Carter.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
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You might think of Coca Cola as an iconic American brand… but it was born in the South. How did Coke’s Atlanta birthplace shape what the soft drink...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 25:24
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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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The US Supreme Court issued a series of decisions that teens can’t be sentenced to death and they can’t be given an automatic life sentence without...

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debra Ramirez, a Mossville native. , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
The residents of Mossville, Louisiana have long prized self-sufficiency. Founded by freed slaves in the 1700s, Mossville was a place where everyone...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 31:37
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On the next all-NEW Snap... "Cant Hold Me Down." There's a natural order of things that we all abide... except when we don't.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
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An interview/music mix with Gayle Wald, author of "Shout, Sister, Shout. The story of Rock and Roll trailblazer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe"

Bought by Prairie Public, KMUW, and WSGE

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:26:14
  • Purchases: 3
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Tye about his book about the baseball legend, Satchel Paige.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
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Willie Harris and Alex Brown remember the prejudice they faced as African American stuntmen while breaking into the film industry in the 1960s.

Bought by WMUU-LP and WEZU

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Amandla,  Imani, Angela, and Eunhea, readers from Robert Goddard Montessori School, Grace Christian School, Fairhaven School, and St. Anne's School – all in Maryland.
What role did African-Americans play in the Revolutionary War? "Chains" - the first in a trilogy by Laurie Hulse Anderson - takes us to Manhattan i...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 21:04
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A gripping Civil War drama with an unusual twist.

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KMUN, KWMR and more

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
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The unlikely story of Civil Rights and the Space Program.

Bought by WCPN, WABE, Prairie Public, WCQS, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Shirley Sherrod on the porch of the antebellum mansion at Resora Plantation , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
Shirley Sherrod’s introduction to the intermingling of agriculture and racism came when she was 17 years old, with an incident that changed the cou...

Bought by WJCT, WABE, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA

  • Added: Jan 01, 2016
  • Length: 50:14
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Brian "Scoop" Nemeth, Credit: Noel Black
In this episode of Wish We Were here, we tell the story of Brian "Scoop" Nemeth, a man with high-functioning autism whose singular goal in life is ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:05
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The Spirit prevails for guitarist Mark Whitfield and the inimitable John Coltrane. Vintage big band and small group sounds swing with Bill Holman a...

Bought by WYAP, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, and WOUB

  • Added: Nov 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 5
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A story of divine fate and segregation within the Secret Service.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 40:07
Caption: Ericka Naegle (L) and Walter Naegle (R)
Walter Naegle tells his niece, Ericka, about the unconventional decision that he and his partner, Bayard Rustin, made to protect their union.

Bought by WTJU

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Summer is the time for baseball all over the country, and in Minnesota that’s no different. The history of baseball in Minnesota, however, has inc...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 29:56
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Presidents often disappoint us. Professor Rowland Brucken reads from his book, A Most Uncertain Crusade: The United States, the United Nations, and...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Fred Wesley, left, and David Krakauer., Credit: David Krakauer
The klezmer-funk-hip-hop group Abraham Inc. will have their debut performance at the Apollo tonight. Reporter Michael May has the story behind this...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Classroom in the Islamic School in Seattle, Washington, 1982., Credit: Library of Congress
Sylviane Diouf of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture talks with Ed Ayers about some of the overlooked legacies of enslaved Muslims ...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 06:24
  • Purchases: 1
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When one thinks of fashion forward countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo usually doesn't come to mind. But Les Sapeurs might make us feel dif...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:44
Caption: Bloody Sunday-Selma, Alabama
It’s election season! But since the 2013 Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act, many states have pushed changes to voter laws that raise di...

Bought by KMUN and WNJR

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2