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In the 1960s, Nikki Giovanni was a revolutionary poet of the Black Arts Movement that nourished civil rights. She had a famous dialogue with James ...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Black Lives Matter co-founder and artist Patrisse Cullors presents a luminous vision of the spiritual core of Black Lives Matter and a resilient wo...

  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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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
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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
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
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
For many Americans, the storyline that played out on August 9th in Ferguson, Mo. — when an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white polic...

Bought by Moab Public Radio, XRAY.fm, WXDU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
For many Americans, the storyline that played out on August 9th in Ferguson, Mo. — when an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white polic...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: From the FBi file of W.E.B Du Bois
Under longtime director J. Edgar Hoover, for decades FBI agents obsessively read - and even imitated - African-American writing. Dr. William J. Max...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 11:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Presbyterian church in Vardy, Tennessee, was a community center for some Melungeon families. , Credit: Mary Helen Miller
The Melungeons were a mixed-race group in southern Appalachia with an elusive history. Now some Melungeon descendants are looking to DNA testing fo...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and WTJU


  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 16:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Reverend Eric Williams tells his co-worker Jannette Berkley-Patton about his first experience with AIDS.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Nov 30, 2012
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1