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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by KVMR, KGLT, WVAS, KHNS, KSFR and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The women behind a new production called "Resilience" discuss the histories of people of color in Indiana on this week's edition of Big Talk with M...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 09:37
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
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A trio of sisters fly from Brooklyn to Oakland in the late 1960's to get to know their estranged mother. She sends them to a rather unusual summer ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 20:04
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from Dr. Ki...

Bought by KSRQ, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KZUM, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: 70,000 people gathered in Selma, Alabama on March 7, 2015 to remember the 50th anniversary of "bloody Sunday", Credit: Alabama Pubic Radio
On 2/24/2016 President Obama will present the Selma voting rights marchers the Congressional Gold Medal. On March 7, 1965, the marchers were attack...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:57
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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 Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
Celebrate and relive the MLK Memorial dedications as we remember the life, legacy and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with celebrity and news...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
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Carrie Parker's 40 some relatives are speaking in her honor at Indiana University. Carrie Parker was the first African American to attend IU

  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:28
Caption: A group of friends sit in front of Bel Park Towers in Park Heights. Many of the folks in this picture spent a lot of time telling me about their concerns and the conditions of their building., Credit: Jonna McKone
A feature story that starts with a tour of one of Baltimore's most segregated neighborhoods and ends with a battle over the future of public housing.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 08:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Three alternatives to common expenses, and how to take advantage of them.

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
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The honor of a Confederate hero shrinks in the twilight of 21st century political correctness, as does the rebel flag...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:05:07
Caption: New Orleans soul food restaurant Willie Mae's Scotch House in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, how does the city’s food reveal how the place has changed? The stories of a wine bar, and...

Bought by KUT, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WCAI / WNAN, KMUN, KOSU and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 18
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When the truck bomb exploded at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995, there were 21 children in the building's day care. Six sur...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Since last August, the cultural conversation has centered on #blacklivesmatter, Ferguson and the death of Eric Garner. But it’s less common to hear...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from Dr. Ki...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ella Baker
We bring you the sounds of soulful sisterhood as we celebrate Women's History Month. We'll get out on the dance floor with Chaka Khan and Gloria Ga...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Martin Luther King giving his historic 'I have a dream' speech in Washington in August 1963 , Credit: Library of congress
As France attempts to address issues surrounding immigration, integration and racism, can it take lessons from elsewhere?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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75 years ago, on December 15, 1939, Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-prize winning novel (1936) turned blockbuster film, Gone With The Wind, premiered ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 15:17
Caption: Yuri Kochiyama, Credit: Bob Hsiang
Hundreds of social justice advocates and organizers passed away in 2014, leaving their work behind as their legacy, but often also leaving an irrep...

Bought by WNJR and KVSC


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Feels as good as when we first heard the stuff, from forward to swing to '70s fusion & overproduced blues from the '80s. Perfect for radio, fantas...

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


  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 4
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A Radio Theatre piece about the creation and performance of one of America's most controversial songs.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 13:22
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This week marks 50 years since the civil rights movement pushed its way onto the national political stage, at the Democratic Convention in Atlantic...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 08:30
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The first African-American woman elected to the U.S. Congress from the South.

Bought by KAMU


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Early LPs of Herbie Hancock is presented by Joe Bevilacqua , Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A birthday tribute to the American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, born April 12, 1940.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:52
  • Purchases: 2