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Composer Victor Zupanc and actor Ansa Akeya of the Children's Theater Company in Minneapolis discuss the challenges and charm of Mark Twain's "Huck...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
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Nine-year-old Aidan Sykes interviews his father, Albert Sykes, about being a dad.

Bought by WEZU and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 2
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African-American author LaShonda Katrice Barnett, interviewed recently on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday (2/8/15), reads here from her heralded new n...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Aysia Evans and her father
When I was 15, my father was sentenced to three months in prison. I was one of the 2.7 million Americans under 18 with a parent who’s incarcerated.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 04:20
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Raphael and Heidi Hameed (R) lost their son when he was struck by a speeding car. They spoke with Megiddëh Goldston (L), the driver's sister, about...

Bought by WEZU and WTJU


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Herman Travis speaks with his neighbor Robert Cochran about delivering food to elderly and disabled residents of his housing complex.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Franklin Gilliard and his wife, Sherry, reflect upon their time in a homeless shelter after...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andre Simms and Junior, Credit: Laurie Feld
Andre Simms is 45. He’s been shot. Stabbed. Homeless. Arrested. He sold and used drugs. But everything changed when his girlfriend died and he was ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 1
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The Bay Area’s cultural diversity is translated in so many different ways; you can hear it in how many languages are spoken here. For parents want...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 07:01
Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Charles McGuigan
David Hudson, principal at Holton Elementary School in Richmond, Virginia, saved a school that was on the verge of collapse. He works tirelessly--t...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 27:19
Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Charles McGuigan
David Hudson, principal at Holton Elementary School in Richmond, Virginia, saved a school that was on the verge of collapse. He works tirelessly--t...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 27:11
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In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the landmark US Supreme Court case Brown versus Board of Education, internationally renowned education ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
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Internationally renowned education expert Pedro Noguera, Ph.D., discusses the expansion of educational options afforded to many children as a resul...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
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For StoryCorps' 10th anniversary, we're revisiting some favorite stories. At 27, Wil Smith's age wasn't the only thing that set him apart from oth...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Sometimes the best kind of learning happens when you don’t even realize you’re being taught. That’s the case at a new inner city youth fishing prog...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Students at Maxwell Elementary learn to make gliders during the city's first SEEK summer mentoring camp.  , Credit: Rachel Sapin
Data from the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering shows the U.S. is not producing enough engineers to meet future demand. And th...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:18
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A national study by the Cooperative Children's Books Center at the University of Wisconsin reports that diversity is lacking in children's literatu...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Christi was a pregnant teenager who gave up her baby for adoption and then changed her mind. The story from there goes places no one saw coming. Pr...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:28
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The hilarious and heartfelt saga of a childless godparent.

Bought by Nevada Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KKRN, KWMR and more


  • Added: Mar 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: MLK Jr-Washington,DC 1963
A Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr and the historic March on Washington that took place in August 1963, with new mixes featuring Israel Kamakaw...

Bought by North Country Public Radio, KRPS, WUKY, WESM 91.3 FM, WBEZ and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:43
  • Purchases: 10
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The Visitacion Valley Middle School is located in the southern part of San Francisco – one of the poorest residential areas of the city. It's reces...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:03
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Bess Kargman talks balance, commitment, and synchronicity.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2012
  • Length: 26:24
Caption: CeeJay "Shock Therapy" Hannah
Poet CeeJay "Shock Therapy" Hannah, 18, is a senior at Percy L. Julian High School. This is the first year the school has participated in Louder T...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:33
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The Girl Scouts of the United States of America have recently revamped their image and program with new badges focusing on skills like robotics and...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2011
  • Length: 28:57
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Author Grif Stockley on a special edition of Tales from the South, where Southern writers bring their own true stories to life in front of a live a...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2011
  • Length: 29:00