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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 ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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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 50 years ago, with new mixes featuring Israel Kamakawiw...

Bought by WBEZ, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WCAI / WNAN, KVMR and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:43
  • Purchases: 6
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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
Caption: Darshon Moore, Credit: Philip Nusbaum
Darshon Moore speaks from experience of having parents representing differing cultural backgrounds

  • Added: Aug 24, 2011
  • Length: 01:00
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Minister Beau Harris talks to his daughter Kioni "Popcorn" Marshall about the changes their family has seen over the years.

Bought by KUOW, KFOK-LP, and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 11, 2010
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 3
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Among Detroit’s many problems: a public school system so deep in debt that last year, the state took it over. Michigan’s governor hired Robert Bob...

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 08:18
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Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb was brought in to fix a school system that's a big mess. But who's paying his salary? Private foundations t...

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 05:18
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Tami Hayes talks to her daughter, Dymond, about battling breast cancer as a single parent. Dymond was 13 at the time of Tami's diagnosis.

Bought by KFOK-LP


  • Added: Apr 26, 2010
  • Length: 01:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carolyn Parham, Credit: SpeakeasyDC
A mother of two faces a life-altering crisis when, just a few months out of rehab, a $5,000 check appears in her mailbox.

Bought by KFAI, PRX Remix, and KUOW


  • Added: Feb 28, 2010
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Four Rings, Credit: Limsonline.org
Each day most of us wave to a friend or gesture in a meeting with colleagues. Dance professor Karen Studd sees patterns and language in all of the...

Bought by WFIU and CKMO


  • Added: Jun 01, 2009
  • Length: 28:54
  • Purchases: 2