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Freedom Park’s relevance in Atlanta history dates back to the Civil War. On July 22, 1864, Sherman watched the city burn during the Battle of Atla...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 20:12
Caption: Mike Wiley performing Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till
Documentary Theater artist Mike Wiley performs and discusses Dar He, his one-man play about the murdered teenager Emmett Till.

Bought by WUNC


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 13:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kara Walker, A Subtlety, Credit: Amy Sherald
This episode features A Subtlety, the first ever public art project by American artist Kara Walker.

  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 14:53
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This African-American artist and educator is best known for his murals in Houston.

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Daniel Beaty as Paul Robeson, Credit: Photo by Don Ipock, courtesy of Arena Stage
Daniel Beaty's play and bravura performance in The Tallest Tree in the Forest shines a light on the artistry and activism of Paul Robeson.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 31:49
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The winner of the 2012 Joyce Wein Artist Prize discusses the relationship in her work between visual art and sonic art. [26:26]

  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 26:26
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg with Roots Music Icon Taj Mahal. A discussion about the genesis of roots music and the music ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 11:13
Caption: James Gibson
Artist JAMES GIBSON is one of the original Florida Highwaymen, a loosely-organized group of African-American painters renowned for their depictions...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: Thelonious Monk
Thelonious Monk was an original voice in the shaping the sound of American music. Both his compositions and his inimitable piano playing continue t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Pope.L, Blink New Orleans, 2012, Credit: Cathy Byrd
William Pope.L, an American performance artist and interventionist, talks about Blink, his magic lantern show for Prospect.2 New Orleans, 2011.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sean Hill
Award winning Minnesota Poet Sean Hill joins Heidi Holtan to talk about his book "Blood Ties and Brown Liquor."

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 17, 2012
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Battle discusses his first season as artistic head of the Alvin Ailey company. [33:04]

  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 33:04
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A conversation with Freedom Rider and civil rights historian Earnest “Rip” Patton and German-American artist Charlotta Janssen whose depiction of F...

  • Added: May 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:18
Caption: The newly formed Pi Eta chapter of Phi Beta Sigma step before the beginning of the 34th Annual Soul Food Dinner on Saturday in Kryzsko Commons on Winona State University campus. Performing are Sam Ndely, left, Beh Gay, center, and Forrest Agnew. , Credit: David Ranzenberger/Winona Daily News
Members of Phi Beta Sigma’s fraternity started off this year’s 34th annual Soul Food Dinner at Winona State University. The Harlem Renaissance was ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 12:21
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IN IT’S THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WORKING WOMEN;S DAY PROGRAM, CASA ATABEX ACHE & MOMMAS HIP HOP KITCHEN PRESENT “.A WOMYN OF COLOR’S RESPONSE TO ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 54:15
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A visit to the home of Mardi Gras Indian Chief Mr. Ike

  • Added: Jun 06, 2008
  • Length: 04:46
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In honor of Black History Month, The Living Well Show celebrates the Harlem Renaissance.

Bought by KFAI, KDUR, and KRCB-FM


  • Added: Feb 18, 2008
  • Length: 28:38
  • Purchases: 3
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Since He was a kid, Wild Man Ivory wanted to be a mardi gras indian. It took a near death experience in Korea before that dream became a reality.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2007
  • Length: 10:16