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Caption: Dale Brumfield, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo.
The Virginia State Penitentiary, which stood on Spring Street in Richmond, Virginia for almost two hundred years, was considered one of the most pr...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 27:16
Caption:  Rashauna Johnson (left) and TriPod host Laine Kaplan-Levenson discuss Johnson's award winning book "Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions" at the 2017 Organization of American Historians Conference.
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with another edition of TriPod Xtras. Host Laine Kaplan-Levenson and Dartmouth history professor Rashauna Johnso...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 20:17
Caption: Oscar James Dunn, Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1868–1871, Credit:  Mathew Brady Studio / National Archive
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with a story about a monument that was supposed to be erected in the late 1800s, but never happened.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 12:20
Caption: Fannie Lou Hamer, Credit: Howard University Library Systems
Fannie Lou Hamer's 100th birthday is Oct 6. She's no longer alive, and may not be as widely known as others in the civil rights movement --- but he...

Bought by WVAS, WRIR, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Protesters in the shadow of Robert E. Lee. , Credit: Charles McGuigan
Pro-Confederates and white supremacists faced off with counter-demonstrators on America's largest outdoor Civil War museum on Monument Avenue in Ri...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 26:30
Caption: President Johnson with Kerner Commission, Credit: LBJ Library
Uprisings and riots by African Americans in 1967 left white people shocked and surprised. A presidential commission was assigned to look into why i...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KISA Digital Studios


  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 50:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Renault Robinson was an officer in the Chicago Police Department in 1971 when he was first interviewed by radio host and oral historian Studs Terke...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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In the months leading up to the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division releasing its report on the Baltimore Police Department, I listene...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:38:20
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We may be in a period of historic closeness between Russia and the United States, but there was a time when hundreds of African-American scientists...

Bought by Radio Newark, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 3
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In April of 2014, federal agents raided the studios of 106.1 TOUCH FM in Boston, Massachusetts. The reason was simple: the radio station was operat...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 41:13
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2010, Michael McIntosh’s son was incarcerated at the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility in the small town of Walnut Grove, Mississippi. On...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 32:55
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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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Since 2014 the department of justice and President Obama have been working to right the wrongs of the war on drugs. Through Clemency, Obama has com...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 15:28
Caption: William Jennings Bryan
Portraits of some of America’s most groundbreaking and unusual presidential candidates...who never won the white house.

Bought by KPIK-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WCQS, KALW, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 21
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Voices from the epicenter of unrest in Baltimore

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 48:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This story explores Michelle Obama's early life, expectations surrounding her ascendency as First Lady, and the impact she will leave on the office...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, New Hampshire Public Radio, WEZU, WAMC, KUOW and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 7
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Seeing White explores the process of white people waking up to white privilege, how this process impacts people of color, and what white people can...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 33:44

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8
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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: The intersection on Pennsylvania & North Avenues in Baltimore, Credit: Wendel Patrick
Voices from the epicenter of unrest in Baltimore

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 3
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From Reform to Transform introduces listeners to passionate racial and social justice advocates in California who crafted, promoted, and saw throug...

Bought by WUAL and KGNU


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: St. Augustine, FL Police jump into a wade in
In 1964, Congress had a noteworthy Civil Rights Bill before it. But Southern Democrats, supporters of Jim Crow laws, were pushing a filibuster to k...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:55

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:09:59
Caption: Malcolm X 1964, Credit: Associate Press
This is the second hour of the documentary 'Harlem In Revolt.' It was made by a young writer called Austin Clarke and looked at the state of Harlem...

Bought by KQED


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Malcolm X 1964, Credit: Associate Press
A little more than fifty years ago, 1963, was a time of great upheaval in the United States. The fight for civil rights was in full force with peop...

Bought by KQED


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 1