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In Lisbon, Portugal, a young woman is helping marginalized kids of color rebuild their confidence and take pride in their heritage - through art. R...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Pastor Monsalve preaches from her storefront church in Torrance, California., Credit: Phoenix Tso
Margarita Monsalve operates a sewing circle in Torrance, California, where unaccompanied migrant girls from Central America find a strong community...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:13
Caption: Soraya Ahyaudin goes to graduate school in Los Angeles. She uses Skype to stay connected to her children in Malaysia. , Credit: Jocelyn Coffin
Soraya Ahyaudin is learning to be a virtual mom to her sons growing up almost 9,000 miles away. Skype keeps them connected, but sometimes it doesn’...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
Caption: Gina Garro on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
This episode of Making it Work, we will chat with Gina Garro, third grade teacher and amateur artist about how she is keeping Common Core in public...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 26:37
Caption: Stephen Winter
Stephen Winter on freedom, responsibility, and art by any means necessary.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 18:27
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Prudence Galega fights against forced child workers and sex trafficking. Justice Galega created a women association that succeeded to convince the ...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:51
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Black is beautiful. When Lagos local Taofick Okoya went gift shopping for his niece he realized there were no dolls she could really identify with,...

Bought by WABE, WAMC, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 07, 2015
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 3
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Actress Sally Wingert has appeared on Broadway and London stages and in major motion pictures and commercials, but she is probably best known as th...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 04:56
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin commiserates with another tired mama in Stefanie Wilder-Taylor's Gummi Bears Should Not Be Organic.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Harford Community Radio, and KKRN


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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With the Taliban gone, music is returning to parts of Pakistan. Young female dancers are becoming the main breadwinners for their families. Swat Va...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Angelique After She Joined the Band, Credit: Courtesy of Angelique
Sixteen-year-old Angelique explains how she went from total dork to pretty cool after she joined a local hip hop band.

  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 11:53
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Best known for her books about the joys of life in Italy, Frances Mayes has published a new memoir. But this time, she takes her readers back to he...

Bought by WAMC and KKRN


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Sgt. Major Lisa Torello remembers her father, Sgt 1st Class Carl Torello, who was killed in Vietnam in 1965, with Tony Cistaro, who was with her fa...

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 03:05
Caption: Brett Haley, San Francisco, CA 5/1/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Brett Haley talks loyalty, looking forward, and persuading a DP to work for free.

  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 08:22
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Many displaced families returning home after the army retook most territory from Boko Haram are facing severe food shortages. Many women have to de...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rosemary and David
Mammary Lane: A Breast Cancer Survivor Sketches Her Battle.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
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Karen Miller met a man named Gil Harper on Facebook. They started flirting. The flirtation grew more serious. Eventually, they planned to meet in r...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 25:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Many families with LGBTQ members across generations are personally familiar with the “coming out” conversation. Deidra Robinson and her father, Wi...

  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:02
Caption: The Sea The Sea, Credit: theseathesea.com
The Sea The Sea's debut album LOVE WE ARE WE LOVE finds the duo in suspended animation, exploring moments of the unfolding future through their sin...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 57:06
Caption: Cami Cote
Producer Kali Beeson's feature features a woman whose first yoga experience involved chanting. She went home and told her husband it was weird. Now...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 03:26
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Across the US, fewer than half of all public schools have a nurse available to kids all day, every day, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Founda...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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My aunt, Debby Wurster, is making the most of her retirement. She wears her homemade Minnie Mouse costume to a Halloween party, and reflects on liv...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 02:57
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Israel Story's Mother's Day Special is the most unusual, unpredictable and touching tale you've heard in a while. Full hour and promo are now avai...

Bought by WZEN.org, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, and WNYC


  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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What would college students say to their mothers on Mother's Day, since many students can't be with her?

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:21
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Thao Nguyen, 29, experienced hunger first-hand, which is what gave her a unique appreciation for food. Now she's helping others in Hanoi rethink th...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 1