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At some point or another we've all known a person that's really into shoes, but have you ever met a "sneakerhead"? Produced at Vocalo (90.7 FM Chic...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:18
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Richmond, California, is known for homicides and gang violence. Xavier is a young man that has found a way to keep teenagers off the streets and ou...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Aja (left), Kai (middle) and their mother Tonya David.
Aja David and her younger sister, Kai Leigh Harriott, remember the night Kai was hit...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Danielle Motindabeka in the WNYC studio
When Radio Rookie Danielle Motindabeka came to the United States at age 13, she didn’t speak English. By the time she was in high school, Danielle ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
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If it's not hard enough to succeed in the rough St. Louis Public Schools, Charme does it while transitioning from a boy to a girl.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:16
Caption: Jeff Rogers
When Jeff Rogers was 16 years old he started referring to himself as a “halfrican.” Jeff has a black father and a white mother. And like many teena...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Jeff Menzise of Morgan State University's Institute for Urban Research talks with Jason Fuller of Generation Justice about education equity. In...

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 14:28
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Jarrell grew up never knowing his biological father and experienced homelessness after his mother divorced his stepfather. He learned to balance sc...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:36
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Ashley, an honors graduate from Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth, spent much of her childhood in and out of foster care. Ashley received a ful...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 05:11
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Making the jump from middle to high school is one of those big moments in a kid's life. In this installment of KERA's education series Class of '17...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:53
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Heading to high school is a challenge for any kid. There are new friends, new teachers and the normal ups and downs of being a teenager. For 15-yea...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 03:22
Caption: Bruce Larson with the first scholarhip recipient, Mohamud Ali, in 2005.
Bruce Larson spent his entire life in rural southern Minnesota, milking 70 Guernseys every morning and every evening. When he and wife, Mary, quit ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Reflecting on American education over the last 60 years, New York University professor Dr. Pedro Noguera offers suggestions as to what can be done ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Internationally renowned education expert Pedro Noguera, Ph.D., discusses the impact of the 60th anniversary of Brown versus Board of Education and...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
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James Braxton Peterson, founder of Hip Hop Scholars, talks about misogyny and homophobia in Hip Hop culture, and the marginalization of blacks in A...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 30:04
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Tucked away on the second floor of the African Development Center in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, is a tiny thrift shop called ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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In this piece, a middle school poet from Minneapolis tells of his background, including slavery and citizenship.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Christopher Paul Curtis talks about making history real for young readers [34:01]

  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 29:06
Caption: Reverend John D. Hill, Credit: Grant Chapel AME Church
Reverend Hill discusses the history of Grant Chapel, and the A.M.E. church as a whole, connecting its founding as a rejection of discrimination to ...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 25:35
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Bishop Carlton Pearson once led one of the largest megachurches in the country. But when he stopped preaching about hell, he lost it all. Now he pr...

Bought by KGOU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Harrison Education Center
Daquan, a student at Harrison High School in Minneapolis laments losing a best friend.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:01
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Dayquan, a student at Harrison High School in Minneapolis, writes about moving forward despite having to struggle

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:39
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Dayquan, a student at Harrison Hish School in Minneapolis writes of his heartbreaks.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:39
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Dayquan writes about his struggles losing his mother to death at an early age.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
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Dayquan, a student at Harrison High School, tells about the experiences that hade him what he is. A good deal of pathos is included.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
  • Purchases: 1