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Veteran and retired police sergeant Homer Craig (b.1939) reflects on family and community life in Hazelwood based on interviews conducted by teens...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:47
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Malik Bankston, Executive Director, The Kingsley Center (b. 1962), reflects on his college experience and his desire to better his community based ...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:49
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China Smith and her students share their perspectives on the dance world, and describe how they created their own world in Ballet Afrique.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 04:42
Caption: Christapherson Grant runs the 110-meter hurdles race at Edmonds Stadium in spring 2015, Credit: JACOB OSTLUND
"I visualize the race. All I’m thinking about is just silence. Dead silence. "Then the gun goes off. I'm just trying to get to the finish line as ...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: RadioActive Youth Producer Leija Farr, Credit: KUOW / RadioActive staff
“In a place that will never understand you are amazing, in a place that will put fire to you then say you are callous, they will burn you then say ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Anelise Moon-Schruder, 24, is part of the white anti-racist movement., Credit: Paul Kiefer
Anelise Moon-Schruder, 24, is part of a movement of white people who are coming together to reflect on their privilege. As a young woman raised in ...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Upendo Moore makes beats. , Credit: Courtesy of Upendo Moore
Most young people don’t know what they want to do with their lives. This is a story about a high school student who was born into a calling – being...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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Does your race affect how you act? Well, it probably affected how you answered that question.... In this award-winning story, hear why one young ma...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Does the equal protection clause forbid racial preferences in state university admissions?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that: "No State shall … deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KUNM, WNPR, and WHYY


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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There’s a picture that’s usually painted while working with at-risk youth. The success story. But things are usually far more complicated. Jimmy Gu...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 08:15
Caption: Raymond Summerville, Credit: Meredith Turk
Raymond Summerville uncovers the surprising and troubled past of George Hatton, a beloved citizen of Columbia, Missouri, whom neighborhood children...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:58
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You’ve probably heard by now that TV On the Radio almost gave it all up before deciding to forge ahead, eventually resulting in last year’s Seeds, ...

Bought by KSUT and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 2
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A piece that explains how African-American students across the country are struggling to find stylists capable of doing their hair, and what length...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 03:28
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Three Sudanese teens who have immigrated to the U.S. share three very different takes on what it’s like to live here.

  • Added: Nov 10, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: Coach Roscoe Bryant and Eugene Corr, San Francisco, CA 10/2/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Coach Roscoe Bryant and filmmaker Eugene Corr talk baseball, family values, and the importance of play.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:01
Caption: Rebirth Brass Band, Credit: Mark H. Anbinder
featuring Matt Sakakeeny and the Rebirth Brass Band

  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 51:59
Caption: Arvaughn Williams: "Because of his incarceration, I have to show the world that I won't fall into this system and this cycle that traps so many people, black men like myself.", Credit: Catherine Girardeau
When someone is imprisoned, it doesn’t just affect the incarcerated. It affects the people left behind. Young people. Nearly three million children...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:33
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What does it take to be a spy? We ask a real FBI agent and talk to writer Anthony Horowitz about his James Bond Jr.: Alex Rider in "Stormbreaker."

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 19:02
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Charme churns through the rough St. Louis Public Schools while she is going through her gender transition.

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2015
  • Length: 08:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: RadioActive producer Jaylen Wheeler at a RadioActive listening party., Credit:  JASON PAGANO
Jaylen Wheeler is a student at University Prep in north Seattle. Follow him through his role as the odd one out.

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Gwen Moten remembers her childhood best friend, Denise McNair, who was killed in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, ...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Susan Mernit on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
On this episode of Making It Work we will chat with Susan Mernit about her latest non-profit organization, Hack the Hood, and how they are making a...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 24:25
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Ceyela, age seventeen, struggles to understand how her mom's mental illness has affected their relationship.

  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
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Radio Curious visits with Dr. Joseph Marshall, co-founder of Alive and Free, a community violence prevention effort for at-risk inner city youth to...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: James, a homeless teen, died in March 2015, Credit: Kaaren Andrews
Six students from one Seattle high school have died from suicide or murder this year. Why hasn't this tragedy been front-page news? Is it because a...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 35:26