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Since last August, the cultural conversation has centered on #blacklivesmatter, Ferguson and the death of Eric Garner. But it’s less common to hear...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:43
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Beginning next fall, all San Francisco public schools will offer a class called Ethnic Studies. It’s a look at American history and culture from th...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Blunt discusses cultural insensitivity in the digital age.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:26
Caption: Claudette Colvin.
What makes a hero? Why do we remember some stories and not others? Consider Claudette Colvin. She was a 15-year-old girl in the segregated city of...

Bought by KAWC, PRX Remix, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 09:19
  • Purchases: 3
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Just a few years ago, 18-year-old Noah McQueen was struggling in school, had been arrested multiple times, and spent time in juvenile detention. Bu...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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A common topic among high schoolers when discussing the college application process and admittance is race. Listen to hear the opinions on affirmat...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 05:07
Caption: Emmanuel Johnson recording an interview., Credit: Carol Jackson
Emmanuel Johnson is a senior at Riverside High School in Durham, N.C. As a part of WUNC's Youth Radio Project, he reports on a changing neighborhoo...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Malik Barrios, an 14 year old from Data High School and is a member of the New Mexico Youth Alliance. He was one of the speakers at the Martin Luth...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:08
  • Purchases: 1
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It?s our last podcast of the summer, and we?re going out with two pieces about self-expression. DaeDae Williams shares a powerful poem about the c...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:52
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Officer Denise Cookie Boulden is a Detective for the Seattle Police Department. She’s well known for her work with youth and the elderly. Detecti...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
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Aaron Sims reports on the differences and discrimination within the black community.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:59
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Diamen, Rosa and Javon interview Nate Brown (Family Resources) and Jason Harris, Taymar Fields, Tramell Perry and Aaqila Youngblood (public housing...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 03:16
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In 1964, more than 700 students from around the country joined organizers and locals in Mississippi to demand rights for black voters. Fifty years ...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:43
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Interview Dr. Harold Bailey, President of the Albuquerque Chapter of the NAACP. We spoke to Dr. Bailey at the recent #BlackLivesMatter Candlelight ...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
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Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, discusses the campaign, its origins, and why it’s so important.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 12:15
Caption: R.B. oversees the work of the Scraper Bike Team in the backyard of El ColectiVelo bike shop in East Oakland, Credit: Audrey Dilling
At the end of a narrow alley off of International Boulevard, through the open doorway of El ColectíVelo bike shop, I’m greeted by a young boy. “R....

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 06:25
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Going off to college seems like the American dream for first-generation, low-income students. But not if they drop out with loads of debt a few yea...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 03:52
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Seventeen years after Darius Clark Monroe robbed a bank at gunpoint, he came to StoryCorps...

Bought by WEZU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rudy Corpuz, Jr. (center) leads a Silence to Violence march down Market Street on September 4, 2014., Credit: Anna Kolhede
In the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco, at 1038 Howard Street, sits the United Playaz headquarters. United Playaz is an homegrown org...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 18:06
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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...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:07
  • Purchases: 1