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New Visions, New Voices

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New Visions, New Voices is a Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)-funded initiative that produces a series of short -form programming aimed at bringing more diverse voices to public radio.  In the months ahead, New Visions, New Voices will also provide longer form programs that explore in- depth issues in education, technology, politics and more.  New Visions, New Voices will tap into some of the nation’s most important emerging voices to offer public radio the rich, varied voices that are necessary for public radio’s reach to its evolving diverse audiences. 

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In May 1851, a group of women gathered at a conference in Akron, Ohio after having unsuccessfully petitioned the Ohio Constitutional Convention of ...

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  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Born as a free Black in Connecticut in 1803, Maria Stewart would make history on September 21, 1832 when she became the earliest known American wom...

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  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
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An advocate of militant abolitionism, and renowned for his skills as a public speaker, Henry Highland Garnet advocated armed insurrection as the be...

  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:32
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Harriet Tubman would become known as the Moses of her people for serving as an abolitionist and as the chief conductor of the Underground Railroad....

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WEZU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 06:21
  • Purchases: 2
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After Frederick Douglass escaped north to gain freedom from American slavery, he became a major abolitionist. Actor Charles Dutton provides narrati...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:59
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Born in 1829 in what is now Arizona, Geronimo was a member of the Bedonkohe band of Apache and spent most of his early adult at war with his natura...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Political renegade, freedom, bone deep beauty, and justice are some of the words that come to mind when one hears the names Angela Davis & Myrlie E...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Eric Dyson, as only he can, shares why the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin deserves R-E-S-P-E-C-T by exploring her life, talent, and influen...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Stories of good humor, southern accents, and the nuances of the black female during signifying are shared as Michael Eric Dyson reflects on the bea...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The sense of excellence, and the quest for greatness behind ”Black Style” as a protest to the norm lies behind the genius of some of the gifted ind...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Eric Dyson discusses the complications of relationships among black women in comparison to those of their non-black counterparts. The phys...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Avis Jones-DeWeever is joined by Kim Gandy, the President and CEO of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, for discussions on sensible gun...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The discussion about heart disease, the number one killer in women, is the focal point of Avis Jones-Deweever’s topic. The guest informs listeners...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Whether one thinks that the Voting Rights Act was a sign of improving racial conditions, or a threat to wide access to the ballad box, you’ll be in...

Bought by WCSU-FM and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Attorney General Eric Holder came under fire for saying that “we are a nation of cowards”. But in the wake of recent racially charge events in the...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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In the wake of the decision reached in the Brown v. Board of Education court case, education expert Dr. Pedro Noguera tackles the question as to wh...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
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In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the landmark US Supreme Court case Brown versus Board of Education, internationally renowned education ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
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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 ...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
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Internationally renowned education expert Dr. Pedro Noguera reflects on the objectives of the NAACP and other civil rights organizations in the Bro...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
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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...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1