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. 

Series

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6 Pieces

This is American Achievers: Lovers of Freedom with Charles S. Dutton. They may have been revolutionaries from different stripes, but these men and women fought for equality for all who called America home.

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36 Pieces

Internationally renowned education professor Pedro Noguera, Ph.D. provides cogent, provocative analyses of the most pressing Education Matters. Both through commentaries and weekly three-to-five-minute vignettes, Noguera engages parents, teachers, school administrators, policymakers and other education stakeholders on the vital education issues facing the nation.

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8 Pieces

Latinos are the largest and fastest growing minority group in the country. Though many are recent immigrants, Hispanics have been living in America as far back as the 16th century, even before settlers from England. How has the the American narrative been shaped by Latinos, and how will they continue to shape it? We bring you stories of the Hispanic/Latino American experience, past, present, and future.

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19 Pieces

Widely revered as an expert in the fields of race, gender, politics, and policy, Avis Jones- DeWeever, Ph.D., merges her interests to examine how they intersect within the larger culture.

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19 Pieces

Highlights from the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s (NMAAHC) Civil Rights History Project, a joint effort of the Library of Congress and NMAAHC to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of individuals—many who are unheralded—who participated in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s.

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10 Pieces

Georgetown University professor and social critic Michael Eric Dyson weighs in with searing commentary on the hottest issues of the day.

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24 Pieces

The Buck Series is a 24-part audio series narrated by award-winning filmmaker, author, and professor, MK Asante exploring themes addressed in his critically acclaimed memoir, Buck.


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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 ...

Bought by WEZU


  • 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...

Bought by WEZU


  • 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...

Bought by WEZU


  • 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...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • 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...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • 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...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • 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...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1