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What happens when a teenager moves to the other side of the tracks and ends up with all the freedom she could ask for? The Mortified Podcast is a p...

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Mar 19, 2017
  • Length: 23:03
  • Purchases: 1
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"Where are you from? ... No, where are you REALLY from?" Because of her skin tone and features, Milani Chatterji-Len gets asked this question all t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 2
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Just Say No? This is your brain on drugs? Find out the ridiculous and misguided ways teenagers actually deal with drugs.

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Jun 12, 2016
  • Length: 25:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Gallegos, left, is interviewed by Antonio Martinez, right, with assistance from Marquell Hicks, center., Credit: Laura Marcus Green
N’MPower participant, Antonio Martinez, interviews Spanish Colonial artist John Gallegos, in a community engagement project between the Museum of I...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:34
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What is a home? Come take a look at the concept of “home” from a different perspective.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:32
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Brian gives us a detailed description of how hard it has been for him to get by.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School. During the school year she's been checking in with essays reflecting on her experience. In thi...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 03:54
Caption: Free Spirit Media
Using the poem "Where I'm From" by Willie Perdomo as a creative prompt, students created poems to share and express where they come from and how th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:42
Caption: Free Spirit Media
Using the poem "Where I'm From" by Willie Perdomo as a creative prompt, students created poems to share and express where they come from and how th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:08
Caption: Free Spirit Media
Using the poem "Where I'm From" by Willie Perdomo as a creative prompt, students created poems to share and express where they come from and how th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:24
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Here they are, the winners of annual Telling Tales Contest, in conjunction with the Arkansas Literary Festival. Stories by Eric Van Meter, Sarah Mi...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 18, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Winners of the Arkansas Literary Festival share their winning stories: Jill Duvall visits an asylum, Wyatt Jones stands on the edge and tries not t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 22, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Cristel Martinez came to America from the Dominican Republic with a dream to become a music producer. But the only music she hears in school, says ...

Bought by WAMC, WGXC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Santa Fe’s Earth Care International’s Youth Allies teams up with Youth Media Project to produce a compelling and emotional show about consumerism, ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KBRP Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: 56:12
  • Purchases: 2
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"Family Tree" is a short piece written and produced by Andres Ortiz. His piece is a journey into Ortiz's unknown family history. Growing up being...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: From jungmoon's Flickr
Justine Teba of Pojoaque Valley High School was a participant in Youth Media Project's 2010 Summer Intensive. In this reflective piece, Justine sh...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 02:00
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Joe is a skater--as in skateboarder. He hates bike cops, and he's sure they hate him, too. In this short personal essay, Joe explains where his pre...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2010
  • Length: 03:33
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Hilary Uselu performs her piece Mother/Father, slamming about environmental situations from the point of view of Mother Earth.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2009
  • Length: 04:59