PRX - Pieces for Format: First-Person Essay

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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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Every week, Cracker Barrel provides 4 million Americans with a studied version of down-home Southern food and hospitality. The dumplins and the chi...

Bought by WJCT and WABE


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 26:03
  • Purchases: 2
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We hear from Amer Zahr, a comedian, writer, and activist who resides in Dearborn Michigan in this episode of Palestinians Podcast. Amer shares chil...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 40:27
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In the summer of 1970, when she was 21, Patrice Gaines spent several weeks in jail facing charges for possession of heroin. She was a drug abuser s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 11:48
  • Purchases: 1
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In this provocative radio essay, a commonplace encounter with racial profiling opens the door to the vast and painful reality of racism in the Unit...

Bought by KGNU and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nailah Stevenson talks candidly about why she stayed in an abusive relationship. And when she realized it was time to go.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:04
Caption: Miner 49er, Credit: Tom Weistar
In the foothills of the Sierra Nevada lies the San Juan Ridge. On the Ridge, tucked away amongst towering pines, flanked by two forks of the Yuba R...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:25
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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
Caption: Tarun Tejpal, Credit: ndtv.com
The founder of Tehelka, an indian magazine known for investigative stories on violence against women is involved in it's own rape controversy.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Notes, thoughts and observations from a lifelong NYC biker on the art of cycling ( I have the broken bones to prove it )and what the real lesson is...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 57:53
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
Caption: Kyndall Goss
Kyndall Goss of Tacoma, Wash. talked with KPLU about healthcare.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: :17
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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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An old boxing coach teaches a junior high school kid that one can't avoid the body blows - or the psychological pain to come later in life.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 02:39
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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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Publisher and author Janis F. Kearney on a special edition of Tales from the South, where Southern writers bring their own true stories to life in ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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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
Caption: by Josephnovak33 on Flickr
"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
Caption: Carmen Delzell, c. 2000
On her way home from her grandmother's funeral in 1996, Carmen happens to meet a remarkable African-American guitarist in a thrift shop in North Ca...

Bought by KUT, KGLT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 24, 2010
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 3
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Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton believe in forgiveness, but from different perspectives.

Bought by WEZU, KFOK-LPFM, WEZU, and KUOW


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 4
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Law professor Peter Keane believes even the worst criminals deserve to have someone on their side.

Bought by WEZU and WEZU


  • Added: Jan 05, 2009
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 2