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New economic research reveals how difficult it is for some people to gain wealth in America, even when they do everything right.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:08
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Women-owned businesses generated over $1.6 trillion in sales in 2017, but they still make up less than 2/5ths of all privately held companies. But,...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:20
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A torchlit Confederate protest in Charlottesville, Virginia had some residents recalling the days of the KKK. But one Virginia scholar says today’s...

Bought by KENW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 2
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When NASA wanted to put a man on the moon, they naturally turned to the brightest — and whitest. That is, until the brilliant Katherine Johnson dem...

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Eliquewa Santiago says college makes her struggle with mental health even more difficult. (c) 2016 Taylor Epps
Mental health is an issue that rarely gets discussed in the black community. For college students of color the issue gets even more difficult.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Keith Smitherman works as a violence intervention specialist for Prescription for Hope. The program is run out of Eskenazi Hospital and connects victims of violent crime to social workers who help connect them to career and educational opportunities. , Credit: Jake Harper/Side Effects
Violent crime is on the rise in Indianapolis. And research shows that poverty is often a factor. But a hospital in the city is working with young...

Bought by WILL


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Marylouisa Cantu (left) with her case worker Lucretia Cox (center) and mother Star Tafolla, Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
Almost 17 percent of the babies born here in Dunklin County are born premature. According to data from the World Health Organization, if this were ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:10
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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
Caption: A die-in near Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade., Credit: Lena Nozizwe
A news report from Santa Monica, California on "Reclaim MLK" actions there.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
Caption: Nile Project musicians rehearse in Kampala, Uganda, Credit: Julie Caine
In a quiet park in Kampala, Uganda, 14 musicians from eight different East African countries sit under a tree.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church., Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
The Episcopal Church of Louisiana spent the past year making plans for a new ministry, aiming to address its history of racism, as well as other fo...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: the iconic exterior of Circle Foods on St Bernard and Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans, Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
More than eight years after it flooded and closed due to Hurricane Katrina, the Circle Food Store on the corner of Claiborne and St Bernard Avenues...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Herman Wallace's funeral
Laine Kaplan Levenson reports on continued efforts to use the story of the Angola 3 to combat long-term solitary confinement in prisons.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:39
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Since the 1970s, Republicans have controlled Southern politics, but according to one researcher, the Republican Party has reached its peak in the S...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
Caption: Etta James "At Last!" 1960, Credit: Argo Records
We remember the remarkable life and amazing career of one of the greatest female performers in music history, the legendary Miss Etta James, who pa...

Bought by Mississippi Public Broadcasting and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 24, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pro-abortion rally, Credit: Flickr user: ProgressOhio
Reproductive health services for women are under attack, leaving poor women and women of color lacking access. But a broad coalition of women is st...

Bought by WCSU-FM and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Students sort through syllable flashcards at the Washington Literacy Council.
In Washington D.C., more than a third of adults lack basic literacy skills. That's 20% higher than the national average. Emily Friedman sits in on ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 31, 2011
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 1