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Caption: Teacher Christopher McFadden is a member of The Fellowship, a group in Philadelphia trying to recruit and retain black male teachers. Only 2 percent of teachers in American public schools are black men., Credit: Emily Hanford
(8/28/2017) There may be nothing more important in the educational life of a child than having effective teachers. But the United States is struggl...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KOSU, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 10
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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n this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian look at one man's version of how Jazz began and go behind the scenes of the original cast recordin...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
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In this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian go behind the scenes of the Houston Grand Opera's 1976 recording of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Th...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: State of Opportunity from Michigan Radio
If you think we live in a post-racial world…think again: statistically speaking, being born Black or Latino or Native American is associated with s...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 50:27
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Infant mortality rates in Michigan are better than they used to be, but still not good enough. Seven out of every 1,000 babies born in Michigan w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:01
Caption: Fletcher Henderson
Bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger Fletcher Henderson is little remembered today in spite of the fact he set the foundation for the corners...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
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African American Women's Reflections on Hip-Hop

  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 27:10
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One-hour documentary about the life and legacy of Barbara Jordan, the first black woman from the South to serve in the U.S. Congress.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2008
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 3
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A short profile with Big Chief Bo Dollis and keyboardist Willie Tee of the Mardi Gras classic "New Suit."

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WNCU


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Perfect for Black History Month (February), this one-hour special tells the story of Duke Ellington's musical "Jump for Joy"

Bought by WMOT, WVAS, WCAI / WNAN, WNMU-FM, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 29
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A conversational profile of Ralph Bunche - a sometimes overlooked African-American who excelled in the world of diplomacy. Bunche negotiated tire...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KUOW, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Aspen Public Radio, Radio Baha'i, WLGI and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 30

  • Added: Jan 20, 2006
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5