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Each day starts off at ground zero. Based on my motivation, it'll either be mundane or it'll be a masterpiece.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 04:13
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to “Sounds Jewish” for Jewish music in praise of Martin Luther King Jr. – plus songs that demonstrate the longtime simpatico between Jews a...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
This week's “Sounds Jewish” commemorates Black History Month with some of the finest black-Jewish musical melds. Hear recordings by Louis Armstrong...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brian "Scoop" Nemeth, Credit: Noel Black
In this episode of Wish We Were here, we tell the story of Brian "Scoop" Nemeth, a man with high-functioning autism whose singular goal in life is ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:05
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They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then Stevie Wonder should know the feeling of flattery well. His son...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
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Author Sam Roberts reads about a civil rights pioneer indeed, from his new book. Another example of our daily 100-second show -- great for top-of-t...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Martin Woods talks to Audra Wilson about the challenges and the rewards of being a Black Operatic Baritone from the West Side of Chicago, and takin...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 08:55
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Phyllis McEwen and Bob Devin-Jones bring to life African-American folktales and songs that Zora Neale Hurston collected in Florida in the 1930s.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 39:38
Caption: Hackney Brothers, Credit: Facebook
In the mid 1970s, three teenage brothers from Detroit formed a band. That’s not exactly an unusual story. Motown history is full of bands that made...

Bought by WDBM, New Hampshire Public Radio, and Delta College Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 3
Caption:  Rahsaan Roland Kirk's Early LPs on Jazz-O-Rama, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
Skater's Waltz, Serenade to a Cuckoo, and Jive Elephant are among the tunes that will fill the air when the Rahsaan Roland Kirk's Early LPs is hear...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 2
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A half-hour radio documentary that examines the history and culture of a New Mexico border town. The piece explores issues of inter-ethnic relation...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Tate Brady, Credit: Beryl Ford Collection, Tulsa City-County Library
In the early 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan had been so active in Tulsa, Oklahoma - doing everything from holding parades to organizing lynch mobs - that ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: Camp at Ft. Monroe, VA, Credit: Library of Congress
A conversation about the contingency of one state's role in the Civil War.

Bought by KRUA and WRPI


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
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A musical exploration of this lyrical and controversial style of jazz

Bought by 88.5 JAZZ FM Erie's Jazz Station, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WDUQ, WILL, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2005
  • Length: 29:04
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: the producer with her parents
A man has 14 children with 13 different women, dies young, and leaves them to learn about him through each other, and through the letters he wrote ...

Bought by KUER, SpiritHouse Inc/Youth Noise Network, WYBC, KCUR, NPR Station Showcase with PRX and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2004
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 10
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Dramatization - largest mass-escape of slaves in Amer history - PROMOS ATTACHED

Bought by WAMU, KFAI, PRX to iTunes, WRPI, KGOU and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2004
  • Length: 54:10
  • Purchases: 28