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Rita Dove and Tracy K. Smith share a few things in common beyond the fact that they are African-American female artists. They are also professors a...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:16
Caption: Dr. Halle Tanner Dillion Johnson  was the first woman and the first black woman to practice medicine in Alabama.  She was licensed in 1891.
Here's an account of healthcare in the rural Alabama. This account was written in 1894. Listen.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: Pamela Spoto
Unspun takes a look at Black History and current Civil Rights and equality issues in America with Pamela Spoto, local educator, activist and host o...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:56
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How may speech affect your perceived level of intelligence? Dr. John Baugh describes research that sheds light on linguistic profiling.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 12:31
  • Purchases: 1
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In the late 1980s, a personal case of housing discrimination prompted Dr. John Baugh to launch decades of research into what he calls linguistic pr...

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg with Roots Music Icon Taj Mahal. A discussion about the genesis of roots music and the music ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 11:13
Caption: Brooks of Liverpool, 1789, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Dr. Sowande' Mustakeem reveals the forgotten world of 18th century slave ships, sharing the story of one enslaved woman and discussing why it's so ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 11:31
  • Purchases: 1
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THE DROP OUT DILEMMA IS SPECIAL CONVERSATION ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS IN THE ROCHESTER AREA. THE WXXI NEWS TEAM HAS BEEN TAKING AN IN-DEPT...

Bought by NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 22, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Omer Simeon-front row, 3rd from left
Born in New Orleans in 1902, Omer Simeon is the least known of the early clarinetist of the 1920s. He was apparently very quite and reserved, didn...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
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Art Stewart Motown producer and engineer. Art worked with the crème of the Motown artists and producers.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 32:13
Caption: Hubert Sumlin at the 2009 WC Handy Blues & BBQ Fest, Credit: John Luttrell
We remember Hubert Sumlin, legendary guitarist and long-time sideman for Howlin' Wolf, passed away at the age of 80 on December 4, 2011.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Remembrance of the late great blues pianist Pinetop Perkins, a special report

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 1