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The Hantam Community Education Trust, Eradicating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) starting with South Africa. Katherine King Documentarian joins us f...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 27:50
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Overcoming racism and low expectations
Lenzy R. Wallace Jr., PH.D., an African American, has had three successful careers, succeeding despite the odds. At 90 years old and actively retir...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 39:01
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
This piece features the voices of black Americans who came of age during the civil rights era: an era that lives with a mix of pain and pride in th...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WABE, WFHB, and WTJU


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 3
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WNYC, WRIR, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Professor Lawrence Blum
In his new book, professor Lawrence Blum provides insight into a rigorous high school course on race and racism.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • 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
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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: portrait of Barbara Johns, who led the walkout
In 1951 a group of African American students at Robert R. Moton High School in Prince Edward County, Virginia, organized a strike to protest the su...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KGNU, WMPG, KVSC, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 16
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
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
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This documentary won a 2010 Peabody Award. Nationwide, suburban schools are doing a good job educating white students, but those schools are not ge...

Bought by WNYC, WAER, KUER, WESM 91.3 FM, WITF and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 40
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Michael S. Harper talks about what he teaches in his poetry classes and reads some his favorite poems.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KUER, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2005
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 8