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Our celebration of Black History Month continues with Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Ca...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Some guys come in and think you can turn pro next week, but once they come in here and find out what you have to go through, it’s like a wake-up ca...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:08
  • Purchases: 1
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I get so much love from the customers in here. It’s better than where I came from.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
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
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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
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On Tuesday, January 22nd 2013 at Winona State University, Charles McDew, former chairman of The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (from 19...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 50:57
  • Purchases: 1
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: Louisiana blues diva Carol Fran performs at her 76th birthday party., Credit: Photo by Barry Yeoman
Still Singing the Blues: New Orleans and South Louisiana features musicians in New Orleans and South Louisiana who continue to perform the blues—of...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KCMJ Community Radio, Red River Radio Network, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 23
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Action Speaks looks at contemporary issues through the lens of history by using under-appreciated dates of the twentieth-century that have changed ...

Bought by KFAI, WRNC-LP, WRVO Public Media, KUT-HD, WDCV and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2009
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Youth voices share their perspectives on Black masculinity.

Bought by WFAE, WEAA, New Hampshire Public Radio, WYSO, WCPN and more


  • Added: Jul 23, 2008
  • Length: 52:33
  • Purchases: 19
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A personal insight into the life of former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter - his life after the blockbuster hit movie.

Bought by KSFR, KSJD, KZYX, 90.5 WSNC, and KSFR


  • Added: Jan 08, 2006
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 5
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Blues man Keb Mo talks about his music and his inspirations.

Bought by KISU, KCUR, KZYX, and WMPG


  • Added: Feb 08, 2004
  • Length: 13:12
  • Purchases: 4