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1st segment: Pepe Willie (the man who discovered Prince) is interviewed. 2nd Segment: Chris Moon (the man who gave the keys to his studio) is inte...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scipio A. Jones, Credit: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
In the final episode, the NAACP begins efforts to fight the death sentences handed down in Helena, led in part by Scipio Africanus Jones, the leadi...

Bought by WNCU


  • Added: Jan 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Writ Writer, Credit: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
This is a story that begs to be told. It’s long overdue. The year was 1919. The place: Phillips County, Arkansas. What became a watershed moment i...

Bought by WNCU


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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
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While teaching at an all-black middle school in Atlanta, Associate Professor of Education Meira Levinson realized that her students’ were gong to h...

  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 27:51
Caption: Josephine Baker
Sidney Bechet and Josephine Baker were the most recognizable expatriates on the Parisian seen in the 1920s. If you've seen the movie "Midnight in P...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Cannon Jug Stompers
With the closure of Storyville in New Orleans, many talented musicians landed in Memphis before making their way to Chicago and New York.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Red Allen
New Orleans musician who's work had a profound effect on the early development of jazz.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: New York University Press, Credit: Trade card for Cottolene
Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein

  • Added: Jan 04, 2012
  • Length: 19:53
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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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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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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ThoughtCast speaks with Princeton philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah about his new book, "Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers" -- followe...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 09, 2007
  • Length: 57:01
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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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
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Epic poem about the Ali-Frazier fight (The Thriller in Manila) by James Tokley.

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, KUER, KUT, KCUR and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2005
  • Length: 12:13
  • Purchases: 7