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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
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
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Memorialized in a Bob Dylan song and an Academy Award nominated Denzel Washington film, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a successful prize fighter, wh...

Bought by WEZU, WOUB, NPR Illinois, RadioFreePalmer, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
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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: An American Terrorist
From the founding of the Ku Klux Klan by ex-Confederate officers, through the defeat of Reconstruction: How history is made and remade, with histor...

Bought by WCPN, WRPI, and KUNM


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 58:19
  • Purchases: 3
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American icon Nina Simone in words and music

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WCAI / WNAN, WCPN, Red River Radio Network, WSKG and more


  • Added: Oct 22, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 44
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A look at Baltimore's preeminent M.C. competition, Style Warz, from the perspective of the rappers who square off in front of a live audience to do...

Bought by WZBC


  • Added: Mar 27, 2006
  • Length: 49:27
  • Purchases: 1
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The history of a black church on an antebellum plantation and how it was saved from destruction.

Bought by KUT, KDUR, WJAB, WNCU, and KUOW


  • Added: Feb 01, 2006
  • Length: 29:33
  • Purchases: 5
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This is the story of the only white woman martyred in the Civil Rights movement.

Bought by WJAB, WEKU, Audible, WFDD, KVMR and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2005
  • Length: 57:45
  • Purchases: 7
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Deep In Our Hearts is an award winning hour-long documentary about four white women who defied the color line to work in the southern Civil Rights ...

Bought by WCPN, KZYX, WRPI, KUT, KLCC and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2004
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 19