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In 1925, the African-American philosopher Alain Locke (1886-1954) launched a revolutionary black arts movement now known as the Harlem Renaissance....

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 34:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Sounds Jewish commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with music that honors the late Civil Rights leader.

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Interview with Barbara Reynolds,founding editor of USA Today on her 2017 book My Life, My Love, My Legacy biography of Coretta King, condensed from...

Bought by WMMT and WVAS


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:16
  • Purchases: 2
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WV examine the life of Sojourner Truth and what she means to us. We talk with Jacqueline Sheehan about her novel about Sojourner Truth, THE COMET’S...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 45:28
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Paul Rucker's art education came from working as a janitor at the Seattle Art Museum. Now a gifted cellist, visual artist, and video producer, Paul...

Bought by WCPN and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Mardi Gras Indian costume at New Orleans' African American Museum., Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints uncovers the little known stories about African American history in New Orleans from the largest slave rebellion in 1811 to the cu...

Bought by WAER and KISA Digital Studios


  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Unmarked graves on Yellow Hill, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints travels along one path of the Underground Railroad starting in Norfolk, Virginia and finishing in Buxton, Ontario. We will also s...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
Caption: Slave Memorial on Martinique, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
Walk through a chapter of America's darkest history in Birmingham, Alabama as we visit iconic sites that were central in the civil rights movement.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios


  • Added: Jan 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part 3 of “What’s Race Got to do With It?” Media Management of Minority Images”. previously, Bryant...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 31:24
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On fifty-two square miles of rural land in Kankakee County Illinois there is a unique sand savannah sandwiched between corn and soybean fields wher...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 11:26
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It’s Black Music Month and we’re celebrating with a look at only a few of the many many incredible artists who have shaped music, crossed genres an...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Sam Roberts reads about a civil rights pioneer indeed, from his new book. Another example of our daily 100-second show -- great for top-of-t...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM, WOSU, WVIA, BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
  • Purchases: 7
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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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Previously on Culture Clique, we featured Charles McDew's talk "We Are the People We Have Been Waiting For" as presented at Winona State University...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 15:07
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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On this special episode we will hear music from all of the artists, albums and singles in the 2013 class of the Blues Foundation's Blues Hall of Fame!

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSLR, and KPVL


  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Michelle Alexander, Associate Law Professor at Moritz School of Law and Author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness." , Credit: http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/
Professor Michelle Alexander, author of ‘The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness’ makes the case that the US’ criminal ju...

Bought by WCSU-FM


  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1