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People of mixed heritage lead complex lives, often navigating between two racial and/or cultural identities. Producer Jocelyn Robinson, who lives t...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 27:04
Caption: Composer Tania León
Whether making their homes in Spain, the United States, or never venturing from the Pearl of the Antilles, Cuba’s best-known and best-loved compos...

Bought by KMUN, KVNO, WXXI, KWAX, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Born and raised in Compton. It was big to come out here and see something different.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
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We don'y just plant the seeds so we can eat the fruit. We plant the seeds so the fruit will be there for generations.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 1
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I got shot two times, and i walked out of Shock Trauma three hours later. It was made clear to me that my work wasn't done.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chef Yia Vang, Credit: Erin Cahanes
Immigrants are spicing up Minnesota food. In this episode of the MinneCulture podcast, host Jumondeh Tweh gets cooking tips from his Liberian mothe...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 18:01
Caption: Kimberly Goldson, Credit: Tom Howell
From Guatemalan Mercado Global to Harlem Fashion Row (HFR) this diverse collection of designers are all giving back to their communities with socia...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2019
  • Length: 40:03
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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: Stuff Smith and friends, Credit: family photo
Hezekiah Leroy Gordon “Stuff” Smith was the most important American jazz violinist of the 20th Century. He recorded with Ella Fitzgerald. Oscar Pet...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Rara Bel Poze
Bob Francois - President and Booking Manager of Rara Bel Poze - 33rd Lowell Folk Festival

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 15:00
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Elvis Presley's early music was a blend of Hillbilly, Country, Gospel and R&B. This week's "Juke In The Back" explored the enormous debt Elvis owed...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WHRV, KTRT RADIO INC, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
What’s more American than celebrating America’s birthday with some good ol’ red, white and Rhythm & Blues about THE Fourth of July staple: food? Di...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WHRV, KVNF, WOUB, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Stefon Harris on Dialogs, Credit: Michael Ambrosino
Stefon Harris speaks to the musical, cultural and political influences in his career and creative practice, while unpacking the core aspects of his...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 32:35
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Hospitalist Meghan O'Brien recounts the frustration of caring for a homeless patient who would rather be on the streets.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 32:47
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In our new special series, we hear the personal stories of transgender people of faith and where they are finding spiritual homes among America's r...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Dianne Reeves sings "Dreams" with Robert Glasper, steps into Ella's shoes, and knows Today Will Be a Good Day.

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Martin Luther King, I waited on him. He had ham and egg and hash browns.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 1
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The O'Jays have made their final album, The Last Word, and it's filled with wisdom, love and some choice words about the state of the world.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Each day starts off at ground zero. Based on my motivation, it'll either be mundane or it'll be a masterpiece.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Grisham & James McBride, Credit: JMU Creative Media
Recorded in front of a live audience, WMRA and James Madison University present The John Grisham Writers Hour with special guest James McBride, a N...

Bought by WCVE


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Ashby turned the harp into a swinging and dynamic instrument for jazz.

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Slave spirituals were often improvisations upon older hymns that became entirely new songs, and in some ways they foreshadow the birth of American ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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March 17th marks Nat King Cole's centennial, and on this program, we chronicle his rise to stardom in the 1940s.

Bought by Troy Public Radio and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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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What movies of the past year challenged our assumptions and made us think about things in new ways?

Bought by KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, KRJF-lp, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9