Black History Month specials

Series produced by With Good Reason

Caption: Barbara Johns
Barbara Johns 

With Good Reason Specials for Black History Month

From an intimate conversation with Toni Morrison, to an exploration of the gospel roots of Rock and Roll, join us as we celebrate the lives and contributions of African Americans.


24 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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-In 1898, a black man named John Henry James was lynched in Charlottesville, Virginia, right across the street from what is now With Good Reason's ...

Bought by KICI and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 51:48
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1898, a black man named John Henry James was lynched in Charlottesville, Virginia, right across the street from what is now With Good Reason's s...

Bought by WVAS and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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-Scholars, historic interpreters, and descendants of enslaved people recently gathered at Montpelier, the home of James Madison. -Justin Reid tell...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, KWIT, KICI, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WJFF and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 53:45
  • Purchases: 8
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Scholars, historic interpreters, and descendants of enslaved people recently gathered at Montpelier, the home of James Madison. They were there to ...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio and WJFF


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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-Justin Reid tells the story of how he set out to find the plantation where his great-great grandfather was enslaved, and what he found there. -Hi...

Bought by KMUD and KKRN


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 2
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-- Cassandra Newby-Alexander explores how we should commemorate 1619 and what’s at stake when we ignore it. -- Richard Chew explains how a British ...

Bought by WCSU-FM and KWTF community radio for Sonoma County


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 51:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Stories about We The People, pushing back, in the pursuit of a better America.

Bought by KWIT, KICI, and KWTF community radio for Sonoma County


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Maggie Walker was an African American teacher and businesswoman and the first woman of any race to charter a bank in the United States. There's now...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WLPR, KMRE-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KVCR and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 10
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Maggie Walker was an African American teacher and businesswoman and the first woman of any race to charter a bank in the United States. Now there's...

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KMUN, KGNU, WUGA (part of GPB), KRZA and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Maggie Walker was an African American teacher and businesswoman and the first woman of any race to charter a bank in the United States. Colita Fair...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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How the personal and professional lives of musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane were tied to the struggle for racial e...

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WCSU-FM, WUGA (part of GPB), Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 14
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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 KPSQ-LP, WLPR, WNSB, Morehead State Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 52:53
  • Purchases: 11
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

Bought by WNSB, KRZA, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting and WNSB


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage b...

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WLPR, WNSB, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 8
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WNSB, WVAS, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace - The str...

Bought by WKMS, WNSB, WCMU, WXDU, KEDT and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace - The str...

Bought by WKMS, WNSB, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WLPR, WNSB, and WVAS


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4