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We must choose words, Pádraig Ó Tuama says, that deepen “the argument of being alive.” He and Marilyn Nelson are beloved teachers to many. To bring...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Joseph McGill, founder of the Slave Dwelling Project., Credit: Angela Lundberg
When Americans think about the Civil War, they often think of North versus South, free states versus slave states. And in Minnesota, well, we’re th...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An exuberant experience of conversation and singing. There are nearly 5,000 spirituals in existence. Their organizing concept is not the melody of ...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Once you forget the struggle, you won’t appreciate where you are.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
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Are we all “bystanders” when it comes to responding rationally to the serious environmental crises faced by our civilization? How is our behavior s...

Bought by Indie3 Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, and KTRL


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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The kids begin their journey to Vandenberg on bikes. We find out about transportation

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 23:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Alex Vitale’s The End of Policing is a critical examination on the history of the police, and the police’s evolution as a tool for social control t...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WVAS, and WRIR


  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: April Matthis
The 1840s South. In the thick plantation air, two enslaved sisters spin a poetry of escape. Today’s the day: Field Girl is making her run for freed...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 20:56
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Radio Curious takes a tour of Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, a historic national park and site of the civil war struggles between union and confede...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
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Anyone can do history. And anyone who does has an obligation to do it well. This episode is about how in the US we do our best to avoid the history...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 25:35
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An economic history of New Orleans doesn't involve military statues or big men to build a mythological story and capture the romantic's view of her...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:45:50
Caption: Daina Ramey Berry
A historian and a journalist speak about the devaluation of human life past and present in America.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Are we all “bystanders” when it comes to responding rationally to the serious environmental crises faced by our civilization? How is our behavior s...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Alex Tizon recently wrote about his family’s slave, Lola. Some praise Alex TIzon for his courage in confronting a dark chapter in his family’s hist...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"A Portrait" is about Prince Demah Barnes.

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 10:18
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: journeys to freedom, on two legs…and four. Ten years ago, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered...

Bought by KBUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUT, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 4
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In this episode, Caroline Pinkston talks with Shirley Thompson, associate professor in American Studies, and associate director of the John L. Warf...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 26:22
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150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slavery. In the summer of 2016, Barry Jurgensen set out on a 500-mil...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Civil Liberties Groups Will Push Next President For Stronger Surveillance ...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Radio Curious continues a tour of the town of New Bedford, Massachusetts, a safe haven for black slaves seeking refuge from the south through the u...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
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Radio Curious tours the town of New Bedford, Massachusetts, a safe haven for black slaves seeking refuge from the south through the underground rai...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Colman Domingo and Nate Parker in 'The Birth of a Nation' (2016)
Director Nate Parker came out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival in January with an award-winning debut film and talk of being an Oscar front-ru...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSKQ, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Ashley Bryan
Author and illustrator Ashley Bryan talks about his new book, “Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life,” his experie...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ye Must Be Born Again, Credit: Roger May
Is this post-industrial town dying, or being born again? Drawing from 300 years of labor and women’s history, the writing of novelist Mary Lee Sett...

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How much does the legacy of slavery haunt our visions of the future, where we expect robots to do our bidding?

Bought by WABE and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 17:05
  • Purchases: 2