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Caption: Cover art by Alex Wild (www.alexanderwild.com): Argentine ants (Linepithema humile), an aggressive pest species introduced by human commerce to California, attack a native Pogonomyrmex harvester ant. Native ants in many places around the world have disapp, Credit: Alex Wild
Kingsolver takes us to 1950s Belgian Congo via the Prices, a missionary family. David Holway from UCSD gives us the rundown on local ant species wh...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 22:44
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In this timely installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage producer Jeff Carmack talks about the Martin Luther...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:45
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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
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Changing the negative image of the African American male and a tribute to Marion Barry.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:24
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We talk with Samson Longtin, Business Equity Liaison of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency and renowned poetic storyteller, Oba William King...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 16:28
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The late Julian Bond conducted 51 extensive interviews with prominent black leaders in America. Phyllis Leffler who led the project with Bond, has ...

Bought by WLPR, WNSB, KISA Digital Studios, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Aldon D. Morris
Before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, he had to announce the death of W.E.B. Du Bois. The crowd fell into tears.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In honor of Independence Day, a former radio DJ joins us to play a selection of patriotic songs sung by African Americans. (And more...)

Bought by WVAS, WNMU-FM, KHNS, KZYX, Maine Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 9
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This stirring hour show of American music and literature begins with patriotic musical performances by the likes of Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, ...

Bought by WVAS, 'The Sea', KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KUHF, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 21
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This Poetry Month: We celebrate the late African American poet Lucille Clifton, who was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, wo...

Bought by WKCC, KVMR, KENW, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMUD and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Host Doug Storm is joined by Rasul Mowatt and Jacinda Townsend to discuss why Martin Luther King, Jr. has been remembered and elevated to represent...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 56:50
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Paquita Williams (L) and Laura Lane (R)
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane, about her job.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 2
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My Choice My Voice teen talks about his transformation from a "troubled kid" to a high school graduate headed to college. Meanwhile, we hear his re...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 11, 2013
  • Length: 12:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Simeon Wright
This month's Tin Roof Project features Simeon Wright, author of Simeon Speaks, the first eyewitness account of the kidnapping and murder of his cou...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 42:00
Caption: Professor Robin Bernstein
Professor Robin Bernstein: Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 05, 2013
  • Length: 19:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tricia Rose, Credit: Rama Hughes
In this conversation, Juanita Brown wanted to go beyond the hype that President Obama's election marked "the end of history" in American race relat...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 38:28
Caption: Ashley Bryan, Credit: Rama Hughes
Perhaps Rick Benjamin was nominated to host the show because he has just has this unmistakable GLOW...perhaps it's because of the way this energy i...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 44:14
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The Kentucky poet who coined the term “Affrilachian” has a new collection of poetry. Allison Quantz reports he takes on historical and current racism.

Bought by KENW and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Radio Curious visits with Randall Kennedy, author of "The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency," and "Nigger:The...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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An hour with Blues stalwart and former bass player for The Rolling Stones!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KPVL, KMUW, KEOS and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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This show features the work of younger poets whose first books were published as a result of winning the Cave Canem Poetry Prize, including Natasha...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Steve Lopez and Angela Elam at the Kansas City Public Library, Credit: Tyler Allen, U News
L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez became immortalized on the silver screen when Robert Downey, Jr., portrayed him in the 2009 movie THE SOLOIST, bas...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 29:00
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Changing our place in the world, through philosophy and math skills.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
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Former head of Stax Records returns to Memphis

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KMUW, KALH, KHNS, KCSM and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8