PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

13 results


Caption: Frank Campbell was a teenager when he was sold to keep Georgetown University afloat. He was one of some 272 enslaved people sold by Jesuits in Maryland to plantations in Louisiana., Credit: Ellender Memorial Library, Nicholls State University
(9/4/2017) As more schools begin to confront their participation in slavery, they also consider how to make amends.

Bought by WWNO, WMUU-LP, WNCU, WUFT, KOSU and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Teacher Christopher McFadden is a member of The Fellowship, a group in Philadelphia trying to recruit and retain black male teachers. Only 2 percent of teachers in American public schools are black men., Credit: Emily Hanford
(8/28/2017) There may be nothing more important in the educational life of a child than having effective teachers. But the United States is struggl...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KOSU, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 10
Piece image
This year's Spiritual Side of the Blues special focuses on the music of Blind Willie Johnson!

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
This week's playlist shines a light on mental illness, through a respectful look at the topic and songs that fit the theme.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
The IBC is a music competition featuring over 100 bands from more than a dozen nations. This episode previews the 2016 event with music by 14 of th...

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Courtesy Blues Foundation, Credit: Courtesy Blues Foundation
This hour features music by, and the complete list of, 2016 Blues Music Award nominees!

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
This week's program wraps up 2015 with a listen to songs off our host's favorite albums of the year.

Bought by KSRQ, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
It's our annual celebration of Christmas with new Blues tunes for the holiday!

Bought by WNMU-FM, KSRQ, WVAS, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Get the schedule and listen to music from performers scheduled for the 2015 WC Handy Blues & BBQ Festival.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Courtesy BBKing.com, Credit: BBKing.com
This week, we say "Thank You" to the legendary BB King for his life and continued career in music.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
The first episode of Full-Time Blues Radio in 2015 features music from, and the full list of, nominees for the 2015 Blues Music Awards.

Bought by WSGE and WJSU


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
THE DROP OUT DILEMMA IS SPECIAL CONVERSATION ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS IN THE ROCHESTER AREA. THE WXXI NEWS TEAM HAS BEEN TAKING AN IN-DEPT...

Bought by NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 22, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hubert Sumlin at the 2009 WC Handy Blues & BBQ Fest, Credit: John Luttrell
We remember Hubert Sumlin, legendary guitarist and long-time sideman for Howlin' Wolf, passed away at the age of 80 on December 4, 2011.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 02:30