PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Darian Wyatt., Credit: Charles McGuigan
At High Noon, March 24, there was a showdown of sorts at the State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia. As the bell in the clock tower near ninth and Fra...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KVSC


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:55
  • Purchases: 2
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This time, we profile Chris Strachwitz and Mance Lipscomb, whose paths crossed in Navasota, Texas, this week in August 1960.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Magic Sam, who appeared this week in 1969 at the legendary Ann Arbor Blues Festival.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Skip James, whose re-emergence at the 1964 Newport Folk Festival marked the advent of a new chapter in his career.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we take a look at the American Record Corporation's 1939 field trip to Memphis. For the Bluff City, it marked the end of an era.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile guitarist Blue Smitty, who cut his only session for Chess Records, this week in 1952.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Muddy Waters, who made an historic appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival, this week in 1960.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Mississippi blues legend Charley Patton, who made his debut for Paramount Records, this week in 1929.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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I get so much love from the customers in here. It’s better than where I came from.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
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"Freedom" A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: 150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slaver...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
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A discussion of the important the heritage of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 31:35
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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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This show is part II of our Juneteenth Series focusing African-American music and venues in North Tulsa from the 40's through the 60's. We intervi...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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What does it take to win an NBA Championship? On Monday night, June 12th, Oakland's Golden State Warriors, aka "Dub Nation" silenced the Cleveland ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 44:31
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It's official! The Golden State Warriors are the 2017 NBA Champions! Life of the Law honors the team and each of the players with this special epis...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 19:38
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What does color of skin have to do with equal access to justice in America? The Equal Protection Clause, part of the 14th Amendment to the Constitu...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 48:40
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 5/22/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks restoring fragments, revolutionary women, and honoring the legendary film preservationist, David Shepherd.

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 20:20
Caption: Warren McCleskey's last words, Credit: Sarah Marshall
Part 2 of Sarah Marshall’s report on Warren McCleskey’s life after the Supreme Court ruling and his execution on September 25, 1991 by the state of...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 32:44
Caption: A photo of Warren McCleskey at his sister Betty Myers' house., Credit: Sarah Marshall
America is a country plagued by racism. Culturally, socially, economically. But what about in the courts? 30 years ago, Warren McCleskey, a black m...

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 56:32
Caption: Davu Seru, Credit: Andrea Canter
Davu Seru is the current Studio Z composer in Residence. Among his goals is combining west African-based traditions such as drumming and the blues...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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In April of 2014, federal agents raided the studios of 106.1 TOUCH FM in Boston, Massachusetts. The reason was simple: the radio station was operat...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 41:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sitting on top of the world has been around a long time. The song was written by Walter Vinson and Sam Chatmon, members of the blues group, the Mis...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:55
Caption: Nick Jordan, Credit: Moriah Ziman
Nick Jordan is a contemporary rhythm and blues and pop artist who has a handle on all phases of his act, including songwriting, singing, and dancin...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 07:06
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On the latest Reel Discovery, Kristin joins in the space race with the women of Hidden Figures.

Bought by KTXK, WLPR, WSGE, KKRN, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In the fact of the fear, confusing and despair many Americans feel after the election, one group of individuals joined together to share stories of...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 1