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Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
Black and Proud explores the era when African Americans began to aggressively challenge myths of inferiority. As Martha Bouyer, a participant in th...

Bought by KISU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPIP-LP, and WETD


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 4
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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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This pre-season sneak-peek features singer and songwriter, Ge...

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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
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In this montage of story and song, we hear Blues musicians speaking about their lives, the meaning of the Blues, growing up in hard times, and maki...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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
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This week our writers grapple with the colors that separate, whether black, brown, or white. Stories by Tyler Thompson, Leslie Epps, and Jennifer M...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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
Caption: Lady E. aka
Lady E tells me that some nights when she’s finished singing and returns to her apartment and is having trouble with the zipper on her dress, she’l...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Length: 56:36
Caption: Book Cover
Changing our place in the world, through philosophy and math skills.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
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the Big Chief of the Flaming Arrows mardi gras indian tribe talks about his new life post-katrina in Austin

  • Added: Sep 06, 2006
  • Length: 04:12
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Three students reflect on what it means to be "Black" at Carleton College

Bought by WTIP, KRZA, KUT, KFAI, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2005
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 13
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A double standard still exists for this racial epithet.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFAI, and Public Interactive


  • Added: Feb 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 3