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Caption: Rara Bel Poze
Bob Francois - President and Booking Manager of Rara Bel Poze - 33rd Lowell Folk Festival

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 15:00
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Overcoming racism and low expectations
Lenzy R. Wallace Jr., PH.D., an African American, has had three successful careers, succeeding despite the odds. At 90 years old and actively retir...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 39:01
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WV examine the life of Sojourner Truth and what she means to us. We talk with Jacqueline Sheehan about her novel about Sojourner Truth, THE COMET’S...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 45:28
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In this excerpt from the Peace Talks Radio series, learn about the history of Conscientious Objectors in the U.S. and the high profile role that th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Michael talks to the funny, charming and insightful Baratunde Thurston, the co-founded of Cultivated Wit and the About Race podcast, and the author...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:02:37
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by KQED, WVAS, WESM 91.3 FM, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: S. Epatha Merkerson
Produced by JAZZ HOUSE KIDS, a nonprofit jazz education and performance organization, the 2014 MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL features Christian McBride, ...

Bought by KCSM, WJAB, and WNCU


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ruby Dee, c. 1960, Credit: John Springer Collection/Corbis
Ruby Dee, actress, writer and activist died on June 12 at the age of 91. The WFMT Radio Network is offering this excerpt of Ruby Dee speaking with ...

Bought by PRX Remix and KGNU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza ...

Bought by WTJU, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WCSU-FM, WTJU, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior are excerpted and commented on by two lea...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WCAI / WNAN, KVSC, WXAV 88.3FM, KUCB and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 30
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Three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior are excerpted and commented on by two lea...

Bought by KGUA, KBUT, KSFR, Boise State Public Radio, WHFR and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 70
Caption: Scipio A. Jones, Credit: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
In the final episode, the NAACP begins efforts to fight the death sentences handed down in Helena, led in part by Scipio Africanus Jones, the leadi...

Bought by WNCU


  • Added: Jan 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Nelson Mandela's life and times are recalled in conversation with radio documentarian Joe Richman who researched Mandela's story for a major 2004 d...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, global24radio, KDNK, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
  • Length: 58:41
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Richie Havens
Folk singing legend Richie Havens died Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at the age of 72 of a sudden heart attack. In this excerpt from the documentary Ba...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Clarence Clemons (left) with Bruce Springsteen From Born To Run Album Jacket
Saxman Clarence Clemons, original member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, died from complications following a stroke, June 18, 2011 at the age...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, Wyoming Public Radio, KMXT, KSUT, KBBI and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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Elwood takes a trip to Graceland!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KMUW, KALH, Aspen Public Radio, North State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, celebrating an American holiday marking the formal end of slavery. Perfect special for Juneteenth (Friday, Ju...

Bought by WJSU, WJFF, KAZU, KPIP-LP, Marfa Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2009
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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The Blind Boys of Alabama perform a live concert at the Cutting Room in Manhattan.

Bought by KFCF FM, KMUW, WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2008
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 20
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Perfect for Black History Month (February)or MLK Day (January), Night Lights presents this one-hour program of jazz tributes to Dr. Martin Luther K...

Bought by KCNP, WJFF, KAZU, WAER, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2008
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 58
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Perfect for Black History Month (February), this one-hour special tells the story of Duke Ellington's musical "Jump for Joy"

Bought by WMOT, WVAS, WCAI / WNAN, WNMU-FM, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 29
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Jackie Robinson speaks about overcoming discrimination.

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio, WCSU-FM, KFAI, WKYU, and KBYI


  • Added: Jun 21, 2006
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Jan 20, 2006
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5
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A personal insight into the life of former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter - his life after the blockbuster hit movie.

Bought by KSFR, KSJD, KZYX, 90.5 WSNC, and KSFR


  • Added: Jan 08, 2006
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 5
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A one-hour retrospective of 20th Century African-American Religious Music and Interviews

Bought by WSGE, 90.5 WSNC, KLCC, KTNA, KZYX and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2005
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15