PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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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
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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple who taught America how to live up to their names - and their South Dakota love pioneer counterpa...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2018
  • Length: 37:08
Caption: Mayyadda, Credit: Osaro Obanor
Only recently did Mayyadda make the decision to perform professionally. But she’s come a long way in a short time, playing prestigious clubs such a...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
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In the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, Khanvisile Motsa brings hope to orphans from Africa's rural areas through providing a home, education...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:57
Caption: Shakespeare In Detroit's Romeo & Juliet, Credit: courtesy of Shakespeare in Detroit
Sam White saw potential in the drama of a struggling city — a perfect setting for Shakespeare's plays.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 19:51
Caption: Toni Tipton Martin making hot rolls.
There’s a whole lot more than recipes in Toni Tipton Martin’s cookbook collection… It contains a surprising culinary history of African Americans i...

Bought by KVLU, WBHM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 22:28
  • Purchases: 4
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Carl McNair remembers his brother, Ronald McNair, who was one of the astronauts killed aboard the space shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986.

Bought by South Carolina Public Radio, WEZU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Jan 31, 2011
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Nellie Mae Quander (1880-1961), 1st international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha, the 1st Greek-lettered sorority established/incorporated by African-American college women., Credit: Quander Historical Society, Inc.
Meet the oldest African-American family in Washington, D.C. - and, perhaps, the United States.

Bought by WJFF, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WABE, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dr. Della Taylor Hardman
Dr. Della Taylor Hardman made it her mission to talk to influential and promising African Americans inside and outside of West Virginia. Her interv...

Bought by WDDE, WJAB, KWMR, WEMU, WVAS and more


  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 01:57:00
  • Purchases: 9
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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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The Ebony Hillbillies prove you don?t have to be white and Southern to play authentic, down home country music...they are hip, urban, and black. A...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, Public Interactive, WKMS, KCUR and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2005
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 8