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Caption: A'shanti Gholar
A’shanti Gholar is the founder of the Brown Girl's Guide to Politics and the national political director for Emerge America--a national organizatio...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KSJD, KUT, KCSB-FM, WNIN and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Heather McGhee, Credit: Hardy Wilson
By around 2044, the U.S. will become a majority-minority nation. This seismic demographic shift has triggered a cultural earthquake, provoking a ra...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Sabaah Folayan
On the 5 year anniversary of the uprising in Ferguson, MO, we're re-airing this conversation--with new trax acknowledging the date. When Michael Br...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KWIT, KSJD, KUT, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Kevin Powell
There is a growing movement to redefine manhood, and to address ways that violence is baked into our cultural expectations of masculinity. Courageo...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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In the years between 1915 and 1970 almost six million black American citizens from the south migrated to northern and western cities seeking freedo...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Today on The Woman Behind The Business - our guests share why they dare to dream out loud and how their faith carries them through difficult times.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:57
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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
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Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, poet, and essayist Alice Walker talks with Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley.

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Safiya Noble
What we think of as “the great equalizer”-- the internet--and the algorithms behind it, created by humans, is serving up content that is sexist and...

Bought by KUT, KWMR, Louisville Public Media, KKRN, KCSB-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Hear how guest Cathy McGill responds to Marcus Garvey’s words “A people who lack the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture are like a...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 12:48
Caption: At the Commonwealth Club of CA
After Brief But Spectacular creator Steve Goldbloom filmed 94-year-old retired English teacher Flossie Lewis and “Black Girl Magic” poet activist M...

Bought by KQED, KWIT, WNIN, KSJD, KUT and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 6
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: Nina Collins
What's so monumental about turning 40 for women and why do we need our own Facebook group? Turns out--pretty much everything. Nina Collins has crea...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KSJD, KWIT, KUT, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Betty Reid Soskin
For the past decade, 96-year-old Betty Reid Soskin has served as the nation’s oldest Park Ranger, where she gives talks at the Rosie the Riveter/WW...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KQED, KWMR, KWIT, WNIN and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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An awkward conversation with her white mother about “good white people” inspired Ijeoma Oluo to take on the unenviable task of writing one of the m...

Bought by KCSB-FM, WNIN, KWIT, Public Radio for All, WLPR and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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PaviElle brings her own special brand of NEo-Soul and R&B to the stage. In this performance at the historic Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing, Minnesota,...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 27:48
Caption: Roz Hudnell, Intel
Meet one woman leading the charge to quite literally change the face of technology--by bringing in more women and people of color to the industry, ...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KSJD, KWMR, WRIR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Teresa Younger
It's been over 40 years since the Ms. Foundation for women was formed to help women and girls. Yet many groups still feel excluded from the feminis...

Bought by KUT, KUNM, KSJD, WMUU-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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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: 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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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

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


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Sister Luise Radlmeier visiting South Sudanese women she mentored now living in the USA
The Dawn Will Break is a documentary that is currently in production. It tells the story of some South Sudanese young women, who after fleeing the ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 06:47
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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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