PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Dr. Rochanda Mitchell is an expert in fetal medicine. She’s also a black woman pregnant with her first child who understands all too well that eve...

Bought by KUHF, Boise State Public Radio, WTJU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRGY and more

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 11
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: Ed Peeples
Edward Harden Peeples V was born to be a racist. It almost seemed preordained. One of his ancestors had owned 250 slaves and his father loathed bla...

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: Sep 09, 2019
  • Length: 25:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Denise "Seven" Bailey and Tristan Al-Haddad, Credit: Kathy M Helgeson/Dunwoody College of Technology
Designing Nimbus—a giant, donut-shaped sculpture for Nicollet Mall—was just the beginning. Artist Tristan Al-Haddad also needed a talented crew to ...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 04:21
Caption: Stephen Winter
Stephen Winter on freedom, responsibility, and art by any means necessary.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 18:27
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Maya Angelou discusses growing up in Stamps, Arkansas, and early adulthood experiences as recounted in her recently released autobiography I Know W...

Bought by KAAD-LP, Radio Phoenix, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMUZ, WCAI / WNAN and more

  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:04:47
  • Purchases: 26
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One of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement, Sonia Sanchez recently completed her term as Philadelphia's first Poet Laureate. This...

Bought by WVAS and WJCU

  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jim Frey reads "Prism Riot"
This week's stories are about assumptions-- and we all know what happens when people make them. Stories by Kay Brockwell, Jim Frey, and Patrice Mel...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Director Brad Bosley said he's completely surprised by the controversy surrounding his Pepsi Super Bowl commercial that has confused Bill O'Reilly ...

  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 02:31
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The Girl Scouts of the United States of America have recently revamped their image and program with new badges focusing on skills like robotics and...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2011
  • Length: 28:57
Caption: Carmen Delzell, c.2000
Produced in 1992 and originally aired on All Things Considered, this evergreen story chronicles Carmen Delzell's visit to her grandmother in the nu...

Bought by KUT, KUOW, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Nov 24, 2010
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Music & Interview, "The Color Purple", Brenda's music "Past & Present"

Bought by WJAB and WSGE

  • Added: Feb 08, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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featuring music selections from Ida Cox, Clara Smith, Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Big Mama Thornton, and other icons of American Blues.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WJAB, WNCU, WVPE, WBEZ and more

  • Added: Jan 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:57
  • Purchases: 7