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Caption: Jim Luce, Luce Group, Credit: Sarah Juliet Luce
From the Luce Group, Renee Rosnes Quartet, Steve Turré Big Band and Gary Bartz Quartet pay tribute to Joe Henderson, JJ Johnson and Jackie McLean i...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:45
Caption: Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown at their at their StoryCorps interview in Birmingham, AL on October 2, 2019., Credit: By Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps.
Former classmates Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown reflect for the first time on life after court-ordered desegregation.

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Whatever you call 'God' whispers something in your ear right before you take your first breath.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Ta-Nehisi Coates says we must love our country the way we love our friends — and not spare the hard truths. “Can you get to a place where citizens ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Jericho Brown’s irreverent, magnetic presence is beloved in the worlds of poetry and education. We were joined by Newark high school students for t...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Dr. Martin Luther King, I waited on him. He had ham and egg and hash browns.

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Our celebration of Black History Month continues with Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Ca...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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An American classic about life in Harlem in the 1960's.

Bought by WNJR, WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 22
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Some guys come in and think you can turn pro next week, but once they come in here and find out what you have to go through, it’s like a wake-up ca...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:08
  • Purchases: 1
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In appreciation of rock 'n' roll pioneer Bo Diddley, Paul Ingles hosts an hour of music from Bo's songbook as well as music from some of the many r...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Perry White III and Terry Wright
Percy White III tells his friend Terry Wright about his family’s time as sharecroppers on a Virginia farm.

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
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I get so much love from the customers in here. It’s better than where I came from.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
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"Freedom" A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: 150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slaver...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: Become More Emotionally Intelligent
Build bridges to those who seem different. Topics include black history month, the Patriots Super Bowl loss, and challenges with family and friend ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 51:29
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For Valentines Day, we have a special love story – part fiction, part fact, based on a landmark US Supreme Court case. It’s called "Loving Vs. Virg...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 19:15
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Go to the doctor and they won’t begin to treat you without taking your history — and not just yours, but that of your parents and grandparents befo...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Former California Poet Laureate, Al Young has penned 25 books and was recently included in THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2016. Young discusses how his c...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a poetic journalist and a defining voice of our times. He’s with us in a conversation that is joyful and hard and kind, soaring...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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“From the bottom will the genius come that makes our ability to live with each other possible. I believe that with all my heart.” These are the wor...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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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Composer Jessie Montgomery speaks about identity, patriotism, and music as a catalyst for physically bringing people together.

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:50
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As we approach the Academy Awards, there’s lots of buzz about the film, FENCES. The screenplay is written by the late August Wilson, adapted from ...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Joe Ide grew up in South Central Los Angeles. This is his first novel.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 08:54
Caption: Wee Willie Walker, Credit: Doug Knutson
Wee Willie Walker arrived in St Paul around 1960. Willie has had and has a long career in music, including singing Doo-wop, gospel music and down-h...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From Reform to Transform introduces listeners to passionate racial and social justice advocates in California who crafted, promoted, and saw throug...

Bought by WUAL and KGNU


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2