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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
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What does color of skin have to do with equal access to justice in America? The Equal Protection Clause, part of the 14th Amendment to the Constitu...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 48:40
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In the fact of the fear, confusing and despair many Americans feel after the election, one group of individuals joined together to share stories of...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 1
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We talk with Samson Longtin, Business Equity Liaison of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency and renowned poetic storyteller, Oba William King...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 16:28
Caption: Chef Kevin Mitchell at the Nat Fuller Feast of 2015, Credit: Photo by Jonathan Boncek
Charleston, South Carolina has become the center of discussions about race and violence in America these past few weeks. But a dinner party held in...

Bought by KVLU, WJCT, and WABE


  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Funch and Cheri
Producer Cheri Trusler's grandparents had a lot of cows to sell right around the time cattle prices in Montana were at their highest. That windfall...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:45
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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This pre-season sneak-peek features singer and songwriter, Ge...

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
Caption: Paquita Williams (L) and Laura Lane (R)
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane, about her job.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 2
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In this montage of story and song, we hear Blues musicians speaking about their lives, the meaning of the Blues, growing up in hard times, and maki...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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As the 2009 ACORN scandal quickly unfolded and funding started to dry up, the groups’ members and organizers had to jump ship. Many formed new loc...

Bought by WCSU-FM


  • Added: Oct 19, 2012
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Aaron Jones
WUNC is a part of the American Graduate Project. It's a public media initiative looking at the drop out crisis across the country. As a part of thi...

Bought by KZYX and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 10:23
  • Purchases: 2
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The Kentucky poet who coined the term “Affrilachian” has a new collection of poetry. Allison Quantz reports he takes on historical and current racism.

Bought by KENW and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Mary McAnally shares the story of how she organized the only Freedom Bus from Oklahoma during the Civil Rights Movement. She went with 40 Universit...

Bought by KISU, WOUB, Prairie Public, KZYX, WTIP and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 04:06
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Lady E. aka
Lady E tells me that some nights when she’s finished singing and returns to her apartment and is having trouble with the zipper on her dress, she’l...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Length: 56:36
Caption: James Farmer, Credit: Library of Congress
A college professor is following the footsteps of a civil rights icon James Farmer, by training his students in the art of debate. Lydia Wilson, ...

Bought by KUAC, WJAB, WCSU-FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Feb 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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the Big Chief of the Flaming Arrows mardi gras indian tribe talks about his new life post-katrina in Austin

  • Added: Sep 06, 2006
  • Length: 04:12
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Three students reflect on what it means to be "Black" at Carleton College

Bought by WTIP, KRZA, KUT, KFAI, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2005
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 13