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Caption: Cover art by Alex Wild (www.alexanderwild.com): Argentine ants (Linepithema humile), an aggressive pest species introduced by human commerce to California, attack a native Pogonomyrmex harvester ant. Native ants in many places around the world have disapp, Credit: Alex Wild
Kingsolver takes us to 1950s Belgian Congo via the Prices, a missionary family. David Holway from UCSD gives us the rundown on local ant species wh...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 22:44
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After Ida B. Wells published a column on May 21, 1892, denouncing “the old threadbare lie,” that lynching was used to “protect white womanhood,” a ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:30
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In this timely installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage producer Jeff Carmack talks about the Martin Luther...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:45
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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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Changing the negative image of the African American male and a tribute to Marion Barry.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:24
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“Black Detroit” A People’s History of Self-Determination”- is a rich account of African-American history in Motown, written by award-winning journa...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 40:51
Caption: Nicholle Ramsey, slam poet, Credit: Sylvia Thomas
Slam poets and sonnet lovers usually don’t hang out together. But in Winona, Minnesota, they do. KFAI’s Sylvia Thomas reports on an unusual poetry ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
"Never Their Shame" explores one of the most troubling legacies of the past for African Americans that continues to be a problem in the black comm...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
Black and Proud explores the era when African Americans began to aggressively challenge myths of inferiority. As Martha Bouyer, a participant in th...

Bought by KISU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPIP-LP, and WETD


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
Three veterans of the Civil Rights Movement share recollections of violence in Birmingham Alabama during the 1960s, including the bombing of the 16...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint MD
Racial profiling has a little understood yet profound impact on race relations, and remains a source of fear and humiliation for blacks and other p...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 2
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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: Lina Nguyen, Kyra Johnson, and Ava Muniz are 6th graders at Sonora Elementary School in Costa Mesa
Writer Ronald L. Smith takes us on a trip down south, to the backwoods of Alabama, where a young boy was born with a heart-shaped birthmark, the ma...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:53
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The late Julian Bond conducted 51 extensive interviews with prominent black leaders in America. Phyllis Leffler who led the project with Bond, has ...

Bought by WLPR, WNSB, KISA Digital Studios, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Aldon D. Morris
Before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, he had to announce the death of W.E.B. Du Bois. The crowd fell into tears.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Today on Culture Clique we air part one of "What's Race Got to do With It" Media Management of Minority Images, with Bryant K. Smith. The purpose o...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:20
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
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In honor of Independence Day, a former radio DJ joins us to play a selection of patriotic songs sung by African Americans. (And more...)

Bought by WVAS, WNMU-FM, KHNS, KZYX, Maine Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 9
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This stirring hour show of American music and literature begins with patriotic musical performances by the likes of Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, ...

Bought by WVAS, 'The Sea', KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KUHF, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 21
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This Poetry Month: We celebrate the late African American poet Lucille Clifton, who was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, wo...

Bought by WKCC, KVMR, KENW, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMUD and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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
Caption: Beyonce
Teen radio journalist, Lilli Carlsen, traces how her journey to become a feminist directly corresponds to musical artist Beyonce’s lyrics. For many...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Doug Storm is joined by Rasul Mowatt and Jacinda Townsend to discuss why Martin Luther King, Jr. has been remembered and elevated to represent...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 56:50