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Caption: Freddie Meeks, sailor in the disaster at  weapons shipping depot in Port Chicago, Calif., holds a picture of himself as a young seaman  July 14, 1994. He died in 2003. , Credit: (AP Photo/Chris Pizzelo)
Wartime. Disaster. Trauma. Charges of mutiny for 50 Black sailors in a Jim Crow courtroom. Discrimination and a battle for civil rights. Listen to ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXAV 88.3FM, and KVSC


  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In her new book, Carceral Capitalism, poet and scholar Jackie Wang confronts mass incarceration in the US by delving into the processes that feed i...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:03:54
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A suspicious fire and a white power symbol at a legendary leadership school in the U.S. South. And a brutal backlash to a women's rights march in ...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The fight to legalize marijuana has never been easy, as evidenced by the recent collapse of months-long efforts in New Jersey and New York. A key i...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Actors Key Meersman and Zachary Scott in The Young One (1960)
As with our recent show on the 1954 Salt of the Earth, here is another “forgotten film” that seems a kind of impossibility. Made by a Spanish filmm...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
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Pay no attention to what the media says about how undermined Jeff Sessions is. POTUS may bait him publicly via tweet, but in private, at the DOJ, S...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Darian Wyatt., Credit: Charles McGuigan
At High Noon, March 24, there was a showdown of sorts at the State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia. As the bell in the clock tower near ninth and Fra...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KVSC


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter reflections on humanity, the end of policing and her new book, WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORI...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRIR, WFHB, and WVAS


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Anna Haskins, Sociologist, discusses prison reform, how incarceration of parents affects children's educational outcomes

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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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
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Greg Palast, is an investigative reporter and documentary filmmaker. His new film, "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: a Tale of Billionaires and Ba...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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The 2016 Features Editor of THE NATION, Kai Wright, discusses his 2009 anthology, THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: BLACK HISTORY AND CULTURE THROUG...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
Caption: Bill Moyers, Credit: Dale Robbins
The case for reparations: journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates on the nation’s legacy of slavery and white supremacy -- this week on Moyers & Company.

Bought by Radio Phoenix, WCUW 91.3 FM, KAZU, KFOK-LPFM, KBRP Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 24:00
  • Purchases: 33

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:09:59
Caption: Malcolm X 1964, Credit: Associate Press
This is the second hour of the documentary 'Harlem In Revolt.' It was made by a young writer called Austin Clarke and looked at the state of Harlem...

Bought by KQED


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Malcolm X 1964, Credit: Associate Press
A little more than fifty years ago, 1963, was a time of great upheaval in the United States. The fight for civil rights was in full force with peop...

Bought by KQED


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Since the 1970s, Republicans have controlled Southern politics, but according to one researcher, the Republican Party has reached its peak in the S...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
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Former head of Stax Records returns to Memphis

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KMUW, KALH, KHNS, KCSM and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Accountable
Stephanie Robinson's newest book is Accountable: Making America as Good as its Promise. She joins us to discuss President Obama's first 100 days in...

  • Added: May 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:28
Caption: Gwendolyn Brooks
Hear some of the great African American poets who have lived and worked in Chicago.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KZYX, WRGY, WLPR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2009
  • Length: 58:46
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: grand old party
African-American Republicans sound off on their platform while Obama runs.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2008
  • Length: 03:44
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Best selling author James Loewen discusses his new book Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism

  • Added: Nov 11, 2005
  • Length: 05:22