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Caption: Virginia State Penitentiary
The Virginia State Penitentiary in its early years was considered an extremely progressive prison. That didn't last long. Not long after it opened...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 27:05
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: David Hudson, Credit: Charles McGuigan
David Hudson has been principal of Linwood Holton Elementary School for thirteen years now. When he took over the reins of command, the school—thou...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:19
Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
David Hudson had been principal of Linwood Holton Elementary School for thirteen years now. When he took over the reins of command, the school—thou...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:11
Caption: Protesters and counter protesters, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Pro-Confederates and white supremacists faced off with counter-demonstrators on America's largest outdoor Civil War museum on Monument Avenue in Ri...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 26:39
Caption: The Clarys on their front porch., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Anthony Clary grew up in the largest public housing project in Richmond, Virginia, a place called Blackwell. In its day it was notorious for the am...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 26:22
Caption: The Clarys on the front porch of their home in Blackwell., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Anthony Clary grew up in the bricks. Buildings linear as Legos, lining block after block of city streets, stretching from Porter to Dinwiddie, from...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 26:58
  • Purchases: 1
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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"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
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It’s not surprising that many of the medicines we use today are derived from plants. The surprising part is how similar the molecular components of...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 35:36
Caption: King Poster, Credit: Nicolene DuToit
King Stories is a one hour documentary of captivating stories told by close friends and associates of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Host Julian Bond,...

Bought by WCPN, KFAI, WCAI / WNAN, RadioFreePalmer, KVNF and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 54:26
  • Purchases: 50
Caption: Lesley Philips and Sharena Thomas, Credit: The People's Community Medics
A special hour-long documentary, where host Martina Castro and reporter Ali Budner trace the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland, California to figure ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Prison Poetry Workshop
Sit in any prison classroom or recreation room and ask: How many writers are in the room? How many people are writing rhymes or poems? Carefully-fo...

Bought by KRZA, KSFR, KFOK-LPFM, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2014
  • Length: 13:53
  • Purchases: 4
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Associate professor Patrick Burke reveals how musicians in the 1960s, including the rock band the Godz, resisted predetermined categories and simpl...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 14:00
Caption: Simeon Wright
This month's Tin Roof Project features Simeon Wright, author of Simeon Speaks, the first eyewitness account of the kidnapping and murder of his cou...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 42:00
Caption: Detain of Yolanda's portrait, Credit: Painting by Emile B Klein
Who could imagine overcoming a multi decade street life, fed by crack & prostitution, to care for a family that disowned you? Yolanda can, and did.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
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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Edward Harden Peeples V was a racist practically from birth. But once out of the orbit of Richmond, Virginia, he went through a transformation whic...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2012
  • Length: 55:38
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In this special mix, producer Dred-Scott Keyes interviews Keith and Kevin John-the sons of Little Willie John-and Susan Whitall, author of the just...

Bought by Prairie Public and WNCU


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:49
  • Purchases: 2
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If the sound of his name isn't familiar, the sound of his voice certainly is. This is the unlikely story of four Detroit kids who went to a birthda...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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Antonio Davis lost the use of his arms and legs when he was the victim of a shooting. Not willing to just give up, Antonio put a paintbrush in his ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2010
  • Length: 11:07
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Khalil Osiris’ “Circle of Courage” is one strategy the Booker T. Washington middle school is using to try and help students stay out of trouble and...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:30
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Police wrestle with solutions for St. Louis gang problem

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Aug 26, 2008
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 1
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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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A profile of life on the streets for homeless youth told through the experiences of 21-year-old Miracle Draven.

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Jun 01, 2004
  • Length: 17:35
  • Purchases: 1