PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Dr. Max Klau
Recent events in America have once again turned the spotlight on the issues of race. Just when we think we are overcoming our racial divide, anothe...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Hear how guest Cathy McGill responds to Marcus Garvey’s words “A people who lack the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture are like a...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 12:48
Caption: Nique Love Rhodes
Nique Love Rhodes We have a social entrepreneur of a different kind, she is a rapper! You will have an opportunity to learn how the social and bus...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 39:03
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Dramatist Anna Deavere Smith discusses her technique of interviewing real people to use their stories on stage. She talks about the School to Priso...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mayyadda, Credit: Osaro Obanor
Only recently did Mayyadda make the decision to perform professionally. But she’s come a long way in a short time, playing prestigious clubs such a...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
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In this excerpt from the Peace Talks Radio series, learn about the history of Conscientious Objectors in the U.S. and the high profile role that th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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In the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, Khanvisile Motsa brings hope to orphans from Africa's rural areas through providing a home, education...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:57
Caption: Shakespeare In Detroit's Romeo & Juliet, Credit: courtesy of Shakespeare in Detroit
Sam White saw potential in the drama of a struggling city — a perfect setting for Shakespeare's plays.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 19:51
Caption: Toni Tipton Martin making hot rolls.
There’s a whole lot more than recipes in Toni Tipton Martin’s cookbook collection… It contains a surprising culinary history of African Americans i...

Bought by KVLU, WBHM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 22:28
  • Purchases: 4
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by KQED, WVAS, WESM 91.3 FM, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Ruby Dee, c. 1960, Credit: John Springer Collection/Corbis
Ruby Dee, actress, writer and activist died on June 12 at the age of 91. The WFMT Radio Network is offering this excerpt of Ruby Dee speaking with ...

Bought by PRX Remix and KGNU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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Three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior are excerpted and commented on by two lea...

Bought by KUCB, Prairie Public, WVAS, WUAL, KUCB and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 26
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Three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior are excerpted and commented on by two lea...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KUT, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KVSC, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 61
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Singers Merry Clayton, Tata Vega, and director Morgan Neville talk success, faith, and why Merry didn’t “let Ray” Charles.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 15:07
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Nelson Mandela's life and times are recalled in conversation with radio documentarian Joe Richman who researched Mandela's story for a major 2004 d...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, global24radio, KDNK, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
  • Length: 58:41
  • Purchases: 10
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Until recently, most researchers believed the brain stopped developing cognitive ability after a certain age. But a new study suggests otherwise.

Bought by Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Rosa Parks and the vital role of women in the civil rights movement

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KWMR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Jan 22, 2008
  • Length: 06:36
  • Purchases: 5
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Perfect for Black History Month (February)or MLK Day (January), Night Lights presents this one-hour program of jazz tributes to Dr. Martin Luther K...

Bought by KAZU, WAER, KPIP-LP, WCPN, WHFR and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2008
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 56