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Caption: William Howard Day
The first African-American to become the president of a school board, William Howard Day worked with famous abolitionists Frederick Douglas and Har...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 03:55
Caption: Yosemite National Park ranger Shelton Johnson in uniform as a "Buffalo Soldier."
Shelton Johnson is a ranger at Yosemite National Park. He’s part Cherokee, part African American, and part Seminole. And he’s used his background ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WABE


  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 08:28
  • Purchases: 2
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The tribulations of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, are depicted in the popular film 12 Years a Slave. A soon to be publis...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
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The tribulations of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, are depicted in the popular film 12 Years a Slave. A soon to be publis...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Freedom Rider "Rip" Patton tells his story about taking that eerie ride to Jackson, Mississippi.

  • Added: May 18, 2012
  • Length: 04:47
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The official radio companion to the MARLEY documentary film in theatres and homes on April 20, 2012.

Bought by WNMU-FM, KMUW, WCPN, KVNF, WSLR and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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One-hour radio special looks back on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's influence on the music and culture of Philadelphia

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KGLT, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WNCU, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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One-hour music intensive radio documentary about Sly & the Family Stone, their music, their turbulent history, and the indelible marks they left be...

Bought by WSGE, KMXT, WFAE, KUT, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: May 15, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 37
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Brand new one-hour music intensive radio special features legendary bluesman Buddy Guy in his own words and music.

Bought by KGLP, KAZU, KPIP-LP, KUPR low power FM, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 38
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One-hour music intensive documentary about Fats Waller, one of America's great composers and performers of the 20th century.

Bought by Prairie Public, WDCB, Radio New Zealand, WCSU-FM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 30
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Part one of a two-part special on W.C. Clark, the Godfather of Austin Blues and Soul

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Sep 02, 2005
  • Length: 09:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Part 2 of a two-part special on W.C. Clark, the Godfather of Austin Blues and Soul.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2005
  • Length: 06:23
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The history of Chuck Berry and rock & roll.

Bought by KWMU, 90.5 WSNC, WHQR, and Public Radio East


  • Added: Jan 05, 2005
  • Length: 07:16
  • Purchases: 4
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Prisoner freedom after a 17 year wrongful conviction.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2004
  • Length: 06:30