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Caption: Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown at their at their StoryCorps interview in Birmingham, AL on October 2, 2019., Credit: By Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps.
Former classmates Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown reflect for the first time on life after court-ordered desegregation.

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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The docks of San Francisco and Durban, South Africa – two essential locations where a commitment to black internationalism and leftist politics spa...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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The late Gwendolyn Brooks shaped countless writers following her long poetic career. This episode looks back on her life as the first African-Amer...

Bought by KUNM, WXAV 88.3FM, 'The Sea', WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: “The American Songster” Dom Flemons on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon honors one of the most important legacy’s in all of recorded music… Smithsonian Fo...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WETS, WSLR, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KJJF and more


  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 18
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WYSO, KCSM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 21
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A group of friends sit in front of Bel Park Towers in Park Heights. Many of the folks in this picture spent a lot of time telling me about their concerns and the conditions of their building., Credit: Jonna McKone
A feature story that starts with a tour of one of Baltimore's most segregated neighborhoods and ends with a battle over the future of public housing.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 08:05
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: New Orleans soul food restaurant Willie Mae's Scotch House in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, how does the city’s food reveal how the place has changed? The stories of a wine bar, and...

Bought by KUT, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WCAI / WNAN, KMUN, KOSU and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 18
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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
Caption: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the March on Washington, August 28th, 1963, Credit: National Archives
August 28th marks the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speech in front of the Lincoln memorial in Washington, D.C., wh...

Bought by WAER, WUFT, WESM 91.3 FM, WCSU-FM, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Lawrence Cumberbatch (R) tells his son, Simeon (L), how he traveled from New York City to Washington DC with Brooklyn CORE for the March on Washing...

Bought by WEZU, WRIR, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and WTJU


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The historic 1963 March on Washington with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech featured a number of other speakers -- all male. Or...

Bought by KRZA and WSLR


  • Added: Aug 19, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The American History Guys discuss the important moral and tactical contributions of African-American soldiers in the Union Army.

Bought by Radio Newark, PRX Remix, Louisville Public Media, and KFAI


  • Added: Jul 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 4
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On June 23, 1963, labor and church leaders organized tens of thousands of people in Detroit for the Great March to Freedom. Dr. Martin Luther King ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 22, 2013
  • Length: 07:18
  • Purchases: 3
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A recent book critical of Thomas Jefferson as a slaveholder has raised controversial questions about our founding father. Allison Quantz has the st...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:47
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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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In 1959, Prince Edward County, Virginia closed its schools rather than integrate. The closures lasted for five years, and the people who were denie...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, 90.5 WSNC, KZYX, WESM 91.3 FM and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: portrait of Barbara Johns, who led the walkout
In 1951 a group of African American students at Robert R. Moton High School in Prince Edward County, Virginia, organized a strike to protest the su...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KGNU, WMPG, KVSC, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Radio Curious visits with Randall Kennedy, author of "The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency," and "Nigger:The...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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John Coltrane's definitive jazz work "My Favorite Things" turned 50 on Oct. 21, 2010 - and we're celebrating again for the 55th! Now an acclaimed a...

Bought by KBEM, RadioFreePalmer, KSFR, WAMC, Oregon Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2010
  • Length: 29:22
  • Purchases: 6
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This show features the work of younger poets whose first books were published as a result of winning the Cave Canem Poetry Prize, including Natasha...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 29:00
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A one-hour program of jazz music, exploring the black-pride movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Perfect for Black History Month (February).

Bought by KAZU, WMOT, WJAB, WESM 91.3 FM, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Seniors in Atlanta Remember Where They Were When King Died

Bought by WABE, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and KFAI


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 4