PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: BB King's daughter Claudette King on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes The BB King Blues Band with special guests Claudette King and Michael Lee .

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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
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Novelist Tayari Jones talks with fellow writer Aaron Stander about her latest book, "An American Marriage."

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 11, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Perry White III and Terry Wright
Percy White III tells his friend Terry Wright about his family’s time as sharecroppers on a Virginia farm.

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The power of War & Treaty on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes world-renowned singer-songwriter plus electric husband & wife roots duo W...

Bought by KKRN, Red River Radio Network, WOUB, WSLR, KDLG and more


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 9
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For Mother's Day: we bring you a discussion by women of color writers and poets who contributed to the anthology, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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I get so much love from the customers in here. It’s better than where I came from.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
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How do you feel about the future? Do you feel hopeful? Do you feel scared? Can we move forward together as a country? In our Season 1 finale, Carve...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 30:48
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How do you stand against evil, but not the evildoer? How do you go to war for what's right with love for the people you're fighting? Carvell Wallac...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 38:36
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Do you love America? No, seriously, Carvell Wallace wants to know: do you love America? Today, he talks with Van Jones and Rabia Chaudry about love...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 39:18
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It's like visiting a small town...but it's also like visiting the remaining survivors of an apocalypse. Carvell Wallace goes to his hometown of McK...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 32:01
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Going out and talking to people is a little thing, but it's also a big thing. Especially if those people are different from you, or might not like ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:00
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How can we come together as a country when it seems like so many things are working to keep us apart? Host Carvell Wallace turns to Shereen Marisol...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:09:48
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Who or what is in your own past right now that you need to face, but aren’t facing—and why not? Carvell Wallace has a theory that maybe this whole ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:02
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HOUR ONE: "Why Make Art?" - Most of us stop making art around middle school. What can we learn from the people who never stopped? HOUR TWO: "Gate...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Become More Emotionally Intelligent
Build bridges to those who seem different. Topics include black history month, the Patriots Super Bowl loss, and challenges with family and friend ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 51:29
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Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander talks movingly about her memoir "The Light of the World" about her husband's sudden death at age 50.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A photo of Warren McCleskey at his sister Betty Myers' house., Credit: Sarah Marshall
America is a country plagued by racism. Culturally, socially, economically. But what about in the courts? 30 years ago, Warren McCleskey, a black m...

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 56:32
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Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson talks about her novel Another Brooklyn (longlisted for National Book Award.) It’s in the form of a coming-o...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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We talk with Samson Longtin, Business Equity Liaison of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency and renowned poetic storyteller, Oba William King...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 16:28
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Is a person with one black parent and one white parent black? White? Neither? Both?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Diamen, Rosa and Javon interview Nate Brown (Family Resources) and Jason Harris, Taymar Fields, Tramell Perry and Aaqila Youngblood (public housing...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 03:16
Caption: Lauren Nile
Lauren Joichin Nile introduces her readers to some provocative ideas in her book RACE: My Story and Humanity’s Bottom Line. Her work delves deep in...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: George Birdwell deceased after Boley shooting, 1932, Credit: Courtesy Bob Birdwell
Jamie Birdwell-Branson looks into the legend of her great-great-grandfather, George Birdwell, who was Pretty Boy Floyd’s best friend and accomplice...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 1
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