PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

Bought by WNJR and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fats Domino
The Founding Father of Rock and Roll

Bought by KCSM and KAZU


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jackie Robinson
Jazz salutes in song to African-American actors, athletes, and artists.

Bought by KAZU, WAER, WVAS, WMOT, and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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
Caption: Chiwetel Ejiofor, San Francisco, CA 10/11/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Chiwetel Ejiofor talks depicting violence, the myth of the “good master,” and speaking Solomon Northup’s own words.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 01, 2013
  • Length: 11:07
  • Purchases: 1
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WABE, WFHB, and WTJU


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 3
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WNYC, WRIR, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Michael B. Jordan & Octavia Spencer, Oakland, CA 6/21/13 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Michael B. Jordan and Octavia Spencer talk truth, pain, and spirituality.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 11:03
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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Some lovely pieces of music and some not-so-lovely pieces of history.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Portrait of William Wells Brown, Credit: Engraving from State Historical Society of Missouri
SueMedia Productions, in conjunction with the National Audio Theatre Festivals, (NATF) is offering "William’s Leap for Freedom" for Stations to bro...

Bought by KFAI, KUNM, KFAI, WEMU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2011
  • Length: 52:57
  • Purchases: 20
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One-hour special delves into the history and music of songwriting and singing team Ashford & Simpson.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WSGE, WCSU-FM, WEAA, WFIU and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Camel's Hump Radio presents two stories from the Vermont Folklife Center Children's Book Series, based on the family history of the Turner family f...

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: May 03, 2005
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 1