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Jericho Brown’s irreverent, magnetic presence is beloved in the worlds of poetry and education. We were joined by Newark high school students for t...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Author Greg Iles talks with National Writers Series co-founder Doug Stanton.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jan 26, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Black History Month concludes with the Past American Voice of essayist and fiction writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016). In this archive recordi...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the second half of our conversation with former California Poet Laureate Al Young, he shares more from his book SOMETHING ABOUT THE BLUES: AN UN...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Radio Curious takes a tour of Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, a historic national park and site of the civil war struggles between union and confede...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
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Thirty years after "Purple Rain," African musicians reimagined the 1984 film with local music and flair. Titled “Rain the Color Blue with a Little ...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:43
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1st segment: Pepe Willie (the man who discovered Prince) is interviewed. 2nd Segment: Chris Moon (the man who gave the keys to his studio) is inte...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, the poet Kwame Dawes is now the editor of Nebraska's literary magazine, PRAIRIE SCHOONER. He reads from his bo...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Audra McDonald, Credit: Autumn de Wilde
Aidan Quinn, Audra McDonald and Tonya Pinkins star in shorts by John Patrick Shanley (Oscar, Pulitzer, Tony winner) and Lynn Nottage (Pulitzer Priz...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KFCF FM, KTSW 89.9, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Kid Ory
By 1911, tailgate trombonist Kid Ory was leading one of the best-known bands in New Orleans. Eight years later he formed a successful band in Los A...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 06, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bobby Pickles (left); Leesa Dean (right), Credit: Adrien De Martini
Bobby speaks with, writer and animator, Leesa Dean about her three fully developed animated series – Chilltown, The Danger Squad and Lele’s Ratchet...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2013
  • Length: 55:22
Caption: Marlon Wayans, San Francisco, CA  12/3/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Marlon Wayans talks Hollywood, going off-script, and the serious business of comedy.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2013
  • Length: 12:32
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One block from my apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Raz...

Bought by KFAI, The Story, KUT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Steve And Al jarreau, Credit: Kim Lindsey
Steve Edwards Presents Series is a one hour special featuring celebrity artists sharing words and music live in studio. Its gripping radio at its b...

  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 59:23
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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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Gordy Ryan has been passing through Tulsa since the mid-80's when he was first invited here by an African student group at TU to give an African dr...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 2
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The Youth News Initiative creates a platform for young women of color to give their unique perspective on issues they face in their communities.

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: Sep 23, 2010
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 1
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guitarist Lionel Loueke performs with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter

Bought by WAER


  • Added: Oct 07, 2008
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Popular storyteller Imakhu Mwt Shekemet's contemporary version of Afro-Brazillian folktale, "Mae de Agua."

Bought by WABE, KUT, KUT, WJAB, KSFR and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2005
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 9
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black arts movement poet reads an anti war poem

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 01:21
  • Purchases: 1
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artist damali ayo's search through paint stores to match paint to her skin tones.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2004
  • Length: 05:07