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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
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What does color of skin have to do with equal access to justice in America? The Equal Protection Clause, part of the 14th Amendment to the Constitu...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 48:40
Caption: Lizzie Webb Guptill
Lizzie Webb Guptill as written and presented by Linda Pupke

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:39
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Corn is a ubiquitous part of Southern food—from bread to whiskey. But how did it get to be that way? In this episode of Gravy, we go on a hunt for ...

Bought by KVLU and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 25:21
  • Purchases: 2
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We talk with Connie Cox from Itasca State Park about Mary Gibbs, the first woman park commissioner in the nation.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 15:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chef Kevin Mitchell at the Nat Fuller Feast of 2015, Credit: Photo by Jonathan Boncek
Charleston, South Carolina has become the center of discussions about race and violence in America these past few weeks. But a dinner party held in...

Bought by KVLU, WJCT, and WABE


  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:18
  • Purchases: 3
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In his first Book former Newark Mayor Sharpe James write about his career as the leader of New Jersey's largest City and has good things to say abo...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
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In this montage of story and song, we hear Blues musicians speaking about their lives, the meaning of the Blues, growing up in hard times, and maki...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Mary McAnally shares the story of how she organized the only Freedom Bus from Oklahoma during the Civil Rights Movement. She went with 40 Universit...

Bought by KISU, WOUB, Prairie Public, KZYX, WTIP and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 04:06
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Photo courtesy Jim Chlebda
Jim Chlebda talks to us about his close friend Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, a prolific poet and writer who, with her family, left Oklahoma for Califor...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Head to the East Bay city of Hayward, and you’ll find a museum with a little bit of class. There, the city’s historical society puts on exhibits ab...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: James Farmer, Credit: Library of Congress
A college professor is following the footsteps of a civil rights icon James Farmer, by training his students in the art of debate. Lydia Wilson, ...

Bought by KUAC, WJAB, WCSU-FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Feb 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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An in-depth look at the lives of native americans in cities

  • Added: Apr 26, 2004
  • Length: 51:57