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Caption: Composer Tania León
Whether making their homes in Spain, the United States, or never venturing from the Pearl of the Antilles, Cuba’s best-known and best-loved compos...

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, WXXI and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Evans Station Lofts
Making neighborhoods sustainable makes them desirable and rising prices push old residents out. Community land trusts in Denver CO and Burlington ...

Bought by WFHB, KGNU, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A bail bonds agency welcomes business next door to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. A federal judge recently ruled the county’s bail practices unconstitutional. , Credit: Ruxandra Guidi
70 Million reporter, Ruxandra Guidi, chronicles how activists and reformers are succeeding in cutting the jail population, diverting drug arrests, ...

Bought by WVAS and KQED


  • Added: Dec 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Deborah Santana
There’s a growing awareness of solidarity among women. They refuse to be silenced. What began as a Women’s March in January 2017 has now evolved in...

Bought by WJSU and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Chico Freeman
Jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman talks about his famous father, Von Freeman, and about his experiences living in Europe. Freeman has now returned to ...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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Neckties records & drums are side effects of jazz radio & blues music collecting, take if from one who knows. This segment begins with a great litt...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WOUB, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:54
  • Purchases: 5
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Binary bop begins the journey of spins and needles, drummer Stockton Helbing sounds pristine alongside veterans Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie. D...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Food at Delicious Southern Cuisine, Los Angeles, CA. , Credit: Photo by Lena Nozizwe, copyright 2015.
Black-eyed peas and collards. Fried chicken and peach cobbler. Customers at Delicious Southern Cuisine in Los Angeles come for these soul food sta...

Bought by KVLU and WABE


  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 27:08
  • Purchases: 2
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A brief but sufficient alto sax solo by Charlie Bird Parker then the next generation of boppers Dexter Gordon. From the Moonlight in Vermont and S...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WYAP, WVBI-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KPVL and more


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Book cover, Credit: Lyon Press
One Sunday afternoon in August 1965, on a day when baseball’s most storied rivals, the Giants and Dodgers, vied for the pennant, the national pasti...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 21:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: RadioActive reporters Antonia Dorn and Kadian Vanloo
There’s no such thing as a normal you. Do you talk to your boss the same way you talk to your dog? Probably not. This is called code switching.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 14:57
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The first segment welcomes back guest DJ John Mueller, bringing his taste in vocalists and US west coast jazz. Sounds then evolve thru Latino rhyt...

Bought by WVBI-LP and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: State of Opportunity from Michigan Radio
If you think we live in a post-racial world…think again: statistically speaking, being born Black or Latino or Native American is associated with s...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 50:27
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This moving and provocative documentary chronicles the historic journey of the “U.S./Mexico Caravan for Peace,” which from August 12th to Septembe...

Bought by KGNU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KUMD


  • Added: Sep 26, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Visitacion Valley Middle School is located in the southern part of San Francisco – one of the poorest residential areas of the city. It's reces...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:03
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The Latin Journey continues with patriarch of the E family-Pete Escovedo talking congas, timbales and mentoring his highly influential family! A Ca...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:56
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Over the past decade, Mexican drug traffickers trying to get their products to the U.S. have had a spiritual “protector.” Her name is Santa Muerte—...

  • Added: May 14, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Contemporary music from all over the Americas, that takes African roots into an electronic future!

Bought by WNYE, WKAR, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 07, 2011
  • Length: 58:35
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Community Check Cashing in Oakland, CA, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
This week we talk to lenders who are doing things differently and to people who are helping others stave off financial scammers.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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Action Speaks looks at contemporary issues through the lens of history by using under-appreciated dates of the twentieth-century that have changed ...

Bought by KFAI, WRNC-LP, WRVO Public Media, KUT-HD, WDCV and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2009
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Celeste Headlee interviews Sphinx founder

  • Added: Feb 08, 2007
  • Length: 19:15
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The most dangerous city in California actually has much more to offer

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 06:54
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Hip hop migrates to Cuba, and back again

  • Added: Feb 02, 2006
  • Length: 05:51