PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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An exuberant experience of conversation and singing. There are nearly 5,000 spirituals in existence. Their organizing concept is not the melody of ...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Dr. Katharine Gerbner
Before the 17th century, being white didn’t even exist as a racial category. The idea of “whiteness” evolved in the slave-based economies of the En...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Interview with Author, speaker, TV and Radio show host Jesse Lee Peterson. Also featuring music by George Hendrickson and The Mistics.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:13
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Three people who are engaged in one part of the community organizing efforts going on around the country to secure racial equity. All three share i...

Bought by KUOW and WXDU


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Three people who are engaged in one part of the community organizing efforts going on around the country to secure racial equity. All three share ...

Bought by KMUN, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSFR, and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Chris Foreman at the Hammond B3
Chris Foreman plays Sundays in Church. And every Friday night, he's at Chicago's legendary Green Mill — playing the funky Hammond B3 organ in a nig...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:21
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Hill District pastor and community leader Johnnie Monroe (b.1941) reflects on the importance of the church and his faith in today’s youth to become...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:33
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Michelle Van Loon has been a writer for more than three decades. With her recent book, If Only: Letting Go of Regret, the author has written a prac...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode, we talk with Dr. E.L. Kornegay, founder of the Baldwin-Delaney Institute for Academic Enrichment and Faith Flourishing, about sear...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Musicians lead the congregation in Praise Singing at ICCNC, Credit: Hana Baba
Mosques here are generally identified by sect, you have, say, the Sunni Mosque, the Shia Mosque, the Sufi Mosque. But the Islamic Cultural Center o...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:52
Caption: The Singing and Praying Bands
Rev Jerry Colbert shares one of the oldest African-American music traditions. He's the leader of The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Dela...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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S. Brent Plate on materiality and lived experience. Natasha Alford on Memphis, Martin Luther King, and Ferguson.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 41:08
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Classic African American gospel, spiritual, and jubilee music.

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:41
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This Land partnered with public radio show State of the Re:union to produce an hour long episode about Tulsa. The episode is called "Reconciliation...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 08:42
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On Sunday morning, while the Fillmore District is brunching or sleeping in, I’m sweating to attend something I’ve never run for in my life: church....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 20, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Reconstruction of the 1823 log church., Credit: Old Salem Museums and Gardens
A history of St. Philips Moravian Church, the only historic African-American Moravian congregation in the U.S.

  • Added: Jan 03, 2013
  • Length: 18:59
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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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Diabetes among African-American adults has reached epidemic proportions. Healthy Bodies, Healthy Souls -- an innovative public health program in Ba...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Jan 21, 2012
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 2
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An American Muslim woman describes the ways she meets her religious requirements at work, and her co-workers reactions.

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 02:28
Caption: Carmen Delzell, c. 2000
On her way home from her grandmother's funeral in 1996, Carmen happens to meet a remarkable African-American guitarist in a thrift shop in North Ca...

Bought by KUT, KGLT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 24, 2010
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 3
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The young pedal-steel master has a new album produced by T-Bone Burnett

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KMUW, KALH, KPVL, KEOS and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Rabbi Capers Funnye leads the black Jews of Chicago.

Bought by Vocalo.org, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WBEZ


  • Added: Jun 09, 2008
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 3
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"Can Your Hear Me?" is an hour-long audio documentary exploring the history of conflict and coalition between Blacks and Jews in America. Claire Sc...

Bought by WWNO, WCPN, Talking Information Center, WCPN, NPR Illinois and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2007
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 15
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First person vignette with music.

Bought by PRX Remix, Troy Public Radio, WBHM, KXOT Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2007
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 14
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Jackie Robinson speaks about overcoming discrimination.

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio, WCSU-FM, KFAI, WKYU, and KBYI


  • Added: Jun 21, 2006
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 5