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Caption: Nina Collins
What's so monumental about turning 40 for women and why do we need our own Facebook group? Turns out--pretty much everything. Nina Collins has crea...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KSJD, KWIT, KUT, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Betty Reid Soskin
For the past decade, 96-year-old Betty Reid Soskin has served as the nation’s oldest Park Ranger, where she gives talks at the Rosie the Riveter/WW...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KQED, KWMR, KWIT, WNIN and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dianne Reeves, Credit: jerry Madison
Jazz singer Dianne Reeves believes in making music without boundaries.

Bought by WMPG and KMUW


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:44
  • Purchases: 2
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An awkward conversation with her white mother about “good white people” inspired Ijeoma Oluo to take on the unenviable task of writing one of the m...

Bought by KCSB-FM, WNIN, KWIT, Public Radio for All, WLPR and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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PaviElle brings her own special brand of NEo-Soul and R&B to the stage. In this performance at the historic Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing, Minnesota,...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 27:48
Caption: Paula Martinac
It’s not often I interview the author of a novel on this program. Sometimes, though, a work of fiction can give us insights and perspectives a non-...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Hantam Community Education Trust, Eradicating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) starting with South Africa. Katherine King Documentarian joins us f...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 27:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sabaah Folayan, Credit: Magnolia Pictures
The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri made news, but Sabaah Folayan knew there was more to the story--so she moved across the country...

Bought by KWIT, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nicholle Ramsey, slam poet, Credit: Sylvia Thomas
Slam poets and sonnet lovers usually don’t hang out together. But in Winona, Minnesota, they do. KFAI’s Sylvia Thomas reports on an unusual poetry ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 5/22/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks restoring fragments, revolutionary women, and honoring the legendary film preservationist, David Shepherd.

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 20:20
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Megan Yasu Davis. Megan is the founder of The Kitchen Salon, a natural and locked hair resource f...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Composer Jessie Montgomery speaks about identity, patriotism, and music as a catalyst for physically bringing people together.

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:50

  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 3
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We celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's centennial with a look at one of the singer's busiest and most memorable years on record.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
Caption: Jacqueline Woodson, Credit: Juna F. Nagle
With Another Brooklyn, acclaimed children’s author Jacqueline Woodson creates an adult novel that reads like poetry

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rachel Howzell Hall
With her character Lou Norton, Hall creates one of the few African American female detectives.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, KPIP-LP, WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Journalist Wesley Lowery talks about his acclaimed book, They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Mov...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On the latest Reel Discovery, Kristin joins in the space race with the women of Hidden Figures.

Bought by KTXK, WLPR, WSGE, KKRN, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Roz Hudnell, Intel
Meet one woman leading the charge to quite literally change the face of technology--by bringing in more women and people of color to the industry, ...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KSJD, KWMR, WRIR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Archel Bernard, The Bombchel Factory, Credit: James K Holder
In the midst of the Ebola crisis in 2015, Archel Bernard moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Monrovia, Liberia and started a fashion company--that emplo...

Bought by KSJD, WRIR, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Black Ballerina looks at different generations of dancers, but is it the same story?

Bought by Public Radio for All, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Credit: Jessica Suworoff, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Johnnetta Cole remembers when she wasn't allowed in museums because of segregation, and that informs her determination to inspire a love of art mu...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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This story explores Michelle Obama's early life, expectations surrounding her ascendency as First Lady, and the impact she will leave on the office...

Bought by WTJU, CI Dolphin Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, New Hampshire Public Radio, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Martina Arroyo, Credit:  Marty Umans
To celebrate Women’s History Month, Art Works presents a 2010 interview with the great Martina Arroyo. We salute Martina Arroyo for her brilliant v...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Playwright Kirsten Greenidge
In her new work Baltimore, playwright Kirsten Greenidge grapples with the issue of race on college campuses.

Bought by WABE, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4