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Caption: A'shanti Gholar
A’shanti Gholar is the founder of the Brown Girl's Guide to Politics and the national political director for Emerge America--a national organizatio...

Bought by KKRN, Louisville Public Media, KSJD, KUT, KCSB-FM and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: “The American Songster” Dom Flemons on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's encore broadcast of WoodSongs, folksinger Michael Johnathon honors one of the most important legacy’s in all of recorded music… Smit...

Bought by KCSC, Spokane Public Radio, KMXT, Red River Radio Network, WETS and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 21
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Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Earth Eats celebrates orchards and Black farmers, while questioning holiday food drives.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Welcome to this week's WBB Talkshow. This week, we're excited to introduce you to a fantastic line-up of business owners.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon celebrates Jug Bands with the legendary Jim Kweskin, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton and...

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KHNS, WOUB, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 24
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The people of Newark, New Jersey—the majority of whom are black and brown—are grappling with a lead contamination crisis that has drawn comparisons...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
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On this week's WBB talk show, we feature two amazing women who have found solutions to some of the problems affecting the African-American community.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:10
Caption: Sabaah Folayan
On the 5 year anniversary of the uprising in Ferguson, MO, we're re-airing this conversation--with new trax acknowledging the date. When Michael Br...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KWIT, KSJD, KUT, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Freddie Meeks, sailor in the disaster at  weapons shipping depot in Port Chicago, Calif., holds a picture of himself as a young seaman  July 14, 1994. He died in 2003. , Credit: (AP Photo/Chris Pizzelo)
Wartime. Disaster. Trauma. Charges of mutiny for 50 Black sailors in a Jim Crow courtroom. Discrimination and a battle for civil rights. Listen to ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXAV 88.3FM, and KVSC


  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The fight to legalize marijuana has never been easy, as evidenced by the recent collapse of months-long efforts in New Jersey and New York. A key i...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Blues songs about race relations, floods, hurricanes and fires.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Sounds Jewish commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with music that honors the late Civil Rights leader.

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Today on The Woman Behind The Business® Talk Show two fearless women in business join us to share their amazing journey to conquering their persona...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:51
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Today on The Woman Behind The Business - our guests share why they dare to dream out loud and how their faith carries them through difficult times.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:57
Caption: Dr. Safiya Noble
What we think of as “the great equalizer”-- the internet--and the algorithms behind it, created by humans, is serving up content that is sexist and...

Bought by KUT, KWMR, Louisville Public Media, KKRN, KCSB-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on the show: What happens when our water is contaminated, and who protects it? We meet the people cleaning our beaches, protecting our d...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KMUN, KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: At the Commonwealth Club of CA
After Brief But Spectacular creator Steve Goldbloom filmed 94-year-old retired English teacher Flossie Lewis and “Black Girl Magic” poet activist M...

Bought by KQED, KWIT, WNIN, KSJD, KUT and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This time, we profile the March 1932 recording sessions held by Vocalion in New York City, as the nation was in the grips of the Great Depression.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile “Rocket 88,” by Jackie Brenston — widely considered to be one of the archetypal records of rock ‘n’ roll.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile “Baby Scratch My Back” by Slim Harpo — the only number one hit on the Excello label during its 23 year run.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: Lighting the Trail, Credit: Elaine Cawley-Weintraub
Guests include: Elaine Weintraub, Founder of the MV African American Heritage Trail, West Tisbury School students Tate Fairchild-Coppoletti and Lyl...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 32:36
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This time, we profile “Key to the Highway” — one of the enduring classics of the blues, first recorded by pianist Charlie Segar in 1940.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Stick McGhee’s 1949 anthem to good times and cheap booze — a big hit that saved a fledgling Atlantic Records from bankruptcy.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile B.B. King, who hit the number one spot on the Billboard R&B charts with “Three O’Clock Blues,” this week in 1952.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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This time, we profile Guitar Slim, who — much to everyone’s surprise — hit the top of the R&B charts with “The Things That I Used To Do,” in 1954.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:29