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Caption: Nate Powell
Nate Powell discusses the art of cartooning the National Book Award-winning trilogy March.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2020
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: Trey Ellis
Filmmaker Trey Ellis talks about bringing Bryan Stevenson’s work to the screen.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:GNU_Free_Documentation_License,_version_1.2, Credit: S L O W K I N G
Black History Month continues with a tribute to one of America's best fiction writers, Ernest Gaines (1933-2019.This Past American Voices episode f...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Educated for
Permanent subjection or exile. Even the abolitionists of the 1800s beloved those were the options for African-American youth.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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New Letters on the Air features Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Cave Canem fellow shares...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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In 1943, Duke Ellington debuted a landmark 43-minute musical portrayal of the African-American experience at Carnegie Hall. We'll hear music from i...

Bought by WBGO, WJFF, WAER, WVAS, WLRH and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 8
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: Jeghetto, Credit: Jeghetto
Tarish Pipkins performs puppetry under the name Jeghetto. The creations that emerge from Jeghetto’s Workshop are incredibly unique and endlessly fa...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2019
  • Length: 36:32
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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Public art meets poetry in the month-long festival known as O, Miami. We sit down with visual artists Najja Moon and Michelle Lisa Polissaint and O...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 51:46
Caption: Ayana Workman
Actor Ayana Workman talks about working on Branden Jacobs Jenkins play, Everybody--an updated version of a 15th century morality play and a big ch...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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To warm up listeners in early December, a remix encore broadcast from the Musician’s Spotlight archives of two great bands that will bring the heat...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 3
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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
Caption: Junious Brickhouse, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
According to Junious Brickhouse--Urban dance or Piedmont Blues—it’s all artistic legacy

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Crys Matthews
Crys Matthews is a talent whose Americana, country soul, bluesy folk rock creates a style all her own.

  • Added: Nov 14, 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
Caption: Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown at their at their StoryCorps interview in Birmingham, AL on October 2, 2019., Credit: By Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps.
Former classmates Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown reflect for the first time on life after court-ordered desegregation.

Bought by WDBM and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 2
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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: BB King's daughter Claudette King on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes The BB King Blues Band with special guests Claudette King and Michael Lee .

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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In 1965, two intellectuals met at Cambridge University for a debate. The topic: “The American dream is at the expense of the American Negro.” The r...

Bought by KVSC, KRZA, and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cover art by Alex Wild (www.alexanderwild.com): Argentine ants (Linepithema humile), an aggressive pest species introduced by human commerce to California, attack a native Pogonomyrmex harvester ant. Native ants in many places around the world have disapp, Credit: Alex Wild
Kingsolver takes us to 1950s Belgian Congo via the Prices, a missionary family. David Holway from UCSD gives us the rundown on local ant species wh...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 22:44
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Music of the pianist and composer-arranger who left his stamp on the bebop and hardbop era, as well as an interview with Dameron biographer Paul Co...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:00