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The docks of San Francisco and Durban, South Africa – two essential locations where a commitment to black internationalism and leftist politics spa...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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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In her new book, Carceral Capitalism, poet and scholar Jackie Wang confronts mass incarceration in the US by delving into the processes that feed i...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:03:54
Caption: Stefon Harris on Dialogs, Credit: Michael Ambrosino
Stefon Harris speaks to the musical, cultural and political influences in his career and creative practice, while unpacking the core aspects of his...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 32:35
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A suspicious fire and a white power symbol at a legendary leadership school in the U.S. South. And a brutal backlash to a women's rights march in ...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Segregation in Education is as bad as ever, and no end appears to be in sight. So what approaches might make a difference. What if Segregation, per...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Actors Key Meersman and Zachary Scott in The Young One (1960)
As with our recent show on the 1954 Salt of the Earth, here is another “forgotten film” that seems a kind of impossibility. Made by a Spanish filmm...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
Caption: Jooyoung Lee, Credit: Evan Doheny
This is the special 90-minute finale for our series A Targeted Divide. It’s called “What Bullets do to Bodies and Lives: Structural Violence, Firea...

Bought by KICI and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:28:38
  • Purchases: 2
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Pay no attention to what the media says about how undermined Jeff Sessions is. POTUS may bait him publicly via tweet, but in private, at the DOJ, S...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
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For Mother's Day: we bring you a discussion by women of color writers and poets who contributed to the anthology, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Darian Wyatt., Credit: Charles McGuigan
At High Noon, March 24, there was a showdown of sorts at the State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia. As the bell in the clock tower near ninth and Fra...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KVSC


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter reflections on humanity, the end of policing and her new book, WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORI...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRIR, WFHB, and WVAS


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is ...

Bought by WVAS, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KCMJ Community Radio, WXDU, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Anna Haskins, Sociologist, discusses prison reform, how incarceration of parents affects children's educational outcomes

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Morris, a long time advocate for equity in education talks candidly about her ground breaking book "Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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“Black Detroit” A People’s History of Self-Determination”- is a rich account of African-American history in Motown, written by award-winning journa...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 40:51
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Vietnam was the first war fought to a soundtrack, with over 4000 war-related songs written and recorded between 1965-73. The lyrics were patriotic,...

Bought by KHNS and WXXI


  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Douglas Thompson
Sam Waterston and John Douglas Thompson star in this offering from Playing on Air. It features two short plays about American Black History. In th...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WNPR, KUT, and KUNM


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Greg Palast, is an investigative reporter and documentary filmmaker. His new film, "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: a Tale of Billionaires and Ba...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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The 2016 Features Editor of THE NATION, Kai Wright, discusses his 2009 anthology, THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: BLACK HISTORY AND CULTURE THROUG...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Scholar Walidah Imarisha talks about the racial messages of movies like The Jungle Book.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Doug Storm is joined by Rasul Mowatt and Jacinda Townsend to discuss why Martin Luther King, Jr. has been remembered and elevated to represent...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 56:50
Caption: Bill Moyers, Credit: Dale Robbins
The case for reparations: journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates on the nation’s legacy of slavery and white supremacy -- this week on Moyers & Company.

Bought by Radio Phoenix, WCUW 91.3 FM, KAZU, KFOK-LPFM, KBRP Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 24:00
  • Purchases: 33

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:09:59