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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
Caption: Amythyst Kiah on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes Southern Gothic folksinger Amythyst Kiah plus Australian virtuoso guitari...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WETS, Radio Bristol, KJJF, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Darnell Moore, Credit: www.darnelllmoore.com
Darnell Moore the author of No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America. A story of beauty and hope-and an honest reckoning with...

Bought by WVAS and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The power of War & Treaty on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes world-renowned singer-songwriter plus electric husband & wife roots duo W...

Bought by KKRN, Red River Radio Network, WOUB, WSLR, KDLG and more


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 9
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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

Bought by WNJR and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Douglas Thompson
Sam Waterston and John Douglas Thompson star in this offering from Playing on Air. In the short play, A Man of His Time, a descendant of Supreme Co...

Bought by KZYX and KVSC


  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 32:06
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fats Domino
The Founding Father of Rock and Roll

Bought by KCSM and KAZU


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Warren McCleskey's last words, Credit: Sarah Marshall
Part 2 of Sarah Marshall’s report on Warren McCleskey’s life after the Supreme Court ruling and his execution on September 25, 1991 by the state of...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 32:44
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For a girl that wasn't supposed to be here, Destiny Roberts has a mission. It's to spread love and acceptance through her music. KFAI's Erianna Jil...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:51
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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
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
Caption: Refa Senay
The Black Panther Party combined Black Power’s militancy with socialist ideology, and infused funk music with Franz Fanon’s writings. Their impact...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
Caption:  Abdul Salaam El Razzac, Doub; Terry Bellamy, Turnbo, Credit: Penumbra Theatre
Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul is one of America's first black theater companies. This month, "Jitney" — a play by the great August Wilson — returns ...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 28:34
Caption: Jackie Robinson
Jazz salutes in song to African-American actors, athletes, and artists.

Bought by KAZU, WAER, WVAS, WMOT, and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Radio, neckties and drums, the party continues with jazz and blues. In one case Philip and Wynard Harper on trumpet and traps respectively, a more ...

Bought by WKAR, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Binary bop begins the journey of spins and needles, drummer Stockton Helbing sounds pristine alongside veterans Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie. D...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: New Orleans soul food restaurant Willie Mae's Scotch House in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, how does the city’s food reveal how the place has changed? The stories of a wine bar, and...

Bought by KUT, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WCAI / WNAN, KMUN, KOSU and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 18
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Hacksaw handles Horace who hounds Holloway and Harris, later even Hess. Have to hand it to hoards who happen to hit it hard. Violinist Stephane Gra...

Bought by WVBI-LP, KPVL, WYAP, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: North Beach Citizens, Credit: Ellery Stritzinger
North Beach Citizens is a community-driven, non-profit organization located in San Francisco, California, that addresses the needs of local homeles...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
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Sit in any prison classroom or recreation room in any prison in the country and ask yourself: How many writers are in the room. How many people ar...

Bought by KUNM and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 54:35
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: San Quentin
We traveled to San Quentin State Prison, California’s oldest prison, to learn about the lasting tradition of arts and spoken word in this well know...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 10:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Etheridge Knight
We travel to Indianapolis, IN to explore the story of literary great Etheridge Knight, who published his first book, the soulful 1968 masterpiece ...

Bought by WWNO, WLPR, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:09
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Harrison Education Center
Daquan, a student at Harrison High School in Minneapolis laments losing a best friend.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chiwetel Ejiofor, San Francisco, CA 10/11/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Chiwetel Ejiofor talks depicting violence, the myth of the “good master,” and speaking Solomon Northup’s own words.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 01, 2013
  • Length: 11:07
  • Purchases: 1