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On Feb 3rd, 1945, The all women of color, Six-Triple-Eight, was sent overseas to clear a two year backlog of mail. They were told it would take six...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 04:25
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
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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
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Dr. Rochanda Mitchell is an expert in fetal medicine. She’s also a black woman pregnant with her first child who understands all too well that eve...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUHF, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 14
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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: Heather McGhee, Credit: Hardy Wilson
By around 2044, the U.S. will become a majority-minority nation. This seismic demographic shift has triggered a cultural earthquake, provoking a ra...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Ed Peeples
Edward Harden Peeples V was born to be a racist. It almost seemed preordained. One of his ancestors had owned 250 slaves and his father loathed bla...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 09, 2019
  • Length: 25:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Movies can be whimsical, terrifying, life-altering, culture-changing experiences where the big ideas we take up at "On Being" show up in the heart ...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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: Kevin Powell
There is a growing movement to redefine manhood, and to address ways that violence is baked into our cultural expectations of masculinity. Courageo...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Kimberle Crenshaw (foreground) with Eve Ensler
When Donald Trump rode a wave of white anxiety into the White House, it was part of a backlash to the Obama presidency, one that revealed an increa...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Why are new mothers dying at an alarming rate in this country?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Ashby turned the harp into a swinging and dynamic instrument for jazz.

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The late Gwendolyn Brooks shaped countless writers following her long poetic career. This episode looks back on her life as the first African-Amer...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KUNM, WXAV 88.3FM, 'The Sea', WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In the years between 1915 and 1970 almost six million black American citizens from the south migrated to northern and western cities seeking freedo...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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: Denise "Seven" Bailey and Tristan Al-Haddad, Credit: Kathy M Helgeson/Dunwoody College of Technology
Designing Nimbus—a giant, donut-shaped sculpture for Nicollet Mall—was just the beginning. Artist Tristan Al-Haddad also needed a talented crew to ...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 04:21
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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple who taught America how to live up to their names - and their South Dakota love pioneer counterpa...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2018
  • Length: 37:08
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Sunshine enthusiast Kriste Peoples is a speaker, writer and producer in Denver Colorado.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Tayari Jones talks with fellow writer Aaron Stander about her latest book, "An American Marriage."

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 11, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, poet, and essayist Alice Walker talks with Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley.

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 2
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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Hear how guest Cathy McGill responds to Marcus Garvey’s words “A people who lack the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture are like a...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 12:48
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