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Caption: Clarence Williams
instrument was the jug. Clarence Williams was a professional, yet he thoroughly enjoyed a relaxed performing style. Add in a little hokum, and the ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jim Luce, Luce Group, Credit: Sarah Juliet Luce
From the Luce Group, Renee Rosnes Quartet, Steve Turré Big Band and Gary Bartz Quartet pay tribute to Joe Henderson, JJ Johnson and Jackie McLean i...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:45
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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

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:56
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
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Your weekly trip to the Delta. This week we vist the life and work of Son House.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
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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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 WTJU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRGY, KXCV, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 9
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 WOUB


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Empathy Tours
New “empathy tours” are telling local histories of African Americans and helping heal racial wounds. In Danville, Virginia, which was briefly the ...

Bought by KWMR, WCMU, WTJU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 11
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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: Composer Tania León
Whether making their homes in Spain, the United States, or never venturing from the Pearl of the Antilles, Cuba’s best-known and best-loved compos...

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, WXXI and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Whatever you call 'God' whispers something in your ear right before you take your first breath.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
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: 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
Caption: Virginia State Penitentiary
The Virginia State Penitentiary in its early years was considered an extremely progressive prison. That didn't last long. Not long after it opened...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 27:05
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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
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Ta-Nehisi Coates says we must love our country the way we love our friends — and not spare the hard truths. “Can you get to a place where citizens ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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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In the late 1800s, North Carolina was trying to build a railway system through the Western part of the state. In December of 1882, something went w...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 20:27
  • 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