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From Obama-era task forces to widespread protests, the idea of community policing has become part of our national conversation. Jerry Clayton, the ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:25
Caption: Nique Love Rhodes
Nique Love Rhodes We have a social entrepreneur of a different kind, she is a rapper! You will have an opportunity to learn how the social and bus...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 39:03
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A program about Louis Armstrong’s mid-career years, in which he led the small-group All-Stars, scored chart hits with pop ballads, and became a Col...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This show is part II of our Juneteenth Series focusing African-American music and venues in North Tulsa from the 40's through the 60's. We intervi...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Phil Wiggins, Credit: Bibiana Huang Matheis
2017 National Heritage Fellow and Blues Harmonica Player Phil Wiggins brings it all home in this music-rich conversation.

Bought by WCPN and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Writer’s Voice spends the hour with James Forman, Jr., talking about his groundbreaking book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black Ame...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:28
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, exploring a collection of influential jazz material know as "The Birth of the Cool" recorded by a circle of mu...

Bought by Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour-long program featuring performances of songs with lyrics by author Langston Hughes, including recordings by Nina Simone, June Christy, Jame...

Bought by KVNF, WCPN, WMOT, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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What does it take to win an NBA Championship? On Monday night, June 12th, Oakland's Golden State Warriors, aka "Dub Nation" silenced the Cleveland ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 44:31
Caption: Nicholle Ramsey, slam poet, Credit: Sylvia Thomas
Slam poets and sonnet lovers usually don’t hang out together. But in Winona, Minnesota, they do. KFAI’s Sylvia Thomas reports on an unusual poetry ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Music from one of the 20th century's most influential guitarists, heard with Benny Goodman and others.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Recordings that saxophonist John Coltrane made with Duke Ellington, Eric Dolphy, and the rhythm section of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jo...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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It's official! The Golden State Warriors are the 2017 NBA Champions! Life of the Law honors the team and each of the players with this special epis...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 19:38
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What does color of skin have to do with equal access to justice in America? The Equal Protection Clause, part of the 14th Amendment to the Constitu...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 48:40
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The new exhibit at NMAAH&C illuminate history, community and culture. Co-curator Aaron Bryant walks us through it.

Bought by WCPN, WTJU, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 5/22/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks restoring fragments, revolutionary women, and honoring the legendary film preservationist, David Shepherd.

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 20:20
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A look at one of hardbop's greatest front lines: Trumpeter Lee Morgan and saxophonist Wayne Shorter were two of the leading lights of the 1960s har...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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A salute to hardbop pianist Freddie Redd, featuring recordings he made with artists such as Jackie McLean and Tina Brooks.

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:05
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
Caption: Overcoming racism and low expectations
Lenzy R. Wallace Jr., PH.D., an African American, has had three successful careers, succeeding despite the odds. At 90 years old and actively retir...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 39:01
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Megan Yasu Davis. Megan is the founder of The Kitchen Salon, a natural and locked hair resource f...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Music from trumpeter Miles Davis' final years, including his albums Amandla and Tutu, and collaborations with Shirley Horn and Quincy Jones.

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00