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A program featuring tributes to inspirational figures such as Paul Robeson , Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King Jr. from Freddie Hubbard, Coun...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:57

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 26:59
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
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Hour One of a lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, musi...

Bought by WRGY, RadioFreePalmer, KUPR low power FM, KOSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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The most heavily traveled road in American music begins in black church congregations, (i.e., Baptist, AME, and Pentecostal, among others), and lea...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2018
  • Length: 51:59
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A discussion of the important the heritage of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 31:35
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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
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Changing the negative image of the African American male and a tribute to Marion Barry.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:24
Caption: Delta Blues Museum
Executive Director of the Delta Blues Museum Shelley Ritter keeps the blues alive and honors its history.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 22:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chicago Hottentots
Traditional jazz began its road to sophistication in the mid 1920s with artists like Louie Armstrong, Albert Nicholas, Richard M. Jones, Johnny Dod...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Go to the doctor and they won’t begin to treat you without taking your history — and not just yours, but that of your parents and grandparents befo...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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In the second half of our conversation with former California Poet Laureate Al Young, he shares more from his book SOMETHING ABOUT THE BLUES: AN UN...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Former California Poet Laureate, Al Young has penned 25 books and was recently included in THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2016. Young discusses how his c...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jimmy Noone
This program visits Chicago's South Side in the latter 1920s to hear three of the leading proponents of jazz clarinet.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A college education can leave some students with a health debt.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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PaviElle brings her own special brand of NEo-Soul and R&B to the stage. In this performance at the historic Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing, Minnesota,...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 27:48
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A look at the historic 1938 Carnegie Hall concert and its 1939 follow up, featuring performances by Count Basie, Benny Goodman, and others.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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In the late 1960s an aging Duke Ellington faced a changing musical landscape and the loss of his longtime writing partner, Billy Strayhorn. How did...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a poetic journalist and a defining voice of our times. He’s with us in a conversation that is joyful and hard and kind, soaring...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Radio Curious takes a tour of Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, a historic national park and site of the civil war struggles between union and confede...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
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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
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: Paula Martinac
It’s not often I interview the author of a novel on this program. Sometimes, though, a work of fiction can give us insights and perspectives a non-...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Hantam Community Education Trust, Eradicating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) starting with South Africa. Katherine King Documentarian joins us f...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 27:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Diggin' Diz: A Portrait Of Dizzy Gillespie

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:01