PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Acclaimed “Race Traitor” author, Mab Segrest, takes Laura through deep south to trace the racist roots of American psychiatry. They explore the inf...

Bought by KDNK and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KMUN, Red River Radio Network, WETS, Radio Bristol, KJJF and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 19
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: 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: 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
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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
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WJCT, WABE, WFHB, and WTJU


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 4
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WNYC, WRIR, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 10
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In 1959, Prince Edward County, Virginia closed its schools rather than integrate. The closures lasted for five years, and the people who were denie...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, 90.5 WSNC, KZYX, WESM 91.3 FM and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Some lovely pieces of music and some not-so-lovely pieces of history.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Carolyn & Ortralla Mosley
In 2003, Carolyn's 15-year-old daughter, Ortralla, was brutally stabbed by her boyfriend in the hallway of Reagan High School in Austin, TX. Caroly...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2011
  • Length: 24:45
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Kevin Phinney looks at race relations, as seen through the prism of music.

Bought by KUHB


  • Added: Feb 10, 2006
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 1