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Scholars, historic interpreters, and descendants of enslaved people recently gathered at Montpelier, the home of James Madison.

Bought by KHEN-LP, WCNY, and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Scholars, historic interpreters, and descendants of enslaved people recently gathered at Montpelier, the home of James Madison.

Bought by WTJU, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WMUU-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WNED Buffalo and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Scholars, historic interpreters, and descendants of enslaved people recently gathered at Montpelier, the home of James Madison.

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WJCT, Harford Community Radio, KHNS, WFHB and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Scholars, historic interpreters, and descendants of enslaved people recently gathered at Montpelier, the home of James Madison.

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WNED Buffalo, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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In 1970, Philicia Jefferson was forced to integrate into all-white, E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, Virginia. 40 years later, she finally atte...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KHEN-LP, WMUU-LP, WNYO, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1970, Philicia Jefferson was forced to integrate into all-white, E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, Virginia. 40 years later, she finally atte...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, WXDU, Kansas Public Radio, Harford Community Radio, WJCT and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1970, Philicia Jefferson was forced to integrate into all-white, E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, Virginia. 40 years later, she finally atte...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WNED Buffalo, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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Isabel Peralta is a recent graduate of Galena High School. Over the course of this summer, in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and subsequent unre...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2020
  • Length: 12:21
Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Charles McGuigan
David Hudson has been principal of Linwood Holton Elementary School for thirteen years now. When he took over the reins of command, the school—thou...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:19
Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
David Hudson had been principal of Linwood Holton Elementary School for thirteen years now. When he took over the reins of command, the school—thou...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:11
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Blues songs about race relations, floods, hurricanes and fires.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Christine Rodriguez celebrates with a student she is helping apply to college, Credit: Juliane Dressner
Personal Statement takes us into the lives of three public HS seniors who are determined to go to college and take their classmates with them.

Bought by Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Poverty can persist in the same communities for generations, especially communities of color. Professor Darrick Hamilton walks through the policies...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 27:15
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
This piece features the voices of black Americans who came of age during the civil rights era: an era that lives with a mix of pain and pride in th...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Does affirmative action undermine the achievements of those who are supposed to benefit from it?

Bought by KRZA, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSKQ, and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Earl Mosley, Credit: Courtesy: EMIA
The Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts uses dance to create a community of young men.

Bought by KZUM, KISA Digital Studios, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Monique W. Morris
Black girls make up for more than one-third of all girls with school related arrests. Yet, they comprise just 16-percent of female students.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Students at Howard University graduation, class of 2015, Credit: Emily Hanford
Graduates of historically black colleges and universities helped launch the civil rights movement and built the black middle class. But after deseg...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WUFT, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WESM 91.3 FM, and WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass.


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Hoodie Rally in Memory of Trayvon Martin, Credit: Madison Guy, on Flickr
Sharply different reactions to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial reveal the racial divide that persists in America. We speak with the autho...

Bought by WCNY, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KKRN, WTJU, and KPVL


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Aaron Jones
WUNC is a part of the American Graduate Project. It's a public media initiative looking at the drop out crisis across the country. As a part of thi...

Bought by KZYX and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 10:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Until recently, most researchers believed the brain stopped developing cognitive ability after a certain age. But a new study suggests otherwise.

Bought by WJCT and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A bell tower that has been mute for 70 years at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia is about to get a voice thanks to Diane Watkins.

  • Added: Feb 16, 2012
  • Length: 55:55