PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Black History Month continues with a tribute to one of America's best fiction writers, Ernest Gaines (1933-2019.This Past American Voices episode f...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Martin Luther King, I waited on him. He had ham and egg and hash browns.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 1
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"Freedom" A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: 150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slaver...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: Paradise Sky
Joe R. Lansdale is the author of more than three dozen novels, including The Thicket, Edge of Dark Water, The Bottoms, and A Fine Dark Line. He has...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 15:19
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
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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 (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WJAB and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 10
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On Tuesday, January 22nd 2013 at Winona State University, Charles McDew, former chairman of The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (from 19...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 50:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious visits with Pulitzer Prize winner, Isabel Wilkerson, author of “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2012
  • Length: 29:02
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Freedom Rider "Rip" Patton tells his story about taking that eerie ride to Jackson, Mississippi.

  • Added: May 18, 2012
  • Length: 04:47
Caption: Karen Slade
Karen Slade, Eric "Rico" Reed, and Arthur "Sonny" Williams of radio station KJLH remember the 1992 Los Angeles Riots.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Apr 16, 2012
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Author Grif Stockley on a special edition of Tales from the South, where Southern writers bring their own true stories to life in front of a live a...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Action Speaks looks at contemporary issues through the lens of history by using under-appreciated dates of the twentieth-century that have changed ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WRNC-LP, WRVO Public Media, KUT-HD, WDCV and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2009
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Studs Terkel reads excerpts from Upton Sinclair's novel "The Jungle" in this history of African Americans in the packinghouse industry of Chicago.

Bought by KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., KVSC, KFCF FM, Spokane Public Radio, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2008
  • Length: 28:21
  • Purchases: 9
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In June 1920, in Duluth, Minnesota, a mob of over 10,000 convened upon the police station, inflamed by the rumor that black circus workers had rape...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2008
  • Length: 18:26
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A personal insight into the life of former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter - his life after the blockbuster hit movie.

Bought by KSFR, KSJD, KZYX, 90.5 WSNC, and KSFR


  • Added: Jan 08, 2006
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 5
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Ann Searcy is a 76-year-old jazz singer. She grew up as one of the only people of color in Old Orchard Beach, Maine where music legend, Duke Elling...

Bought by Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), SALTcast Podcast, Iowa Public Radio, WJAB, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2004
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 7