PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Composer Tania León
Whether making their homes in Spain, the United States, or never venturing from the Pearl of the Antilles, Cuba’s best-known and best-loved compos...

Bought by KMUN, KVNO, WXXI, KWAX, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple who taught America how to live up to their names - and their South Dakota love pioneer counterpa...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2018
  • Length: 37:08
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Novelist Tayari Jones talks with fellow writer Aaron Stander about her latest book, "An American Marriage."

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 11, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Darnell Moore, Credit: www.darnelllmoore.com
Darnell Moore the author of No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America. A story of beauty and hope-and an honest reckoning with...

Bought by WVAS and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An exuberant experience of conversation and singing. There are nearly 5,000 spirituals in existence. Their organizing concept is not the melody of ...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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The Pacifica Quartet play the Quintet in C by Schubert and Imani Winds play a modern piece based on Duke Ellington

Bought by WNIJ, Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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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
Caption: Fats Domino
The Founding Father of Rock and Roll

Bought by KCSM and KAZU


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander talks movingly about her memoir "The Light of the World" about her husband's sudden death at age 50.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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In April of 2014, federal agents raided the studios of 106.1 TOUCH FM in Boston, Massachusetts. The reason was simple: the radio station was operat...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 41:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Born 1981 — Sports Coordinator, Penn Hills YMCA Interview by Dominic Burden, Azeiryus Britt & Darrell Holloway

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:44
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Coach Craig Williams Born 1971 — Retired, US Navy; President, Penn Hills Midget Football Association Interview by Miguel Jackson & Cameron Griffin

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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Born 1959 — Funeral Home Associate, House of Law Inc. Interview by Cameron Tarrant, Daivon Stephens, Tamar Patillo

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:35
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Born 1980 — Executive Director, Penn Hills YMCA Interview by Garrison Kemp, Raymeir Williams & Ronald Wiggins

Bought by KHSU


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Born 1988 — Community Activist Interview by David Freeman, Nasheed Goodwine & Lamont Johnson

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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Born 1988 — Founder/Host, Common Conversation412 Interview by Taquan Peters & David Staples

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:39
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Born 1967 — Curator, Allegheny City Historic Gallery Interview by Daivon Giles & Tyreece Archie

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:09
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Born 1970 — Site Manager, YouthPlaces Interview by Tyreece Archie & Daivon Giles

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:55
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Born 1969 — Program Manager, Brothers and Sisters Emerging Interview by Jordan Franklin, Lydell Price & Ramir Johnson

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:19
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Born 1947 — Community Activist, Retired Interview by Maxwell Martin, Davon Hamlin, Michael Mosley & Xzavier Rodgers

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:23
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Born 1970 —Police Officer, City of Pittsburgh Interview by Jordan Franklin, Lydell Price & Ramir Johnson

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:34
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Born 1969 — President and CEO, Brothers and Sisters Emerging Interview by John Krall, Keylen Kenney & Xzavier Rodgers

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:39
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In the fact of the fear, confusing and despair many Americans feel after the election, one group of individuals joined together to share stories of...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ashley Bryan
Author and illustrator Ashley Bryan talks about his new book, “Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life,” his experie...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kenny Barron, Credit: (c) 2016 Reese Erlich
Kenny Barron still excites audiences with his straight ahead jazz.

Bought by WAER


  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 1