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In the late 1800s, North Carolina was trying to build a railway system through the Western part of the state. In December of 1882, something went w...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 20:27
  • Purchases: 1
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In her new book, Carceral Capitalism, poet and scholar Jackie Wang confronts mass incarceration in the US by delving into the processes that feed i...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:03:54
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On this week's show, we take a closer look at why homeless numbers are skyrocketing in San Francisco, one of the US's most important tech hubs. We'...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on the show: What happens when our water is contaminated, and who protects it? We meet the people cleaning our beaches, protecting our d...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KMUN, KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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LTR!s July showcase, Discover HAITI, offers an interesting sidebar to second most populous country in the Caribbean at 10.6 million. It was the fi...

Bought by KISA Digital Studios


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:03:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Overcoming racism and low expectations
Lenzy R. Wallace Jr., PH.D., an African American, has had three successful careers, succeeding despite the odds. At 90 years old and actively retir...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 39:01
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
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In the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, Khanvisile Motsa brings hope to orphans from Africa's rural areas through providing a home, education...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:57
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In the heart of the Tenderloin, amid the crowded corners and occupied stoops, there’s an anomaly that’ll catch your eye. It’s a man in a suit and a...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: North Beach Citizens, Credit: Ellery Stritzinger
North Beach Citizens is a community-driven, non-profit organization located in San Francisco, California, that addresses the needs of local homeles...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
Caption: Fats Waller
Connie’s Hot Chocolates opened at the Hudson Theater, 44th Street east of Broadway, on June 20, 1929. It was a slice of Harlem nightlife.

Bought by KZYX and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bobby Pickles (left); Leesa Dean (right), Credit: Adrien De Martini
Bobby speaks with, writer and animator, Leesa Dean about her three fully developed animated series – Chilltown, The Danger Squad and Lele’s Ratchet...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2013
  • Length: 55:22
Caption: Detain of Yolanda's portrait, Credit: Painting by Emile B Klein
Who could imagine overcoming a multi decade street life, fed by crack & prostitution, to care for a family that disowned you? Yolanda can, and did.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
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Mary McAnally shares the story of how she organized the only Freedom Bus from Oklahoma during the Civil Rights Movement. She went with 40 Universit...

Bought by KISU, WOUB, Prairie Public, KZYX, WTIP and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 04:06
  • Purchases: 20
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Gordy Ryan has been passing through Tulsa since the mid-80's when he was first invited here by an African student group at TU to give an African dr...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 2
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"Well, growing up in Detroit I was exposed to a lot of different music, a lot of different cultures at a very young age without ever having to leav...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, 90.5 WSNC, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 07:23
  • Purchases: 6
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The Colored Musicians Club is one of Buffalo’s oldest music venues. Jazz giants from Count Basie to Billie Holiday played there, but even with the ...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2011
  • Length: 07:24
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Missy Andersen keeps old school Soul and R&B alive!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, Prairie Public, KALH, KPVL, KEOS and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 11
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The young pedal-steel master has a new album produced by T-Bone Burnett

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KMUW, KALH, KPVL, KEOS and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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The Mysterious and Enduring Legacy of Robert Johnson

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KPVL, KMUW, Aspen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2010
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 14
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An hour with Blues stalwart and former bass player for The Rolling Stones!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KPVL, KMUW, KEOS and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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A tribute to the legacy and influence of the 1930’s band, the Mississippi Sheiks.

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KPVL, KEOS, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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An intimate look at Hitsville, U.S.A.

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KMUW, KEOS, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2010
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Missy Andersen keeps old school Soul and R&B alive!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, WNCU, and WXXI


  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4