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New Letters on the Air features Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Cave Canem fellow shares...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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In 1943, Duke Ellington debuted a landmark 43-minute musical portrayal of the African-American experience at Carnegie Hall. We'll hear music from i...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A'shanti Gholar
A’shanti Gholar is the founder of the Brown Girl's Guide to Politics and the national political director for Emerge America--a national organizatio...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KSJD, KUT, KCSB-FM, WNIN and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: “The American Songster” Dom Flemons on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's encore broadcast of WoodSongs, folksinger Michael Johnathon honors one of the most important legacy’s in all of recorded music… Smit...

Bought by KCSC, Spokane Public Radio, KMXT, Red River Radio Network, WETS and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 21
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Public art meets poetry in the month-long festival known as O, Miami. We sit down with visual artists Najja Moon and Michelle Lisa Polissaint and O...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 51:46
Caption: Ayana Workman
Actor Ayana Workman talks about working on Branden Jacobs Jenkins play, Everybody--an updated version of a 15th century morality play and a big ch...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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To warm up listeners in early December, a remix encore broadcast from the Musician’s Spotlight archives of two great bands that will bring the heat...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Noble Sissle
Lyricist, composer, vocalist and bandleader Noble Sissle had a very successful 60-year career in jazz and musical theater. He’s best know as the mu...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Clarence Williams
instrument was the jug. Clarence Williams was a professional, yet he thoroughly enjoyed a relaxed performing style. Add in a little hokum, and the ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Earth Eats celebrates orchards and Black farmers, while questioning holiday food drives.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Junious Brickhouse, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
According to Junious Brickhouse--Urban dance or Piedmont Blues—it’s all artistic legacy

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Crys Matthews
Crys Matthews is a talent whose Americana, country soul, bluesy folk rock creates a style all her own.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Welcome to this week's WBB Talkshow. This week, we're excited to introduce you to a fantastic line-up of business owners.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon celebrates Jug Bands with the legendary Jim Kweskin, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton and...

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KHNS, WOUB, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 24
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The people of Newark, New Jersey—the majority of whom are black and brown—are grappling with a lead contamination crisis that has drawn comparisons...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
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On this week's WBB talk show, we feature two amazing women who have found solutions to some of the problems affecting the African-American community.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:10
Caption: BB King's daughter Claudette King on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes The BB King Blues Band with special guests Claudette King and Michael Lee .

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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In 1965, two intellectuals met at Cambridge University for a debate. The topic: “The American dream is at the expense of the American Negro.” The r...

Bought by KVSC, KRZA, and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, WXXI and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Heather McGhee, Credit: Hardy Wilson
By around 2044, the U.S. will become a majority-minority nation. This seismic demographic shift has triggered a cultural earthquake, provoking a ra...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Music of the pianist and composer-arranger who left his stamp on the bebop and hardbop era, as well as an interview with Dameron biographer Paul Co...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Sabaah Folayan
On the 5 year anniversary of the uprising in Ferguson, MO, we're re-airing this conversation--with new trax acknowledging the date. When Michael Br...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KWIT, KSJD, KUT, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Kevin Powell
There is a growing movement to redefine manhood, and to address ways that violence is baked into our cultural expectations of masculinity. Courageo...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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How do contemporary art and film illuminate the Black Imagination? This segment from our archive explores some of the issues and ideas behind creat...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:35
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The docks of San Francisco and Durban, South Africa – two essential locations where a commitment to black internationalism and leftist politics spa...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:01