PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

55 results


Caption: Nate Powell
Nate Powell discusses the art of cartooning the National Book Award-winning trilogy March.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2020
  • Length: 27:59
Piece image
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: Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown at their at their StoryCorps interview in Birmingham, AL on October 2, 2019., Credit: By Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps.
Former classmates Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown reflect for the first time on life after court-ordered desegregation.

Bought by WDBM and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
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: Rara Bel Poze
Bob Francois - President and Booking Manager of Rara Bel Poze - 33rd Lowell Folk Festival

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 15:00
Caption: Davu Seru, Credit: Andrea Canter
Davu Seru is a north Minneapolis composer who has been influenced by experiences in Chicago and Ghana, and it all comes out in his music. Davu lead...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Perry White III and Terry Wright
Percy White III tells his friend Terry Wright about his family’s time as sharecroppers on a Virginia farm.

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah M. Greer, Credit: Brena Greer
A decade ago, Sarah M Greer had just about enough with her job. So she quit, and enrolled in music school to study vocal performance. Now she is a ...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Piece image
A discussion of the important the heritage of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 31:35
Piece image
Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
Piece image
This show is part II of our Juneteenth Series focusing African-American music and venues in North Tulsa from the 40's through the 60's. We intervi...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
Piece image
It's official! The Golden State Warriors are the 2017 NBA Champions! Life of the Law honors the team and each of the players with this special epis...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 19:38
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 5/22/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks restoring fragments, revolutionary women, and honoring the legendary film preservationist, David Shepherd.

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 20:20
Caption: Davu Seru, Credit: Andrea Canter
Davu Seru is the current Studio Z composer in Residence. Among his goals is combining west African-based traditions such as drumming and the blues...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Nick Jordan, Credit: Moriah Ziman
Nick Jordan is a contemporary rhythm and blues and pop artist who has a handle on all phases of his act, including songwriting, singing, and dancin...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 07:06
Caption: Mayyadda, Credit: Osaro Obanor
Only recently did Mayyadda make the decision to perform professionally. But she’s come a long way in a short time, playing prestigious clubs such a...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 5/15/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks color, tattoos, and Rene Clair.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 22:47
Piece image
We talk with Samson Longtin, Business Equity Liaison of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency and renowned poetic storyteller, Oba William King...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 16:28
Piece image
Don Cheadle talks commitment, new connections, and being real.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 16:32
Piece image
Willie Harris and Alex Brown remember the prejudice they faced as African American stuntmen while breaking into the film industry in the 1960s.

Bought by WMUU-LP and WEZU


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Wee Willie Walker, Credit: Doug Knutson
Wee Willie Walker arrived in St Paul around 1960. Willie has had and has a long career in music, including singing Doo-wop, gospel music and down-h...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elliot Lavine, San Francisco, CA 2/17/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Elliot Lavine talks the pleasures and perils of 35mm, seismic overhauls, and blows to the solar plexus.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 33:16
Caption: W. Kamau Bell, San Francisco, CA 12/16/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
W. Kamau Bell talks hidden gems, Bruce Lee’s genius, and how Berry Gordy's THE LAST DRAGON gave him his first meta-moment.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 22:08
Piece image
On fifty-two square miles of rural land in Kankakee County Illinois there is a unique sand savannah sandwiched between corn and soybean fields wher...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 11:26
Caption: Stephen Winter
Stephen Winter on freedom, responsibility, and art by any means necessary.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 18:27