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Artist Charles Gaines has been delving into philosophy, abstraction and mathematics to address politics and race since the 1970s. In August 2019, G...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 19:29
Caption: Josephine Baker, circa 1926. Photograph by George Hoyningen-Huene
Today’s program begins with the institutional role of Indiana University's Black Film Center/Archive within a school where the black student popul...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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ana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah talks about his award-winning story collection Friday Black. Then, we talk about the art of the really really short story w...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Marion Coleman, Credit: Tom Pich
2018 National Heritage Fellow Marion Coleman tells stories through her quilts.

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and WJAB


  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:33
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Window Album Cover, Credit: Mack Avenue Records
Join host Jay Daniels as he talks with jazz vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant about her latest Mack Avenue release, "The Window." During the conversa...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 14:14
Caption: Christine Rodriguez celebrates with a student she is helping apply to college, Credit: Juliane Dressner
Personal Statement takes us into the lives of three public HS seniors who are determined to go to college and take their classmates with them.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
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In Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Theology, published by NYU Press, M. Cooper Harriss finds in Ellison’s masterpiece an underlying “civil religious orie...

  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:04
Caption: The Reverend Shawn Amos
Host Rich Reardin talks with Los Angeles singer/songwriter and bluesman extraordinaire, The Reverend Shawn Amos. (This part 2 of a 2 part interview)

  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Dianne Reeves, Credit: jerry Madison
Jazz singer Dianne Reeves believes in making music without boundaries.

Bought by WMPG and KMUW


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A still from Killer of Sheep
"[Charles Burnett's] filmmaking is so quiet. It’s a deeply reflective cinema; it’s cinema that focuses on characterization, that really gives chara...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Dion Graham, Credit: JoAnne Perrin
Actor Dion has narrated hundreds of audio books and is an aural shape-shifter.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Mat Johnson takes a satirical look at race and identity.

Bought by WNJR and KVSC


  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Meta Golding as Rosa Parks in Behind the Movement, Credit: Courtesy of TVOne
Actress Meta Golding takes on the role of a lifetime: Rosa Parks in Behind the Movement

Bought by WNJR and KVNF


  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 27:18
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rob Meyer
Director Rob Meyer talks about the making of the independent film, Little Boxes.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 1
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The Global Fight for Climate Justice and against Environmental Injustice with Jacqui Patterson Director of Environmental & Climate Justice at the N...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 26:59
Caption: Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan, September 24, 1957., Credit: Will Counts Collection: Indiana University Archives
2017 was the 60th anniversary of the stand-off between Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus and desegregation at Little Rock Central High School . Today ...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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How sewing connects generations of women artists and workers -- The lesser known works of James Dickey -- The husband-and-wife team of celebrated a...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: :30
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How sewing connects generations of women artists and workers -- The lesser known works of James Dickey -- The husband-and-wife team of celebrated a...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRGY, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WCWP and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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An interview with Venice Wiliams the executive director of Alice's Garden, an urban agriculture facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 13:41
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The Hantam Community Education Trust, Eradicating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) starting with South Africa. Katherine King Documentarian joins us f...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 27:50
  • Purchases: 1
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A new documentary sheds light on the ugly history of lynching - The work of author Ernest Gaines - Reflections from Charlottesville residents on th...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, WLPR, KUHF, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 4
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A new documentary sheds light on the ugly history of lynching - The work of author Ernest Gaines - Reflections from Charlottesville residents on th...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WTJU, WCWP and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 10
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A new documentary sheds light on the ugly history of lynching - The work of author Ernest Gaines - Reflections from Charlottesville residents on th...

Bought by WVAS, KRZA, WLPR, KMUN, WVAS and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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"City of Saviors" is Book 4 in Howzell Hall’s popular Lou Norton series. It pits this African-American LAPD homicide detective against a heat wave,...

Bought by KISA Digital Studios and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 09:47
  • Purchases: 2