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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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An interview with writer Rahawa Haile who shares her experiences through-hiking the Appalachian Trail while bisexual, female and black

Bought by KVSC and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 28:48
  • Purchases: 2
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For decades, studies have shown African-American students are disciplined more often and with greater consequences than their white peers. Now, a n...

Bought by KENW, WOUB, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 3
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Before Jackie Robinson, there were the Negro Leagues -- home to some of the greatest untold stories in baseball.

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, Radio Newark, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 4
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We may be in a period of historic closeness between Russia and the United States, but there was a time when hundreds of African-American scientists...

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 4
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When NASA wanted to put a man on the moon, they naturally turned to the brightest — and whitest. That is, until the brilliant Katherine Johnson dem...

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 4
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We tend to remember Maya Angelou for her activism in the United States. But a recent tribute at James Madison University showed her poetry’s global...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Juie Dash, Mill Valley, CA 10/14/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Julie Dash talks cultural authenticity, validation, and the unexpected gifts of Hurricane Hugo.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2016
  • Length: 14:38
Caption: Mathias Mulumbo- Singing in Uganda
I dropped by the National Anthem tryouts for the local minor league baseball team. Looking for a story about people singing and why. And then I hea...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:42
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Never one to shy away from controversial topics, Joyce’s latest novel is based on the true story of Tawana Brawley of upstate New York who made hea...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Marc Steiner Show producer Mark Gunnery shares an appreciation and review of the latest John Coltrane release, Offering: Live at Temple University....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Helen Oyeyemi reads from her dreamy, fairy-tale-inspired novel and reflects on themes of beauty and race.

Bought by KPIP-LP and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 07:21
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nelson Mandela in his cell on Robben Island
The story of the Robben Island Shakespeare, smuggled into South Africa's Robben Island Prison.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 09, 2014
  • Length: 18:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Patrik-Ian Polk, Mo’Nique, and Julian Walker San Francisco, CA 6/22/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mo’Nique, Patrik-Ian Polk and Julian Walker talk love, changing locations, and the difference between a job and an opportunity.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 11:46
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Freida Mock talks time, perspective, and the impact of the right image.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 11:36
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It's a music-filled podcast with New Orleans composer, producer, and pianist Allen Toussaint who combines elegance with funk. [29:29]

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, KCSM, WABE, and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Pratibha Parmar discusses making the recent documentary about an iconic American writer, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, which can be seen on the Am...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WCSU-FM


  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Credit: Gene Korte
This historical novel brings to life the “Widow of the South,” Carrie McGavock. The bloodiest battle of the Civil War took place on November 30, 18...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2013
  • Length: 09:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Adam Leon, San Francisco, CA 4/20/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Adam Leon talks anxiety attacks, passing the smell test, and taking what New York threw at him.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2013
  • Length: 14:44
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Bess Kargman talks balance, commitment, and synchronicity.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2012
  • Length: 26:24
Caption: Ziggy Marley, Half Moon Bay, CA 4/19/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ziggy Marley talks reggae, filmmaking, and overcoming fear.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2012
  • Length: 08:06
Caption: Dee Rees, San Francisco, CA 10/11/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director Dee Rees talks breakthrough poetry, gender fluidity, and the healing power of ice cream.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2012
  • Length: 15:04
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A look at struggling steel bands in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn

  • Added: Aug 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:47
Caption: Tate Taylor and Octavia Spencer, San Francisco, CA  7/11/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
THE HELP -- Writer/director Tate Taylor and co-star Octavia Spencer talk history, inspiration, and book reports.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Filmmaker John McDonagh talks embracing serendipity, racism as a character device, and when stunt work goes wrong.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2011
  • Length: 17:49