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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
Caption: A sofa and mattresses on the street in front of an apartment building. "Sofa Free, and throw in 2 box springs", Credit: walknboston is licensed under CC by 2.0.
There’s an eviction crisis in the United States, and it’s disproportionately affecting communities of color.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, WRGY, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: A sofa and mattresses on the street in front of an apartment building. "Sofa Free, and throw in 2 box springs", Credit: walknboston is licensed under CC by 2.0.
There's an eviction crisis in the United States, and it's disproportionately affecting communities of color.

Bought by KRZA, WUGA (part of GPB), WVAS, Radio Phoenix, Kansas Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 12
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: 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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Free the Beaches tells the story of activist Ned Coll and his campaign to open New England’s shoreline to African Americans, as northern white fami...

Bought by WFHB, WYAP, Harford Community Radio, WMUU-LP, WCMU and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 10
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Free the Beaches tells the story of activist Ned Coll and his campaign to open New England’s shoreline to African Americans, as northern white fami...

Bought by KMUN, KMXT, WVAS, WLPR, WUGA (part of GPB) and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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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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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
Caption: Sonny Rollins, Credit: John Abbott
It's Sonny Rollins 87th birthday and he sat down with the NEA's Josephine Reed to talk about his life in music.

Bought by KWMR and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2