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The most important architectural thinker of the young American republic was Thomas Jefferson. He also held captive more than 600 enslaved men, wom...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, and KEDT


  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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The most important architectural thinker of the young American republic was Thomas Jefferson. He also held captive more than 600 enslaved men, wome...

Bought by KMUN, WYAP, Harford Community Radio, WJCU, WSGE and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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-What did the process of legal desegregation look like in everyday life and culture? Jennifer Ritterhouse shares the story of Sarah Patton “Pattie...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, WFHB, Peconic Public Broadcasting, Radio Phoenix, WYAP and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 10
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On Sept. 27 and 28, the most notable poets of our time will gather in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Furious Flower ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCMU, KXCV, WRGY, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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-In late August 1619, 20 or more enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia at what’s now called Fort Monroe. They were the first Africans documented in...

Bought by WVAS, Kansas Public Radio, KWMR, KVSC, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 12
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When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state-- ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WNMU-FM, and KXCV


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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-When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state--...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KICI, WTJU, KVSC, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 10
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When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state-- ...

Bought by WFHB, WTJU, Kansas Public Radio, KMUN, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 11
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-In 1979, members of the KKK shot and killed five labor and civil rights activists in Greensboro, North Carolina. The killings still reverberates i...

Bought by WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WRGY, WLPR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
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-In 1979, members of the KKK shot and killed five labor and civil rights activists in Greensboro, North Carolina. The killings still reverberates i...

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


  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 10
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-An English professor who loves the Harry Potter books brings a few lucky students each year to London to visit the magical sites in the fantasy se...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCMU, WAMC, Royalton Community Radio, KEDT and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 8
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-Pediatrician and poet Irène Mathieu says both science and poetry use language to understand deeper truths about the human condition. -In college, ...

Bought by WMMT, KALW, RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 12
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- Children who interact in some way with the justice system—even if it’s just living near a justice system facility—have worse health and education...

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


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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- Children who interact in some way with the justice system—even if it’s just living near a justice system facility—have worse health and education...

Bought by WVAS, Radio Phoenix, WUGA (part of GPB), WFHB, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 10
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- Over 400 years ago, in 1619, the first Africans arrived in English-speaking North America. Cassandra Newby-Alexander explores how we should comme...

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


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 10
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-Over 400 years ago, in 1619, the first Africans arrived in English-speaking North America. Cassandra Newby-Alexander explores how we should commem...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, WUGA (part of GPB), KKRN, WSGE, KMUN and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 9
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-In 1898, a black man named John Henry James was lynched in Charlottesville, Virginia, right across the street from what is now With Good Reason's ...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, KICI, and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 51:48
  • Purchases: 3
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In 1898, a black man named John Henry James was lynched in Charlottesville, Virginia, right across the street from what is now With Good Reason's s...

Bought by WVAS and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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-- Cassandra Newby-Alexander explores how we should commemorate 1619 and what’s at stake when we ignore it. -- Richard Chew explains how a British ...

Bought by WRKF, WCSU-FM, and KWTF community radio for Sonoma County


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 51:23
  • Purchases: 3
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-Scholars, historic interpreters, and descendants of enslaved people recently gathered at Montpelier, the home of James Madison. -Justin Reid tell...

Bought by WRKF, Morehead State Public Radio, KWIT, KICI, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 53:45
  • Purchases: 9
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Scholars, historic interpreters, and descendants of enslaved people recently gathered at Montpelier, the home of James Madison. They were there to ...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio and WJFF


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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-Justin Reid tells the story of how he set out to find the plantation where his great-great grandfather was enslaved, and what he found there. -Hi...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KMUD, and KKRN


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 3
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-Michael Higginbotham is the author of "Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism In Post-Racial America". He has a list of people—some well known, some n...

Bought by KRZA, Kansas Public Radio, WFHB, Harford Community Radio, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 10
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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
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-"Grey’s Anatomy", "Scandal", and "How to Get Away with Murder" aren’t just popular tv shows--they’re also groundbreaking. Michaela Meyer says the ...

Bought by KXCV, WRGY, WTJU, WMUU-LP, WCMU and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7