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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
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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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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: New York City Young Gun, Credit: Photo taken by George Samuals 1984
This is a series of interviews designed to showcase various attitudes held in the African American Community about Gun Ownership in General, and Co...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 16:05
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A half-century of musical innovation and self-determination, told by AACM co-founder (currently AACM-New York president) and 2010 NEA Jazz Master M...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WMUU-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 3
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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
Caption: Serenade To A Bus Seat, Credit: 2007 Concord Music Group, Inc.
"Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement" is an important one hour program that features Jazz music as the background with comments concerning the Civil R...

Bought by WJAB, Spokane Public Radio, Radio New Zealand, WTJU, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2012
  • Length: 49:56
  • Purchases: 5
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How the evening news shaped attitudes about race relations during the Civil Rights Movement.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KRZA, WJAB, WLPR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 7
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A look at struggling steel bands in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn

  • Added: Aug 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:47
Caption: (Left to right): Dennis Burke, Keni Burke, Jerome Bailey, Alohe Burke, Clarence Burke, Sr. , Clarence Burke, Jr., James Burke III , Credit: Buddah Records 1971 album "The Stairsteps"
This is the story of THE FIVE STAIRSTEPS from an original member Dennis Burke. He tells her story and discusses her life in a rare interview.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 52:41
Caption: The 5 Stairsteps & Cubie
The Five Stairsteps, The 5 Stairsteps & Cubie, The Stairsteps, The Invisible Mans Band and Keni Burke are the First Family of Soul. They performed ...

Bought by WUFT, KPIP-LP, WJAB, KHNS, and Panhandle Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2010
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Interview with Roame, who is a founding member of MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly about the history of the group.

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Mar 18, 2010
  • Length: 56:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Lowrider Band (Harold Brown & Howard Scott), Credit: http://www.lowriderband.com/
Howard Scott and Harold Brown, who now tour as THE LOW RIDER BAND are two original members of the band WAR. They both tell their story about their ...

Bought by Prairie Public, WJAB, and WVAS


  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 57:27
  • Purchases: 3