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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
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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
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Tracking the history under your feet - how enterprising outsiders shaped working class neighborhoods - the truths about homelessness - and more.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, WMUU-LP, Prairie Public and more

  • Added: Mar 17, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Slave Auction, Virginia, by LeFevre Cranstone, c. 1860s
The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry, by Constance and Ned Sublet, is an extensive accounting of American slavery, do...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Archel Bernard, The Bombchel Factory, Credit: James K Holder
In the midst of the Ebola crisis in 2015, Archel Bernard moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Monrovia, Liberia and started a fashion company--that emplo...

Bought by KSJD, WRIR, KWMR, and WMUU-LP

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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How one particular painting of slaves waiting for sale changed things at the outbreak of the American Civil War; What was the real reason many Unio...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WTJU, WMUU-LP, KEDT, WAMC and more

  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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Though he first emerged in the public consciousness as a world-class athlete, Arthur Ashe’s subsequent contributions as an author, activist, humani...

Bought by KVSC, KKRN, and Peconic Public Broadcasting

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bogaerts, Rob / Anefo – Nationaal Archief Fotocollectie Anefo Item number 927-7839
Though he first emerged in the public consciousness as a world-class athlete, Arthur Ashe’s subsequent contributions as an author, activist, humani...

Bought by KEDT, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WAMC and more

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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The little-known story of how black actors and entertainers in Hollywood contributed their money, connections, and fame to aid the civil rights mov...

Bought by WLPR, WNSB, Morehead State Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Spokane Public Radio and more

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:34
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Allyson Hobbs, Stanford
Companies are now paying consultants to increase the diversity of their workforce with an eye on innovation and the bottom line. But shouldn't it b...

Bought by KSJD, WMUU-LP, and KSJD

  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Jason’s first novel was inspired by a dream in which his late mother visited him. He goes on to describe his day job while he was writing the book ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio

  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 09:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Now in its third iteration, the city-wide international art exhibition known as Prospect New Orleans is beginning to feel at home. This Fresh Talk ...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 09:26
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Tonight’s program seeks to shine a light first on what’s been called the “militarization” of police across the country due to something like a fede...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 57:53
Caption: Main house on Laura Plantation, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
Take a tour with World Footprints on the famed Laura Plantation with a descendant of the historical Locoul family. Walk through New Orleans famed ...

Bought by KISA Digital Studios

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Enslaved people in sugarcane field
This is the newest version of a captivating account of how slavery fueled the unique American form of Capitalism.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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This debut novel opens up in west Africa with a death and is a portrait of a modern family. Listen in for Taiye’s timely comments on the biggest m...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Passing Notes
Doug Seroff, co-author of a book about some of the most popular songs of the ragtime era, talks about his part in writing the comprehensive study '...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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Media and TV critic for the Tampa Bay Times explains how the media wields dangerous words to divide a nation in his new book, 'Race-Baiter.'

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer Jacqui Sutton talks about the long road to a new sound -- Frontier Jazz -- as well as her band and some of the songs on her new album.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Passing Notes
Photojournalist and serious jazz fan John McCusker finds that he's the person to end up writing a first-rate biography of Kid Ory, a more important...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kesha Bruce, Credit: Courtesy the artist
Artist, curator, art consultant and Fresh Rx contributor, Kesha Bruce talks to Cathy Byrd about her creative platforms and offers advice to artists.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2013
  • Length: 15:58
Caption: Host/Producer, Credit: Steve Edwards
A Twist of Soul , Funk and Civil Rights is the story of Edition 6 of The Steve Edwards Soul Show. It is a musical tribute the the artists that laid...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove talks about her writing with a focus on her most recent book of poems, Sonata Mullatica. [30:44]

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE

  • Added: Feb 29, 2012
  • Length: 30:45
  • Purchases: 2
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This is a music program honoring the history of the African American soldier through song. The program includes three individual sets, and includ...

Bought by WJAB, WJSU, WNMU-FM, WABE, WESM 91.3 FM and more

  • Added: Feb 05, 2012
  • Length: 50:18
  • Purchases: 6
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A look at struggling steel bands in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn

  • Added: Aug 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:47