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Caption: "The Arc of the moral universe is long but it moves toward justice."., Credit: Susan Cook
The Sixty Second Moral Inquiry today asks if Alabama's long history of lack of compassion toward people of color now appears again in their lack of...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: :54
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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
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
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Nancy Wilson - This Mother's Daughter is a special music program highlighting the greatest recordings of the great lady of Jazz and song - Nancy Wi...

Bought by KGLP and WMOT


  • Added: Dec 30, 2018
  • Length: 57:10
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Window Album Cover, Credit: Mack Avenue Records
Join host Jay Daniels as he talks with jazz vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant about her latest Mack Avenue release, "The Window." During the conversa...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 14:14
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
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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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"City of Saviors" is Book 4 in Howzell Hall’s popular Lou Norton series. It pits this African-American LAPD homicide detective against a heat wave,...

Bought by KISA Digital Studios and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 09:47
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rachel Howzell Hall
With her character Lou Norton, Hall creates one of the few African American female detectives.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, KPIP-LP, WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Journalist Wesley Lowery talks about his acclaimed book, They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Mov...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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: 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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Black Ballerina looks at different generations of dancers, but is it the same story?

Bought by Public Radio for All, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Credit: Jessica Suworoff, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Johnnetta Cole remembers when she wasn't allowed in museums because of segregation, and that informs her determination to inspire a love of art mu...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Martina Arroyo, Credit:  Marty Umans
To celebrate Women’s History Month, Art Works presents a 2010 interview with the great Martina Arroyo. We salute Martina Arroyo for her brilliant v...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Playwright Kirsten Greenidge
In her new work Baltimore, playwright Kirsten Greenidge grapples with the issue of race on college campuses.

Bought by WABE, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza ...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WNSB, KISA Digital Studios, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KWIT and more


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza ...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio and WEMU


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Beverly Parenti, The Last Mile
Human trafficking is estimated to be in the millions--yet only a fraction of it is reported. And taxpayers spend $60,000 per person, per year on in...

Bought by KKRN, KWMR, KSJD, and WRIR


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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This Poetry Month, we honor the late African American poet Lucille Clifton, who was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, womanho...

Bought by KOWS, WTJU, KUNV, KKRN, and KPVL


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Tayari Jones, Credit: Courtesy of Algonquin Press
Novelist Tayari Jones is one writer who loves writng.

Bought by WABE and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2