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The life and times of African-American athlete, activist, and author Arthur Ashe - Profiling a program to help African-American students graduate c...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WJCU, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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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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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage b...

Bought by WVAS, WNSB, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage b...

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WLPR, WNSB, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 8
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage bans

Bought by WVAS, WNSB, KRZA, KKRN, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage b...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, WXXI, WNMU-FM, and WVAS


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 4
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage b...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, KMUD, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 13
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who struck down interracial marriage bans.

Bought by WMNR, KWMR, WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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When NASA wanted to put a man on the moon, they naturally turned to the brightest — and whitest. That is, until the brilliant Katherine Johnson dem...

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 4
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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: Twenty Feet from Stardom
Meet some of the greatest back-up singers! It may be only Twenty Feet from Stardom but director Morgan Neville shows us just how long that walk can...

Bought by WTJU, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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: Bowman Wright as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintop , Credit: Mark Garvin
Bowman Wright on the transformative power of theater and his two portrayals of MLK.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:08
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting and WNSB


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

Bought by WNSB, KRZA, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
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We’ll look at three songs: “Strange Fruit” sung by Billie Holiday (and recently sampled by Kanye West); “We Almost Lost Detroit” by Gill Scott Hero...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 55:38
Caption: Jesmyn Ward, Credit: Tony Cook
In her memoir Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward attempts to understand the links in the untimely deaths of her brother and four friends

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WNJR, Public Radio for All, WMUU-LP, and 91.7 WHUS Storrs


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: :30
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KRZA, Radio Phoenix, KMRE-LP, WUGA (part of GPB) and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 9
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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: 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
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He straddles the more essential American Century, from the failure of Reconstruction to the March on Washington, not demarcated by round numbers an...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Chef, restaurateur, and author Marcus Samuelsson’s dazzlingly creative approach to food and to hospitality is rooted in a deep appreciation of food...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 26:45
  • Purchases: 2