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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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"Look out for some more hits." Music Producer Amen-Ra sat down with me for a telephone interview and it turns out he aint finished yet!

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:29
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Michelle Van Loon has been a writer for more than three decades. With her recent book, If Only: Letting Go of Regret, the author has written a prac...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode, we talk with Dr. E.L. Kornegay, founder of the Baldwin-Delaney Institute for Academic Enrichment and Faith Flourishing, about sear...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we take the full hour for David Dault's in-depth interview with Michelle Alexander, author of the groundbreaking 2010 book, The New Jim C...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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The world legend is thrown around a lot, but saxophonist, flutist and composer Charles Lloyd is the real deal. He's much of a musical innovator tod...

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Mathias Mulumbo- Singing in Uganda
I dropped by the National Anthem tryouts for the local minor league baseball team. Looking for a story about people singing and why. And then I hea...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:42
Caption: Tameka Norris, Credit: courtesy Tameka Norris
Tameka Norris talks about her first feature-length film—she plays a version of herself in Meka Jean: How She Got Good. The film debuted during Pros...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 12:07
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
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Never one to shy away from controversial topics, Joyce’s latest novel is based on the true story of Tawana Brawley of upstate New York who made hea...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: marian-anderson-the-lincoln-memorial-concert-1939, Credit: courtesy of national film preservation foundation
Raymond Arsenault's book The Sound of Freedom examines the 30 minute concert that helped move a nation forward.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • 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
Caption: August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" Playbill., Credit: Photofest, Inc.
Filmmaker Sam Pollard talks about his new documentary August Wilson: The Ground on which I Stand

Bought by KFAI, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Bernadine Mitchell in Bessie's Blues, wirtten and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, Credit: Courtesy of Metro Stage
Writer, director, and actor, Thomas W. Jones II makes sense of the world through theater

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Carolyn Mazloomi, Credit: Gale Zucker
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

Bought by KDNK, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Singing and Praying Bands
Rev Jerry Colbert shares one of the oldest African-American music traditions. He's the leader of The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Dela...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mary Bowser
Karen Abbott talks about her book Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy. It’s about four courageous women of the Civil War who made history. And later, we ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WCPN, WRPI, WJSU, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dr Maria Rosario Jackson
Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson talks about urban planning that has art at its heart.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Martin Luther King, Jr., 1981, by  John Woodrow Wilson, Credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art: 125th Anniversary Acquisition. ©John Wilson/licensed by VAGA, New York.
With a new exhibit and catalog-- both titled Represent, the Philadelphia Museum of Art puts its extensive collection of African American art on vie...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Charles Rangel: a legacy interview. He has been a congressman representing Harlem and the Bronx for more than 43 years. Congressman Rangel gained n...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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: Moriamo Akibu  in COLLIDESCOPE  , Credit: Stan Barouh
Ping Chong, a visionary citizen-artist connects racial history to our current unrest in his recent play, Collidescope: Adventures in Pre-and Post-R...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
From Split This Rock in Spring of 2014, Quiddity sits down with poet Tim Seibles

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 18:13
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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