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This week on Afterglow, I’ll explore the many singers who stood on the bandstand with Duke Ellington, including Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries, and e...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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When Nat King Cole passed away in 1965, it sparked a wave of artists paying tribute to the singer, and releasing albums of his songs. This week on ...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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From “Ain’t Misbehavin” to “Honeysuckle Rose,” this week on Afterglow, we’ll focus on songs from two of the most dynamic songwriters from the 1920s...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Robin Washington, Credit: Julia Cheng
Robin Washington is African American and Jewish and has family members all over the world. Some are Jewish, some are other religions but many celeb...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:57
  • Purchases: 1
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In this Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Augsburg College professor Bill Green as he ma...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:04
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Today on “The Live Feed” we take you back to Mid West Music Fest 2015 and the music of Toki Wright. Toki Wright’s music has been described as a ble...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 26:21
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The honor of a Confederate hero shrinks in the twilight of 21st century political correctness, as does the rebel flag...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:05:07
Caption: 1920s Chicago
It's the rough and tumble 1920s Chicago’s speakeasies. You had to have a password to gain entrance through a side door.

Bought by WDCB, Radio New Zealand, and KCBX

  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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When one thinks of fashion forward countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo usually doesn't come to mind. But Les Sapeurs might make us feel dif...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:44
Caption: The Mills Brothers
From winning an amateur contest at Piqua's May's Opera House in the 1920s to the rise of rock and roll in the early fifties and their number one hi...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sean Williams enjoys a meal at Souley Vegan restaurant in Oakland., Credit: Adelyn Baxter
Just north of Jack London Square, inside Oakland’s oldest building, you’ll find one of the East Bay’s most celebrated soul food eateries. Even more...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:07
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We trace hip hop’s roots, focusing on how it's expressed in different regions of our country, from California to New York, and even in Virginia. Pl...

Bought by WABE, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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American-invented hip hop music is now an international phenomenon with rappers in countries like Japan and Senegal. We trace hip hop’s roots, focu...

Bought by WXDU and WTJU

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Early LPs of Herbie Hancock is presented by Joe Bevilacqua , Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A birthday tribute to the American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, born April 12, 1940.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:52
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Thomas Morris
Cornetist Thomas Morris is somewhat of an obscure artist from the 1920s, although he was certainly very active recording with Clarence Williams, Si...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lady J Griot, Credit: KFAI publicity shot
The Selby Avenue Jazz Fest: a local institution with great local acts and a national one, community activities, and a location for teaching about A...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Sep 08, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Nationally renowned writers, singers, and poets pay tribute to Toni Morrison, whose works have earned her the highest accolades in literature and e...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and KWMR

  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Before Daphne Maxwell Reid appeared on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, she was a number of "firsts," including the first African American homecoming q...

Bought by KENW and WDBM

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 2
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One block from my apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Raz...

Bought by KFAI, The Story, KUT, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 4
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Winner of "Last Comic Standing", Alonzo Bodden talks.. Sex... Politics ... Religion .. and more in a funny 5. Listen and LAUGH!

  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 04:42
Caption: Mr. Jones on the course, Credit: Mason Sand
A collection of sounds and voices from William Devine Golf course, one of America's oldest public courses, located in inner-city Boston in the hear...

  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 01:55
Caption: Rufus live on stage (Tony Maiden and Kevin Murphy), Credit:
The story of RUFUS featuring CHAKA KHAN in their own words, by two of the founding members; keyboardist KEVIN MURPHY and guitarist TONY MAIDEN.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 01:01:57
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Kelly Starling Lyons talks about her two new picture books, which draw on African-American history but tell stories that transcend any cultural bou...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:51
Caption: Michael Jackson
The musical history of MICHAEL JACKSON. The music of THE JACKSON FIVE (J5), THE JACKSONS and solo music of MICHAEL JACKSON are covered in this thre...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:12
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You've seen him on "The Tonight Show", now comic Saleem joins us on the Lawn

  • Added: Nov 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:15