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Caption: Andrea Irwin and boyfriend Jeff Jackson following the shooting death of Tony Robinson, Andrea's 19 year old son., Credit:  Nate Royko Maurer
"What we don’t know is what happened in the 18 seconds that the police officer that was in the hallway. He ended up shooting my son seven times in ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 36:29
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The current Poet Laureate and a former Laureate read and comment on new, unreleased poems.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:04
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Ebralie Mwizerwa is a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Pastor Adina Kring was facing death's door, but then...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 52:17
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Marjory is a keynote speaker, author, playwright, student, and advocate for children in the foster care system. Her success in these areas stems la...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
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150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slavery. In the summer of 2016, Barry Jurgensen set out on a 500-mil...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Claudia Rankine, recently named a 2016 MacArthur Genius Fellow, discusses the motivation for writing her National Book Critics Circle Award-winning...

Bought by WJSU and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nashua, NH Police Sergeant, Lakeisha Phelps is one of two black police officers on a force with 176 police officers, in one of New Hampshire’s most...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jamison and Yuvette at the BART Station going to Disney on Ice, Credit: Photo provided by Jamison Robinson
Jamison Robinson, Yuvette Henderson’s brother, talks about the difference it makes when a community comes together to demand justice after the poli...

Bought by WXDU and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dayton Correctional Institution, Credit: renee wilde
Lana Williams is serving life without parole. Here she describes a typical day.

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:39
Caption: Dayton Correctional Institution, Credit: renee wilde
When Nikkia Sullivan was 13 she set out to become a Kingpin.

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 04:45
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This episode of ARRVLS chronicles one woman's journey to find solace and happiness in the wake of tragedy. A story about faith and the legacy of su...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2015
  • Length: 30:04
Caption: Monica Hand, Credit: Meredith Turk
Monica Hand visits the unmarked slave graves of Jewell Cemetery in Columbia, Missouri, together with geneaologist Traci Wilson-Kleekamp.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of how a woman, long-burdened with a criminal history, is working to clear her record.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 1
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“After 22 years [of working in criminal justice], I didn’t think there was anybody that could tell me anything more about how broken the criminal s...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 13:10
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Former Baltimore police officer Mytokia Fair remembers the day she shot and killed her abusive...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WEZU, and KMUD


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Susan Burton, A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project executive director and founder
After serving time, finding food, a job and a place to live with a criminal record can become an almost impossible task. On this edition, Women bu...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
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Radio Curious brings you an archived interview with Maria Stewart, as portrayed by scholar, Sandra Kamusakiri. Stewart was a free black woman who l...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Cobi teaching some of her 200 orphans, Credit: Anton Foek.
Cobi is a Dutch nurse liiving and working in a South African township. She helps orphans getting over their Aids HIV stigma and against the violenc...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2012
  • Length: 10:38
Caption: Pro-abortion rally, Credit: Flickr user: ProgressOhio
Reproductive health services for women are under attack, leaving poor women and women of color lacking access. But a broad coalition of women is st...

Bought by WCSU-FM and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Publisher and author Janis F. Kearney on a special edition of Tales from the South, where Southern writers bring their own true stories to life in ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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"Moving in with him was a mistake because shortly after he became physically violent..." Unfortunately these situations are not uncommon and Nayl...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2011
  • Length: 31:20
Caption: Carolyn & Ortralla Mosley
In 2003, Carolyn's 15-year-old daughter, Ortralla, was brutally stabbed by her boyfriend in the hallway of Reagan High School in Austin, TX. Caroly...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2011
  • Length: 24:45
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This 55 min piece features excerpts from a Feb.24th tribute to folk singer Odetta at the Riverside Church in NYC. Performing artists include Pete S...

Bought by Prairie Public, WSLR, Marfa Public Radio, WNMU-FM, and WETS


  • Added: Feb 26, 2009
  • Length: 55:21
  • Purchases: 5