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Caption: Original collage art by Damon Davis
Narratives around people of color added fire to the social unrest of the late 1960s. In this episode of Generation Justice, we look at the Kerner R...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 45:27
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The plot that killed the dream. The Who, What, Where, How and Why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was assassinated.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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William Hosea and Roberta Radovich welcome Liz Mitchell and Dr. Charlie Nelms

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 56:09
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Wil talks with Jonathan Mason, International President, Phi Beta Sigma.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 16:51
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll hear excerpts of his sermons, speeches, and interviews, along with funk, soul, jazz...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP, Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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The late Gwendolyn Brooks shaped countless writers following her long poetic career. This episode looks back on her life as the first African-Amer...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by KCSM, Louisville Public Media, WUTC, WCAI / WNAN, WFAE and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 17
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The women behind a new production called "Resilience" discuss the histories of people of color in Indiana on this week's edition of Big Talk with M...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 09:37
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
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A trio of sisters fly from Brooklyn to Oakland in the late 1960's to get to know their estranged mother. She sends them to a rather unusual summer ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 20:04
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from Dr. Ki...

Bought by KSRQ, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KZUM, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: 70,000 people gathered in Selma, Alabama on March 7, 2015 to remember the 50th anniversary of "bloody Sunday", Credit: Alabama Pubic Radio
On 2/24/2016 President Obama will present the Selma voting rights marchers the Congressional Gold Medal. On March 7, 1965, the marchers were attack...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:57
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Brittney Packnett gives a passionate speech to honor the civil rights leader birthday.

Bought by WSLR


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
Celebrate and relive the MLK Memorial dedications as we remember the life, legacy and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with celebrity and news...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
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Carrie Parker's 40 some relatives are speaking in her honor at Indiana University. Carrie Parker was the first African American to attend IU

  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:28
Caption: A group of friends sit in front of Bel Park Towers in Park Heights. Many of the folks in this picture spent a lot of time telling me about their concerns and the conditions of their building., Credit: Jonna McKone
A feature story that starts with a tour of one of Baltimore's most segregated neighborhoods and ends with a battle over the future of public housing.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 08:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Three alternatives to common expenses, and how to take advantage of them.

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
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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: New Orleans soul food restaurant Willie Mae's Scotch House in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, how does the city’s food reveal how the place has changed? The stories of a wine bar, and...

Bought by KUT, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WCAI / WNAN, KMUN, KOSU and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 18
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When the truck bomb exploded at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995, there were 21 children in the building's day care. Six sur...

Bought by KOSU and KOSU


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Since last August, the cultural conversation has centered on #blacklivesmatter, Ferguson and the death of Eric Garner. But it’s less common to hear...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from Dr. Ki...

Bought by KBBI, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ella Baker
We bring you the sounds of soulful sisterhood as we celebrate Women's History Month. We'll get out on the dance floor with Chaka Khan and Gloria Ga...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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75 years ago, on December 15, 1939, Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-prize winning novel (1936) turned blockbuster film, Gone With The Wind, premiered ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 15:17
Caption: Yuri Kochiyama, Credit: Bob Hsiang
Hundreds of social justice advocates and organizers passed away in 2014, leaving their work behind as their legacy, but often also leaving an irrep...

Bought by WNJR and KVSC


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2