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Caption: WBEZ's Making Obama
From WBEZ Chicago, Making Obama tells the story of Barack Obama’s climb from the South Side of Chicago to the national stage. Host Jennifer White t...

  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: WBEZ's Making Obama
From WBEZ Chicago, Making Obama tells the story of Barack Obama’s climb from the South Side of Chicago to the national stage. Host Jennifer White t...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Darian Wyatt., Credit: Charles McGuigan
At High Noon, March 24, there was a showdown of sorts at the State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia. As the bell in the clock tower near ninth and Fra...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KVSC

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:55
  • Purchases: 2
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I opened the door and tried to push him out. That’s when he fired the first shot.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 1
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See all these blankets and quilts and stuff? I got enough in here to keep me warm.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Charles Miles talks about the wrongful incarceration of his son.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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Shortly after David Brown was sworn in as the Dallas Chief of Police, his son shot and killed a police officer. Just before he retired as chief, 5 ...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dale Brumfield, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo.
The Virginia State Penitentiary, which stood on Spring Street in Richmond, Virginia for almost two hundred years, was considered one of the most pr...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 27:16
Caption:  Rashauna Johnson (left) and TriPod host Laine Kaplan-Levenson discuss Johnson's award winning book "Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions" at the 2017 Organization of American Historians Conference.
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with another edition of TriPod Xtras. Host Laine Kaplan-Levenson and Dartmouth history professor Rashauna Johnso...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 20:17
Caption: Oscar James Dunn, Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1868–1871, Credit:  Mathew Brady Studio / National Archive
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with a story about a monument that was supposed to be erected in the late 1800s, but never happened.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 12:20
Caption: Fannie Lou Hamer, Credit: Howard University Library Systems
Fannie Lou Hamer's 100th birthday is Oct 6. She's no longer alive, and may not be as widely known as others in the civil rights movement --- but he...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WVAS, WRIR, and

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Protesters in the shadow of Robert E. Lee. , Credit: Charles McGuigan
Pro-Confederates and white supremacists faced off with counter-demonstrators on America's largest outdoor Civil War museum on Monument Avenue in Ri...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 26:30
Caption: President Johnson with Kerner Commission, Credit: LBJ Library
Uprisings and riots by African Americans in 1967 left white people shocked and surprised. A presidential commission was assigned to look into why i...

Bought by KUER, WNPR, WCAI / WNAN, and KISA Digital Studios

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 50:28
  • Purchases: 4
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Renault Robinson was an officer in the Chicago Police Department in 1971 when he was first interviewed by radio host and oral historian Studs Terke...

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  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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In the months leading up to the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division releasing its report on the Baltimore Police Department, I listene...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:38:20
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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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In April of 2014, federal agents raided the studios of 106.1 TOUCH FM in Boston, Massachusetts. The reason was simple: the radio station was operat...

Bought by KUER

  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 41:13
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2010, Michael McIntosh’s son was incarcerated at the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility in the small town of Walnut Grove, Mississippi. On...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 32:55
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The US Supreme Court issued a series of decisions that teens can’t be sentenced to death and they can’t be given an automatic life sentence without...

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Since 2014 the department of justice and President Obama have been working to right the wrongs of the war on drugs. Through Clemency, Obama has com...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 15:28
Caption: William Jennings Bryan
Portraits of some of America’s most groundbreaking and unusual presidential candidates...who never won the white house.

Bought by KPIK-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WCQS, KALW, KHNS and more

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 21
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Voices from the epicenter of unrest in Baltimore

Bought by KFAI

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 48:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This story explores Michelle Obama's early life, expectations surrounding her ascendency as First Lady, and the impact she will leave on the office...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, New Hampshire Public Radio, WEZU, WAMC, KUOW and more

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 7
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Seeing White explores the process of white people waking up to white privilege, how this process impacts people of color, and what white people can...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 33:44

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8