Black History Month specials

Series produced by With Good Reason

Caption: Barbara Johns
Barbara Johns 

With Good Reason Specials for Black History Month

From an intimate conversation with Toni Morrison, to an exploration of the gospel roots of Rock and Roll, join us as we celebrate the lives and contributions of African Americans.


45 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Maggie Walker was an African American teacher and businesswoman and the first woman of any race to charter a bank in the United States. Colita Fair...

Bought by WSGE, KWIT, and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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How the personal and professional lives of musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane were tied to the struggle for racial e...

Bought by KMUN, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), KPSQ-LP, WCSU-FM, WUGA (part of GPB) and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 16
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), WNSB, Morehead State Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 52:53
  • Purchases: 11
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

Bought by WNSB, KRZA, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass.


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting and WNSB


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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The author of Hidden Figures on the women behind NASA - The story of Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple who brought down interracial marriage b...

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), WNSB, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 8
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WNSB, WVAS, and WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area)


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace - The str...

Bought by WKMS, WNSB, WCMU Michigan, WXDU, KEDT and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace - The str...

Bought by WKMS, WNSB, and WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area)


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism

Bought by WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), KPSQ-LP, WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), WNSB, and WVAS


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB, WMUU-LP, and WCMU Michigan


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 5
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“An Outrage” is a documentary film about lynching in the American South, directed by Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren. Beginning with the end of the C...

Bought by KGNU Boulder, Colo., KMUD, and KRZA


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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-An Outrage” is a documentary film about lynching in the American South, directed by Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren. -Renowned author Ernest Gaines ...

Bought by WLPR Merrillville, IN (Chicago metro area), KUHF, and WKMS


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:56
  • Purchases: 3
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An Outrage” is a documentary film about lynching in the American South, directed by Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren. Beginning with the end of the Ci...

Bought by KXCV, KVCR, and WKMS


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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Dr. Rochanda Mitchell is an expert in fetal medicine and a black woman pregnant with her first child. She understands all too well that even highl...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, Kansas Public Radio, WLIW, Radio Phoenix, WYAP and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Dr. Rochanda Mitchell is an expert in fetal medicine. She’s also a black woman pregnant with her first child who understands all too well that eve...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, Morehead State Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUHF and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 15

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 5
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The most important architectural thinker of the young American republic was Thomas Jefferson. He also held captive more than 600 enslaved men, wome...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, KVSC, WLIW, KMUN, WYAP and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 10
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-In late August 1619, 20 or more enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia at what’s now called Fort Monroe. They were the first Africans documented in...

Bought by WVAS, Kansas Public Radio, KWMR, KVSC, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 12