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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-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 WRST-FM Oshkosh, WJFF, WTJU, KZYX, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 12
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400 years ago this month the first captive Africans set foot on American soil. The first baby born to them was William Tucker. We speak with des...

Bought by WJFF, KXCV, Troy Public Radio, and WNMU-FM Marquette, Mich.


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 4
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-In 1883 a young African American worker was alleged to have brushed shoulders with a white woman as they passed each other on a narrow sidewalk in...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, WUGA (part of GPB), WVAS, Harford Community Radio, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Barbara Johns
-In 1883 a young African American worker was alleged to have brushed shoulders with a white woman as they passed each other on a narrow sidewalk in...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio, WTJU, WMUU-LP, WCMU Michigan, WRGY and more


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 10
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-In 1883 a young African American worker was alleged to have brushed shoulders with a white woman as they passed each other on a narrow sidewalk in...

Bought by WSGE, KXCV, and WNMU-FM Marquette, Mich.


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3