Date Pegs » Black History Month

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For some eight years now, 34 Black women from the Bay Area — artists, scholars, midwives, nurses, an architect, an ice cream maker, a donut maker, ...

Bought by KASU, WWNO, High Plains Public Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9, WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2023
  • Length: 53:27
  • Purchases: 45
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This Black History Month special episode features the 22nd U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, writer and poet Saeed Jones, and music from singer-so...

Bought by KUT, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WLPR , WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2024
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 11
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A centennial tribute to Max Roach, who set the pace for modern jazz drumming and became an outspoken activist for civil rights.

Bought by WSKG, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WWNO, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KUAT and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Music specials host Paul Ingles and a panel of music scholars recall and celebrate the career of Motown music legend Marvin Gaye. This first of 2 ...

Bought by Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), RadioStPete Florida, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., KAZU Seaside, Calif., WXXI Rochester and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 22
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HBCUs rose from the ashes of slavery and have been educating Black students for generations.

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, WGBH Radio Boston, RadioStPete Florida, WLPR , KECG and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 37
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CRUISIN’ WITH SMOKEY ROBINSON: AN APPRECIATION is hosted by music specials producer Paul Ingles who is joined by three top music writers and educat...

Bought by WJCT, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WUTC, Prairie Public, KSJE and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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In this special hour - BARRETT STRONG: MOTOWN'S "MONEY" MAN - you’ll hear some of the songs the late Motown songwriter and performer Barrett Strong...

Bought by KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., WXXI Rochester, Wyoming Public Radio, KBBI Alaska, WKMS and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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What does it mean to be 'Black enough'?

Bought by WLPR , WRGY, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WFDD, KALW and more


  • Added: Dec 29, 2022
  • Length: 51:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Portrait of a young black woman, seated, holding nine string banjo , Credit: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
We trace the history of this most American of instruments from its ancestors in West Africa through the Caribbean and American South and into the p...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Raven Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 32
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Join host Kathlene Ritch as she celebrates Black History Month! Featuring music of African American composers William Dawson and Moses Hogan. Kathl...

Bought by WFSU, WVTF, WVIK, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., High Plains Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2022
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 18
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Over a period of 8 months in 1955, from April to September, 4 African-American performers tossed records onto the American pop and R&B charts that ...

Bought by KRVS, WNMU-FM, Spokane Public Radio, WXPR, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo. and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
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As a member of her family group The Staple Singers and as a solo artist, Mavis Staples has used her huge voice to power the Civil Rights Movement a...

Bought by KECG, WYPR, KASU, CHSR-FM 97.9, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 14, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justi...

Bought by WVIK, WVPE, WXPR, New Hampshire Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 76
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Sound Opinions explores the music of the Civil Rights Era. From Bob Dylan to Odetta to the Staples Singers, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot remark...

Bought by KKRN, WVPE, WXXI Rochester, KBBI Alaska, KETR-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 67
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Perfect for Black History Month (February), this one-hour special tells the story of Duke Ellington's musical "Jump for Joy"

Bought by WVIK, High Plains Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, KSUT, KCSM and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 37
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The story of "Amazing Grace"- a piece of music that has an extraordinary impact on American history.

Bought by WVIK, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WJAB, WLRH, WKMS and more


  • Added: Dec 04, 2008
  • Length: 50:34
  • Purchases: 11
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In this hour-long special from WQXR and WNYC, host Terrance McKnight interweaves musical examples with Dr. King's own speeches and sermons to illus...

Bought by WVIK, WXPR, New Hampshire Public Radio, WFIU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 187

  • Added: Feb 02, 2006
  • Length: 58:50
  • Purchases: 67
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The Life and Legend of Louis Armstrong and “Live a Little!” Learning to Live “A Pretty Healthy Life” … this week on Prime Time Radio.

Bought by WVTF, Prairie Public, WLRH, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WEMU and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 7
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Tunes and tales of African American musical greats including Otis Spann, Little Walter, Big Mama Thornton, Peter Tosh, Billy Preston, Les McCann & ...

Bought by WORT and WSLR


  • Added: Feb 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1943, Duke Ellington debuted a landmark 43-minute musical portrayal of the African-American experience at Carnegie Hall. We'll hear music from i...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WNMU-FM, KMUW, WVIA, Radio Catskill and more


  • Added: Aug 25, 2022
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 20
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This hour explores Duke Ellington’s music for the 1959 film Anatomy Of A Murder and John Lewis’ score for Odds Against Tomorrow, released the same ...

Bought by KRCU Public Radio and KAZU Seaside, Calif.


  • Added: Jan 20, 2023
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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This Black History Month Special features celebrated writers Hanif Abdurraqib and Clint Smith, with music from genre-bending powerhouse Melanie Cha...

Bought by KMUN, KUOW, WYSU, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The year was 1967 and Martin Luther King, civil rights leader, Baptist preacher and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, agreed to deliver the prestigi...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Radio Catskill, KWMR, and KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 29:26
  • Purchases: 4
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In November 1967 Martin Luther King delivered the Massey lectures on CBC Radio. The Masseys are a prestigious annual broadcast in which a noted Can...

Bought by Radio Catskill, KZMU Moab Community Radio, Radio Catskill, and WCPN


  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 29:02
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In November 1967 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the Massey lectures on CBC Radio. The Masseys are a prestigious annual broadcast in which a n...

Bought by Radio Catskill, Radio Catskill, WCPN, KVSC, and KUT


  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 29:33
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
It’s been more than forty years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, but his words still ring strong and his message still stirs. Tod...

Bought by Radio Catskill, KCUR, Radio Catskill, Radio Catskill, WCPN and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 29:33
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: CBC Radio
It was November 1967 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the featured lecturer at Canada's prestigious annual Massey lectures. King's title was "Con...

Bought by WFHB, Radio Catskill, KCUR, Radio Catskill, WCPN and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Kenrick McRae has been stopped by Montreal police dozens of times since moving to the city in 2006. Some months, he says, he has been pulled over up to 15 times., Credit: Submitted by Kenrick McRae
One evening in 2015, Montrealer Kenrick McRae was pulled over by police. The officer told him his licence plate lights weren’t bright enough. So af...

Bought by Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WKMS, WDDE, WVXU, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: Acclaimed author Esi Edugyan , Credit: House of Anansi
What happens when some people's stories get erased, neglected, forgotten in the making of our collective history? And how can we reclaim the storie...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Acclaimed author Esi Edugyan , Credit: House of Anansi
What happens when some people's stories get erased, neglected, forgotten in the making of our collective history? And how can we reclaim the storie...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Acclaimed author Esi Edugyan , Credit: House of Anansi
What happens when some people's stories get erased, neglected, forgotten in the making of our collective history? And how can we reclaim the storie...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Acclaimed author Esi Edugyan , Credit: House of Anansi
What happens when some people's stories get erased, neglected, forgotten in the making of our collective history? And how can we reclaim the storie...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Acclaimed author Esi Edugyan , Credit: House of Anansi
What happens when some people's stories get erased, neglected, forgotten in the making of our collective history? And how can we reclaim the storie...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Acclaimed author Esi Edugyan , Credit: House of Anansi
What happens when some people's stories get erased, neglected, forgotten in the making of our collective history? And how can we reclaim the storie...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
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This year’s discussion will focus on how Dr. King leveraged the influence of artists in the civil rights movement and how that legacy of activism i...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WHRV, WJAB, Nevada Public Radio, High Plains Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 27, 2022
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 25
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This time on The Children's Hour we explore black history through music. We've put together a special playlist of songs to educate about a few of t...

Bought by KECG, WVTF, KCHU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRSC and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Mavis Staples, Credit: Michael Ochs Archives
A music and talk celebration of the indomitable spirit and talent that Mavis Staples has shown over a career that tacks from the late 1940’s, into ...

Bought by KRVS, KNCT FM, WDDE, WVIA, WILL and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 25
Caption: Mavis Staples, Credit: Michael Ochs Archives
Hour 2 of a music and talk celebration of the indomitable spirit and talent that Mavis Staples has shown over a career that tacks from the late 194...

Bought by KRVS, WDDE, WVIA, WPVM 103.7, WILL and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 21
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These are three shorter segments of different lengths that focus on early innovation in Black public media. These segments can be aired separately;...

Bought by Room Tone Selects, RadioStPete Florida, WORT, Morton College Radio, High Plains Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 15:37
  • Purchases: 27
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In the first half of the hour, we hear how African American musicians found more acceptance as major record companies recognized the crossover appe...

Bought by Room Tone Selects, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KRSC, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WCQS and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 51:56
  • Purchases: 69
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In the fifties and sixties, Black DJs did more than play music -- they were among the first messengers of the civil rights movement. In the second ...

Bought by Room Tone Selects, KUHF, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KRSC, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 72
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Women -- both on and off the air -- have had substantial roles in the development and power of Black radio, including African American station owne...

Bought by Room Tone Selects, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KRSC, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WCQS and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 52:01
  • Purchases: 70

  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 71
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Jack Cooper's popular program in Chicago debuted in 1929; he helped pioneer the DJ format and was the first to air news and sports coverage for Bla...

Bought by Room Tone Selects, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KUHF, KRSC, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 73
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The series opens by traveling to the 1920s to hear how Black Americans fought for space on radio airwaves. Then, we hear about programs in the 1940...

Bought by Room Tone Selects, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KUHF, KRSC, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 79
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Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was is the story of radio’s role in the 20th century transformation of the African American community. First aired ...

Bought by WCQS, Morton College Radio, High Plains Public Radio, WGTE Public Media, KCLU and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2021
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 41
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"Building Community and Coming Together" - A celebration of music and performances that highlight cross-community collaboration and intersectional ...

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUCO, WGTE Public Media, WKAR and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 13
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"Looking Westward" - Musical works that offer a perspective on Black achievement west of the Mississippi, featuring selections from William Grant S...

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, WGTE Public Media, WKAR, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 12
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"A Big Seed in the Big Apple" - An exploration of the Harlem Renaissance's impact on western classical music, featuring performances by the Harlem ...

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WKAR, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 08, 2022
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 13
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"Classical Activism" - Stories and music that shine a light on the work of Nina Simone, Paul Robeson, and Robert Shaw.

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WKAR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 13
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"The Motherland" - A celebration of music that highlights the sights and sounds of Africa, featuring a performance by the Buskaid Soweto String Ens...

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, WBHM, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WKAR and more


  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 14
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"Black Futurism and Imagination" - A collection of 21st century works by Ozie Cargile, Jessie Montgomery, and more.

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WKAR, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 13
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"Building America" - Music and stories that center the impact of Black diversity in early America, including Gottschalk's Symphony No. 1 and the vi...

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WKAR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 13
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"The Movies" - A look at Black achievement in film and film music featuring works by Quincy Jones, Michael Abels, and Terrence Blanchard.

Bought by KUAT, WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, WBHM, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 15
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"Women of the Movement" - A celebration of Black women in western classical music, featuring the newly-recorded "Montgomery Variations" by Margaret...

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, WBHM, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WKAR and more


  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 14
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"Engaging the Canon" - Traditional works from western Europe as performed by Stewart Goodyear, the Kanneh Mason family, and more.

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WKAR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 13
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"A Musical Founding Father" - The life and times of Duke Ellington, featuring his orchestral suite, "Three Black Kings" and other works that blend ...

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, WBHM, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 14
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"Take Me to Church" - An acknowledgement of the unique role of the Black church over the course of the 20th century and beyond with performances by...

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, WBHM, Vermont Public, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 14
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"Negro Melodies" - A revisit to post-reconstruction era America and the hopes cultivated during this time through music by Dvorak, Burleigh, and more.

Bought by WILL, KCUR, New Hampshire Public Radio, Vermont Public, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 14

  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 56:58
  • Purchases: 18

  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 16

  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 16
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Paul Freeman the musician, conductor, and recording artist

Bought by WILL, WNMU-FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WGTE Public Media and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Seven Last Words of the Unarmed

Bought by WILL, WNMU-FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WGTE Public Media and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 15
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Ballet music of William Grant Still

Bought by WILL, WNMU-FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WGTE Public Media and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 15
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Henry Thacker Burleigh in America's Reconstruction Era

Bought by WILL, New Hampshire Public Radio, WNMU-FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 16

  • Added: Jan 28, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 15

  • Added: Jan 28, 2021
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 16
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A Tone Poem of William Grant Still.

Bought by WILL, WNMU-FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WGTE Public Media and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2021
  • Length: 57:07
  • Purchases: 15

  • Added: Jan 20, 2021
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 16
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Dvorak falls in love with "Negro melodies" on his trip to America.

Bought by WILL, WNMU-FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WGTE Public Media and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 16
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An Englishman's connection to American slavery.

Bought by WSKG, WILL, KUCO, KCUR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2021
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Kenrick McRae has been stopped by Montreal police dozens of times since moving to the city in 2006. Some months, he says, he has been pulled over up to 15 times., Credit: Submitted by Kenrick McRae
One evening in 2015, Montrealer Kenrick McRae was pulled over by police. The officer told him his licence plate lights weren’t bright enough. So af...

Bought by Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WKMS, WDDE, WVXU, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 22
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Born to enslaved parents on a Mississippi plantation during the Civil War, Ida B. Wells emerged as a powerful investigative journalist. She overcam...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WILL, WVTF, KZMU Moab Community Radio, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 89
Caption: Gomes de Zurara, the Portuguese inventor of blackness (and whiteness), highlighted, on The Monument to the Discoveries in Lisbon, Portugal. , Credit: Harvey Barrison
One-hour historical documentary that tells the story of the construction of race, and racism, as we live with them today.

Bought by Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WHCP-LP Cambridge, WAMU, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KCUR and more


  • Added: Oct 22, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 132
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Written and Produced by David Freudberg, in association with WGBH. This one-hour Humankind documentary examines how America responded to a massive ...

Bought by KMSU, KVMR, KUOW, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WUTC and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 109
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On the next Another View, we begin our “Race: Let’s Talk About It” conversation with filmmaker Karen Thorsen, creator of the documentary “James B...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WYAP, KTSW 89.9, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Shannon Cason's Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real
In this one-hour special, Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real, award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason (The Moth, Snap Judgment) takes us on a j...

Bought by Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WCMU Michigan, KJZZ, Capital Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 56
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"Say It Loud" traces the last 50 years of black history through stirring, historically important speeches by African Americans from across the poli...

Bought by WDDE, WAMU, New Hampshire Public Radio, WGTE Public Media, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 81
Caption: Alfre Woodard
From The Kitchen Sisters and PRX, a Black History Month Special: "Can Do: Stories of Black Visionaries, Seekers, and Entrepreneurs," with host, Gol...

Bought by WDDE, 90.5 WESA, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WKMS, WHRV and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 130
Caption: Legenday Philadelphia disc jockey Georgie Woods, Credit: Temple Urban Archives
Starting in the 1950s, Black radio stations around the country became the pulse of African-American communities, and served as their megaphone duri...

Bought by Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, RadioStPete Florida, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 81
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State of the Re:Union has made it an annual tradition to commemorate Black History Month with a special episode exploring lesser known corners of A...

Bought by KUAT, KWMU St. Louis, WAMU, High Plains Public Radio, Classic107.3 and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 46
Caption: King Poster, Credit: Nicolene DuToit
King Stories is a one hour documentary of captivating stories told by close friends and associates of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Host Julian Bond,...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, KRWG, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 54:26
  • Purchases: 88
Caption: White students protest integration at the University of Mississippi in 1962. No state in the South was more resistant to the struggle for black equality. , Credit: Photograph by Flip Schulke/CORBIS
Mississippi occupies a distinct and dramatic place in the history of America’s civil rights movement. No state in the South was more resistant to t...

Bought by WDDE, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WKMS, WCMU Michigan, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 32
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We talk with acclaimed biographer James McGrath Morris about his just-released biography, Ethel Payne, First Lady Of The Black Press. Few Americans...

Bought by WJAB, WJCT, KMUN, KAZU Seaside, Calif., WFDD and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Dramatization - largest mass-escape of slaves in Amer history - PROMOS ATTACHED

Bought by WJAB, WAMU, KFAI Minneapolis, PRX to iTunes, WRPI and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2004
  • Length: 54:10
  • Purchases: 29
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s journey to a philosophy of nonviolence and his lasting legacy as a peace proponent is recalled in interviews with his daug...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2005
  • Length: 59:01
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The life and thought of sociologist, historian, philosopher, editor, writer, and activist W.E.B. DuBois.

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
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Is there still a place for political unity among African-Americans?

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
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Cauline Yates was at a family reunion the first time she heard she was a descendant of Thomas Jefferson.

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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