• 2015
  • 19:14
  • USA

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By Lauren Spohrer & Phoebe Judge

Police officer John Edwards was patrolling a quiet neighborhood in Bellaire, Texas, when he saw an SUV driven by two young African-American men. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 5:09
  • USA

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The Paint Mixers

By Damali Ayo & Dmae Roberts

Wired with a low-fi tape recorder, performance artist Damali Ayo visited hardware stores and asked employees to mix paint to match different parts of her body. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 28:44
  • USA

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Dear Birth Mother

By Dan Collison & Elizabeth Meister

After waiting for Mr. Right (who has yet to arrive) and experiencing years of fertility treatments, Suzanne, a single woman in her 40s, decides to adopt an African-American baby. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 32:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #208 The Behind the Headlines Show

By Multiple

This hour stories of black lives caught in the cross hairs of injustice. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #202 The To Heal A Sick Nation Show

By Multiple

This hour a revealing snapshot of Martin Luther King, Jr. as he struggled to stay the course he'd set out for himself and the nation. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #188 The Tight Spaces Show

By Multiple

This hour we look at the ups and downs of confinement. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #173 The Colors Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: a purple hotel, a family who argues over their skin color, a singing rainbow and more. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Subtle Tongue of Racism Remains Unbitten in a "Post-Racial" America

By Will Wright

How do Anglos think black people talk -- and how does that feel? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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That Mill House Yellow

By Nick Andersen

In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, gentrification advances with a cautionary yellow light as a local property manger paints the town his own special hue. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Coffee and Cream

By David Hovar

A Nigerian woman discusses how science and coffee have provided stability amidst all her struggles. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 59:07
  • USA

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Our Day Will Come

By Lex Gillespie

Our Day Will Come explores the impact of R&B on America's civil rights movement, as well as the influence of the movement on popular music. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 76:51
  • USA

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Audio Code Switching: Tackling Race on the Radio

By Shereen Marisol Meraji

We need to talk about race - with humanity and humor. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (I Was an Albino)

By Stephanie Foo

Thomas Bryant Jr. grew up as an African-American with albinism in Washington D.C. during the civil rights movement--a very complicated time to be in between. (more)

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  • 2016
  • 64:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #216 The 2015 Short Docs Show — Studs Rules

By Multiple

This hour we listen to some of our favourite entries to the 2015 Third Coast Short Docs Challenge: Studs Rules! (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (I Too, Sing America)

By Adam Kampe

A high school teacher imagines what might happen when poet Langston Hughes, in his poem “I, Too, Sing America," has a chance to leave the kitchen he's confined to and actually sit at the table when company comes. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Color of Somebody's Skin

By Andy Mills

My neighbor Eddy Jr. shares his love and lament for the neighborhood he's called home all his life. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 15:51
  • USA

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Mandela: An Audio History

By Joe Richman, Sue Jaye Johnson & Ben Shapiro

On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of South Africa's first democratic election, Radio Diaries produced this five-part series featuring newly discovered archival tape of Nelson Mandela, his supporters, and detractors. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 13:44
  • USA

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Chosen People

By Eric Molinsky

At least forty thousand African Americans are practicing Jews. They call themselves Hebrew Israelites and their style of worship inspires a variety of reactions: enthusiasm, curiosity, and sometimes even outright hostility. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Ray, White, and Blue

By Marisa Wong

Over ten years ago, two strangers were drawn together by a neighborhood handball court in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 50:28
  • USA

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As Black As We Wish to Be

By Lu Olkowski

There's a tiny town in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio where, for a century, residents have shared the common bond of identifying as African-American despite the fact that most look white. (more)

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