New Visions, New Voices

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New Visions, New Voices is a Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)-funded initiative that produces a series of short -form programming aimed at bringing more diverse voices to public radio.  In the months ahead, New Visions, New Voices will also provide longer form programs that explore in- depth issues in education, technology, politics and more.  New Visions, New Voices will tap into some of the nation’s most important emerging voices to offer public radio the rich, varied voices that are necessary for public radio’s reach to its evolving diverse audiences. 

Series

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6 Pieces

This is American Achievers: Lovers of Freedom with Charles S. Dutton. They may have been revolutionaries from different stripes, but these men and women fought for equality for all who called America home.

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36 Pieces

Internationally renowned education professor Pedro Noguera, Ph.D. provides cogent, provocative analyses of the most pressing Education Matters. Both through commentaries and weekly three-to-five-minute vignettes, Noguera engages parents, teachers, school administrators, policymakers and other education stakeholders on the vital education issues facing the nation.

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8 Pieces

Latinos are the largest and fastest growing minority group in the country. Though many are recent immigrants, Hispanics have been living in America as far back as the 16th century, even before settlers from England. How has the the American narrative been shaped by Latinos, and how will they continue to shape it? We bring you stories of the Hispanic/Latino American experience, past, present, and future.

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19 Pieces

Widely revered as an expert in the fields of race, gender, politics, and policy, Avis Jones- DeWeever, Ph.D., merges her interests to examine how they intersect within the larger culture.

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19 Pieces

Highlights from the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s (NMAAHC) Civil Rights History Project, a joint effort of the Library of Congress and NMAAHC to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of individuals—many who are unheralded—who participated in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s.

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10 Pieces

Georgetown University professor and social critic Michael Eric Dyson weighs in with searing commentary on the hottest issues of the day.

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24 Pieces

The Buck Series is a 24-part audio series narrated by award-winning filmmaker, author, and professor, MK Asante exploring themes addressed in his critically acclaimed memoir, Buck.


Pieces

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Orangeburg, S.C., native Cecil J. Williams began taking pictures of the nascent Civil Rights Movement in his home town at the young age of 15, and ...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Edith Lee-Payne at the March on Washington, 1963, Credit: Photo: Roland Scherman
Though the nation is set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic speech at the March on Washington, contributor Avis...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Avis Jones-DeWeever speaks with Julian Kiganda, president of African Diaspora for Change, about the often-missing Black voice in the immigration de...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Depending on whom you ask in educational circles, MOOCs—massive open online courses—are either all the rage or a source of rage. They accommodate n...

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  • Added: May 31, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Rarely do we hear about the nation's health care crisis from the prospective of a doctor in the trenches who is also a product of the urban communi...

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  • Added: May 31, 2013
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Jones-DeWeever says that an honest assessment of America's practices and outcomes shows a questionable commitment to loving and valuing children.

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  • Added: May 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Although the rest of the nation is on its way to a slow recovery, unemployment among black women remains stubbornly high. Jones-DeWeever explores t...

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  • Added: May 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. will be remembered as the first African-American from South Carolina to ascend to the federal bench, but he started out ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 7
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Attorney, musician, and educator Junius Williams has advocated for poor and working class African Americans in Newark, N.J., for more than 40 years...

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  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 7
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In Brad Paisley and L.L. Cool J's recent collabo, "Accidental Racist," a sophisticated understanding of history and race is the ultimate casualty.

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  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 1