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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In the 1950s, Taft, Texas was a segregated cotton town with a sizeable Mexican-American population, all of whom lived on the South Side of the rail...

Bought by KRZA, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WCPN, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Latino veterans have been fighting in America's wars since the mid 1800s. Though many join out of a sense of duty, the military benefits and the pr...

Bought by WOUB, KICI, KZYX, KRZA, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 5
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When we talk about immigration, many people forget that Latinos have been living in the United States for a long time, even before English settlers...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sofia Vergara
Maid, immigrant, bombshell. Oddly these are the most common roles that Latina actresses get to play in television and movies. These roles often re-...

Bought by KHSU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In the 1960s, a Civil Rights Movement in the Latino community was beginning to take hold. Young Mexican Americans began to organize for greater pol...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2
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In the United States, over 1,000 people are deported daily. About a quarter of people deported in the last two years are parents of a U.S. citizen ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 01, 2013
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Although immigration reform seems all but forgotten compared to the crisis in Syria and the debt ceiling, it is still relevant to the 11 million un...

Bought by KUOW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Hispanics are the largest and fastest growing minority group in the country. Though many are recent immigrants, Hispanics have been living in Ameri...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KUOW, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 4
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What would the American labor force look like if not for the contributions of women? The short answer: It would be a shell of itself, says Jones-De...

Bought by KZYX and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 2
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In this special Education Matters segment, as students head back to school, internationally renowned education expert Pedro Noguera, Ph.D. offers f...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 26, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1