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Sun, 06.09.2020

‘A Journey That We Have To Join Together’: 2 Dutch Women Confront Slavery’s Legacy

Peggy Bouva was at home in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam a couple of years ago when she got a call that fascinated her. The woman on the phone, Maartje Duin, calling from Amsterdam, said she wanted to talk about slavery. Duin told Bouva that she had done some research into her own family […]

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Wed, 02.09.2020

The Who And The What

Editor’s note: This podcast contains explicit language that some may find offensive.

In the second episode of White Lies, we unravel the story of the events that happened after the Rev. James Reeb’s death: the arrest of three men and the murder trial that followed. In the absence of an official trial transcript, we reconstruct the December 1965 trial using firsthand accounts, news reports and other documents and we track down the last two living jurors.

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Sat, 25.05.2019

‘Two Wings: The Music Of Black America In Migration’ Celebrates Journey Millions Took

Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran think deeply about how the past is preserved and kept vital through music and culture.
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Sat, 18.05.2019

White Lies Podcast Series

A new serialized podcast from NPR investigates a 1965 cold case. New episodes every Tuesday starting May 14.

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

I have just seen a most beautiful thing Slim and still Against a gold, gold sky, A straight black cypress, Sensitive, Exquisite, A black finger Pointing upwards. Why, beautiful still finger, are you black? And why are you... THE BLACK FINGER by Angelina Weld Grimke’.
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