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Thursday, February 26, 2015
In this Oscars special, many of the night's nominees talk about their creative processes and the films they've made that have generated conversation, praise and, sometimes, controversy.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
In this episode of On Being: wisdom for how we can move and heal our society in our time as the Civil Rights movement galvanized its own.
Monday, February 23, 2015
This two-part Black History Month special from The Tavis Smiley Show highlights personal memories from those who served on the frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
WQXR host Terrance McKnight presents a new special highlighting the life and music of composer and conductor Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
In 1951, a group of African American students organized a strike to protest their substandard school facilities. Hear memories of that movement in this special from With Good Reason.
Friday, February 20, 2015
On this special from American RadioWorks: the extraordinary tactics whites in Mississippi used to battle integration and its lasting impact in American politics today.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Studio 360 celebrates Black History Month with three stories of American Icons: John Henry, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and "Kind Of Blue" from Miles Davis.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
During a month selected to celebrate “history,” we hear a lot of the same civil rights stories. In this special, explore some alternative narratives surrounding Black History Month.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
This special from State Of The Re:Union explores the role of African-American art in black history and American life as a whole.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Nearly everyone who experienced school desegregation has a story to tell about crossing racial lines. On this episode of American RadioWorks, we hear memories about integration.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Sometimes love fits neatly on a card. Sometimes, it spills over into rehab, divorce, or a call from a former Wyoming senator.
Friday, February 06, 2015
How categories define us—and how, if given a chance, humans will jump into one category or another—is the subject of this episode of Invisibilia.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
In this episode of Reveal, learn about the secrecy of daycare records, public health cover-ups, a modern day boiler room scam, and the surrogacy market in Mexico.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Explore the ways in which all of us are connected – more literally than you might realize -- in the next episode of Invisibilia.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Does death gives life meaning? Explore the philosophical and religious dimensions of mortality and the afterlife in the last episode of this five-week series examining death.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Learn about the surprising effects that your expectations can have on the people around you in the next episode of Invisibilia.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
How do we mark death and celebrate lost lives around the globe? To The Best of Our Knowledge looks at after-death memorials and mournings.
Friday, January 16, 2015
What would happen if you could make fear disappear? A group of scientists believe that people no longer need fear — at least not the kind we live with — to navigate the modern world.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
What are the medical, spiritual and psychological questions surrounding our time of passing? Preparation for this moment is explored in this continuing five-week series examining death.
Friday, January 09, 2015
Invisibilia is a new series about the unseen forces that control human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs and assumptions. Hear it Sunday nights on WNYC for the next six weeks.