Radio Special Program

Race and the Space Race

Sun, 02/26/2012 - 9:00pm

The Space Age began when America was going through a wrenching battle over Civil Rights. And because the heart of the old Confederacy was chosen as its base, NASA  played an unintended role in Civil Rights history.

Heavenly Sight: Black Gospel's Blind Singers

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 9:00pm

Blind Willie Johnson, Reverend Gary Davis, Blind Willie McTell, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Flora Molton — the African American gospel tradition has been a haven for the blind.

Rubin Carter's Hurricane

Sun, 02/12/2012 - 9:00pm

After more than 19 years behind bars, Rubin Carter was exonerated when a federal judge declared the witness "unbelievable" and the trial racially charged.

This American Life: Reap What You Sow

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 9:00pm

Alabama's new immigration law aims to make life so difficult for illegal immigrants that they will "self-deport." And in a way it's working.

1370 Connection: State of Our Schools with Dr. Vargas

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 12:00pm

RCSD's Interim Superintendent Dr. Bolgen Vargas talks about last night's State of our Schools Address, and participates in an online chat.

South Carolina Republican Primary Special

Sat, 01/21/2012 - 7:00pm

Guy Raz and Audie Cornish co-host this NPR News special, which will begin when the polls close in South Carolina.


Music & The Spoken Word, a Black History Month Celebration

Tue, 02/07/2012 - 1:30pm

Classical 91.5 is proud to present a special musical celebration of Black History Month.

Rethinking Religion "The Harlem Renaissance: Music, Religion and the Politics of Race"

Sun, 02/05/2012 - 9:00pm

During the vibrant years of the Harlem Renaissance, music, religion, and spirituality were interconnected -- not just in the religious setting of the church, but in the jazz club, the dance hall, the rent party, even the political street rally.

America's Music Festival

Mon, 01/30/2012 - 10:00pm

From the sandy shores of Cape Cod to the sylvan lakesides of Michigan, from the Pacific beaches of California and Oregon to the wine country of Napa Valley, and from the historic grace of Savannah to the red rocks of Utah, the series is atmospheric and adventuresome.

State of the ReUnion in Cleveland, Ohio

Sun, 01/29/2012 - 9:00pm

Cleveland is being embraced by a new generation of entrepreneurs who are using their business sense to try and revitalize neighborhoods, clean-up the environment, and improve education.

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