The Passion of Chris Strachwitz

Chris Strachwitz crossed the river on Friday, May 5. He was 91. A well-spent life.

House/Full of Black Women

For some eight years now thirty-four Black women have gathered monthly around a big dining room table in the orange house on Orange Street in Oakland, CA—meeting, cooking, dancing, strategizing—grappling with the issues of eviction, erasure, gentrification, inadequate health care, and the sex trafficking of Black women and girls that are overwhelming their community.

Black Reconstruction in America

A special episode from History in Focus that explores the powerful legacy of Black Reconstruction in America by W.E.B. Du Bois and its continued relevance to the social and political struggles of our fraught present.

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Live! at the Library of Congress

The Kitchen Sisters in conversation with Academy Award Winning Actor Frances McDormand LIVE at the Library of Congress

The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. Each podcast episode tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. Including stories from our NPR series Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, and The Keepers.

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