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Reconstructing Danville

Note: This episode contains descriptions of racial terror. This episode was produced in partnership with History United. History United is a project of Virginia Humanities, encouraging regional collaboration and building community trust through …

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American Terrorism

In 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina members of the KKK shot and killed five labor and civil rights activists. The city hasn’t forgotten.

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1619, Past and Present

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Replay: American Spirits

In this special holiday episode, we connect the present to the past as we uncover little-known stories of Virginia spirits, from a recently revived 19th-century julep recipe to an event that draws “women who whiskey.”

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The Shondaland Revolution

From color-blind casting to deep social media relationships with viewers, the shows of Shonda Rhimes have changed TV.

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Drawing History

Sometimes to tell a complex story, you need simple pictures. Enter: comic books.

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American Dissent: Making the Decision to Fight

The second episode of our collaborative podcast series American Dissent shares the stories of six people suing the Trump administration for rescinding DACA protections.

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Front Porches of the Dead

This week we’re taking a closer look at death and the funeral industry, from the meaning of gravestones to the rise of African-American funeral homes.

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The Right to Dissent

What happens when we push back against injustice? When we stand up for what we think is right? Does the Constitution protect us? All of us?

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Free the Beaches

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Pilgrimage

Content warning: this episode includes vivid descriptions of racial terror lynching, an auditory reenactment of racist assaults on protestors, and a description of police brutality against a black child. Please …