I don't need time. What I need is a deadline. – Duke Ellington, (1899-1974)



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Program Audio (hosted by Tonea Stewart)

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Artemis Media's music documentary Swingtime traces the story of black students struggling to keep their schools open in the late ‘30s by bringing the sounds of swing across the nation. Touring school ensembles like The Bama State Collegians, Prairie View Coeds, and International Sweethearts of Rhythm also laid the groundwork for a change in perceptions of race and gender in America.

Tonea Stewart hosts the hour, balancing music with comments from historians and members of the bands. They provide a unique perspective on this dramatic period of black history. Through their performances, these men and women changed the way a nation understood its own complexion.

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