In Your Ear

Selected essays, commentaries and interviews written and recorded by S.Pearl:

Selected Essays & Commentaries

Immigration Schizophrenia

NPR: Tell Me More 7-25-07

Chickens Trump Home Sojourner

The Chickens Trump Home To Roost, a pre-election commentary. Sojourner Truth, KPFK-FM Pacifica Radio, 10-16-16

      1. Chickens Trump Home Sojourner 10-16-16

The Learning Tree

S. Pearl returns to Gordon Parks’ home town where he made The Learning Tree film.

NPR’s News & Notes, 11-30-2005

      2. NPR- Learning Tree - S. Pearl Sharp

Seedless Watermelon

      3. NPR: Tavis Smiley Show 10-15-03


SIX by S. Pearl Sharp 11-22-14

      4. SIX by S. Pearl Sharp-11-22-14

Visiting Harriet Tubman’s Grave

NPR’s News and Notes 3-17-06

      5. Harriet Tubman - S. Pearl Sharp, Ray Charles

A Visit With Rosa Parks

NPR’s News and Notes 11-3-05

      6. A Visit With Rosa Parks
Bird Man

      7. Bird Man -

Interviews & Programs

Sojourner – Ivory Tower
Sojourner Goes To The Movies – the film Ivory Tower examines why college tuition has skyrocketed.

      8. SoTru-Movies-IVORYTOWER- for web 7-8-14 - S. Pearl Sharp

Sojourner – Belle

Sojourner Goes To The Sojourner Goes To The Movies – the film Belle. On Sojourner Truth, Pacifica Radio.

      9. SoTru-Movies-Belle-Mixdown 5-27-14mp3 - S. Pearl

Ruby Dee Speaks on Love
The Ruby and The Pearl in a conversation about love. Some Of Us Are Brave, KPFK-FM Los Angeles 4/12/2007

      10. Ruby Dee Speaks on Love - Ruby Dee, S. Pearl Sharp

Poetry w/Jazz & Stories


Higher Ground

Poetry w/jazz

S. Pearl’s second poetry w/jazz CD, 14 new cuts backed by a superb acoustic jazz ensemble. [read more…]

Poets Pay Rent, Too, 2008
CD and Digital: $12.00

An Audio Collection of Five Short Stories
Uncertain Rituals

Written and read by S. Pearl Sharp.
Directed by Iona Morris

CD (2 discs): $20.00