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Explore a collection of podcasts from Black activists and scholars. Listen as they share their perspectives about politics, culture, academia, and social justice.

Podcast title Code Switch

Code Switch

What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between.

Podcast title Intersectionality Matters!

Intersectionality Matters!

A podcast hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory.

Podcast title Pod Save the People with Deray

Pod Save the People

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from fellow activists Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Sam Sinyangwe and writer Dr. Clint Smith III.

Podcast title Existential

Existential

On this show we have the conversations you’re having about race, religion, and culture. We share stories and experiences that bring to light the humanity behind the ideologies, politics, and beliefs that we have about the world.

Podcast title Speaking of Racism

Speaking of Racism

A podcast celebrating everyday activists who are disrupting, deconstructing, and dismantling racism.

Podcast title Strange Fruit

Strange Fruit

Jaison Gardner and Dr. Kaila Story talk race, gender, and LGBTQ issues, from politics to pop culture. A new episode every week, from Louisville Public Media.

Podcast title Hear to Slay

Hear to Slay

Roxane Gay and Tressie McMillan Cottom offer uncommonly incisive reads of the politics that shape the world we live in and the popular culture we consume.

Podcast title 1619

1619

Hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones, '1619' is an audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling.

Podcast title The Humanity Archive

The Humanity Archive

The Humanity Archive Podcast aims to push the boundaries of knowledge. Historical storytelling, narrative interviews, compelling discussions all lend themselves to a podcast rich in human history and traditions. Host Jermaine Fowler challenges listeners to think broadly, critically, and contribute to the world.