These insightful podcasts will jump-start your journey into not only making sense of our current moment but also allow you to delve deeper into issues of race and Black storytelling.
Presented by Color of Change, the nation‘s largest online racial justice organization, “#TellBlackStories” elevates the many voices, stories, and work of change-makers, content creators, activists, and leaders driving a movement for accurate portrayals of Black people in Hollywood and the entire media landscape.
NPR’s “Code Switch” is a podcast series hosted by journalists of color who tackle the subject of race head-on. Each episode explores how race impacts almost every aspect of American society.
“Intersectionality Matters!” is a podcast hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory. Each episode brings together lively political organizers, journalists, and writers.
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson, along with fellow activists and writers, discusses news, culture, social justice, and politics. ‘‘Pod Save the People’’ focuses on sometimes overlooked stories and topics that often impact people of color while also offering their own unique take on the news.
‘‘The Nod’’ shares the stories of Black life that aren’t typically told elsewhere. Hosts Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings celebrate the creativity, the uniqueness, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black—in the United States and around the globe.
Hosts Leila Day and Hana Baba share stories of blackness that are not typically told. ’’The Stoop‘‘ delves into conversations that we don’t hear enough about while also celebrating black joy and understanding what it means to be Black.