This six-part audio series produced by The New York Times studies the 400th anniversary of American slavery.
From the author who wrote the best-seller, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge confronts the naive belief that the world is in a "postcolonial" era. Instead, the ideas rooted in colonialism—homophobia, classism, sexism, racism and many other "isms" are not only alive, but actively harmful in the politics of today.
All My Relations Podcast
This podcast is hosted by Matika Wilbur and Adrienne Keene that explores "what it means to be a Native person in 2019."
This podcast series focuses on the "exclusion, forced removal, and internment of Japanese-Americans," and connects it to DACA. CLS faculty Dr. Ester E. Hernàndez is featured in one episode.
Launched in 2013 as a blog series, Code Switch is now a podcast that contextualizes modern media coverage, race, and culture.
Here to Slay
“The black feminist podcast of your dreams,” with Roxane Gay and Tressie McMillan Cottom
Podcast hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali break down binary modes of thinking while exploring how to reclaim one’s spiritual practices, authenticity, and perspectives on pop culture.
Intersectionality Matters With Kimberlé Crenshaw
Kimberlé Crenshaw speaks with incredible candor rooted in her own academic and professional research. Her work simultaneously sheds light on and rejects America’s tendency to isolate issues of racial oppression.
Jemele Hill is Unbothered
Emmy Award-winning journalist and Webby Award winner Jemele Hill shares her nuanced opinions on news, pop culture, politics, and sports. She also conducts intimate interviews with some of the biggest names and most thought-provoking contributors to culture, music, and entertainment.
Justice In America
A podcast for criminal justice enthusiasts striving to situate mass incarceration in a larger historical context, Justice in America both breaks down buzzwords and shares useful terminology for self-education. Listen for vital ways to unpack the social and political systems that exist in America today.
My Colorful Nana Project
My Colorful Nana (MCN) is a tool to understand the unique, systemic and historical oppression on Black women's hair. Guests speak on the concept of "cultural identity" in relation to the greater issues surrounding American society such as white supremacy, identity politics and queer ethics.
Pod for the Cause
This podcast was created for those wanting to effect change, who understand the importance of restoring our democracy, and who want to engage in deep conversation around the issues.
Pod Save the People
Through language learning, historical research, and an understanding of grassroots organizing, Pod Save The People strategizes legislative action that can be implemented on legitimate political platforms. By listening, you can learn how to take action on the ground level.
Emmy award-winner Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu use their platform to contextualize racial, cultural, and religious forms of oppression that are deeply embedded in American society. Their series began as a form of comedic relief and a brief toolbox that could help the average American fend through the Trump era. Through extensive research, interviews with Bell Hooks and #BlackLivesMatter co-founder Alicia Garza, these two comedians offer advice for those striving to become "allies."
Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for? Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary series, released between February and August 2017.
The hosts are often compared to two best friends gossiping playfully at a dinner party, each finding legitimate ways to process the pleasurable and painful tropes of individual authenticity as Black Americans. Listen to them analyze TV, movies, art, music, and the internet in a way that anyone can not only understand, but thoroughly enjoy.
Jaison Gardner and Dr. Kaila Story talk race, gender, and LGBTQ+ issues, from politics to pop culture.
Tell Them, I Am
Tell Them, I Am is about the small moments that define who we are and who we are not. The stories are universal. The voices are all Muslim. With a new episode every weekday this Ramadan, host Misha Euceph opens a window into the lives of Tan France, Alia Shawkat, Ramy Youssef, Reza Aslan, Mercedes Iman Diamond and others.
The Diversity Gap
Promoting "diversity" is often something corporations and universities strive to check-off their long to-do lists. But what does that actually mean in practice?
The Filter: A Podcast About KC Culture
A Kansas-city specific podcast, The Filter takes a deep dive into the under-reported stories of their community and the cultural weight of being on the margins. The topics they discuss range from the stigma of Black women wearing their hair naturally, to loneliness in COVID-19, and ways to cope with emotional stress.
The Good Ancestor
The author of Me and White Supremacy shares her perspective as a Black Muslim woman on Good Ancestor Podcast. Layla Saad is creating a legacy of healing and change that will impact the future of Black culture. She repeatedly asks her listeners, “How can I become a good ancestor?” Through her podcast, Saad lists resourceful ways to nurture good ancestorship while studying the intersectionality of race and womanhood.
The Hella Black Podcast
Tune in to a vulnerable exchange between two men of color and conversations regarding performative outrage, Black trans organizing, and the thought behind abolishing the prison industrial complex. Hosts Delency Parham and Black Simons say this podcast is a chance to understand political advocacy from "outside of the academy, meaning working through grassroots organization, not within the existing political system.
The Stanford Social Innovation: Leadership for Society
This podcast is based on senior associate dean for academic affairs Brian Lowery’s course, Leadership for Society, which explores topics at the intersection of business and society through broad discussions about the most urgent challenges the world faces — including broadening inequalities, a worldwide pandemic, racial inequities, and more.
Tune into stories spanning across the Black diaspora, directly reported by two professional journalists.
Throughline is a historical podcast and radio program from American public radio network NPR. The podcast aims to contextualize current events by exploring the historical events that contributed to them.
Under the Black Light
Though the coronavirus did not create the stark social, financial, and political inequalities that define life for many Americans, it has made them more strikingly visible than any moment in recent history. Moderated by Kimberlé Crenshaw, AAPF’s “Under The Blacklight” series seeks to interrupt the narratives, political decisions, and histories that serve as the conditions of possibility for COVID-19’s destruction.
"What Matters combines documentary narrative with interviews to illuminate specific, timely issues, aiming to create safe dialogue to promote freedom, justice, and collective liberation."
A podcast on Black Excellence with two seriously opinionated hosts bringing you the real and the sometimes raw on anything happening while black.