“1619” is a New York Times audio series, hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones, that examines the long shadow of American slavery. Listen to the episodes below, or read the transcripts by clicking the icon to the right of the play bar.
Hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, a leading critical race theorist who coined the term "intersectionality," this podcast brings the academic term to life. Each episode brings together lively political organizers, journalists and writers. Highlighting the work of leading activists, artists, and scholars, exploring the hidden dimensions of some of today’s most pressing issues, and helping listeners understand politics, the law, social movements, and even their own lives in deeper, more nuanced ways.
The past is never past. Every headline has a history.Hosts Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei "go back in time to understand the present." To understand the history of systemic racism in America, try episodes "American Police," "Mass Incarceration" and "Milliken v. Bradley."
This limited-run podcast is billed as, “15 essential conversations about race in a pivotal moment for America.” Host and cultural critic Rebecca Carroll sits down with notable figures such as director Ava DuVernay, activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham, and epidemiologist Dr. Camara Jones.
his show began reporting on the extreme polarization visible in the lead up to the 2016 election. This season, they take us all the way back to the Civil War, when America first began trying to build a multi-racial democracy, and investigate why we still haven’t arrived today.
Black History Year connects us to the history, thinkers, and activists that are left out of the mainstream conversations. It challenges a history written exclusively by white people with one that introduces us to people who were left out of the history books.