Podcasts of interest as listed in U. of North Carolina resources site:
1619 New York Times audio series based on the NYT’s research project commemorating the beginning of slavery in the British American colonies 400 years ago. Available through the New York Times and Apple Podcasts.
About Race Description on website: “From Reni Eddo-Lodge, the author behind the bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race,” comes a podcast that takes that conversation a step further. Offers opportunity to look at issues from a British perspective.
Podcast recommendations from Reni Eddo-Lodge.
Code Switch (NPR) Website describes it as “fearless conversations about race . . .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.”
Intersectionality Matters! Hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and scholar of critical race theory. Sponsored by the African American Policy Forum. Link here is to Stitcher, but it is also available on Apple, Spotify, Sound Cloud, Podbean, and other streaming sites.
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast Description on website: Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast features movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice. Co-hosts Chevon and Hiba give their unique takes on race and pop culture, and uplift narratives of hope, struggle, and joy, as we continue to build the momentum needed to advance racial justice in our policies, institutions, and culture. Build on your racial justice lens and get inspired to drive action by learning from organizational leaders and community activists.”
Pod for the Cause Sponsored by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a legislative advocacy group that was founded in 1950 and been active in advancing every civil rights law since then. Description on the website. Pod for the Cause offers conversations with “friends of the movement” for social justice. “They promise to be real, straightforward and honest. . . .This podcast was created for those of you wanting to effect change, who understand the importance of restoring our democracy and want to engage in deep conversation around the issues.”
Pod Save the People Produced by Crooked Media, DeRay Mckesson offers political and cultural analysis of racial matters along with interviews with those active in social justice efforts. McKesson has been active in the Black Lives Matter movement since the Ferguson, MO. protests in 2014 against Michael Brown’s murder.
Seeing White Fourteen-part documentary series released between February and August 2017 by Scene on Radio. Description from website: “Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequality in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story.
Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for? Seeing White took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika.