Here are some podcasts we think are awesome….
This podcast comes from the Centre for Documentary Studies at Duke University and is hosted by John Biewen with guest co-hosts including Chenjerai Kumanyika and Celeste Headlee. The show explores some of the most topical questions of our culture – race and gender, by interviewing academics, writers, historians, to get to the bottom of these issues and to understand why things are the way they are. It’s educational, engaging, thought-provoking and informal – highly recommended.
From the author behind the bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, comes a podcast that takes the conversation a step further. Featuring key voices from the last few decades of anti-racist activism, About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge looks at the recent history that lead to the politics of today.
Cariad Lloyd talks to other comics about grief and death. “It’s not that easy to talk about death, but it does help if you’ve chosen a career designed to hide your true feelings about anything emotional. It’s normal that people die, so why are we acting like angels came down and took people away and we don’t know where they went …? They died. I wanted that to be the tone of the show, and that helps it be a bit less depressing.”
Rev. angel Kyodo williams speaks about how the collective process of waking up is closely related to the truth of interdependence. Her book, Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation, has ignited a long-overdue conversation on how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society and prevents our collective awakening.
Containers is an 8-part audio documentary about how global trade has transformed the economy and ourselves. At a time when Donald Trump is threatening to toss out the global economic order, Containers provides an illuminating, deep, and weird look at how capitalism actually works now.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talk to Reni Eddo-Lodge about today’s most pressing cultural issues at the WOW Women of the World event 2018. “Here’s all the shit I get because I’m a woman. And then imagine that I have white privilege, and the women who don’t.”