From the Los Angeles Times, “Asian Enough” is a podcast about being Asian American -- the joys, the complications and everything in between. In each episode, hosts Jen Yamato, Johana Bhuiyan, Tracy Brown and Suhauna Hussain of the Times invite special guests to share personal stories and unpack identity on their own terms. They explore the vast diaspora across cultures, backgrounds and generations, and try to expand the ways in which being Asian American is defined.
Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen and an array of leading scholars and regular guest Chenjerai Kumanyika took a deep dive into these questions in this 14-part documentary series.
Yo, Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.
On Pod Save the People, DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with Kaya Henderson and De’Ara Balenger. They offer a unique take on the news, with a special focus on overlooked stories and topics that often impact people of color.
There’s also a weekly one-on-one interview with DeRay and special guests, from singer/songwriter John Legend to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders who come on the show go deep on social, political, and cultural issues. New episodes every Tuesday.
The Race Project is a new series created by Basim Blunt, Senior Producer at the Eichelberger Center for Community Voices at WYSO. The premise is pretty basic; invite two everyday people from the Miami Valley to talk about their life experiences through the prism of skin color. The conversations are honest, frank yet civil.
YouTube Originals presents Vox’s Glad You Asked, an ensemble-led exploration of topics driven by our curiosity about the world around us. Hosts Cleo Abram, Joss Fong, Lee Adams, Fabiola Cineas, and Christophe Haubursin share in their reporting as they examine timely questions around the impact of systemic racism on our communities and in our daily lives. From revealing how housing segregation affects our futures, to the impact of racism on our bodies, their intersecting journeys will reveal just how crucial and empowering racial justice is to our entire society.
One morning Khalid Latif was asleep in his bed when he was awakened by two FBI agents. Khalid remembers the agents telling him, “You’re just too good to be true, and we want you to know we’re watching you.” At the time, Khalid was an honored member of the NYPD and traveled around the world for the US State Department. He had met with President Obama, Pope Francis, and the Dalai Lama. This has been his reality in a post-9/11 world.