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Code Switch by NPR

Remember when folks used to talk about being "post-racial"? Well, we're definitely not that. We're a multi-racial, multi-generational team of journalists fascinated by the overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in our lives and communities, and how all of this is shifting.

Intersectionality Matters! Hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw

The podcast that brings intersectionality to life

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.

1619 by The New York Times

An audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling.

The Diversity Gap

Despite the magnitude of the problem, I believe there is a better way forward. This project, The Diversity Gap, will empower people to create the cultures they say they want—cultures where all people are seen, celebrated and given the space to thrive.

Pod Save the People

On Pod Save the People, organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with fellow activists Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Dr. Clint Smith. They offer a unique take on the news, with a special focus on overlooked stories and topics that often impact people of color.

Pod For the Cause

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States.

Seeing White

Scene on Radio is a podcast that tells stories exploring human experience and American society.

Film & TV

13th

In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.

When They See Us

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.

American Son

Time passes and tension mounts in a Florida police station as an estranged interracial couple awaits news of their missing teenage son.

Dear White People

Students of color navigate the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that's not nearly as "post-racial" as it thinks.

If Beale Street Could Talk

Based on the novel by James Baldwin, "If Beale Street Could Talk" is a soulful drama about a young couple fighting for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.

See You Yesterday

As two teen prodigies try to master the art of time travel, a tragic police shooting sends them on a series of dangerous trips to the past.

King in the Wilderness

King in the Wilderness chronicles the final chapters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, revealing a conflicted leader who faced an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum.

The Hate That U Give

Amandla Stenberg gives an "Oscar®-worthy performance" (Austin Chronicle) as a teen who witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood friend by a trigger-happy cop and must decide whether to testify or not. This powerful drama based on the best-selling novel co-stars Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, Common and Algee Smith.

Online Videos

Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives: Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Carruthers

Amandla Stenberg gives an "Oscar®-worthy performance" (Austin Chronicle) as a teen who witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood friend by a trigger-happy cop and must decide whether to testify or not. This powerful drama based on the best-selling novel co-stars Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, Common and Algee Smith.

"How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion"

Peggy McIntosh at TEDxTimberlaneSchools

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