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From the author behind the bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (http://renieddolodge.co.uk/books/) 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.

Join the conversation using the hashtag #AboutRacewithReni

About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge Reni Eddo-Lodge/Renay Rich

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    • 4.4 • 1.6K Ratings

From the author behind the bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (http://renieddolodge.co.uk/books/) 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.

Join the conversation using the hashtag #AboutRacewithReni

    The Big Question

    The Big Question

    Reni has been asked this question numerous times but is she who you should ask?  Featuring [Ra'ed Khan](https://twitter.com/RaedKhan_) from [Road to Freedom](http://roadtofreedom.org.uk/), [Gabby Edlin](https://twitter.com/doublebeewhy) from [Bloody Good Period](http://bloodygoodperiod.com) and Deputy Director of [Citizen's UK](http://www.citizensuk.org/) and author [Matthew Bolton](https://twitter.com/MatthewBolton_).

    Fully-linked transcript, episodes and BTS pictures over on [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com)

    Join the conversation online using [#AboutRacewithReni](https://twitter.com/search?src=typd&q=aboutracewithreni)

    Podcast recommendation of the week is [Blacticulate](https://blacticulate.com/)

    Matthew's Book [How To Resist](https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/how-to-resist-9781408892732/)

    Follow the team:

    Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni)
    Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich)
    Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino)
    Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic)
    Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky)

    • 39 min
    The Anti-Racist Renaissance

    The Anti-Racist Renaissance

    Are the tides changing and are we all woke? Featuring actor, rapper, writer and activist [Riz Ahmed](https://twitter.com/rizmc), award-winning film and television producer [Alison Owen](https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0654077/), Actress, Writer and Director [Meera Syal](https://twitter.com/MeeraSyal), former television commissioner and activist [Farrukh Dhondy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farrukh_Dhondy) and Shadow Home Secretary [Diane Abbott](https://twitter.com/HackneyAbbott).
    Fully-linked transcripts, episodes and BTS photos [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com)
    Podcast recommendation of the week is Scene on Radio's [Seeing White](http://podcast.cdsporch.org/seeing-white/) series
    Follow the team:
    Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni)
    Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich)
    Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino)
    Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic)
    Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky)
    Thanks for listening.

    • 36 min
    White Women Crying is Racist!

    White Women Crying is Racist!

    Reni looks at the realities of intersectional feminism featuring activists [Sisters Uncut](http://www.sistersuncut.org/) and author, journalist and feminist [Laurie Penny](http://laurie-penny.com/).

    Fully-linked transcripts, episodes and BTS pictures available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com)

    Podcast recommendation of the week is I[n Good Company with Otegha Uwagba](https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/in-good-company-with-otegha-uwagba/id1294215581?mt=2)

    **Follow the team:**

    Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni)
    Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich)
    Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino)
    Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic)
    Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky)

    Thanks for listening

    • 26 min
    Shout Out Miss Beep part 2

    Shout Out Miss Beep part 2

    We've gotten to know Reni and now comedian and presenter [Nish Kumar](https://twitter.com/MrNishKumar) will delve into how and why '_[Why I'm no Longer Talking to White People About Race](https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/why-im-no-longer-talking-to-white-people-about-race-9781408870570/)_' came to be. Featuring senior comminsing editor at Bloomsbury Publishing [Alexa von Hirschberg](https://twitter.com/alexavh) and journalist, activist and author [Owen Jones](https://twitter.com/OwenJones84).
    Fully-linked transcripts, episodes and BTS pictures available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com)
    Join the conversation online using [#AboutRacewithReni](https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&vertical=default&q=aboutracewithreni&src=typd)
    Podcast recommendation of the week is [Podcasts in Color](https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/podcasts-in-color/id1329298765?mt=2)
    Follow the team:
    Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni)
    Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich)
    Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino)
    Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic)
    Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky)

    • 26 min
    Shout Out Miss Beep part 1

    Shout Out Miss Beep part 1

    Who is Reni Eddo-Lodge? Comedian, actor and presenter [Nish Kumar](http://www.nishkumar.co.uk/) helps us find out.
    Full transcripts, episodes and BTS photos available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com)
    Our Podcast recommendation of the week is [The Receipts Podcast](https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-receipts-podcast/id1177040764?mt=2).
    Follow the team:
    Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni)
    Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich)
    Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino)
    Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic)
    Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky)
    Thanks for listening

    • 19 min
    Political Blackness

    Political Blackness

    Reni deep dives into what political blackness means to the different generations. Featuring the Shadow Home Secretary [Diane Abbott MP](https://twitter.com/HackneyAbbott), former TV commissioner and activist [Farrukh Dhondy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farrukh_Dhondy), rapper, poet, author and activist [Akala](http://twitter.com/akalamusic), activists [Sisters Uncut](http://www.sistersuncut.org/) and Operation Black Vote's [Simon Woolley](http://www.obv.org.uk/about-us).
    Fully-linked transcripts, Episodes and BTS pictures available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com)
    Our Podcast Recommendation of the week is [Stance Podcast](https://stancepodcast.com/)
    Follow the team.
    Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni)
    Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich)
    Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino)
    Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic)
    Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky)
    Thanks for listening

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

J by the beach ,

Interesting, informative and thought provoking

But please, please can someone do a re-edit and take out the distracting backing music? At points I’m struggling to hear what Reni is saying over the tinny sounds.

fmdubd ,

Highly recommended

Really worthwhile

SunitaShine ,

So much to learn

Always interesting to listen to this podcast as well have lots to learn. Thanks for producing and running this for everyone.

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