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The Bakari Sellers Podcast tackles the most pressing current events through conversations and interviews with high profile guests. Building upon his experience in South Carolina government and politics and his experience as a lawyer, Sellers will talk to his guests about all topics from the world of politics, including the 2020 election, the movement for racial equality in the US, and much more.

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The Bakari Sellers Podcast tackles the most pressing current events through conversations and interviews with high profile guests. Building upon his experience in South Carolina government and politics and his experience as a lawyer, Sellers will talk to his guests about all topics from the world of politics, including the 2020 election, the movement for racial equality in the US, and much more.

    Sergio Hudson on Designing Michelle Obama's Inauguration Look

    Sergio Hudson on Designing Michelle Obama's Inauguration Look

    Bakari Sellers is joined by Sergio Hudson, who designed Michelle Obama's outfit for the presidential swearing-in ceremony as well as Kamala Harris's outfit for her evening appearance, to talk about how he got his start in fashion (6:06), what it was like working with Obama and Harris to create those looks (13:44), and the challenges of being a Black designer (22:31).

    Host: Bakari Sellers
    Guest: Sergio Hudson

    • 35 min
    Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar on Their Book, 'You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey'

    Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar on Their Book, 'You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey'

    Bakari Sellers is joined by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar to talk about their new book, 'You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey.' They talk about why they decided to write the book (4:07), what it was like growing up Black in Omaha, Nebraska (10:51), and what it's like being Black women in comedy (17:12).

    Host: Bakari Sellers
    Guests: Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar

    • 34 min
    London Fletcher on His Career in the NFL and Predictions for the NFL Playoffs

    London Fletcher on His Career in the NFL and Predictions for the NFL Playoffs

    Bakari is joined by former NFL linebacker London Fletcher to talk about his long career in the league (3:17), his thoughts on the college football championship game (13:39), and some of his predictions for the NFL playoffs (19:06).

    Host: Bakari Sellers
    Guest: London Fletcher

    • 39 min
    Joe Cunningham on the Insurrection at the Capitol and What the Democratic Party Will Look Like After Trump

    Joe Cunningham on the Insurrection at the Capitol and What the Democratic Party Will Look Like After Trump

    Bakari is joined by Joe Cunningham, former representative for South Carolina, to talk about the aftermath of the violent insurrection on the Capitol (4:18), why many Democrats performed poorly in down-ballot races in November (13:44), and the power the moderate wing of the Democratic party has now that the Senate is split 50-50 (18:44).

    Host: Bakari Sellers
    Guest: Joe Cunningham

    • 42 min
    COVID-19 Vaccine 101 and Inequality in Vaccine Distribution With Dr. Ebony Hilton-Buchholz

    COVID-19 Vaccine 101 and Inequality in Vaccine Distribution With Dr. Ebony Hilton-Buchholz

    Bakari is joined by Dr. Ebony Hilton-Buchholz, associate professor of anesthesiology at University of Virginia, to talk about everything you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine including how it works (2:29), whether it will protect against mutations in the virus (13:24), and why it is so important that the vaccine is distributed equitably (18:41).

    Host: Bakari Sellers
    Guest: Dr. Ebony Hilton-Buchholz

    • 38 min
    On the Chaos and Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

    On the Chaos and Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

    Bakari sits down to briefly reflect on what happened today when a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol and disrupted the certification of the presidential election.

    Host: Bakari Sellers

    • 5 min

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