14 episodes

Black Austin Matters is a podcast that highlights the Black community and Black culture in Central Texas. Each month, hosts Dr. Richard J. Reddick and Dr. Lisa B. Thompson talk with other Black Austinites about their perspectives on what’s happening in their city. We’ll hear from the well-known and the not-so-well-known in Austin’s Black community to find out what matters to them. New episodes the first Wednesday of the month.

Black Austin Matters KUT & KUTX Studios, Richard J. Reddick, Lisa B. Thompson

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 40 Ratings

Black Austin Matters is a podcast that highlights the Black community and Black culture in Central Texas. Each month, hosts Dr. Richard J. Reddick and Dr. Lisa B. Thompson talk with other Black Austinites about their perspectives on what’s happening in their city. We’ll hear from the well-known and the not-so-well-known in Austin’s Black community to find out what matters to them. New episodes the first Wednesday of the month.

    Lisa B. Thompson and Richard J. Reddick (Part 2)

    Lisa B. Thompson and Richard J. Reddick (Part 2)

    We hear the second part of Lisa and Rich interviewing each other about their experiences.

    • 56 min
    Lisa B. Thompson and Richard J. Reddick

    Lisa B. Thompson and Richard J. Reddick

    In this episode of Black Austin Matters, Lisa and Rich interview…themselves.

    • 46 min
    Jahmal Fenner

    Jahmal Fenner

    In this episode, Rich and Lisa talk with LBJ High School football coach Jahmal Fenner.

    • 43 min
    Priscilla Hale

    Priscilla Hale

    Rich and Lisa talk with seventh-generation East Austin native and community activist Priscilla Hale.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ariel René Jackson

    Ariel René Jackson

    We talk with anti-disciplinary film-based artist Ariel René Jackson in this episode of Black Austin Matters.

    • 48 min
    Riders Against the Storm

    Riders Against the Storm

    In this episode, Lisa and Rich talk with Chaka and Qi Dada, the husband and wife duo who make up the hip-hop group Riders Against the Storm.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Emilygatx ,

Looking forward to more

Really enjoyed the first 2 episodes & looking forward to leaning more about the Black community here in Austin.

AustinMom722128 ,

Necessary!

Thank you for shining a light on these great local people. I am learning so much.

WhyNotDS ,

So much learning!

Black Austin Matters is a really terrific addition to my podcast queue! I am eagerly awaiting the next episode. Well-done and very informative. Thanks!

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