Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Kaya Henderson, De’Ara Balenger, and others. Then he sits down for deep conversations with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. New episodes every Tuesday.
Find a Book (with Kevin Hazzard)
DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including the newest additions to the national portrait gallery, youth voters turn back midterm red wave, an out of touch Broadway play, and a UK law that will make you do the time even if you were not present for the crime. DeRay interviews Kevin Hazzard about his newest book American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America's First Paramedics.
Enjoy the Light (with Dr. Rebecca Kavanagh)
DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including Black women Republicans in Congress, the correlation between Black women's health and retirement planning, a Native American adoption law in Supreme Court, and an unusual casting for Rihanna's Savage Fenty show. DeRay interviews Dr. Rebecca Kavanaugh about her recent Teen Vogue op-ed about the reemergence of the D.A.R.E. program in school districts across the nation.
Every Little Counts (with Dr. Lawrence Brown)
DeRay, Myles, and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including an abortion pill network, higher mortality rate for Babies born to Black mothers who use fertility treatments die at far higher rates, fresh trial for Black Panther Mumia, and a thread of anti-Semitism from rapper Kanye West. DeRay interviews Dr. Lawrence T. Brown about his newest book The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America.
Take A Chance
DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Myles cover the under-reported news of the week - including the shortage of Black sperm donors, anti-colorism protests erupting throughout Mexico, housing rights for squatters, and racism within cardiac care.
Prepare for the Polls
DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including stock increases for companies hiring Black CEOs, a school board's attempt to hijack a Black student podcast, poor ventilation in nail salons impact on reproductive health, and Angelica Ross makes history on Broadway.
Choose Your Fight
DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including accountability for celebrities and online harassment, the predatory nature of the parent plus loan, single mothers forced to reveal sexual histories or forfeit welfare benefits and a case for leaving America to escape racism.
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This interview w Kevin Hazzard is wild!! Please tell me you all are working on the movie!
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This podcast is way off the radar but shouldn’t be it’s so relevant & worth the listen!!!!
Amber Hurd was the Aggressor. People act like a man cannot be victims of domestic violence. If you listen to the case and wash the case you can see, they lied on him and try to provoke him.