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Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Kaya Henderson, De’Ara Balenger, and Myles Johnson. Then he sits down for deep conversations with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. New episodes every Tuesday.

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Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Kaya Henderson, De’Ara Balenger, and Myles Johnson. Then he sits down for deep conversations with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. New episodes every Tuesday.

    Dems in Doubt

    Dems in Doubt

    Democrats under pressure following presidential debate, kidneys from Black donors thrown away, and Philadelphia radio host resigns after Joe Biden interview.

    • 59 min
    Regulate the Wealthy

    Regulate the Wealthy

    State's firearm death rates exposed, Sha'Carri Richardson earns spot on U.S. Olympic team, Zuckerberg compromises child safety on Meta, a reparations task force in Chicago, and Jonathan Majors tearful acceptance of Perseverance Award.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Freedom over Fascism

    Freedom over Fascism

    Alarming number of drug-related deaths in Baltimore, the conservative attack on diversity programs, a discussion on Biden and the Black vote, and 16 Afro-queer trailblazers who made history.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    An Inside Look with Rep. Jamaal Bowman

    An Inside Look with Rep. Jamaal Bowman

    Damning messages from a far-right group chat, Trump becomes first U.S. president convicted of crimes, a discussion on discriminatory housing practices, and the grand return of a lost holiday predating Juneteenth. DeRay interviews Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY 16th District) about life as a Congressman, efforts with the Hip Hop Task Force, and more.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    What's Done in the Dark

    What's Done in the Dark

    Police guns used in crimes across the country, Congress members exchange insults during the House hearing, the first Black astronaut candidate reaches space at 90-years-old, Angela Alsobrooks beats the odds to win U.S. Senate primary, and the exploration of New Wave.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Are the States United?

    Are the States United?

    U.S. states double down on resistance to racial equity, the Met Gala sparks intense protest amidst Gaza-Israel conflict, and skepticism around Biden's upcoming Morehouse commencement speech.

    • 52 min

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