34 episodes

Join veteran Black journalists Mara Schiavocampo, Wesley Lowery and Keith Reed for their unvarnished take on politics, social justice, current events and pop culture, as they seek to provide true perspective on race, news and more. These are the conversations you won’t hear in the mainstream news – but should.
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    • 4.9 • 32 Ratings

Join veteran Black journalists Mara Schiavocampo, Wesley Lowery and Keith Reed for their unvarnished take on politics, social justice, current events and pop culture, as they seek to provide true perspective on race, news and more. These are the conversations you won’t hear in the mainstream news – but should.
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    “[Trump] has now launched his own platform.”

    “[Trump] has now launched his own platform.”

    Mara, Wes and Keith are joined by CNN Legal Analyst Laura Coates to discuss former President Trump’s new online platform. Will his supporters start posting on social media for him? Plus, would government funded newsrooms save us from fake news? And we celebrate big news for two friends of the show.
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    • 29 min
    “There’s An Orange Jumpsuit Waiting for Him”

    “There’s An Orange Jumpsuit Waiting for Him”

    How much time will Derek Chauvin serve for the murder of George Floyd? Plus, what was the key to a conviction in this case, and what can we expect from the upcoming cases against the other officers? Legal analyst and crisis manager Monique Pressley and Editor-at-Large of The Daily Beast Goldie Taylor join Mara and Keith to offer their insights and analysis on the historic case.
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    • 24 min
    “This Has Taken Us Over the Edge”

    “This Has Taken Us Over the Edge”

    Minneapolis is reeling from another police killing of a Black man, just miles from the Chauvin murder trial currently underway. Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by activist, attorney and former President of the Minneapolis NAACP Nekima Levy Armstrong to discuss how the killing of 20-year old Duante Wright has affected an area already on edge. Plus, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist and best-selling author Charles Blow with his insights and analysis on the historic case.
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    • 23 min
    “Brace Yourselves for the Possibility of an Acquittal”

    “Brace Yourselves for the Possibility of an Acquittal”

    Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by the Minneapolis attorney who brought the George Floyd video to law enforcement’s attention in the days after it happened. Activist, attorney and former President of the Minneapolis NAACP Nekima Levy Armstrong shares her insights on the Chauvin murder trial. Plus, Madison Gray, Senior Editor for BET.com with his thoughts on whether the number of officers testifying against Chauvin signals an end to the blue wall of silence.
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    • 22 min
    George Floyd’s Family Speaks: “That Was a Modern Day Lynching”

    George Floyd’s Family Speaks: “That Was a Modern Day Lynching”

    Mara, Wes and Keith are joined by George Floyd’s brother Philonise Floyd, who shares the one thing he wants people to know about his brother. Plus, attorney Benjamin Crump reacts to new developments in the trial, including the Minneapolis Police Chief’s stunning testimony. 
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    • 23 min
    “The Hurt is So Deep”

    “The Hurt is So Deep”

    Several witnesses took the stand in the Chauvin murder trial to detail the emotional events that took place that day.  How has the trauma and grief of re-living his death affected those witnesses and the rest of Black America? Mara, Wesley, and Keith are joined by MSNBC Correspondent And Host of the "Into America" podcast Trymaine Lee, and Attorney and Legal Analyst Monique Pressley.
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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Baby Kendle ,

Great discovery

always an interesting conversation and great guests

exum ,

Nov 18th episode

Loved this episode. This podcast is an important touchstone for black journalists. You’re definitely the “Real” ones... and absolutely loved you spilling the tea on discrimation in newsrooms and how salary negotiations really go down.. Hey, knowledge is Power!!

0x294 ,

Love it

I love this podcast. It brings important discourse to the forefront with valuable ideas and perspectives from three very engaged and engaging hosts. You can immediately tell they all have a high degree of professional respect for one another and are good friends as the discussions flow really well to the point of each episode feeling short and you finding yourself enabling new-episode notifications because you want the next one sooner rather than later.

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