62 episodes

Honest conversations about the issues dividing America. Hosted by Amna Nawaz, we're tackling the tough stuff: race, gender, economics, religion. You may not agree with everything you hear, but we can't move beyond our problems until we talk about them. Each episode features an in-depth interview with an influential voice in America to unpack not just what we believe, but why we believe what we do.

Uncomfortable ABC News

    • News
    • 4.1 • 141 Ratings

Honest conversations about the issues dividing America. Hosted by Amna Nawaz, we're tackling the tough stuff: race, gender, economics, religion. You may not agree with everything you hear, but we can't move beyond our problems until we talk about them. Each episode features an in-depth interview with an influential voice in America to unpack not just what we believe, but why we believe what we do.

    "We Can’t Talk About Diversity as a Concept"

    "We Can’t Talk About Diversity as a Concept"

    As chief marketing and communications officer at HP Inc., Antonio Lucio has made a name as one of the loudest voices calling for diversity in corporate America -- from the inside. Lucio shares why that diversity is sometimes hard to reach, how he managed to beat the odds at HP, and what business leaders need to hear to lead a culture of change from the top.

    Like what we're doing? Leave a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2nkax9i

    * ABOUT AMNA NAWAZ: Amna Nawaz is ABC News' digital anchor and an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has reported from across the U.S. and around the world. Amna launched "Uncomfortable" to tackle the issues that divide our country, and to better understand how we move past them.

    Follow Amna on Twitter: http://abcn.ws/2m4DuF6
    Follow Amna on Instagram: http://abcn.ws/2mLRYyb
    Discover more podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa

    • 43 min

    "It's One of the Tragedies of Our Moment"

    "It's One of the Tragedies of Our Moment"

    As evangelical leaders stand by President Trump, Collin Hansen of the Gospel Coalition worries that the future of the church is at stake. Hansen sits down with Amna to share what some faith leaders privately confide but won’t say publicly, and calls out those figures for setting aside moral clarity for political calculations.

    Like what we're doing? Leave a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2nkax9i

    * ABOUT AMNA NAWAZ: Amna Nawaz is ABC News' digital anchor and an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has reported from across the U.S. and around the world. Amna launched "Uncomfortable" to tackle the issues that divide our country, and to better understand how we move past them.

    Follow Amna on Twitter: http://abcn.ws/2m4DuF6
    Follow Amna on Instagram: http://abcn.ws/2mLRYyb
    Discover more podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa

    • 52 min
    "It's Hard These Days to be Unaware"

    "It's Hard These Days to be Unaware"

    With Hollywood's award season in full swing and the Academy Awards around the corner, Amna sits down with political and pop culture expert Mike Muse about representation, diversity and inequality in the entertainment industry. We break down the numbers of just how bad the landscape is, walk through the changes inspired by the #OscarsSoWhite and #MeToo movements, and look ahead to the work that Muse says still needs to be done.

    Like what we're doing? Leave a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2nkax9i

    * ABOUT AMNA NAWAZ: Amna Nawaz is ABC News' digital anchor and an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has reported from across the U.S. and around the world. Amna launched "Uncomfortable" to tackle the issues that divide our country, and to better understand how we move past them.

    Follow Amna on Twitter: http://abcn.ws/2m4DuF6
    Follow Amna on Instagram: http://abcn.ws/2mLRYyb
    Discover more podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa

    • 34 min
    Preview: Mike Muse, Political and Pop Culture Expert

    Preview: Mike Muse, Political and Pop Culture Expert

    Amna and Tennille answer your questions from last week's interview with the Villacis sisters, DACA recipients whose parents were recently deported. Plus, we preview next week's interview with Mike Muse, tackling diversity in Hollywood and whether the #MeToo and #OscarsSoWhite conversations will lead to lasting change.

    Like what we're doing? Leave a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2nkax9i

    * ABOUT AMNA NAWAZ: Amna Nawaz is ABC News' digital anchor and an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has reported from across the U.S. and around the world. Amna launched "Uncomfortable" to tackle the issues that divide our country, and to better understand how we move past them.

    Follow Amna on Twitter: http://abcn.ws/2m4DuF6
    Follow Amna on Instagram: http://abcn.ws/2mLRYyb
    Discover more podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
141 Ratings

141 Ratings

Purposeisbigger ,

Colin Hansen

Loved the episode with Colin Hansen 2018! Thank you for having voices like his !

yazzer2016 ,

Uncomfortable indeed

Insightful, non-combative and a great education.

Jacob_195 ,

Important Conversations

The conversations on these podcasts are so important to get us out of our own bubble. They have even helped me to have my pwn uncomfortable conversations.

Top Podcasts In News

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by ABC News