15 Best African American Book Podcasts
African American Book Podcasts
Here are 15 Best African American Book Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. New Books in African American Studies
New Books in African American Studies is a podcast series featuring author-interview podcasts in the field of African American studies. It's part of the New Books Network.
Play⋅ 2.5K⋅ 4.7K ⋅6 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 64 min ⋅ Feb 2008 Get Email Contact More
2. Black Chick Lit
Black Chick Lit is a bi-monthly podcast that talks books by and about black women. Join Danielle and Mollie as they talk prose, judge every character's decisions, and laugh at their own jokes.
Also in Black Podcasts, Black Women Podcasts, Chick Lit Podcasts, Reading Podcasts
Play⋅ 4.6K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 95 min ⋅ Aug 2016 Get Email Contact More
3. The Gist of Freedom
The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience-honoring all the people, past and present, black and white-who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship, and artifact.
Also in American History Podcasts, African Literature Podcasts, Literature History Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.9K ⋅24 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Nov 2012 Get Email Contact More
4. Noire Histoir
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Noire Histoir features Black history facts, literature, and motivational stories from across the Black diaspora. Join Natasha McEachron as she celebrates Black pride, excellence, and power all 366 days of the year.
Play⋅ 94⋅ 61 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min ⋅ Mar 2017 Get Email Contact More
5. Black Authors Network Talk Show
The BAN Radio Literary Program aims to support the African American community and to show people, through the radio show, that African American writers are more than just a niche. We bring wonderful stories to the minds and imaginations of everyone! We have stories to tell, using our voice and our experiences, that cross all races and cultures.
Play⋅ 21.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 80 min ⋅ Jan 2009 Get Email Contact More
6. The Philadelphia Millennial
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
The audio book for African American millennials in the 215 and beyond. This is for urban millennials navigating life one unexpected turn at a time.
Play⋅ 65 ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Feb 2018 Get Email Contact More
7. Black to Nature
I'm Professor Stefanie Dunning and I'll be your host. Each episode, I'll read an excerpt from my book, 'Black to Nature: Pastoral Return and African American Culture' and bring a guest on the show to talk about the role that nature plays in helping us know and deepen into who we are. On this show, we'll be talking about rural life, histories of environmentalism in the black community, and even spirituality--because the natural world is our first temple. Join me, for insightful, funny, and generative discussions about the intersection of being and nature.
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
8. BlackComicsChat's Podcast
A podcast at the intersection of Comics and Blackness. Join us as we chat with comic creators and promote diverse comix! Hosted by Anthony Otero, Marcus Kwame, Leonardo Faierman, Grace Gipson, and Thelonious Legend.
Play⋅ 103⋅ 11.3K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 85 min ⋅ May 2016 Get Email Contact More
9. BLP Uncovered | The Book Effect
BLP Uncovered: The Book Effect podcast is a weekly podcast that features interviews with current Authors signed to B. Love Publications. It is your one-stop audio shop for an inside look into the first publishing company in the literary industry dedicated to helping African American authors create and dominate their own lanes.
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 1.7K ⋅20 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 10 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
10. Highlighting individuals of African Descent
Bringing awareness to African American that are doing great things in business, community and literary world.
Play⋅ 1.5K ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact More
11. Lyrically Litt Podcast
Book reviews of African American writers and how the content relates to current events.
Play Jun 2020 Get Email Contact More
African American Book Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|New Books Network||newbooksnetwork.com||126|
|The Gist of Freedom||blogtalkradio.com||28|
|B Love Publications||anchor.fm||20|
|The Philadelphia Millennial||anchor.fm||5|
African American Book Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|