20 Best Civil Rights Podcasts
Civil Rights Podcasts
Here are 20 Best Civil Rights Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. At Liberty
New York, US
At Liberty is a weekly podcast from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) that explores the biggest civil rights and civil liberties issues of the day.
Play⋅ 2.3M⋅ 1.9M ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact More
2. The Activist Files Podcast
New York, US
The Activist Files is a podcast by the Center for Constitutional Rights where we feature the stories of people on the front lines fighting for social justice, including activists, lawyers, and storytellers.
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Play⋅ 70.5K⋅ 33.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact More
3. AJC Radio Spotlight
Colorado Springs, Colorado, US
The purpose of this podcast is bringing the message of Justice around the world. A Just Cause will use the platform of AJC Radio to address the challenges of a variety of issues in America that are seemingly out of control. AJC Radio is designed to captivate the American people by dissecting the United States and exposing the hard truths we must face.
Play⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 116 min Get Email Contact More
New York City, New York, US
The people behind The Intercept's fearless reporting and incisive commentary - Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed, and others - discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Plus interviews with artists, thinkers, and newsmakers who challenge our preconceptions about the world we live in.
Also in The Intercept Podcasts
Play⋅ 564.3K⋅ 855.6K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ Jan 2017 Get Email Contact More
5. The Civil Liberties Minute
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Talking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute podcasts - with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office - highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Play⋅ 26.2K⋅ 28.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 2 min ⋅ Jun 2012 Get Email Contact More
6. Talking Liberties with the ACLU of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois, US
On Talking Liberties with the ACLU of Illinois, we are here to chat about the big issues of the day, both home in the Land of Lincoln and across our country. We are here to help educate and tell you how you can get involved so we work together towards a more perfect union. Each episode features interviews, news updates, events, and actions that you can take right now to protect your rights.
Play⋅ 20.8K⋅ 11.7K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact More
7. Thinking Freely Podcast
Baltimore, Maryland, US
This podcast is brought to you by ACLU of Maryland. It is committed to centering race equity in our work, internally and externally, in order to better support and be accountable to communities of color, whose civil rights and civil liberties are systematically threatened by white supremacy.
Also in Maryland Podcasts
Play⋅ 10.7K⋅ 9.2K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact More
8. South Bend's Own Words
South Bend, Indiana, US
South Bend Archives tell the history of civil rights and the experiences of people of color, Latinx, women, and LGBTQ communities in South Bend, Indiana. Tune in to the pocast to listen to people's stories from the Oral History Collection of the Civil Rights Heritage Center at the Indiana University
Play⋅ 2.8K⋅ 627 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact More
9. Law and Disorder Radio
Four of the top progressive lawyers and activists in the growing fight for civil liberties, civil rights, and human rights host a weekly/one-hour talk radio show, Law & Disorder.
Also in Activist Podcasts
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10. Pod for the Cause
Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights launched 'Pod for the Cause' podcast to expand the conversation on critical civil and human rights challenges of our day: census, justice reform, policing, education, fighting hate & bias, judicial nominations, fair courts, voting rights, media & tech, economic security, immigration, and human rights. Through this expanded dialogue, we want to spur activism that drives change in our communities and country.
Play⋅ 182⋅ 789 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact More
11. Talking Liberties Podcast
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Taking Liberties is a podcast from the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review that explores the most pressing civil rights and civil liberties issues of the day. The podcast features panel discussions on current events related to civil rights and civil liberties, interviews with scholars and practitioners who fight for them, and tributes to those who have contributed to the advancement of civil rights throughout history.
3.2K⋅ 1.8K ⋅1 episode / year Get Email Contact More
12. Make It Plain with Mark Thompson
New York, US
The Rev. Mark A. Thompson has spent most of his life as a political, civil rights & human rights activist and organizer. He not only has been a part of every major social justice movement & event over the past 35 years, he has also been a radio broadcaster for three decades, and he has spent over 10 years as a television commentator, as well. Mark, hosts Make It Plain, a political, human rights and non-mainstream news podcast.
Play⋅ 15K⋅ 20.1K ⋅30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact More
13. NSM Radio
Kissimmee, Florida, US
This podcast discusses White civil rights issues in America and abroad! The NSM's core beliefs include defending the rights of white people everywhere, preservation of our European culture and heritage, strengthening family values, economic self-sufficiency, reform of illegal immigration policies, immediate withdrawal of our national military from an illegal Middle Eastern occupation, and promotion of white separation.
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14. Speaking Freely With the ACLU-PA
This is the podcast that tells the story of civil liberties in Pennsylvania. Through advocacy, public education and litigation, our staff and volunteers work to preserve and enhance liberties grounded in the United States and Pennsylvania constitutions and civil rights laws.
Play⋅ 26.8K⋅ 16.2K ⋅10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact More
15. For The Movement
New York, US
For The Movement elevates and discusses persistent policy, social and civil rights issues affecting African Americans and communities of color.
Play⋅ 84.6K⋅ 109.5K Get Email Contact More
16. By the People, For the Podcast
Concord, New Hampshire, US
Talking all things civil rights in the Granite State with the ACLU of New Hampshire.
Play⋅ 5.9K⋅ 3.9K ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact More
Civil Rights Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|National Socialist Movement||blogtalkradio.com||47|
|AJC Radio Spotlight||blogtalkradio.com||46|
|Center for Constitutional Rights||ccrjustice.org||41|
|ACLU of Massachusetts||civillibertiesminute.libsyn.com||40|
|ACLU of Pennsylvania||soundcloud.com||11|
|IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center||soundcloud.com||9|
|The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Right||civilrights.org||8|
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