60 Best Racism Podcasts
Here are 60 Best Racism Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
New York City, New York, US
Step inside the confession booth of Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times. They devour TV, movies, art, music and the internet to find the things that move them - to tears, awe and anger. Still Processing is where they try to understand the pleasures and pathologies of America in 2020.
Play⋅ 18.2M⋅ 54.8M ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact
Washington, District of Columbia, US
The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
Also in History Podcasts, American History Podcasts, NPR Podcasts
Play⋅ 6.7M⋅ 20.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 50 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
3. What Matters
What Matters combines documentary narrative with interviews to illuminate specific, timely issues, aiming to create safe dialogue to promote freedom, justice, and collective liberation. It is hosted by Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc which is a global organization whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
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Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay dissect the biggest topics in black culture, politics, and sports. Two times per week, they will wade into the most important and timely conversations, frequently inviting guests on the podcast and occasionally debating each other.
Also in The Ringer Podcasts
Play⋅ 211.9K⋅ 540.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 96 min Get Email Contact
We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes.
Play⋅ 201.9K⋅ 285.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact
6. Code Switch
What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society - from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between.
Play⋅ 49K⋅ 148.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
Combing the Roots provides an in-depth look at the issues surrounding racism, justice, and racial healing from a black woman's perspective. In each episode, host Ally Henny explores and exposes the nature of America's race problem drawing on history, culture, and other sources to provide thoughtful and engaging insight into a deeply contentious issue.
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San Rafael, California, US
This podcast is brought to you by Rick Hanson. He is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author.
60.9K⋅ 16.9K ⋅1 episode / year Get Email Contact
Join Shaun as he unpacks the most important stories of injustice, racism and corruption, but also tells you who's fighting back and how you can support and join them with practical action steps.
Play⋅ 55.6K⋅ 11.8K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 15 min Get Email Contact
New York, US
This podcast features movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice. Co-hosts Chevon and Hiba give their unique takes on race and pop culture, and uplift narratives of hope, struggle, and joy, as we continue to build the momentum needed to advance racial justice in our policies, institutions, and culture. Deepen your racial justice lens and get inspired to drive action.
Also in Racial Justice Podcasts
Play⋅ 28.2K⋅ 44.4K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
Atlanta, Georgia, US
'Shots in the Back: Exhuming the 1970 Augusta Riot' tells the story of one of the first major Civil Rights Era riots in the South. The Augusta Riot was a collective rebellion of Black citizens and the largest urban uprising in the Deep South during the Civil Rights era. Fueled by long-simmering grievances about racial injustice, it was sparked by White officials' stonewalling in the face of Black citizens' demand for answers about the beating death of Black teenager Charles Oatman.
Also in GPB Podcasts
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Baltimore, Maryland, US
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.
Also in Activist Podcasts, Crooked Media Podcasts
Play⋅ 10.1K⋅ 37.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 79 min ⋅ Apr 2017 Get Email Contact
Decolonising minds one podcast at a time, this podcast is a place where organizing, theory, and history come in contact with dialogue, experience, and storytelling. The title 'Groundings' is in honor of the revolutionary educator Walter Rodney, whose concept of 'groundings' as a form of radical, political, dialogic, and communal education continues to inspire today.
Play⋅ 37.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 71 min Get Email Contact
14. Created Equal
Detroit, Michigan, US
Season Three of the podcast Created Equal explores 'Writers on Race: From Ralph Ellison to Colson Whitehead,' and features some of the most important voices in literature as well as the national conversation on racial inequities. The conversations were conducted by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Stephen Henderson on the radio program, Detroit Today, in the WDET studios on Wayne State University's campus throughout the pandemic and civil unrest of 2020.
Also in WDET Podcasts
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Los Angeles, California, US
Exploring practical insight on racial justice and social change.
Also in Hope Podcasts, Social Change Podcasts
Play⋅ 16K⋅ 30K ⋅22 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Welcome to Organize Your Butterflies, an original podcast of YWCA, one of the largest and oldest women's organizations in the country, whose mission is to eliminate racism and empower women. Each episode, we discuss the many different ways women - including some of the amazing leaders at YWCA - are working to help women, girls and families.
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North Carolina, US
We will give what we believe the foundation of understanding and solving problems from a black perspective. Our goal is to give and receive suggestions on the ways we as a people can eliminate the system of Racism White Supremacy and Slavery. These are the two most important things that we will discuss on this network, this is what we believe to be the foundation of understanding what we face.
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New York City, New York, US
Come Through with Rebecca Carroll is a podcast that explores culture, race and identity against the backdrop of the 2020 election. The series will provide listeners with conversations with prominent thinkers, cultural critics, writers, artists, and politicians on topics like climate change, diversity and inclusion programs, immigration and more are prompted by our host's lifelong personal inquiry into what it means to form an identity as a black woman against the default American backdrop of mainstream whiteness and white supremacy.
Also in WNYC Podcasts
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New York, US
Hosted by award-winning journalist Kai Wright, this podcast gives listeners a take on current events by brilliantly tying them to the past. Wright's extensive journalism background elevates the commentary with critical insights into social, racial, and economic injustice. In its fourth season episodes, he examines the historical intricacies of racism and how it permeates all sectors and continues to plague society today.
Play⋅ 22.2K⋅ 8.6K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
Los Angeles, California, US
Biracial, millennial, brother-sister duo, Johnathan and April Perkins, take part in candid conversation about racism, white people, and what to do next.
Also in Black Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 20.2K ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact
Los Angeles, California, US
Yo, Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.
Play⋅ 17.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
22. Dope Black Dads
London, England, UK
The Dope Black Dads Podcast is an adult-only podcast for all parents or adults preparing for parenthood. Lead by Marvyn Harrison and with contributions from the Dope Black Dads leadership as well as a host of special guests from the world of healing, media, parenting, TV/Film, Music and beyond. We discuss everything from co-parenting, masculinity, the black experience all the way to our favourite Netflix show.
Play⋅ 14.9K⋅ 7.5K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
Each week, Ahmed Ali Akbar covers everything that American Muslims are talking about right now - misrepresentation in the media, equality in the mosque, Asahd memes, and much more.
Play⋅ 13.8K⋅ 4.5K ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
24. Truth's Table
Welcome to Truth's Table with Michelle Higgins, Christina Edmondson, and Ekemini Uwan. We are Black Christian women who love the truth and seek it out wherever it leads us. We have unique perspectives on race, politics, gender, current events, and pop culture that are filtered through our Christian faith.
Also in Christian Podcasts, Black Christian Podcasts
Play⋅ 5.1K⋅ 13.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Feb 2017 Get Email Contact
Slay in Your Lane: The Podcast comes from multi-award-winning authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené who rose to prominence with their pioneering guide to life for young Black Women. This podcast will explore topical news and popular culture from a Black British female perspective while expanding upon many of the themes including navigating the workplace, finances, education, health, relationships and dating.
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26. The Nod
Brooklyn, New York, US
The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don't get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black in America, and around the world.
Also in Black History Podcasts, Interracial Podcasts
Play⋅ 9.2K⋅ 30.3K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 11 min Get Email Contact
San Francisco, California, US
A color-conscious political podcast, hosted by Steve Phillips offers candid and data-driven analysis on how progressives can win. Join Steve for a conversation that is unafraid and unapologetic about grappling with some of the toughest issues in politics today.
Play⋅ 9K⋅ 5.9K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
Created by founder Otegha Uwagba, who is also the author of the book 'A toolkit for working women', this podcast brings fresh insights on topics like racism in beauty, microaggressions, invisible labour, office politics and raising investment. Themes include entrepreneurship, navigating discrimination and sharing smart solutions to move forward.
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29. We Live Here
Saint Louis, Missouri, US
This is a St. Louis-based podcast that keeps it real about race and class... for people somewhere on the woke spectrum.
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, US
Focus: Black Oklahoma is an exciting experiment in citizen journalism covering various topics relevant to Oklahoma's African-American community, featuring segments on politics, education, health, business, arts and culture, and more.
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Faithfully Podcast features religion reporter Nicola Menzie and co-hosts in conversation with academics, pastors, activists, artists, andothers about how Christian communities of color inform their perspectives on race and culture. We talk politics, Black Lives Matter, Latinx and Asian-American perspectives, the Confederate flag, slavery, hip-hop, racism, and much more.
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Often described as a force to be reckoned with, Nova is an inspirational TED speaker, writer and diversity and anti-racism campaigner. Conversations with Nova Reid are raw, unedited conversations about race, identity, allyship and everything in-between as we navigate this funny thing called life.
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A podcast dedicated to honest discussions on race and racism.
3.9K ⋅3 episodes / month Get Email Contact
The C.O.W.S. Radio Program is specifically engineered for black & non-white listeners - Victims of White Supremacy. The purpose of this program is to provide Victims of White Supremacy with constructive information and suggestions on how to counter Racist Woman & Racist Man.
Play⋅ 3.7K ⋅23 episodes / quarter Get Email Contact
London, England, UK
Two girls from London and Essex chatting about mental health, pop culture and random shenanigans.
Play⋅ 3.4K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 71 min Get Email Contact
36. The Stoop
The Stoop podcast digs into stories that are not always shared out in the open. Hosts Leila Day and Hana Baba start conversations about what it means to be black and how we talk about blackness. It's a celebration of black joy with a mission to dig deeper into stories that we don't hear enough about.
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Identity Politics is a podcast that features new stories and perspectives about race, gender and Muslim life in America. From pop culture to politics, each episode co-hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali invite guests to talk about issues impacting their lives as Muslims at the intersection of multiple identities.
Also in Muslim Podcasts, Social Political Podcasts
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Fort Dodge, Iowa, US
Racial equity, anti-racism, and critical race theory are terms that are breaking us as a community. This podcast seeks to focus on these diverse issues. We will delve deeper into the subjects many are reluctant to debate. On this podcast, we analyze ways to build bridges over the streams of disharmony. The focus will be on practical solutions to complex issues. Only truth can build the bridge to wholeness. Hosted by B. Keith Haney, pastor and thought leader.
Play⋅ 1.9K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 40 min Get Email Contact
Providing real solutions for social inequity within creative fields is the goal of this podcast. Hosts Simeon Coker and Kai Deveraux Lawson share dialogue on diversity and inclusion within advertising. Episodes like 'Pandering for Progress' and 'Black Lives Matter in Advertising' delve into the complexities of Black representation in media and marketing.
Play⋅ 262⋅ 912 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 72 min Get Email Contact
Tacoma, Washington, US
This is a podcast where two white 'Interchangeable White Ladies' deconstruct privilege, confront biases, and work on being less basic. They ponder upon the question : How can white women use their privilege to deconstruct white culture, confront their own biases, be better allies, and be less basic? Listen to the Interchangeable White Ladies podcast to learn about all that and more!
Play⋅ 524⋅ 800 ⋅2 episodes / month Get Email Contact
Long Beach, California, US
The world from a Black woman's point of view about life, race and politics straight no chaser.
Play⋅ 401⋅ 786 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact
In every episode of the Antioch Podcast, a number of antiracism trainers and advocates gather to have discussions about books, articles, ideas, and theology through the lens of Biblical antiracism. Other episodes feature long-format interviews with Christian thought leaders in the growing Biblical Antiracism movement.
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43. Dear White Women
The award-winning weekly podcast that helps ease you into uncomfortable conversations about racism, identity, and social justice. Sara and Misasha, want to help move the needle with conversations around race, identity, happiness and more. Join the community, as we look through different lenses like law and history, life coaching and positive psychology, to engage in uncomfortable conversations that will make change.
Also in Women Podcasts
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When it comes to diversity, good intentions are only the beginning. Join Bethaney Wilkinson as she explores the gap between good intentions and good impact as it relates to diversity, inclusion and equity. She starts every episode asking her guests: 'When did you first realize that you had a race or ethnicity?' and continues to delve deeply into individual experiences, victories, and struggles of each guest.
Also in Diversity And Inclusion Podcasts
Play⋅ 550⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact
My American Meltingpot is a podcast where we have conversations about the intersection of race and real life.
Play⋅ 518 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact
46. The Echo Chamber
London, England, UK
Welcome to The Echo Chamber Pod. We discuss issues that we hope will resonate among Black British people, speaking from our perspective as black, working class women.
Play⋅ 334 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact
Huntsville, Alabama, US
Kim and Dennis are two black millennials living in Huntsville, Alabama. Each week on their podcast, they discuss everything from Music, Politics, Religion, Racism and Sexism. Just two suburban kids discussing blackness in white spaces.
Play⋅ 98⋅ 227 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 85 min Get Email Contact
48. So Well Spoken
The Black Culture podcast. A round table to discuss race relations, current events, entertainment and pop culture.
Play⋅ 49⋅ 220 Get Email Contact
Racial Heresy is the show where two Episcopal priests, one black, one white, challenge you to make racial reconciliation part of your spiritual practice. Over the next five years, we would discuss passionately, satirically, and quite loudly as many facets of racism, privilege, power, slavery, liturgy, theology, and politics as we could.
Play⋅ 196⋅ 26 Get Email Contact
Charleston, South Carolina, US
Lowcountry Shadows is a weekly Shadowrun podcast set in the Charleston Metroplex, circa 2077. Follow Calyx, Daneth, Muldoon and Fender as they deal with rampant poverty, unchecked racism, violent gangs, corrupt police, the treacherous triads, uncaring Yakuza oyabuns and manipulative corporations.
Also in Shadowrun Podcasts
Play⋅ 136⋅ 50 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 109 min ⋅ Mar 2017 Get Email Contact
Introducing The Kinswomen Podcast: a series of candid conversations on race, racism, and allyship between women, hosted by Hannah Pechter and Yseult Polfliet.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
Join Chyna as she talks about Black Culture in AmeriKKKa, speaks out against Racism and fights for equality.
Play 3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact
53. Good Ancestor
This podcast is brought to you by Anti-racism educator Layla F. Saad who is the author of ground-breaking 'Me and White Supremacy'. Layla's work is driven by a powerful desire to become a good ancestor; to live and work in ways that leave a legacy of healing and liberation, especially for black girls and black women.
Play 6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 75 min Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|The North Star||cms.megaphone.fm||248|
|Dope Black Dads Podcast||dopeblackdads.com||123|
|Sara and Misasha||dearwhitewomen.com||101|
|The Echo Chamber||soundcloud.com||71|
|Black Gals Livin'||soundcloud.com||64|
Racism Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|The Context Of White Supremacy||141|
|Gus T Renegade||137|
|Policy And Procedure||26|
|Joseph G. Christopher||21|
|Work From Home||20|
|Essie Mae Washington-Williams||19|
|Neutralizing Workplace Racism||17|
|Dear Senator: A Memoir By The Daughter Of Strom Thurmond||15|
|Absolute Madness: A True Story Of A Serial Killer Race And A City Divided||12|
|22. Caliber Killer||11|
|Tops Grocery Store||11|
|World War II||10|
|Pitchfork Ben Tillman||9|
|The Man In The High Castle||9|
|Senator Strom Thurmond||8|
|J. Strom Thurmond||7|
|The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption And Homoeroticism Within US Slave Culture||7|
|Philip K. Dick||7|
|Dr. Frances Cress Welsing||7|
|Religion Of White Supremacy||5|
|The Grasshopper Lies Heavy||5|
|The Minority Report||5|
|Black Male Rapist||5|
|The C.O.W.S. Global Sunday Talk On Racism||5|