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Study and Roundtable Explore How Latinx Community Experiences Colorism

Those with darker skin are more likely to say they’ve been discriminated against, drawing a line directly to race.

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LISTEN: Damon Young Breaks Down His New Collection of Essays

“What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker” shines a light on the struggles of existing while Black.

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LISTEN: 'Desus & Mero' Stars Talk Making 'Late Night for the People'

The Bodega Boys want their new Showtime show to represent the people who are largely unrepresented in late-night television.

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LISTEN: Oscar Nominee Hannah Beachler Talks Bringing Wakanda to Life

The “Black Panther” production designer is the first Black woman ever nominated in her category.

Ava DuVernay. Black woman with black locs in red blouse and black skirt speaks behind glass podium with black sign with red and yellow panels and black text that spells "COLOR OF CHANGE" and video screen.

LISTEN: New Podcast Demands We #TellBlackStories

Color of Change talks to Ava DuVernay, Stanley Nelson and other artists about shifting narratives around Blackness.

Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, T-Boz and Chilli of TLC. Black woman in yellow bandana and camouflage jacket next to Black woman in red bandana and shirt next to Black woman in coral shirt and brown hat in front of blue screen.

LISTEN: Songwriter Kandi Burruss and TLC's Chilli On How 'No Scrubs' Became a Classic

On NPR, Burruss and Thomas discuss the lasting impact of TLC’s hit song nearly two decades later.

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LISTEN: Nina Simone's Ode to 'Young, Gifted and Black' Children Still Matters

Meshell Ndegeocello and Somi discuss the enduring importance of Simone’s 1969 tribute to Black youth for NPR’s American Anthem series.

Phoebe Robinson, Michelle Obama and Jessica Williams. Black women in blue and orange outfits sit facing Black woman in red shirt around black and brown table with black and red and white microphones in front of brown wall and shade

Listen to the Last Episode of '2 Dope Queens' Featuring Michelle Obama

Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams concluded their acclaimed WNYC Studios podcast by chatting with the former first lady about navigating the political sphere as a Black woman.  

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LISTEN: Kimberly Drew Calls for Real Accessibility in the Art World

The writer and advocate for Black artist empowerment discussed equity issues and her tenure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on “What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito.”

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LISTEN: Muslim Screenwriters Fight Hollywood Islamophobia

Sameer Gardezi and Ramy Youssef discuss their new television projects and challenging the dangerous ways the entertainment industry depicts Muslims.

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LISTEN: Imani Perry Uplifts Lorraine Hansberry's Activist Legacy

“She was a feminist before the feminist movement. She was identified as a lesbian and thought about gay rights organizing before the gay rights movement. She was an anti-colonialist before all of the independences had been won in Africa and the Caribbean.”

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LISTEN: Bethann Hardison On Advocacy in Fashion

The fashion veteran discusses her career as a model, agent and advocate for Black models with the hosts of “What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito.”

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LISTEN: Inside Harvard's Hip Hop Archive and Research Institute

NPR’s “The Keepers” series launches with an interview with Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, 9th Wonder and others who are making a home for hip hop history and scholarship.

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LISTEN: Lenny Kravitz Revisits Industry Racism With 'Stretch & Bobbito'

Kravitz discussed his identity as a biracial person, challenging the music industry’s preconceived notions of Black artists and honoring Black women.

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LISTEN: Podcast Explores How 'Justice in America' Really Works

Attorney Josie Duffy Rice partners with educator Clint Smith III to examine the criminal justice system’s devastating impact on marginalized communities.

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LISTEN: Michael Greyeyes On 'Sea Change' for Indigenous Actors

“I’ve started to see a dimensionality finally appear in the materials I was being sent, the scripts I was reading. And I started to see it in other places—in the treatment of our cultures, of our characters.”

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LISTEN: W. Kamau Bell Discusses Journey Into His Ancestry

The comedian talks about the challenges of researching his roots for his new docuseries, “Finding Kamau.”

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LISTEN: Justin Simien Chats With Lena Waithe, Misha Green on New Podcast

The “Dear White People” creator calls “Don’t @ Me,” his new show from KCRW, “a safe space for trendsetters and troublemakers to get together without filter or interruption.”

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LISTEN: Celebrate Juneteenth With Jenifer Lewis

On the 153rd anniversary of Juneteenth, the “Black-ish” actress discusses the importance of learning the full scope of American history.

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LISTEN: Jeff Sessions Defends Separation of Families at the Border

In a lengthy radio interview, Attorney General Jeff Sessions insists children are being treated properly and that unaccompanied minors have no moral right to legal representation.