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Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen. Young Black man wearing black headphones and holding a tape recorder. He's wearing a red hat, checkered shirt, white t-shirt  standing next to young Asian American woman holding a microphone. She has long dark hair.

New Season of Adult ISH Podcast Opens With Convo On Birth Control for Men

The show is made by and for young folks of color. Co-host Nygel Turner: “We want to let people like us know that we all have a space here.”

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New Podcast Explores Connection Between a Murder and the Fight for Tribal Sovereignty

This Land follows how a 1999 murder paved the way for an upcoming 2019 Supreme Court decision that will decide the land rights of five tribes in Oklahoma.

Lonnie Morris and Richard Lathan. Two middle-aged Black men in prison uniforms, blue and yellow, in front of a gate.

LISTEN: San Quentin State Prison Podcast 'Ear Hustle' Returns for New Season

Season four introduces listeners to a new host and a segment about learning the ropes in the prison.

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Jemele Hill Launches New Podcast With Spotify

“Jemele Hill is Unbothered” will feature interviews and unapologetic commentary on sports, politics and culture. 

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New Podcast 'Voices of a Movement' Brings Legendary Civil Rights Era Stories to Life

 “Some of them are names you know, some aren’t—but all of them have stories that need to be told while they’re still here to tell them,” say the podcast’s creators. 

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.

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'LikeWise Fiction' Podcast Will Showcase Short Stories by Marginalized People

Michael Sakasegawa is crowdfunding for a new audio compilation of short fiction from writers like José Pablo Iriarte and Esmé Weijun Wang. 

Tracy Clayton and Lynn Whitfield. Black woman wuth red hair poses in red dress in front of grey wall. Black woman with black hair poses in purple dress in front of white-gray wall.

Tracy Clayton's New Podcast Celebrates 'Strong Black Leads'

The co-host of “Another Round” interviews Black Hollywood royalty like Lynn Whitfield on the Netflix podcast’s first season. 

Hari and Ashok Kondabolu. South Asian boy in shirt with navy and white stripes and white pants stands next to South Asian boy with green sweater in front of green Christmas tree with red and green ornaments and white wall and brown window shade

Colorlines Favorites of 2018: On Normalcy and the Kondabolu Brothers Podcast

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite shows, books, hashtags, movies and more of 2018. Here, arts and culture reporter Sameer Rao discusses the many comforts of the Kondabolu Brothers podcast.

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San Quentin Speaks Via New Season of 'Ear Hustle' Podcast

The third season of the podcast, recorded by incarcerated people at San Quentin State Prison, explores the dynamics of lockdown, the experiences of incarcerated immigrants and more.

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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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Cozy Up With This Lively Podcast on Gerrymandering

No, really, it’s actually interesting.

 Mustafa Ali, former EPA environmental justice official, speaks on human rights and the environment during an event by the Wilson Center on June 22, 2016.

Hip Hop Caucus Launches New Environmental Justice Podcast

Co-host Mustafa Santiago Ali: “‘Think 100%’ comes at a crucial time for our communities now and for future generations.”

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LISTEN: Meet Brujas, A Black and Brown NYC Skating and Organizing Collective

The latest episode of WNYC’s “The United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars” podcast profiles this Bronx-bred group of Black and Brown skaters and organizers mixing fun and empowerment.

Paul Hipp, Norman Lear, Jerrod Carmichael: Three men sit at table with microphones

Jerrod Carmichael, Norman Lear Attempt to 'Take Power Away' From N-Word

The duo decided to use Lear’s new podcast to “enlighten” listeners about how “childish” it is to avoid the racial slur.

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Washington Post Launches Podcast About Being Mixed Race in America

The five-part series begins May 1.  

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W. Kamau Bell Talks Surprising Success of 'Politically Re-Active' Podcast, Season 2 Return

Bell and Hari Kondabolu just brought their politics-and-humor podcast back for a second season. We caught up with Bell to discuss what to expect this time around.

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Laurence Fishburne and Larenz Tate Resurrect Black History in Star-Studded 'Bronzeville'

The scripted audio series, which features Fishburne and Tate alongside Tika Sumpter and Tracee Ellis Ross, centers on the 1940s underground economy in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.

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LISTEN: Solange Discusses the Microaggressions That Inspired 'A Seat at the Table'

The artist opens up about the time a music critic told her “not to bite the hand that feeds” her and the pervasive resistance to Black artists addressing racism.

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LISTEN: Second Season of the '2 Dope Queens' Podcast Drops Today

The episode, out today, features comedians Jon Stewart, Jessi Klein and Eric Andre.