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Every week, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy take you on a wild ride through the latest legal battles in the fight for reproductive justice. On everything from abortion rights to trans discrimination to racial justice, Boom! Lawyered will help you get smart, stay mad, have fun, and fight back. Produced by Rewire News Group.
 
a LATTO thought evaluates contemporary misperceptions about mixed raceness through the lenses of history, science studies, and personal perspectives in a way that is pro-Black, antiracist, and self-critical. The intent is to arm individuals with the clarity of how systems of law and power shape our feelings about who — not ‘what’ — we as individuals are so that we can begin to reshape the societies in which we collectively live. After all, we’re all already mixed. We’re simply taught to not ...
 
Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center and produced with support from the Minnesota Art’s and Cultural Heritage Fund.
 
Disruptive Peacemakers is a podcast that features interviews with interesting people who are committed to anti-racism, racial justice and racial reconciliation. Our guests will be a mix of people who have in-depth knowledge and experience working in this area and everyday people who are at various stages on the journey toward authentic peacemaking and reconciliation. The conversations will center around how to disrupt and shatter racist strongholds in the Christian Church through the biblica ...
 
Momentum: A Race Forward 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. Subscribe today!
 
Decoder is a new show from The Verge about big ideas — and other problems. Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to a diverse cast of innovators and policymakers at the frontiers of business and technology to reveal how they’re navigating an ever-changing landscape, what keeps them up at night, and what it all means for our shared future.
 
How does design impact the world around you? Discover how graphic designers, UX designers, illustrators, typographers, artists, activists and other creatives empower creativity for all. Can the design of an app, a logo, a graphic, a sound effect, or an illustration make your life better? Find out with Adobe’s Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business.
 
This monthly podcast focuses on P-20 education pathways with a focus on research and leadership that promotes educational equity, justice, and excellence for all students. This podcast is a product of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership or OCCRL at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Learn more about OCCRL at occrl.illinois.edu.
 
Join Nick Monzi and Calvin Sibert of Learn Fresh as they explore fundamental issues impacting education today. Sibert (aka "The Game Changer of Education") and Monzi discuss topics including racial and gender equity, innovative learning models, cross-sector collaboration in education, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the education landscape. Along the way, they will be joined by guests from across education who will share their perspectives!
 
Conversations with humans about race. As a white mom with two beautiful black boys I have been frozen into silence when it comes to talking about race. It is deeply awkward but I realize I can no longer ignore this privilege and have stepped up by inviting parents, thought leaders, educators and the weary to talk about race and the awkwardness and grace of it all.
 
Welcome to Jesuitical, a podcast for young Catholics hosted by two young, lay editors at America—Zac Davis and Ashley McKinless. Each episode features a guest who offers a unique perspective on faith, culture or current events. We also bring you some of the top (and maybe more obscure) Catholic news of the week. And we'll ask: Where do we find God in all this?
 
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 15 essential conversations they can take with them during this pivotal time. 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 ...
 
A Vermont-focused podcast for curious people featuring interviews with artists, comedians, activists, academics, and whomever else we find interesting. It's a long-form conversation with local people about how they influence their world and how they are influenced by it. Hosted by Anthony Apodaca.
 
Hey, welcome to the Arizona People's Report recorded by the Stand Together Arizona Training and Advocacy Center at YWCA Southern Arizona in Tucson. I'm Mari Herreras and together we're going to review the conversations taking place in our state with grassroots activists, leaders, organizers, community folks and even our statewide politicians and candidates. We aim to rebuild community, figure out democracy and get back to the roots of comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable. ...
 
Noble Mind is a podcast exploring mindfulness, meditation, and psychology. In each episode, Alex Gokce, MSW, and Katherine King, PsyD, host inspiring conversations with psychologists, authors, and other thought leaders seeking real world wisdom you can bring into daily life. Interviewees have included Christopher Germer, Ron Siegel, Susan Pollak, Tom Pedulla, and more. Learn more, read show notes, suggest interviews, and more at noblemindpodcast.com. Our show is brought to you by the Institu ...
 
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What is the issue that Bush-era Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, progressive representative Katie Porter, Trump Advisor Mica Mosbacher and BLM activist Chi Ossé can agree on? The need for a more just #education system. For the next episode of Real Talk, Real Change from The Carlos Watson Show and #Chevrolet, we take a unique look at education i…
 
Eleven mayors from across the country - including Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter - have launched an initiative pledging reparations for American descendants of slavery. The coalition is pushing for federal reparations legislation, while also committing to setting examples at the local level. -- Feven Gerezgiher reports: Eleven mayors from across th…
 
Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt is doing something few of his predecessors ever have. This week, he indicted a Portland police officer. Officer Corey Budworth is facing a misdemeanor assault charge for actions at a racial justice protest last year. It’s the second time an officer has been charged for use of force during last summer’…
 
This week, Ashley and Zac are joined by Gloria Purvis, the host of America Media’s latest podcast “The Gloria Purvis Podcast.” They discuss conversations about racism in Catholic spaces, the consistent life ethic, her hopes for the podcast, and more. During Signs of the Times, they examine the discovery of 215 bodies buried on the site of the forme…
 
In this episode 216, we visit with Kevin McIlvoy, author of “One Kind Favor,” a haunting and nuanced look at past and present racial injustices in the Appalachian Mountains. Ghosts haunt the small Appalachian community of Cord, North Carolina. After a lynching is discovered and covered up, the ghosts of Cord begin to unearth the past truths of raci…
 
DA Boudin and Rachel are joined this week by Patrisse Cullors, the cofounder of the Black Lives Matter movement. They discuss the long-term impact of the Black Lives Matter movement for people of color in the wake of George Floyd's murder and the trial and conviction of Derek Chauvin. The conversation is both broad and deep as it covers police acco…
 
Joe Biden has spoken clearly about the reality of systemic racism in America, and he’s said that racial justice would be a defining element of his Presidency. Such a statement would have been unlikely before the movement that followed the death of George Floyd, or before the overt white supremacy that was on display during the 2017 Charlottesville …
 
On May 25, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a webinar to discuss issues of cannabis legalization, restorative justice, and economic opportunity. Panelists examined the disproportionate impact of the War on Drugs on communities of color and highlighted opportunities, challenges, and recommendations to advance equity and justice through cannabi…
 
On this day one year ago, George Floyd died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds while Floyd begged for his life. This sparked protests across California and calls for police reform. Guest: Tanya Faison, the founder of Black Lives Matter Sacramento speaking with The California Report's Mary Franklin H…
 
To celebrate Africa Climate week, on Monday, June 14, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative and the United Nations University’s Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) co-hosted the launch of two key publications: the discussion paper “Bridges of Opportunity: Partnering for Africa–Europe Green Development” and the briefing note “Build…
 
On June 11, as President Biden embarked on his first overseas trip to the United Kingdom to participate in the G-7 Leaders’ Summit, the Center on United States and Europe at Brookings hosted two panel discussions on these questions, as well as a keynote conversation with former U.K. Foreign Secretary and current CEO and President of International R…
 
Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows. No officer has been disciplined for their actions. Guest: Lisa Pickoff-White, Data Journalist, KQED Police and fire personnel in Los Angeles are trailing when it comes to COVID-19 vaccination rates in the cit…
 
In this episode 220, guest hosted by award winning author David Collins, we visit with award-winning author Alex George, author of “The Paris Hours.” The book is set in one day in the City of Light and one night in search of lost time. Paris between the wars teems with artists, writers, and musicians, a glittering crucible of genius. But amidst the…
 
Nilay Patel talks with Jack Conte, co-founder and CEO of Patreon, the platform that allows people to pay their favorite creators directly with monthly subscriptions. Nilay and Jack talk about how Patreon’s model as “membership” works, what Patreon’s relationship is to Apple and the app store, and where the overall creator economy is going on the in…
 
Saturday was our first Juneteenth as a federal holiday, and it feels...complicated. What was once ours doesn’t feel like just ours anymore. We are excited but also aware of what this might mean for a sacred day of Black belonging and freedom. Tyler and Jemar shared about these complex feelings for our holiday, our celebration, our day. This podcast…
 
An investigation from NPR’s California Newsroom has found that despite a new state law requiring school districts to keep detailed attendance and engagement records this year, to make sure students online didn’t fall behind, the numbers may not be telling the whole story. In one Central Valley school district, students were counted as present and e…
 
In 2013, David Remnick published a profile of Naftali Bennett. He wrote that Bennett was something new in Israeli politics, a man who would “build a sturdy electoral bridge between the religious and the secular, the hilltop outposts of the West Bank and the start-up suburbs.” Though religiously observant, Bennett was cosmopolitan: fluent on Faceboo…
 
If Comic Sans showed up at a house party, would it be welcome or shown the door? In this episode, the Wireframe team parties down with a wild array of fonts, good and bad, to learn about the rise of novelty typefaces like Comic Sans and the proliferation of the now all-too-familiar geometric sans serif typeface. They’ll find out what the popularity…
 
After a year marked by trauma, Twin Cities Black communities gathered to mark Juneteenth with music, food, and conversations about justice. -- Feven Gerezgiher reports: This Saturday, hundreds of Twin Cities residents celebrated a warm, sunny Juneteenth. Gaye Adams Massey is CEO of YWCA Saint Paul. This year, the YWCA held Juneteenth festivities pu…
 
On this episode, Anthony and Georgia discuss the recent violence enacted on protesters demanding justice for Winston Smith and check in with local poet and executive director of TruArtSpeaks Tish Jones on how she is experiencing this moment from a collective mindset. Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative, created by Ampers…
 
In this episode, Dr. Marcela Matos joins Kate and Alex to define shame, describing how the emotion serves an adaptive social function but can also cause us problems when it is too pervasive and shapes our identity. She explores why common shame experiences become traumatic for some people and goes on to explain how compassion, love and acceptance f…
 
The board that oversees California’s workplace safety agency, Cal/OSHA, has voted on new rules around wearing masks in the workplace. Fully vaccinated employees in most job settings will not have to wear face coverings. Reporter: Alex Hall, The California Report Starting next month, the state's Employment Development Department says unemployed Cali…
 
Juneteenth is officially a national holiday in the US. All this happening while groups throughout the country try to ban critical race theory in schools. We dig into just some of the nuances of this topic on this week’s Counter Stories. Why Should You Listen? Counter stories is an extremely valuable podcast for Minnesota. Counter Stories is like “a…
 
In this episode 219, we visit with #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor to talk about his newest Pike Logan novel “American Traitor,” in which Pike Logan and his new bride Jennifer Cahill must put their carefree vacation in Australia behind to prevent a military confrontation between China and Taiwan. Brad Taylor expertly guides reader …
 
This week on Jesuitical, Zac and Ashley talk with Brittany Barnett about unjust sentencing laws, the experience of visiting her own mother in prison and her work fighting to get clemency for men and women sentenced to life without parole for drug offenses. Brittany is an attorney and the author of the Christopher Award-winning book A Knock at Midni…
 
The new federal holiday recognizes the end of slavery in 1865. But activists worry the new holiday is an empty gesture if it isn't accompanied by meaningful racial progress. -- Feven Gerezgiher reports: Thursday, President Biden signed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. Minneapolis City Council …
 
The Guard Responds with Marguerite Adelman and James Marc Leas. In our second episode about the F-35 in Burlington, we talk about the Guard's response to the recent Winooski ballot measure, the lack of response from our elected officials, and whose door we need to bang on to get these damn planes out of our cities. https://jetlinefilm.com/ https://…
 
70%: that’s the share of Oregonians 18 or older who need to get at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in order to end the statewide mask mandate and allow most businesses to reopen fully. Oregon could be just days away from hitting that goal. But the rate of new vaccinations has slowed to a crawl.By Oregon Public Broadcasting
 
Oregon Sen. Lew Frederick was one the leaders of the push to make Juneteenth a state holiday. The holiday commemorates the day when news of the end of slavery finally reached the last remaining enslaved people in Texas in 1865 — two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed.By Oregon Public Broadcasting
 
For this episode of Healing the Nations Podcast, we have James Standish, a religious liberty attorney who has served the Seventh-day Adventist Church on religious liberty advocacy to the highest levels of the Federal Government and the United Nations. Mr. Standish shares his spiritual and legal insights on a variety of issues facing both the nation…
 
The Supreme Court handed down two big decisions today. First, the Court rejected an attempt by conservative attorneys general to declare the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional. But don't get too comfortable, law nerds. There's more to this decision than meets the eye. Then the Court declared that the city of Philadelphia must contract with a f…
 
The operator of the state’s power grid is urging Californians to conserve energy on Thursday as the first major heat wave of the year continues. A Flex Alert calls for Californians to conserve power between 5 and 10 p.m. Reporter: Lily Jamali, The California Report The month of May proved to be the busiest in the Port of Los Angeles' 114-year histo…
 
Merrick Garland made his legal reputation as a temperate moderate dedicated to keeping politics out of the justice system. Yet in the past few years, he has found himself at the center of two of the most fiercely partisan episodes in recent history. First, his nomination to the Supreme Court was blocked by obstructionist Republicans. And now, as At…
 
Strong swear words are becoming an increasing part of everyday life, according to research from the British Board of Film Classification. Six in ten of us are now comfortable cursing. A third of us have a greater propensity for profanity than five years ago. What has not changed is the desire to censor swearing in age-restricted cinema and DVD rele…
 
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