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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
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We Rise brings you stories, interviews, and music to nourish our imaginations in service of collective liberation. Guided by Toni Cade Bambara’s call to make the revolution irresistible, each show explores the practice of solidarity in today’s freedom movements. Please note that our first 15 episodes also aired on KPFA's sister station KPFB. Brought to you by We Rise Cultural Production. www.weriseproduction.com
 
Black Books Live! seeks to address the dearth of audio material available from Black Authors. Every week, hosts Jason Harris, Cher Jey and guests will read excerpts from a Black author's classic works. Links to the print and audio copies of the featured author will be included with each episode.
 
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When Joy revisits her family's old cabin, she's reminded of childhood memories of a pond in the woods and its mysterious powers. For more from Tananarive, check out her works at tananarivedue.com and look for her new novel THE REFORMATORY and graphic novel THE KEEPER, both due out in 2022. Content advisory: Depiction of dementia/illness, brief ment…
 
LeVar Burton Reads is back December 7th, featuring work from Tananarive Due, Stephen Graham Jones and Sarah Gailey, a winter holiday story, the winning entry of the LBR Writing Contest and much more! Plus LeVar answers some of your questions about making the podcast and gives out some tips to up your "reading aloud" game. See omnystudio.com/listene…
 
On the heels of ‘Strike-tober’, more than 100,000 workers in the so called “United States” either participated in or prepared for strikes in one of the largest increases of organized labor in the twenty-first century. Striketober began amidst the Great Resignation, when people started to quit jobs due to low wages and oppressive working conditions …
 
A kindergartner travels through a portal to a fantastic and eerie new world. This story appears in Ellen's collection WICKED WONDERS. Find more of Ellen's writing for adults and middle grade readers at ellenklages.com. Content advisory: disappearance of a child See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
A tour guide leads virtual reality “experiences” for tourists who want to know what it’s like to be Native American. Think Black Mirror meets Westworld. For more great writing by Rebecca, check out her acclaimed debut novel TRAIL OF LIGHTNING, as well as BLACK SUN, the first installment of her 'Between Earth and Sky' series. You can preorder the ne…
 
An immigrant mother tries to bond with her American-born son by creating a magical paper menagerie. This story appears in Ken Liu's collection THE PAPER MENAGERIE AND OTHER STORIES, available now from Saga Press. Ken Liu's forthcoming novel, THE VEILED THRONE, is the third installment of THE DANDELION DYNASTY and will be available November 2nd from…
 
Here is our complete interview with Jaike Spotted Wolf, who we met on Anishnaabe land, and who you heard snippets of on our episode called The People are a River. Jaike discusses the significance of Line 3 across Turtle Island - from the summer heat domes of the Pacific Northwest to polar cap ice melting in Alaska - the need for indigenous leadersh…
 
This episode offers our full conversation with Ember Phoenix & Ben Joselyn, water protectors on Anishnaabe land, building community & protecting the sacred. For more on the movement to Stop Line 3, you can listen to We Rise episode 32 (called Have you heard of Line 3?), 35 - The People are a River, and 37, our full interview with water protector Ja…
 
ABOUT THE EPISODE: A small group of artists from We Rise Production went to the Mississippi headwaters in July 2021 and - with permission - gathered stories and sound. On this episode you’ll hear directly from people who have been on Anishnaabe land in Minnesota for months. What have they been doing there? Rising up against the construction of a ta…
 
A woman recounts the story of her birth as a surprise twin and adoption by a Native American couple, and questions the strange presence she has felt with her since childhood. Louise Erdrich's novel THE SENTENCE will be published by Harper on November 9th. Content advisory: Adoption, medical issues, ableist language Submissions are now open for the …
 
"What you are about to hear comes from youth from across Turtle Island - from occupied Ohlone land in the San Francisco Bay Area to Shawnee territory in Louisville, Kentucky. As we learn and explore media making, we bring you the wisdom we carry in our voices… and the seeds of our vision for the future..." This episode of We Rise was co-created by …
 
A woman has her memories catalogued for the historical record, and must decide whether or not to divulge a painful and complicated moment from her past. Anjali Sachdeva's short fiction collection is ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD. Epigraph used by permission from How to Lie With Maps by Mark Monmonier, published by The University of Chicago Press.…
 
This episode contains 9 speeches by organizers of the event: From The Shellmounds to Sheikh Jarrah: Call to Honor Those We Have Lost to Colonialism, held on Memorial Day 2021. We share their memories, visions & voices with utmost care & consent. A few times, speakers explain that they are going to share a prayer, but the prayer is not in this podca…
 
Do you know about Line 3? Maybe you’ve heard of Keystone XL or DAPL (the Dakota Access Pipeline)? Many of us haven’t heard about Line 3… yet. Even though it is the biggest tar sands pipeline project in global human history. Enbridge Corporation is reconstructing a pipeline on Anishnaabe land in occupied Minnesota, and we must rise to stop it - to p…
 
Part three of the Free Palestine! series features voices from Yelamu Ohlone land commonly known as San Francisco, California. We begin with Mama Tiny of Poor Magazine offering a warrior call & prayer. Then, Zeyad of Palestinian Youth Movement speaks to us on May 15th, Nakba Day, where nearly 10,000 people, families, children, and allies took to the…
 
May 15 is Nakba Day. Catastrophe. Remembering May 15, 1948 when Palestinians were violently forced to leave their land, their homes by the settler colonial nation state of Israel. 73 years later, the violence has not stopped. Voices have not faltered. The call to return remains. Part two of Free Palestine! series is the second half of Center for St…
 
May 15 is Nakba Day. Catastrophe. Remembering May 15, 1948 when Palestinians were violently forced to leave their land, their homes by the settler colonial nation state of Israel. 73 years later, the violence has not stopped. Voices have not faltered. The call to return remains. Part one of Free Palestine! series comes from the Center for Study & P…
 
In a post-pandemic future where scientists have made great strides in eliminating disease, a young boy faces his fears and ventures out to his grandfather's island to give him an important vaccine. This story appears in the anthology Make Shift: Dispatches from the Post-Pandemic Future, edited by Gideon Lichfield and available for pre-order from Th…
 
We Rise has been partnering with Mycelium Youth Network for over a year, and together, we are so excited to share this two-part podcast series with you. Here is the second of two keynote speeches from MYN's Autumn 2020 conference entitled Apocalyptic Resilience: An Afro-Indigenous Futuristic Adventure. This episode features the brilliant organizer,…
 
A government contractor deals with everyday frustrations in a small town. "Alluvial Deposits" appears in Percival Everett's collection DAMNED IF I DO. Check out other titles from Graywolf Press, including WILD SWIMS and BRING ME THE HEAD OF QUENTIN TARANTINO, at graywolfpress.org. Content advisory: racial slur, hateful language…
 
We Rise has been partnering with Mycelium Youth Network for over a year, and together, we are so excited to share this two-part podcast series with you. Here is the first of two keynote speeches from MYN's Autumn 2020 conference entitled Apocalyptic Resilience: An Afro-Indigenous Futuristic Adventure. This first episode features the unstoppable Ish…
 
A teenage thief embarks on a mission to reclaim her people's sacred treasures. First published in A UNIVERSE OF WISHES in 2020 in the United States by Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC, New York. Find more from Rebecca at www.rebeccaroanhorse.com.…
 
LeVar talks to Africanfuturist Nnedi Okorafor about the visceral nature of her writing, writing a beautiful and green future for the Niger Delta, and how human-AI relationships can feel like parent-child relationships. Plus, she'll tell us what she thinks happens after those final tense moments in "Mother of Invention".…
 
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