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1 CODE SWITCH
Hosted by journalists of color, it explores how race impacts every single part of our lives— from filling out the census to the friends we choose.
New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole HannahJones goes deep into how America’s history of slavery is still shaping our culture hundreds of years later.
3 WHAT A DAY
Comedian Akilah Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the news in less time than it takes to do a load of laundry.
4 WHY WON’ T YOU DATE ME?
Nicole Byer has one simple question— “Why am I still single?”—for the friends and funny people she invites on her show to discuss her dating life as a Black woman.
5 SO…WHAT DO YOU DO AGAIN?
Vogue editor Naomi Elizée gives an insider’s look at what it’s like to be a woman of color working in the (historically white) fashion industry. Spoiler alert: It’s not easy.
6 BAD QUEERS
Kris and Shana, two queer Black women, challenge LGBTQ+ stereotypes. ( A recent episode was called “Legendary Queef,” so yes, it’s hilarious too.)
7 EAR HUSTLE
Produced partly from inside San Quentin State Prison, episodes share the stories of inmates and people readjusting to life on the outside.
8 YO, IS THIS RACIST?
Andrew Ti and Tawny Newsome, along with various guests, respond to voicemails and emails from listeners (and if you have to ask the question, the answer is probably yes).
9 A HUNGRY SOCIETY
We love food, and food = culture. But how can the culinary industry be more representative of the real world? Food writer Korsha Wilson gets into it.
10 LOCATOR A RADIO
In this “radiophonic novela” (aka the coolest thing to call a podcast ever), Mala Muñoz and Diosa Femme take on feminism, sexual wellness, and culture through a Latinx lens.