To Listen


The Black Experience

Code Switch: Start with The Black Table at the Big Tent

The Nod: Start with I Want that Purple Stuff

Truth Be Told: Start with Joy

In Black America

Snap Judgment 

Race and Racism

The Heart, “Race Traitor” series: Start with Who Taught You to Be White

The United States of Anxiety: Start with 40 Acres in Mississippi

Reveal: Start with Reproducing Racism

Scene on Radio, “Seeing White” series: Start with Turning the Lens

The Stakes: Start with White Like Me

Black History Year: Start with Is This the Blueprint for Black Liberation?

Show About Race

The Diversity Gap


Another Round 

About Race 

Yo, Is This Racist?

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America


Come Through with Rebecca Carroll: Start with Elie Mystal: Call it a Lynching

Afropunk Solution Sessions: Start with Racism is a Virus

Pod Save the People: Start with Justice for Ahmaud Arbery

Time and Place

1619: Start with The Fight for a True Democracy

Floodlines: Start with Antediluvian

There Goes the Neighborhood: Start with Premium Elevation

74 Seconds

Hi-Phi Nation, “Crime and Punishment” series: Start with Criminal Minds

In the Dark, Season 2: Start with July 16, 1996

Uncivil: Start with The Ring

Caught: Start with I Just Want to Come Home

Ear Hustle: Start with Bird Baths and a Lockbox

Natal: Start with Myeshia’s Story

70 Million: Start with How Bail Shackles Women of Color

It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders: Start with Not Just Another Protest

Criminal Justice Reform

Justice in America

Current Events

Black on the Air

Jemele Hill is Unbothered


Still Processing


Alica Keys – “How It Feels To Fly”

Bernice Johnson Reagon – “Freedom in the Air”

Bob Mould – “American Crisis”

Conway The Machine – “Front Lines” Griselda Records rapper Conway The Machine paused work on his upcoming album From King to a God to release “Front Lines” on June 1 in response to the national protests against police killings.

D Smoke and SiR – “Let Go” The song “Let Go” was written the day of George Floyd’s killing on May 25 and released on May 29.

Dre – “Captured on a iPhone” Dre, one half of production duo Cool & Dre, released his song “Captured on a iPhone” on May 30, dedicated to the black people whose police killings weren’t documented.

Dua Saleh – “body cast” Minneapolis musician, artist, and activist Dua Saleh released the song “body cast” on May 30, directing proceeds to Minnesota’s Black Visions Collective. This is terrifying for us as we mourn a member of the community. ‘body cast’ is a song about police brutality and injustice.”

Fannie Lou Hamer – “Go Tell It on the Mountain”

Gregory Porter – “Insanity”

James Brown – “Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud

Mahalia Jackson – “Amazing Grace”

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan – “Human Nature”

Nina Simone – “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free”

Papoose – “Tribute” Underground rapper Papoose remembers 27 black people beaten and killed by police officers and in acts of racism with the song “Tribute,” released in June 1. He lists victims for each letter of the alphabet, from Emmett Till to Rodney King to George Floyd, with U recognizing the unknown victims for racial violence. .

Syl Johnson – “Is It Because I’m Black”

Teejayx6 and TM88 – “BLACK LIVES MATTER” Detroit rapper Teejayx6 teamed up with Lil Uzi Vert producer TM88 for a protest song simply titled “BLACK LIVES MATTER.” 

The Freedom Singers – “We Shall Not Be Moved”

Toshi Reagon – “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around” We struggle in a political climate that still tolerates and actively encourages systemic discrimination. Toshi Reagon is a one-woman celebration of all that’s dynamic, progressive and uplifting in American music.

Tupac – “A Different World”

Tupac – “Tupac: Resurrection”