Podcasts are a great way to expand your awareness of different perspectives and stories while on the go. They tell stories of life experiences, historical examinations and many other topics. The following focus on unconscious bias, identity narratives and creating inclusion in the workplace.
- Code Switch: A multi-racial, multi-generational team of journalists discuss overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in their lives and communities and how all of this is shifting.
- Latinos Who Lunch: A podcast hosted by artist FavyFav and art historian Babelito. Join them as they discuss everything from pop culture and art to issues of race, gender and class in Latinx communities.
- Identity Politics Podcast: A podcast that features new stories and perspectives about race, gender and Muslim life in America. From pop culture to politics, on each episode co-hosts Ikhlas Saleem and Makkah Ali invite guests to talk about issues impacting their lives as Muslims at the intersection of multiple identities.
- Queering Desi: A podcast that celebrates the unique experiences of South Asian LGBTQ+ people. In each episode, a guest will chat with longtime community activist and writer Priya Arora about their journey and what it means to be true to who you are. This podcast aims to be a breeding ground for discussion and a platform for being loud and proud, no matter who you are!
- Woman’s Hour BBC Podcast: A female perspective on the world, brought to you by BBC Radio 4 in the UK.
- All-In Workplace Diversity and Inclusion: Delves into tough topics to become extraordinary in the D&I space with guests who are making an impact to find out how they do it and, in doing so, open source a topic that has become a national issue.
- New York Times’ 1619: An audio series from The New Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery.
- Still Processing: Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times, devour TV, movies, art, music and the internet to find the things that move them — to tears, awe and anger.
- Hidden Brain: Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
- Frame of Reference: We all carry an invisible frame of reference in our heads that filters our experience. Alix and Hanna talk to a woman who gets a glimpse of what she’s been missing – and then loses it.
- Invisibilia: Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia — Latin for invisible things — fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
- The Culture Inside: Is there a part of ourselves that we don’t acknowledge, that we don’t even have access to and that might make us ashamed if we encountered it?
- Flip the Script: In this episode we look at situations where someone flips the script – does the opposite of what their natural instinct is – and in this way, transforms a situation.
- Scene on Radio (Seeing White Series): Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for?
- The Root: A podcast with the tagline, “The Blacker the Content the Sweeter the Truth.”
- Stuff You Missed In History Class: Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest stuff in this podcast by iHeartRadio.
- Black Girl Mentor: Hosted by Tiffany Wiggins, this podcast centers the purpose, practice and power of mentorship on the personal and professional lives of Black womxn and girls.
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