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United States

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New Republic editor Jamil Smith explores how race, gender, and all the ways we identify ourselves and one another intersect. He brings in journalists, activists, politicians, and everyday folks like you to fuel the conversation.

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English


Episodes

Hillary Clinton Gets Intersectional

2/16/2016
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Take an intersectional look at Hillary Clinton's candidacy and the broader Democratic primary race with guests Michael Eric Dyson, Rebecca Traister, Dorian Warren, and Bryce Covert.

Duration: 00:48:27


Fighting for Black Lives, in Flint and Beyond

2/2/2016
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This Black History Month, we're thinking about racist violence and the people who fight against it. Host Jamil Smith explores three stories, and talks with Rebecca Leber, Chloe Angyal, Lisa Lindquist-Dorr, and Blair LM Kelley.

Duration: 00:37:33


Introducing the New Republic’s Next Podcast

1/26/2016
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This week, Jamil Smith introduces a brand new podcast from the New Republic. Intersection will be back next week with a full episode.

Body Image from All Angles

1/12/2016
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Every person has a different set of body image concerns and standards that they bring to the table. We talk to Lindy West, Isaac Fitzgerald, Andia Winslow, and Erika Nicole Kendall about how they feel about their bodies, and how their ideas intersect (or don't) with society's standards of beauty and health.

Are You Man Enough for Some Football?

9/8/2015
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How do you balance a love of football with disapproval of its deeply aggressive culture? Ex-NFL player Wade Davis, sports journalists Kavitha Davidson and Jessica Luther, and masculinities professor Cliff Leek discuss.

Duration: 00:42:43


It's Not Mother Nature Who's Racist

8/25/2015
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Derrick Evans relives the day Katrina changed his Mississippi hometown forever. The NAACP's Jacqui Patterson and CityLab's Brentin Mock discuss how climate and race intersect.

Duration: 00:29:48


Give Us the Ballot

8/11/2015
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Guests Ari Berman and Dale Ho discuss voting rights, a former state senator talks about black women's role in the suffrage battle, and Jamil remembers Michael Brown.

Duration: 00:31:56


Intersectionality, and Queering Marriage

7/28/2015
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Author-journalists Alexander Chee and Linda Villarosa discuss marriage equality, Linda's 19-year-old daughter, Kali, shares stories of growing up in a "queer family," and law professor Kimberle Crenshaw explains the origins of intersectionality.

Duration: 00:29:27


Intersection Teaser

7/12/2015
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Jamil introduces the show, and future guest Linda Villarosa talks about her "queer marriage."

Duration: 00:03:41