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United States

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Description:

Authors Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda and Tanner Colby host a lively multiracial, interracial conversation about the ways we can’t talk, don’t talk, would rather not talk, but intermittently, fitfully, embarrassingly do talk about culture, identity, politics, power, and privilege in our pre-post-yet-still-very-racial America.

Language:

English


Episodes

#1704: What have we learned?

1/27/2017
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We wrap up the show with Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, and Tanner Colby reflecting on what they’ve learned through this experiment in multiracial dialogue, and the ways in which we can’t talk, don’t talk, would rather not talk, but intermittently, fitfully, embarrassingly do talk about culture, identity, power, and privilege in our most-definitely-not-yet-pre-post-yet-still-very-racial society.

Duration: 00:55:28


#1703: Women’s March, Women’s Show

1/20/2017
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Anna Holmes, Raquel Cepeda, and Irin Carmon try to absorb the reality of Trump’s now official presidency, and discuss the Women’s March happening just hours from this podcast hitting your feed.

Duration: 00:53:22


#1702: Better Off…?

1/13/2017
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Anna Holmes, Fazeelat Aslam, and Tanner Colby talk about the assertion that President Obama made in his farewell address that we’re better off in terms of race than we have been in the past 10, 20, 30 years.

Duration: 00:39:48


#1701-B: The “Will You Be My Black Friend?” B-Side

1/13/2017
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Anna Holmes, Tanner Colby, and Fazeelat Aslam discuss listener feedback to episode #1701: “Will You Be My Black Friend?”

Duration: 00:39:12


#1701: Will You Be My Black Friend?

1/6/2017
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Anna Holmes, Aisha Harris, Tanner Colby, and Gene Demby discuss what it’s like to be asked for advice on being better allies, and where to draw the line on when and where people of color should feel like they need to help white folks out.

Duration: 00:58:32


#1652-B: The “Your 2017 Survival Guide” B-side

1/6/2017
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Anna Holmes, Tanner Colby, and Gene Demby discuss listener responses to Episode #1652: “Your 2017 Survival Guide.”

Duration: 00:20:15


#1652: Your 2017 Survival Guide

12/30/2016
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Raquel Cepeda, Baratunde Thurston, and Tanner Colby bring you their best recommendations for preparing for 2017, from books, to podcasts, to literal survival gear. Happy New Year!

Duration: 00:44:37


#1650-B: The “Thanks, Obama” B-side

12/30/2016
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Baratunde Thurston, Tanner Colby, and Raquel Cepeda discuss listener responses to Episode #1650: Thanks Obama.

Duration: 00:39:27


#1650: Thanks, Obama

12/16/2016
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Anna Holmes is joined by Rebecca Carroll from WNYC and the LA Times as well as Slate.com’s Jamelle Bouie to discuss the Obama presidency and what the end of an era means for them and African-Americans in general.

Duration: 00:40:14


#1649-B: The “Sorry To Burst Your Bubble” B-Side

12/16/2016
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Anna Holmes talks with Rebecca Carroll from WNYC and the LA Times as well as Slate.com’s Jamelle Bouie about listener responses to episode #1649: Sorry To Burst Your Bubble

Duration: 00:11:35


#1649: Sorry To Burst Your Bubble

12/9/2016
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This week, Baratunde Thurston and Tanner Colby are joined by ESPN’s Latoya Peterson and The New Republic’s Sarah Jones to discuss what information, cultural, and political bubbles mean, and whether it’s even a good idea to try to break out of them.

Duration: 00:58:40


#1648-B: The “The End of Identity Politics?” B-Side

12/9/2016
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Baratunde Thurston and Tanner Colby are joined by ESPN’s Latoya Peterson and The New Republic’s Sarah Jones to discuss listener responses to episode #1648: “The End of Identity Politics?”

Duration: 00:28:35


#1648: The End of Identity Politics?

12/2/2016
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Anna Holmes and Tanner Colby discuss the recent bunch of think pieces that have argued both for and against an end to identity politics with MTV News’ Jamil Smith and The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer. Is the 2016 election the end of political appeals to minority voters?

Duration: 00:35:22


#1646-B: The “F’d Up Cornucopia of Resentment” B-Side

12/2/2016
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Anna Holmes and Tanner Colby are joined by MTV News’ Jamil Smith and The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer to respond to listener emails about episode #1646: The “F’d Up Cornucopia of Resentment.”

Duration: 00:19:17


#1646: A F'd Up Cornucopia Of Resentment

11/18/2016
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This week we’re checking in with Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, Anna Holmes, and documentary filmmaker and reporter Fazeelat Aslam to get a handle on how everyone’s feeling and reacting to the spike in hate crimes and harassment in the wake of Trump’s election, as well as the media’s already-beginning normalization of his incoming administration. Please note: we’ll be taking next week off for Thanksgiving, but we’ll be right back with you the following week.

Duration: 01:01:22


#1645-B: The “Trying To Make Sense” B-side

11/18/2016
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Anna Holmes is joined by Baratunde Thurston and Tanner Colby to discuss your feedback from episode #1645: Trying To Make Sense.

Duration: 00:20:26


#1645: Trying To Make Sense

11/11/2016
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We’re trying to make sense of the results of the election, where the United States is going, and what we can even allow to become the new normal. Anna Holmes is joined by Tanner Colby, CNN Money’s Tanzina Vega, and The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer to help make sense.

Duration: 00:53:30


#1644-B: The “The Klan’s Invite to Your Scandal Watch Party” B-side

11/11/2016
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Anna Holmes is joined by Tanner Colby, Tanzina Vega of CNN Money, and The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer to talk about listener responses to episode #1644: The Klan’s Invite To Your Scandal Watch Party.”

Duration: 00:10:10


#1644: The Klan’s Invite to Your Scandal Watch Party

11/4/2016
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Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, and Tanner Colby are joined by Latoya Peterson of ESPN’s The Undefeated and Racialicious.com to discuss the disappearance of Vine, the six-second video app, and what it means for ownership of creative platforms for people of color online. Bear with us, the title will make sense.

Duration: 00:51:40


#1643-B: The “Getting Pee From A Diaper” B-side

11/4/2016
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Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, and Tanner Colby are joined by Latoya Peterson of ESPN’s The Undefeated and Racialicious.com to discuss listener feedback to episode #1643: Getting Pee From A Diaper.

Duration: 00:23:14

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