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Pod Save the People

Pod Save the People

Crooked Media

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Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Sam Sinyangwe, Kaya Henderson, and De’Ara Balenger. Then he sits down for deep conversations with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. New episodes every Tuesday.

Latest Episodes

Write It Down (with Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg)

EDeRay, De'Ara, Sam and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including child care, income inequality, dental service, and who Biden would appoint to the Supreme Court. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests.Then, DeRay chats withBaynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg about their new book "I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad" and what it uncovered about Baltimore's Gun Trace Task Force. Links: DeRay:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/14/us/school-closings-children-dental-care.html De'Ara:https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/09/20/attention-bidens-earlier-pledge-nominate-black-woman-supreme-court-increases/ Kaya:https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/22/coronavirus-child-care-racial-disparities-377058 Sam:https://time.com/5888024/50-trillion-income-inequality-america/ I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad:https://www.amazon.com/Got-Monster-Americas-Corrupt-Police-ebook/dp/B0818PNP93 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

78 min6 d ago
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Write It Down (with Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg)

Showing Up To Fight Fires (with Gregory Washington)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including Black veganism, California's inmate firefighters, a Georgia co-op town, and self-care. Then, DeRay chats with Gregory Washington, President of George Mason University, to discuss the new reality of re-opening schools and the launch of new anti-racism policies. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55 min1 w ago
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Showing Up To Fight Fires (with Gregory Washington)

The Odds Are Stacked (with Julián Castro)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including coronavirus test delays,Trump cancelling racial sensitivity training, Miami-Dade's cyberattacks, and Pasco County'spre-crime program. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats withJulián Castro about his new podcast "Our America" and where he thinks the country is headed. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Banter "Our America" podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

61 min2 w ago
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The Odds Are Stacked (with Julián Castro)

Get a Change of Scenery (with Kimberley Motley)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including Iowa's voter suppression, national standards for police training, curfew laws, andChadwick Boseman's thoughts on the pain of being young, gifted, and Black. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with human rights attorney and activist Kimberley Motley about police violence and the latest tragedy in Wisconsin. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

84 min3 w ago
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Get a Change of Scenery (with Kimberley Motley)

Everybody, Get A Therapist

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including H.P. Lovecraft's racism, Tennessee law, mortality rates, and hospital lawsuits. Johnetta Elzie joins again to discuss the national protests. Then, DeRay is joined by Dr. Nzinga Harrison of the "In Recovery" podcast about how companies can become anti-racist without re-traumatizing Black employees. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Nzinga In Recovery podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

59 minAUG 25
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Everybody, Get A Therapist

[Check This Out] The Untold Story: Policing

ETake a listen to the first two episodes of DeRay's, Sam and Netta’s new project.The Untold Story: Policingis a four-part podcast series from Campaign Zero and Lemonada Media.Join host and actor Jay Ellis (Insecure, Top Gun: Maverick, Mrs. America) on his mission: to demystify police union contracts, separate truth from fiction, and deliver some concrete steps that can end violent police misconduct across the United States.You can binge the entire season wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55 minAUG 22
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[Check This Out] The Untold Story: Policing

Swing State Stress (with Ben Wikler)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including HBCUs joining Esports, streaming DNC, mental health in a pandemic, and Burundi's reparations. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with Ben Wikler, chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, to discuss the fight over one of 2020's most important swing states. Links: DeRay:https://www.insider.com/cdc-11-percent-us-adults-seriously-considered-suicide-in-june-2020-8 De'Ara:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/us/politics/democratic-national-convention-speakers-schedule.html Kaya:https://theundefeated.com/features/hbcu-esports-league-to-debut-next-week/ Sam:https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-14/burundi-demands-43-billion-as-reparations-from-colonial-rulers Liquid IV - LiquidIV.com, promo code PEOPLE Ritual - Ritual.com/PEOPLE Blinds.com Sun Basket - SunBasket.com/PSTP Mailchimp - Going Through It, wherever you get your podcasts NYT: Nic...

76 minAUG 18
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Swing State Stress (with Ben Wikler)

Scams, Unraveling and Advice (with Jaime Primak Sullivan)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including ad scams, Iowa voting rights, Joe Arpaio, and the unraveling of America. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay is joined by Jaime Primak Sullivan host of the "Tell Me What to Do" answer listener questions together. Links: Deray De'Ara Kaya Sam Tell Me What to Do with Jaime Primak Sullivan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

67 minAUG 11
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Scams, Unraveling and Advice (with Jaime Primak Sullivan)

Go Where The Love Is (with Zo Orchingwa and Emma Gray)

EDeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including teachers' unions, police discipline records, election delays, and facial recognition. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with representativesfrom Ameelio; the nonprofit that allows families to communicate with incarcerated populations. Deray De'Ara Kaya Sam Ameelio Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

67 minAUG 4
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Go Where The Love Is (with Zo Orchingwa and Emma Gray)

On the Ground in Portland (with Sarah Iannarone)

EDeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including food insecurity,voting rights for ex-felons, election polling, and pandemic learning pods. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with Sarah Iannarone, who is running for mayor in Portland, to discuss the police-state response in that city. News links: DeRay Kaya Sam De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

77 minJUL 28
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On the Ground in Portland (with Sarah Iannarone)

Latest Episodes

Write It Down (with Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg)

EDeRay, De'Ara, Sam and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including child care, income inequality, dental service, and who Biden would appoint to the Supreme Court. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests.Then, DeRay chats withBaynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg about their new book "I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad" and what it uncovered about Baltimore's Gun Trace Task Force. Links: DeRay:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/14/us/school-closings-children-dental-care.html De'Ara:https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/09/20/attention-bidens-earlier-pledge-nominate-black-woman-supreme-court-increases/ Kaya:https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/22/coronavirus-child-care-racial-disparities-377058 Sam:https://time.com/5888024/50-trillion-income-inequality-america/ I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad:https://www.amazon.com/Got-Monster-Americas-Corrupt-Police-ebook/dp/B0818PNP93 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

78 min6 d ago
Comments
Write It Down (with Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg)

Showing Up To Fight Fires (with Gregory Washington)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including Black veganism, California's inmate firefighters, a Georgia co-op town, and self-care. Then, DeRay chats with Gregory Washington, President of George Mason University, to discuss the new reality of re-opening schools and the launch of new anti-racism policies. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55 min1 w ago
Comments
Showing Up To Fight Fires (with Gregory Washington)

The Odds Are Stacked (with Julián Castro)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including coronavirus test delays,Trump cancelling racial sensitivity training, Miami-Dade's cyberattacks, and Pasco County'spre-crime program. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats withJulián Castro about his new podcast "Our America" and where he thinks the country is headed. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Banter "Our America" podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

61 min2 w ago
Comments
The Odds Are Stacked (with Julián Castro)

Get a Change of Scenery (with Kimberley Motley)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including Iowa's voter suppression, national standards for police training, curfew laws, andChadwick Boseman's thoughts on the pain of being young, gifted, and Black. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with human rights attorney and activist Kimberley Motley about police violence and the latest tragedy in Wisconsin. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

84 min3 w ago
Comments
Get a Change of Scenery (with Kimberley Motley)

Everybody, Get A Therapist

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including H.P. Lovecraft's racism, Tennessee law, mortality rates, and hospital lawsuits. Johnetta Elzie joins again to discuss the national protests. Then, DeRay is joined by Dr. Nzinga Harrison of the "In Recovery" podcast about how companies can become anti-racist without re-traumatizing Black employees. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Nzinga In Recovery podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

59 minAUG 25
Comments
Everybody, Get A Therapist

[Check This Out] The Untold Story: Policing

ETake a listen to the first two episodes of DeRay's, Sam and Netta’s new project.The Untold Story: Policingis a four-part podcast series from Campaign Zero and Lemonada Media.Join host and actor Jay Ellis (Insecure, Top Gun: Maverick, Mrs. America) on his mission: to demystify police union contracts, separate truth from fiction, and deliver some concrete steps that can end violent police misconduct across the United States.You can binge the entire season wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55 minAUG 22
Comments
[Check This Out] The Untold Story: Policing

Swing State Stress (with Ben Wikler)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including HBCUs joining Esports, streaming DNC, mental health in a pandemic, and Burundi's reparations. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with Ben Wikler, chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, to discuss the fight over one of 2020's most important swing states. Links: DeRay:https://www.insider.com/cdc-11-percent-us-adults-seriously-considered-suicide-in-june-2020-8 De'Ara:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/us/politics/democratic-national-convention-speakers-schedule.html Kaya:https://theundefeated.com/features/hbcu-esports-league-to-debut-next-week/ Sam:https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-14/burundi-demands-43-billion-as-reparations-from-colonial-rulers Liquid IV - LiquidIV.com, promo code PEOPLE Ritual - Ritual.com/PEOPLE Blinds.com Sun Basket - SunBasket.com/PSTP Mailchimp - Going Through It, wherever you get your podcasts NYT: Nic...

76 minAUG 18
Comments
Swing State Stress (with Ben Wikler)

Scams, Unraveling and Advice (with Jaime Primak Sullivan)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including ad scams, Iowa voting rights, Joe Arpaio, and the unraveling of America. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay is joined by Jaime Primak Sullivan host of the "Tell Me What to Do" answer listener questions together. Links: Deray De'Ara Kaya Sam Tell Me What to Do with Jaime Primak Sullivan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

67 minAUG 11
Comments
Scams, Unraveling and Advice (with Jaime Primak Sullivan)

Go Where The Love Is (with Zo Orchingwa and Emma Gray)

EDeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including teachers' unions, police discipline records, election delays, and facial recognition. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with representativesfrom Ameelio; the nonprofit that allows families to communicate with incarcerated populations. Deray De'Ara Kaya Sam Ameelio Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

67 minAUG 4
Comments
Go Where The Love Is (with Zo Orchingwa and Emma Gray)

On the Ground in Portland (with Sarah Iannarone)

EDeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including food insecurity,voting rights for ex-felons, election polling, and pandemic learning pods. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with Sarah Iannarone, who is running for mayor in Portland, to discuss the police-state response in that city. News links: DeRay Kaya Sam De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

77 minJUL 28
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On the Ground in Portland (with Sarah Iannarone)
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