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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

Listen To Yourself (with Vanita Gupta & Wendy Kopp)

EDeRay, De'Ara, Sam, and Kaya share their thankfulness affirmations for 2020. DeRay sits down with Vanita Gupta to discuss the Justice Department and the continuingfight to protect democracy. Then, Kaya chats with Wendy Kopp, theCEO and co-founder of Teach For All, regarding the long list of issues facing teachers and students across the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

65 min2 d ago
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Listen To Yourself (with Vanita Gupta & Wendy Kopp)

Ask All The Questions (with Dianne M. Stewart)

EDeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreportednews of the week, including young voterturnout, enslaved populations moving to Mexico, school closures, and judicial elections.NettaElzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests.Then, DeRay sits down with Dianne M. Stewart to discuss her new book "Black Women, Black Love: America's War on African American Marriage." Links: DeRay Kaya De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

83 min1 w ago
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Ask All The Questions (with Dianne M. Stewart)

A Matter of Scale (with Megan Rapinoe)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreportednews of the week, including hospital coronavirus infections, virtual learning, sports arena voting, and COVID-19's rural devastation. Then, DeRay sits down with soccer star Megan Rapinoe to talk about her new book "One Life." Links: DeRay:https://www.themarshallproject.org/2020/11/08/when-going-to-the-hospital-is-just-as-bad-as-jail Kaya:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/28/opinion/virtual-school-racism.html De'Ara:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/14/opinion/coronavirus-poverty-us.html Sam:https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2020/11/13/how-sports-arenas-ran-up-score-election-thousands-voters/6175568002/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

80 min2 w ago
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A Matter of Scale (with Megan Rapinoe)

Our Take on What's Next (Stephanie Wittels Wachs & Will Jawando)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into what comes next for the Biden/Harris administration. DeRay sits down with Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of Lemonada Media's podcast Last Day, to talk about emotional self-care in late 2020. Then, a quick check-in with Will Jawando, a council member representing one million Americans in Montgomery County, MD. Links: Last Day Podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

84 min3 w ago
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Our Take on What's Next (Stephanie Wittels Wachs & Will Jawando)

We Are The Overcomers (with Chasten Buttigieg & Dani Brzozowski)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including gangsymbols,Black voter turnout, Jamie Harrison, and down-ballotcriminal justice reform. DeRaysitsdown withChasten Buttigieg to talk about his newbook "I Have Something To Tell You." Then, a quick check-in with Dani Brzozowski, who is running to represent Illinois’ 16th Congressional District in the House. If you run into any issues voting or witness voter suppression or intimidation, call the voter protection hotline: 1-833-DEM-VOTE (1-833-336-8683) Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

69 minNOV 3
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We Are The Overcomers (with Chasten Buttigieg & Dani Brzozowski)

Fired Up and Ready to Go (with The Collective PAC & Antwan Phillips)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including the reality show “Live PD,” confiscation of IDs by jails, excessive voting lines, and Texas student failure rates. DeRay sits down with Quentin & Stefanie Brown-James, founders of The Collective PAC, to discuss building Black political power. Then, a quick check-in with Antwan Phillips, Little Rock City Board candidate, who wants us to #BelieveInBetter. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

78 minOCT 27
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Fired Up and Ready to Go (with The Collective PAC & Antwan Phillips)

Indulge a Little (with Terrance Woodbury & Joyce Elliott)

EDeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including jail deaths, public school enrollment, Upper West Side NIMBYs, and pandemic poverty. DeRay sits down with pollster Terrance Woodbury to discuss representation in research, and why Trump is winning over Black men. Then, a quick check-in with Joyce Elliott, who is the House Democratic nominee for Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

82 minOCT 20
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Indulge a Little (with Terrance Woodbury & Joyce Elliott)

Do the Work and the Rest Will Follow (with Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including wrongful incarceration, California's prison factories, Rhode Island's school reopening plan, and penitentiary demographic predictions. Then, DeRay chats withRodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden from the new NPR show "Louder Than a Riot", to look at the links between hip-hop and mass incarceration. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

70 minOCT 13
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Do the Work and the Rest Will Follow (with Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden)

Cleaning Up (with Brian Stelter)

EDeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including Sag Harbor, Colorado's sweeping marijuana pardon, job markets, and Tanqueray from Humans of New York. Then, DeRay chats with CNN's Brian Stelter about his new book "Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth" which examines how a media empire is responsible for our current commander-in-chief. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

56 minOCT 6
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Cleaning Up (with Brian Stelter)

Get It Together (with Julie Gunnigle)

EDeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including state funding for coronavirus relief, Supreme Court appointments, NYC's school reopenings, and a real-life Killmonger. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. Then, DeRay chats with Julie Gunnigle, the Democratic nominee for top prosecutor in Maricopa County, to discuss the future of police reform in Arizona and her campaign. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

61 minSEP 29
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Get It Together (with Julie Gunnigle)

Latest Episodes

Listen To Yourself (with Vanita Gupta & Wendy Kopp)

EDeRay, De'Ara, Sam, and Kaya share their thankfulness affirmations for 2020. DeRay sits down with Vanita Gupta to discuss the Justice Department and the continuingfight to protect democracy. Then, Kaya chats with Wendy Kopp, theCEO and co-founder of Teach For All, regarding the long list of issues facing teachers and students across the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

65 min2 d ago
Comments
Listen To Yourself (with Vanita Gupta & Wendy Kopp)

Ask All The Questions (with Dianne M. Stewart)

EDeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreportednews of the week, including young voterturnout, enslaved populations moving to Mexico, school closures, and judicial elections.NettaElzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests.Then, DeRay sits down with Dianne M. Stewart to discuss her new book "Black Women, Black Love: America's War on African American Marriage." Links: DeRay Kaya De'Ara Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

83 min1 w ago
Comments
Ask All The Questions (with Dianne M. Stewart)

A Matter of Scale (with Megan Rapinoe)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreportednews of the week, including hospital coronavirus infections, virtual learning, sports arena voting, and COVID-19's rural devastation. Then, DeRay sits down with soccer star Megan Rapinoe to talk about her new book "One Life." Links: DeRay:https://www.themarshallproject.org/2020/11/08/when-going-to-the-hospital-is-just-as-bad-as-jail Kaya:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/28/opinion/virtual-school-racism.html De'Ara:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/14/opinion/coronavirus-poverty-us.html Sam:https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2020/11/13/how-sports-arenas-ran-up-score-election-thousands-voters/6175568002/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

80 min2 w ago
Comments
A Matter of Scale (with Megan Rapinoe)

Our Take on What's Next (Stephanie Wittels Wachs & Will Jawando)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into what comes next for the Biden/Harris administration. DeRay sits down with Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of Lemonada Media's podcast Last Day, to talk about emotional self-care in late 2020. Then, a quick check-in with Will Jawando, a council member representing one million Americans in Montgomery County, MD. Links: Last Day Podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

84 min3 w ago
Comments
Our Take on What's Next (Stephanie Wittels Wachs & Will Jawando)

We Are The Overcomers (with Chasten Buttigieg & Dani Brzozowski)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including gangsymbols,Black voter turnout, Jamie Harrison, and down-ballotcriminal justice reform. DeRaysitsdown withChasten Buttigieg to talk about his newbook "I Have Something To Tell You." Then, a quick check-in with Dani Brzozowski, who is running to represent Illinois’ 16th Congressional District in the House. If you run into any issues voting or witness voter suppression or intimidation, call the voter protection hotline: 1-833-DEM-VOTE (1-833-336-8683) Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

69 minNOV 3
Comments
We Are The Overcomers (with Chasten Buttigieg & Dani Brzozowski)

Fired Up and Ready to Go (with The Collective PAC & Antwan Phillips)

EDeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including the reality show “Live PD,” confiscation of IDs by jails, excessive voting lines, and Texas student failure rates. DeRay sits down with Quentin & Stefanie Brown-James, founders of The Collective PAC, to discuss building Black political power. Then, a quick check-in with Antwan Phillips, Little Rock City Board candidate, who wants us to #BelieveInBetter. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

78 minOCT 27
Comments
Fired Up and Ready to Go (with The Collective PAC & Antwan Phillips)

Indulge a Little (with Terrance Woodbury & Joyce Elliott)

EDeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including jail deaths, public school enrollment, Upper West Side NIMBYs, and pandemic poverty. DeRay sits down with pollster Terrance Woodbury to discuss representation in research, and why Trump is winning over Black men. Then, a quick check-in with Joyce Elliott, who is the House Democratic nominee for Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

82 minOCT 20
Comments
Indulge a Little (with Terrance Woodbury & Joyce Elliott)

Do the Work and the Rest Will Follow (with Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden)

EDeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including wrongful incarceration, California's prison factories, Rhode Island's school reopening plan, and penitentiary demographic predictions. Then, DeRay chats withRodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden from the new NPR show "Louder Than a Riot", to look at the links between hip-hop and mass incarceration. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

70 minOCT 13
Comments
Do the Work and the Rest Will Follow (with Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden)

Cleaning Up (with Brian Stelter)

EDeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including Sag Harbor, Colorado's sweeping marijuana pardon, job markets, and Tanqueray from Humans of New York. Then, DeRay chats with CNN's Brian Stelter about his new book "Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth" which examines how a media empire is responsible for our current commander-in-chief. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

56 minOCT 6
Comments
Cleaning Up (with Brian Stelter)

Get It Together (with Julie Gunnigle)

EDeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including state funding for coronavirus relief, Supreme Court appointments, NYC's school reopenings, and a real-life Killmonger. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. Then, DeRay chats with Julie Gunnigle, the Democratic nominee for top prosecutor in Maricopa County, to discuss the future of police reform in Arizona and her campaign. Links: DeRay De'Ara Kaya Sam Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

61 minSEP 29
Comments
Get It Together (with Julie Gunnigle)

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