The Guardian: Listen To This

Seriously, It’s been really hard to update my bloggy-blog over the last several weeks: been knee-deep in deadlines and spending time with my kids. A newsletter with more details is forthcoming, so sign up if you haven’t already! I shouldn’t even be blogging right now because there’s this grant I’m applying for that’s due in a little more than 24 …

I’m Hooked on “DOPE,” and I’m Not Sorry

On this extra special podcast mash-up, #TeamAboutRace sat down with Dana Stevens of Slate’s Spoiler Special to discuss Dope, the new drama-comedy from writer and director Rick Famuyiwa. Spoiler number one: we loved it! Like, really, really, loved it. Listen to us get all nostalgic and shit, below. (PS: Please listen to it AFTER you’ve seen the movie).

NEWISH Episodes of About Race

FAMILY! My bad. I haven’t posted our latest episodes (mostly) because I’ve been caught up in reading and researching and prepping for a camping trip to Havasu Canyon I’ll be embarking on real soon (more later, promise). Below are links to the episodes I have not posted! For other formats and links galore, please visit our site. Shalom. PS: If you …

A New About Race Extra: #003: The B-Side

GREETINGS FAMILY: Because we’ve been reading and processing your feedback, our About Race crew decided we’d drop extras into the mix. Here, we discuss listener questions and feedback about the “Recorded Before Certain Events in Baltimore” episode (available below). Check it out. Tell a friend. Also, make sure to visit showaboutrace.com to sign up for our newsletter and subscribe via iTunes and RSS feed.

#003: The “Recorded Before Certain Events in Baltimore” Episode is OUT!!!

QUESTION FOR YOU, FOLKS: What did you think of season one of ABC’s Fresh Off The Boat? Let us know, and we’ll air your thoughts on ABOUT RACE next week…would love to hear some thoughts from second-generation Americans. Paz! Here, we discuss the first season of ABC’s Fresh off the Boat; the complicated politics of whites adopting racial identities that are not …

#002: The “Could Black Lives Maybe Start to Matter Just a Little Bit” Episode is Live & Direct

Check it out and do your part to help us arrive at a post-racial state in America by passing it on! Come on, you know you want to. Visit our site and subscribe to our newsletter, peruse our show notes, subscribe via iTunes, or just stare at our head shots. It’s all good, fam! On this episode, Baratunde, Tanner y yo …

Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race, or ABOUT RACE, is Live and Direct

I wanted to hip you to a new podcast I’m super proud to be co-hosting with authors Baratunde Thurston and Tanner Colby, called Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race, or simply, ABOUT RACE. We debuted our first “Hey Starbucks, Will You Sponsor Us?” episode, embedded here, yesterday on the spanking new Panoply network, the audio arm of The Slate …