Anti-Racist Resources For Allies

Anti-Racist Media to Help Improve Your Allyship: Books, Films and More


1. Hear to Slay with Roxanne Gay and Tressie McMillan Cottom

Hear to Slay is the “Black feminist podcast of your dreams.” Co-hosts Roxanne Gay and Tressie McMillan Cottom come together on a weekly basis to talk the politics that shape our world and the pop culture we consume on a daily basis, from the point of view of two quick-witted, intelligent Black women.

2. Code Switch from NPR

NPR’s Code Switch podcast focuses on tackling the topic of race “head-on.” Hosted by a number of journalists of color, Code Switch explores the impact of race on everyday society.

3. Seeing White with John Biewen

In this 14-part documentary series, host John Biewen tackles some of our top questions about why racism persists and why white people continue to add fuel to the fire, from acts of domestic terrorism to police brutality.

4. Pod Save the People with DeRay Mckesson

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson talks with fellow activists — Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe and writer Dr. Clint Smith III — each week about the intersections of news, politics, social justice and culture. Catch a new episode each Tuesday.

5. 1619 with Nikole Hannah-Jones

Produced by the New York Times, 1619 is focused on the history of American slavery and the shadow it has cast several centuries after its abolishment.

6. Come Through with Rebecca Carroll

As we enter the latter half of an election year, host Rebecca Carroll’s podcast is the perfect way to get educated. She is sharing 15 important conversations we must all have about race as we prepare for another historical election.

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