With Martin Luther King Day around the corner, and the unprecedented times we’re living in, there’s no moment more important than right now to urgently begin thinking of ways we can make our communities more equitable.
Finding the right resources can be tricky, so we've rounded up some of the best podcasts to help you stay informed, get engaged and learn about all of the ways you can help to realize a more just, fair and inclusive society for everyone.
Some of these podcasts are dedicated entirely to social and racial justice, while others highlight these topics in recent episodes.
Here are some podcasts that highlight social justice on RADIO.COM:
Venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world's leading economic and political thinkers dive into the inequalities in America and how we can do something about rising inequality.
It Was Said
This podcast series about some of the most important speeches in history highlight some of the great leaders of the civil rights movement including Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis.
Everyday Conversations on Race for Everyday People
This is the podcast for you if you've ever wanted to have a conversation about race but were afraid of saying the wrong thing. Bringing people together for open, comfortable discussions about race, guests from different backgrounds come together to get the conversations going.
Pod Save the People
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson gets into news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe and writer Dr. Clint Smith III.
In the Thick
Journalists fill you in on what you're missing in the mainstream news cycle with discussions about race, identity, and politics. This podcast is co-hosted by award-winning journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela.
This podcast is about the contributions engaged citizens make to overcome the challenges that face us with host Kate Sanner. She'll interview candidates, community leaders, activists, and elected officials.
Michael Bennett is an NFL defensive lineman and self-described feminist while Pele is a food advocate. They take on racial justice together. The Bennetts invite listeners and guests into provocative and personal discussions.
Listen to stories of Black life by celebrating the genius, innovation, and resilience of what it means to be a part of the community.
This podcast is about race and identity from the mixed-race perspective. Host Sharmane will speak with mixed-race people from all over the world about coming to terms with ethnic identity.