The 11th

The 11th

The 11th

CATEGORY: Arts
The 11th is a podcast that publishes an entirely new issue on the 11th of every month. Inspired by the experience of opening a magazine you love every month and not knowing exactly what you will get, but trusting that something engaging and true will be there waiting for you. Many stories aren’t meant to be a 10-part series and don’t fit the format of a weekly show. The 11th is a home for those in-between ideas. Made up of reported series and personal journeys, fiction and musicals, deep investigative journalism and intimate conversations. Each issue, a different voice. Every month, something new. 30 years ago on October 11th, Professor Anita Hill testified to Congress about sexual harassment she’d suffered when working with then Supreme Court nominee, Clarence Thomas. Thomas denied Hill’s allegations. In 2018, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before a committee comprised of many of the very same men about an attempted sexual assault she survived as a teen by Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Allegations he denies. On this historic day, we present an excerpted conversation between Anita Hill and Christine Blasey Ford. This is the first joint interview they’ve ever given — Professor Hill and Dr. Blasey Ford talk about their relationship, why they came forward with their allegations, and how publicly speaking up has impacted them and their lives. This unique conversation is part of a new show from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios called, Because of Anita, a 4-part series that explores the enduring impact of Anita Hill’s testimony. Subscribe and listen. This episode contains descriptions of sexual misconduct. Please take care of yourself while you're listening.
  1. October 11, 2021
    54 min
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    Professor Anita Hill & Dr. Christine Blasey Ford in Conversation
    30 years ago on October 11th, Professor Anita Hill testified to Congress about sexual harassment she’d suffered when working with then Supreme Court nominee, Clarence Thomas. Thomas denied Hill’s allegations.In…
  2. September 11, 2021
    43 min
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    Time Machine: The Score (Side B)
    Music writer and poet Hanif Abdurraqib meditates on the meaning of The Score 25 years later. He examines the political impact of Fugees’ landmark album and contemplates the way its massive success transformed t…
  3. September 11, 2021
    45 min
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    Time Machine: The Score (Side A)
    In the summer of 1996, music writer and poet Hanif Abdurraqib was 12 years old and living in Columbus, Ohio. His soundtrack for that summer: the seminal hip-hop album, The Score by Fugees. In Time Machine: The…
  4. August 11, 2021
    27 min
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    The Inbox: Part 4, Mark and Ken
    When a military veteran is framed for sending explicit messages at a community tennis club, questions about the long history of anonymity and homophobia rise to the fore.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
  5. August 11, 2021
    5 min
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    It's The 11th
    What happens in this feed? Well, anything could happen really. Here's a taste of what’s to come.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  6. August 11, 2021