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About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge

By Reni Eddo-Lodge/Renay Rich

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From the author behind the bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (http://renieddolodge.co.uk/books/) comes a podcast that takes the conversation a step further. Featuring key voices from the last few decades of anti-racist activism, About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge looks at the recent history that lead to the politics of today. Join the conversation using the hashtag #AboutRacewithReni

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From the author behind the bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (http://renieddolodge.co.uk/books/) comes a podcast that takes the conversation a step further. Featuring key voices from the last few decades of anti-racist activism, About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge looks at the recent history that lead to the politics of today. Join the conversation using the hashtag #AboutRacewithReni

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iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
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Top 10 Episode of About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge

Rank #1: 1: Things Can Only Get Better

Mar 22 2018
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Reni Eddo-Lodge looks back to a time some considered post-racial Britain. This episode features Operation Black Vote's [Simon Woolley](https://www.theguardian.com/profile/simonwoolley), former television commissioner and activist [Farrukh Dhondy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farrukh_Dhondy) and Actress/Writer [Meera Syal](https://twitter.com/MeeraSyal). Join the conversation using [#AboutRacewithReni](https://twitter.com/search?q=%23AboutRacewithReni&src=tyah) Fully-linked transcript and episode can be found at [AboutRacePodcast.com](https://www.aboutracepodcast.com/) Some reference links below. [Operation Black Vote](http://www.obv.org.uk/) [Jon Daniel Obituary and OBV Posters](http://www.obv.org.uk/news-blogs/jon-daniel-rip) [Desmonds Watch Online](http://www.channel4.com/programmes/desmonds) (UK only) [The Bandung File](http://www.screenonline.org.uk/tv/id/1303360/) [Goodness Gracious Me](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0137305/) [BBC White Season Trailer](http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4n8oc) Follow the team on twitter. Host Reni [@ReniReni](https://twitter.com/renireni) Producer Renay [@RenayRich](https://twitter.com/RenayRich) Researcher Rez [@RezMarino](https://twitter.com/RezMarino) Composer Matshidiso [@Matshidisomusic](https://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork/Images Kevin [@KevinMorosky](https://twitter.com/Kevinmorosky) Thanks for listening.

Rank #2: 2: White Season part 1

Mar 28 2018
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Reni looks into the rise of the far right in Britain. With musician [Billy Bragg](https://twitter.com/billybragg), journalist and author [Daniel Trilling](https://twitter.com/trillingual) and journalist, author and activist [Owen Jones](https://twitter.com/OwenJones84). Fully-linked transcripts, episodes and BTS photos are available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com) Join the conversation using [#AboutRacewithReni](https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&vertical=default&q=%23AboutRacewithReni&src=typd) **Some reference links below:** [BBC White Season Trailer](http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4n8oc) Daniel Trilling's book [Bloody Nasty People: The Rise of Britain's Far Right](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14451319-bloody-nasty-people) Owen Jones' book [Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10408011-chavs) **Follow the team on Twitter:** Host [@ReniReni](https://twitter.com/renireni) Producer [@RenayRich](https://twitter.com/renayrich) Researcher [@RezMarino](https://twitter.com/rezmarino) Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](https://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork [@KevinMorosky](https://twitter.com/kevinmorosky) Thanks for listening.

Rank #3: 4: Political Blackness

Apr 11 2018
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Reni deep dives into what political blackness means to the different generations. Featuring the Shadow Home Secretary [Diane Abbott MP](https://twitter.com/HackneyAbbott), former TV commissioner and activist [Farrukh Dhondy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farrukh_Dhondy), rapper, poet, author and activist [Akala](http://twitter.com/akalamusic), activists [Sisters Uncut](http://www.sistersuncut.org/) and Operation Black Vote's [Simon Woolley](http://www.obv.org.uk/about-us). Fully-linked transcripts, Episodes and BTS pictures available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com) Our Podcast Recommendation of the week is [Stance Podcast](https://stancepodcast.com/) Follow the team. Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni) Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich) Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino) Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky) Thanks for listening

Rank #4: 3: White Season part 2

Apr 04 2018
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Reni digs deeper into the left behind white working class narrative. Featuring musician [Billy Bragg](http://www.billybragg.co.uk/home.php), rapper, poet, activist and author [Akala](https://twitter.com/akalamusic), journalist, author and activist [Owen Jones](https://www.theguardian.com/profile/owen-jones) and author and scholar [Alana Lentin](http://www.alanalentin.net/). Fully-linked transcripts, episodes and BTS pictures available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com) **Some Reference links** Pre-order Akala's book out May 17 [Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire](https://www.amazon.co.uk/Natives-Race-Class-Ruins-Empire/dp/1473661218/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1522880328&sr=8-1&keywords=akala+natives) Alana's Book [The Crisis of Multiculturalism: Racism in the Neo-Liberal Age](https://www.amazon.co.uk/Crises-Multiculturalism-Racism-Neoliberal-Age/dp/1848135815) **Follow the team** Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni) Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich) Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino) Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky) Thanks for listening.

Rank #5: Trailer

Feb 26 2018
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Series coming 22nd March. [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com)

Rank #6: 9: The Big Question

May 16 2018
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Reni has been asked this question numerous times but is she who you should ask?  Featuring [Ra'ed Khan](https://twitter.com/RaedKhan_) from [Road to Freedom](http://roadtofreedom.org.uk/), [Gabby Edlin](https://twitter.com/doublebeewhy) from [Bloody Good Period](http://bloodygoodperiod.com) and Deputy Director of [Citizen's UK](http://www.citizensuk.org/) and author [Matthew Bolton](https://twitter.com/MatthewBolton_). Fully-linked transcript, episodes and BTS pictures over on [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com) Join the conversation online using [#AboutRacewithReni](https://twitter.com/search?src=typd&q=aboutracewithreni) Podcast recommendation of the week is [Blacticulate](https://blacticulate.com/) Matthew's Book [How To Resist](https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/how-to-resist-9781408892732/) Follow the team: Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni) Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich) Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino) Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky)

Rank #7: 8: The Anti-Racist Renaissance

May 09 2018
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Are the tides changing and are we all woke? Featuring actor, rapper, writer and activist [Riz Ahmed](https://twitter.com/rizmc), award-winning film and television producer [Alison Owen](https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0654077/), Actress, Writer and Director [Meera Syal](https://twitter.com/MeeraSyal), former television commissioner and activist [Farrukh Dhondy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farrukh_Dhondy) and Shadow Home Secretary [Diane Abbott](https://twitter.com/HackneyAbbott). Fully-linked transcripts, episodes and BTS photos [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com) Podcast recommendation of the week is Scene on Radio's [Seeing White](http://podcast.cdsporch.org/seeing-white/) series Follow the team: Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni) Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich) Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino) Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky) Thanks for listening.

Rank #8: 7: White Women Crying is Racist!

May 02 2018
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Reni looks at the realities of intersectional feminism featuring activists [Sisters Uncut](http://www.sistersuncut.org/) and author, journalist and feminist [Laurie Penny](http://laurie-penny.com/). Fully-linked transcripts, episodes and BTS pictures available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com) Podcast recommendation of the week is I[n Good Company with Otegha Uwagba](https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/in-good-company-with-otegha-uwagba/id1294215581?mt=2) **Follow the team:** Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni) Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich) Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino) Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky) Thanks for listening

Rank #9: 6: Shout Out Miss Beep part 2

Apr 25 2018
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We've gotten to know Reni and now comedian and presenter [Nish Kumar](https://twitter.com/MrNishKumar) will delve into how and why '_[Why I'm no Longer Talking to White People About Race](https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/why-im-no-longer-talking-to-white-people-about-race-9781408870570/)_' came to be. Featuring senior comminsing editor at Bloomsbury Publishing [Alexa von Hirschberg](https://twitter.com/alexavh) and journalist, activist and author [Owen Jones](https://twitter.com/OwenJones84). Fully-linked transcripts, episodes and BTS pictures available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com) Join the conversation online using [#AboutRacewithReni](https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&vertical=default&q=aboutracewithreni&src=typd) Podcast recommendation of the week is [Podcasts in Color](https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/podcasts-in-color/id1329298765?mt=2) Follow the team: Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni) Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich) Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino) Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky)

Rank #10: 5: Shout Out Miss Beep part 1

Apr 18 2018
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Who is Reni Eddo-Lodge? Comedian, actor and presenter [Nish Kumar](http://www.nishkumar.co.uk/) helps us find out. Full transcripts, episodes and BTS photos available at [AboutRacePodcast.com](http://aboutracepodcast.com) Our Podcast recommendation of the week is [The Receipts Podcast](https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-receipts-podcast/id1177040764?mt=2). Follow the team: Host/Writer [@ReniReni](http://twitter.com/renireni) Producer [@RenayRich](http://twitter.com/renayrich) Researcher [@RezMarino](http://twitter.com/rezmarino) Composer [@MatshidisoMusic](http://twitter.com/matshidisomusic) Artwork [@KevinMorosky](http://twitter.com/kevinmorosky) Thanks for listening