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Pod Save the People

Updated 23 days ago

Rank #94 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
Society & Culture
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Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.

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Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.

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Thoughtful conversations....

By Laurie715 - Jun 08 2019
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Thoughtful conversations....always the pick me up I need in these exhausting times!!

Very good

By ceeceebee2 - May 28 2019
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This show is so well done, it is thoughtful, educational and thorough. Love DeRay!! 💕🌈

iTunes Ratings

5903 Ratings
Average Ratings
5405
232
64
49
153

Thoughtful conversations....

By Laurie715 - Jun 08 2019
Read more

Thoughtful conversations....always the pick me up I need in these exhausting times!!

Very good

By ceeceebee2 - May 28 2019
Read more

This show is so well done, it is thoughtful, educational and thorough. Love DeRay!! 💕🌈

Cover image of Pod Save the People

Pod Save the People

Updated 23 days ago

Rank #94 in News & Politics category

Read more

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.

Listen to Yourself (Blair Underwood)

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DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss how sheriffs undermine their successors, a multipronged approach to eliminating inequality, racial discrimination in the cable TV industry, and reducing bias among prosecutors. Actor Blair Underwood joins DeRay to talk about his role in "When They See Us," Ava DuVernay's series about The Exonerated Five.

Jun 18 2019
1 hour 3 mins
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Season 3 Premiere With Trevor Noah

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For the season 3 premiere of Pod Save the People, DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss the overlooked news, including a review of the Facebook accounts of thousands of police officers, murders of Black transgender women, houselessness in Los Angeles, and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Trevor Noah joins DeRay to talk what he has learned as host of The Daily Show, the 2020 president election, and making his book into a film.

Jun 11 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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Draw Strength from Your Weaknesses

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This episode, DeRay is joined by activist and writer Feminista Jones to discuss organizing, Black Feminism, and the power of the internet. Then, New Mexico's Attorney General, Hector Balderas, talks to DeRay about what it's like to be one of the only Democratic Attorney Generals in a border state.

Jun 04 2019
53 mins
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Leave Your Ego Outside (Glenda Jackson)

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DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss the overlooked news, including illegal police raids, the original symbolism of The Statue of Liberty, Trump’s farm bailout, and why many Americans live close to their moms. Glenda Jackson joins DeRay to talk about playing King Lear on Broadway and her political career as a former member of the British Parliament.

May 28 2019
59 mins
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When People Say...

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DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss Ben Carson, the debate around Rikers Island, factoring adversity into the SAT's, and how the War on Drugs has prevented Black men from obtaining college degrees. Danielle Sered joins DeRay to talk about her book, 'Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair."

May 21 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Growth (House Majority Whip James Clyburn)

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DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss abortion, school lunches, ICE hacking phones, and how Black Lives Matter protests have affected Americans' perspectives on race. House Majority Whip James Clyburn joins DeRay to talk about the 2020 presidential election, the Congressional Black Caucus and infrastructure.

May 14 2019
1 hour
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Climb More Trees

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DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss New York's decision to become the first major city to stop charging for calls from jail, a revealing report about the shooting of Oscar Grant, a new Bronx bookstore, and John Kelly's involvement in a shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children. Bryan Lee, Jr joins DeRay to talk about design justice, monuments that celebrate white supremacy, and how public spaces affect communities.

May 07 2019
1 hour 1 min
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Not Today (Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich)

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DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss criminal fines and the disenfranchised, childhood mortality in America, and whether or not sheriffs are necessary. Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich joins DeRay to talk about the 2020 Presidential Election, the "common good," and how American politics have changed.

Apr 30 2019
54 mins
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Responsibility (In Celebration of Earth Day)

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DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss online diversity trainings, how low-income individuals spend more on health care, the history of slaveowners receiving reparations, and gratuitous dental procedures. In honor of Earth Day, DeRay is joined by marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Ayana Young, co-founder of For the Wild.

Apr 23 2019
1 hour 7 mins
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Look for Unlikely Allies

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DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss Georgetown's reparations fund, the new Black Maternal Health Caucus, life-long prison sentences without the possibility of parole, and “proactive policing.” New York Times Magazine Staff Writer Emily Bazelon joins DeRay to talk about the power of prosecutors, transforming the American court system and ending mass incarceration.

Apr 16 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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