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Co-discussants Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda and Tanner Colby host a lively multiracial conversation about the ways we can’t talk, don’t talk, would rather not talk, but intermittently, fitfully, embarrassingly do talk about culture, identity, politics, power, and privilege in our pre-post-yet-still-very-racial America. This show is "About Race."

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Co-discussants Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda and Tanner Colby host a lively multiracial conversation about the ways we can’t talk, don’t talk, would rather not talk, but intermittently, fitfully, embarrassingly do talk about culture, identity, politics, power, and privilege in our pre-post-yet-still-very-racial America. This show is "About Race."

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824 Ratings
Average Ratings
746
27
14
5
32
Cover image of Our National Conversation About Conversations A...

Our National Conversation About Conversations A...

Updated 25 days ago

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Co-discussants Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda and Tanner Colby host a lively multiracial conversation about the ways we can’t talk, don’t talk, would rather not talk, but intermittently, fitfully, embarrassingly do talk about culture, identity, politics, power, and privilege in our pre-post-yet-still-very-racial America. This show is "About Race."

Rank #1: #1645: Trying To Make Sense

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We’re trying to make sense of the results of the election, where the United States is going, and what we can even allow to become the new normal. Anna Holmes is joined by Tanner Colby, CNN Money’s Tanzina Vega, and The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer to help make sense.

Nov 12 2016
56 mins
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Rank #2: #1648: The End of Identity Politics?

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Anna Holmes and Tanner Colby discuss the recent bunch of think pieces that have argued both for and against an end to identity politics with MTV News’ Jamil Smith and The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer. Is the 2016 election the end of political appeals to minority voters?

Dec 03 2016
38 mins
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Rank #3: #1649: Sorry To Burst Your Bubble

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This week, Baratunde Thurston and Tanner Colby are joined by ESPN’s Latoya Peterson and The New Republic’s Sarah Jones to discuss what information, cultural, and political bubbles mean, and whether it’s even a good idea to try to break out of them.

Dec 10 2016
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #4: #002: The "Could Black Lives Maybe Start to Matter Just a Little Bit?" Episode

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  Hosts Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby discuss the shooting of Walter Scott in South Carolina, the colorism debate surrounding Kendrick Lamar's fiancee, and the laughable attempts of Mindy Kaling's brother to use affirmative action to get into medical school. Find more at http://www.showaboutrace.com/. 

Apr 14 2015
51 mins
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Rank #5: #1652: Your 2017 Survival Guide

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Raquel Cepeda, Baratunde Thurston, and Tanner Colby bring you their best recommendations for preparing for 2017, from books, to podcasts, to literal survival gear. Happy New Year!

Dec 30 2016
47 mins
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Rank #6: #1643: Getting Pee From A Diaper

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Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby join Anna Holmes to discuss their favorite new TV series, “Atlanta,” who it’s made for, and why it makes them uncomfortable in a good way. (SPOILERS!)

Oct 29 2016
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #7: #1642: Fight For Your Voting Rights

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Anna Holmes and Tanner Colby are joined by The Nation’s Ari Berman to talk about the last presidential debate, a little history on voting rights, and what’s stopping people of color from voting in bigger numbers today.

Oct 21 2016
35 mins
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Rank #8: #1641: Asian-Americans, Represent!

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Uyen Tieu of I Am Asian American and The Mashup Americans’ Amy Choi join Anna Holmes to talk about the political and cultural representation of Asian Americans.We want you to tell us about the podcasts you enjoy, and how often you listen to them. So we created a survey that takes just a couple of minutes to complete. If you fill it out, you'll help Panoply to make great podcasts about the things you love. And things you didn’t even know you loved. To fill out the survey, just go to www.panoply.fm/survey

Oct 15 2016
54 mins
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Rank #9: #1638:The Election, The Press, And Race

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Anna Holmes, Tanzina Vega, and Tanner Colby are joined by Jamelle Bouie to discuss the way the press has handled issues of race throughout the presidential election season, as well as the implications of the police assassinations of Black men in Tulsa and Charlotte.

Sep 24 2016
56 mins
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Rank #10: #1639: Podcasting From Donald Trump’s Hell

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Hosts Anna Holmes, Raquel Cepeda, Tanner Colby, and Baratunde Thurston come together to dissect the first 2016 presidential debate.

Oct 01 2016
44 mins
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Rank #11: #1636: Is Kaepernick Kicking A Hornet’s Nest?

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Anna Holmes and Tanner Colby are joined by MTV News Senior National Correspondent Jamil Smith to talk about Colin Kaepernick, Donald Trump’s appearance at a Black Detroit church, and the Dakota Access Pipeline. 

Sep 10 2016
56 mins
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Rank #12: #1637: Ladies First

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It’s the first ever all-woman episode of About Race as Raquel Cepeda returns to talk with Anna Holmes and Rebecca Carroll about Marco “That taco truck Trump supporter guy” Gutierrez and whether we can expect a “Blacklash” to the current moment in Black creativity. 

Sep 17 2016
54 mins
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Rank #13: #003: The "Recorded Before Certain Events in Baltimore" Episode

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Hosts Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby discuss the first season of ABC’s ‘Fresh off the Boat’; the complicated politics of whites adopting racial identities that are not their own; and the social media phenomenon of the Dixon Challenge. Find more at http://www.showaboutrace.com/. 

Apr 28 2015
49 mins
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Rank #14: #1644: The Klan’s Invite to Your Scandal Watch Party

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Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, and Tanner Colby are joined by Latoya Peterson of ESPN’s The Undefeated and Racialicious.com to discuss the disappearance of Vine, the six-second video app, and what it means for ownership of creative platforms for people of color online. Bear with us, the title will make sense.

Nov 05 2016
54 mins
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Rank #15: #006: The Prophet Muhammad and Mixed Race Meritocracy

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Hosts Baratunde Thurston, Tanner Colby , and special guest Anand Giridharadas discuss the backlash to Muhammed cartoon contests, mixed-race beauty standards, and the bamboo ceiling in college admissions.     About Race is sponsored by MailChimp. More than 7 million businesses around the world use MailChimp to send email newsletters. More at MailChimp.com.

Jun 09 2015
49 mins
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Rank #16: #1648-B: The “The End of Identity Politics?” B-Side

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Baratunde Thurston and Tanner Colby are joined by ESPN’s Latoya Peterson and The New Republic’s Sarah Jones to discuss listener responses to episode #1648: “The End of Identity Politics?”

Dec 09 2016
30 mins
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Rank #17: #005: The "I Check All The Boxes" Episode

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Hosts Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby discuss the controversial New York Magazine feature "Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?"; the perils in store for black academics on social media; and the first season of ABC's "American Crime."     About Race is sponsored by MailChimp. More than 7 million businesses around the world use MailChimp to send email newsletters. More at MailChimp.com.

May 26 2015
56 mins
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Rank #18: #004: The "Recorded After Certain Events in Baltimore" Episode

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Hosts Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby discuss the media's treatment of recent events in Baltimore; why black women, Latinos, and Native Americans are being left out of the current debate on police brutality; and a new study on race, neighborhoods and social mobility.   Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race is sponsored by MailChimp. More than 7 million businesses around the world use MailChimp to send email newsletters. More at MailChimp.com   Sources, Our Recommendations, Movies, Books - mentioned in the episode.More at www.showaboutrace.com   Social Mobility Stats The New York Times NBC News   Policing Inequity https://twitter.com/policingequity   Know How Movie http://www.knowhowmovie.com/   Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North Amazon link   Bastards of the Party Link to documentary   Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story Link to documentary  

May 12 2015
56 mins
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Rank #19: #006b: The "Difference Between Annoyance And Oppression” B-Side

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Hosts Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby discuss listener questions and feedback about Episode #006: "The Prophet Muhammad and Mixed Race Meritocracy" Episode   About Race is sponsored by MailChimp. More than 7 million businesses around the world use MailChimp to send email newsletters. More at MailChimp.com.

Jun 23 2015
33 mins
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Rank #20: #003: The B-Side

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Hosts Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby discuss listener questions and feedback about Episode #003: The "Recorded Before Certain Events in Baltimore" Episode.   Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race is sponsored by MailChimp. More than 7 million businesses around the world use MailChimp to send email newsletters. More at MailChimp.com

May 11 2015
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