Podcast Index: 50 Black-Created Podcasts You Should Hear
By Babi Oloko
During my time in digital isolation, I’ve been exploring new forms of media. Along the way, I have come across a lot of podcasts, and discovered many compelling options for the auditorily inclined. Handpicked from a variety of sources and organized by theme, this list of 50 podcasts on subjects ranging from identity to astrology aims to make sure that whatever your interests are, you can find a Black-created podcast to listen to. Social Commentary 1. 1619 hosted by Nikole-Hannah Jones. Part of the New York Times’ 1619 initiative which began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American Slavery, this audio series “examines the long shadow of that fateful moment” and its implications in America today. 2. AFROPUNK Solution Sessions from AFROPUNK. Featuring well-known names such as Brian Stevenson and Elaine Brown, these Sessions discuss topics of culture, activism, and politics.