For some time now, I've wanted to share with you a few of my favorite podcasts that are a little lesser known but so worth the listen. In Part 2, I’ll share several other podcasts that are very well known, but worth recommending. In Part 3, I’ll let you know which podcasts I’ll be checking out for the first time this summer. First comes first: Four of my current favs!
Hosted by Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris, two culture writers for the New York Times
Willful Ignorance is a challenge to middle- and upper-class white America (liberals and conservatives alike). All too often, we stand behind our supposedly patriotic belief in American exceptionalism and our unconscious sense of entitlement, ignoring how these heightened (and yet false) experiences of ourselves were born on the backs of our Black, Brown, and Native sisters and brothers. These distorted experiences of patriotism and superiority forge an undeniable link between our violent,...