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From the award-winning journalist Farai Chideya

A podcast unapologetically reporting how women of color impact today’s major political events.


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Our Body Politic’s weekly episodes feature in-depth conversations about the economy, health, politics, education, the environment, and the most prescient issues – because all issues are women’s issues.


Black Women on Creating a New Media Landscape

Black Women on Creating a New Media Landscape

Our Body Politic travels to SXSW in Austin, Texas, where guest host and ESPN Executive Marsha Cooke leads a panel about the future of media and how Black women are at the forefront with Mary Annaïse Heglar, Co-creator and Co-host of the Hot Take podcast and Lauren...

Pandemic Woes and How Black Women Helped Build the Biden Administration

Pandemic Woes and How Black Women Helped Build the Biden Administration

Three years after the first lockdowns in the US, we look at how public health has changed and how we have changed with it. Plus a new book, “Black Women Will Save the World: An Anthem,”  explores black women’s contributions to the Biden administration. Featured...

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Farai Chideya

Host of Our Body Politic

I listen critically to stories about our human journey, and track the data on people, governments, and our global society.

Sign up for my weekly insights about American demographics, equity and equality, voter behavior and other perspectives you won’t hear about anywhere else.

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