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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.

 

Breaking Down the Jan 6 Hearings with Jill Wine-Banks

Breaking Down the Jan 6 Hearings with Jill Wine-Banks

This week, Our Body Politic presents a special episode where Farai exclusively speaks to former Watergate prosecutor, legal expert and MSNBC analyst Jill Wine-Banks about the House Select Committee’s investigation into the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Wine-Banks...

Remembering Urvashi Vaid and Creating Liberation

Remembering Urvashi Vaid and Creating Liberation

This week, Our Body Politic honors politics and pride, featuring a past interview between me and the late intersectional activist, lawyer, educator and author Urvashi Vaid who led movements for a range of progressive issues, including AIDS advocacy, LGBT rights and...

Repairing A Nation And Fighting Online Disinformation

Repairing A Nation And Fighting Online Disinformation

This week, I spoke to the filmmakers of a new documentary The Big Payback Erika Alexander and Whitney Dow along with a key voice from the film founder and executive director of FirstRepair, Robin Rue Simmons. The film follows the growing movement for reparations for...

Finding Joy in Stories, Service, and the Great Outdoors

Finding Joy in Stories, Service, and the Great Outdoors

This week, we are revisiting some of OBP’s most joyous interviews starting with Farai’s conversation with two publishers of color, Elizabeth Méndez Berry, vice president and executive editor at One World, an imprint at Penguin Random House, and Lisa Lucas, senior vice...

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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.

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