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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.


Finding Joy in Wellness and Movement at Every Age

Finding Joy in Wellness and Movement at Every Age

In today’s image-obsessed world, the pressure from celebrities, beauty brands and pop culture toward changing and manipulating one’s body can be overwhelming. How can we cultivate joy and wellness within ourselves and the world of fitness and movement? In this week’s...

A Guest-Host Celebration!

A Guest-Host Celebration!

Our Body Politic was founded on a mission to give a platform to and uplift the voices of Black women and women of color. This week, we hand the mic over to three of our guest hosts to showcase the amazing interviews they’ve done. First, Natasha Alford speaks with...

The Complexity of South Asian American Identity

The Complexity of South Asian American Identity

Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the United States. And people of Indian descent make up the largest part of America's South Asian diaspora, which includes Bangladeshi, Nepalis, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans, and people from Bhutan and the...

A Few Our Body Politic Guests

“Our Body Politic manages to be both a political and cultural cheat sheet, and extremely listenable.”

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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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