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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.

 

OBP LIVE! The Tech Industry’s Influence Online and In Person

OBP LIVE! The Tech Industry’s Influence Online and In Person

This week, we're sharing our live show! I joined KPCC’s Public Radio Palooza for a special live taping featuring Dr. Safiya U. Noble, Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies at UCLA, board member of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and author of...

Embracing Creative Action in Culture and Society

Embracing Creative Action in Culture and Society

I interviewed transmedia conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas and art curator, Rujeko Hockley about building an artistic legacy as life partners, and the role public and collaborative art plays in shaping our society. Then on our roundtable, Sippin’ the Political Tea,...

How to Spot – and Stop – the Makings of a Civil War

How to Spot – and Stop – the Makings of a Civil War

Two years after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, I interviewed Dr. Barbara F. Walter, Rohr Professor of Pacific International Relations at the University of California, San Diego, and author of the New York Times bestseller, How Civil Wars Start, on the serious threat...

OBP Rewind: Celebrating 100 Episodes: Past, Present and Future

OBP Rewind: Celebrating 100 Episodes: Past, Present and Future

Our Body Politic celebrates the new year by re-airing our 100th episode. I reflected on some of the show’s most impactful moments of news and political coverage over the past two years with OBP regular contributors Karen Attiah, columnist for the Washington Post and...

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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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