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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.

 

How We Value Black Women’s Health in the US and Abroad

How We Value Black Women’s Health in the US and Abroad

This week, I interviewed longtime TV and film producer and now co-director of the Sundance award-winning documentary Aftershock, Tonya Lewis Lee and one of the film’s featured subjects, reproductive justice advocate Shawnee Benton-Gibson. Benton-Gibson’s daughter died...

How Building & Maintaining Community Makes a Healthier Society for All

How Building & Maintaining Community Makes a Healthier Society for All

Is friendship truly the greatest gift of life? This week, Our Body Politic guest host and acclaimed radio journalist Celeste Headlee interviews psychologist, educator and author of the forthcoming book Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make– and...

The Lessons We Learn from Lived Experiences

The Lessons We Learn from Lived Experiences

This week, Farai interviews New York Times bestselling author Julie Lythcott-Haims on what adulthood— or “adulting”— looks like for millennials and Gen Zers, and how generally we can all live with more authenticity in her new book, Your Turn: How to Be an Adult. Then...

A Few Our Body Politic Guests

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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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