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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.


Going Uphill and Unpacking the 2022 Midterm Results

Going Uphill and Unpacking the 2022 Midterm Results

This week, I interviewed Jemele Hill, contributing writer for the Atlantic and author of the new book, Uphill: A Memoir on how her upbringing informs her impassioned writing and reporting. Then we received insights on the 2022 midterm election results from political...

Political Polarization Ahead of the 2022 Midterms

Political Polarization Ahead of the 2022 Midterms

This week on the show we’re presenting a midterms special where we highlight different races across the nation. I interviewed Cheri Besley, former Chief Justice of North Carolina’s Supreme Court on her race to replace retiring Republican senator Richard Burr. We heard...

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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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