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Our Body Politic
Our Body Politic
Diaspora Farms

Created and hosted by award-winning journalist Farai Chideya, Our Body Politic is unapologetically centered on reporting on not just how women of... more

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Layoffs, Shutdowns, and Cancellations: The Latest News About the News

Between layoffs, show cancellations, downsizing and network shut-downs, some are calling the recent news about the news an all out... more

02 Jun 2023 · 54 minutes
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... more

26 May 2023 · 59 minutes
A Guest-Host Celebration!

Our Body Politic was founded on a mission to give a platform to and uplift the voices of Black women... more

19 May 2023 · 56 minutes
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... more

12 May 2023 · 1 hour,
OBP Rewind: Collective Crises: Infectious Disease and Informed Democracy

This week, an Our Body Politic encore: Farai interviews Steven Thrasher, LGBTQ scholar, journalist and author of “The Viral Underclass:... more

05 May 2023 · 48 minutes
Innovative Solutions For A Growing Nationwide Mental Health Crisis

Guest host Mara S. Campo, Anchor and Managing Editor at Revolt Black News, looks at the ongoing national mental health... more

28 Apr 2023 · 49 minutes
Women and Transgender Athletes in Sports

More than fifty years after Title IX, we take a wider look at the treatment and coverage of female and... more

21 Apr 2023 · 48 minutes
Local, State, and National: The Power of Political Coalitions

Guest host Natasha Alford, in for Farai Chideya, explores political coalition building through three lenses. From the national stage -... more

14 Apr 2023 · 49 minutes
Just Economy: Jelani Cobb On Rebuilding Trust In The Media

Guest host and Washington Post Columnist Karen Attiah sits down with writer, historian, and scholar Jelani Cobb at the 2023... more

07 Apr 2023 · 49 minutes
Around the World: The Latest in Geopolitics from Ukraine to China to Nigeria.

Guest host Hagar Chemali, foreign policy expert and Creator and Host of the YouTube show "Oh My World!" looks closely... more

31 Mar 2023 · 48 minutes
Our Body Politic
Layoffs, Shutdowns, and Cancellations: The Latest News About the News
Our Body Politic