Pod Save the People

Pod Save the People

By Crooked Media

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Kaya Henderson, De’Ara Balenger, and others. Then he sits down for deep conversations with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. New episodes every Tuesday.

Episodes

Practice Patience

DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including organ thieves, former slaveowners in US Congress, Native American business directory and Lizzo recreates the famous Annie Lee painting Blue Monday.  News:Myles https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-11552525/Lizzo-opens-flood-emotion-creates-beloved-piece-art-SNL-performance.htmlDeRay https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/12/18/black-mistrust-healthcare-00060324Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2022/12/01/coles-hill-virginia-slavery-uranium/De'Ara https://thecirclenews.org/cover-story/new-and-revised-directories-make-native-holiday-shopping-easier/
20/12/22·52m 36s

Plan for Good (with Ricki Lake and Kalen Allen)

DeRay, Myles, De'ara and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including the first Black women on Minnesota's senate, schools mandatory JROTC enrollment, thieves targeting EBT snap funds, Will + Jada broadway buyout. DeRay interviews Ricki Lake and Kalen Allen about their joint podcast Raised by Ricki.NewsDeRay https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/thieves-are-stealing-snap-funds-electronically-states-victims-never-ge-rcna60172De’Ara https://www.mprnews.org/episode/2022/11/29/finally-at-the-table-meet-the-first-black-women-elected-to-minnesotas-senateMyles https://playbill.com/article/will-and-jada-pinkett-smith-buyout-performance-of-broadways-aint-no-moKaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/11/us/jrotc-schools-mandatory-automatic-enrollment.html 
13/12/22·1h 34m

Learn Something New (with Sam Quinones)

DeRay, Myles, and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including unexploded bombs on Hawaiian lands, US army bases named after Confederate traitors, and a Strange Loop broadway play review.  DeRay interviews Sam Quinones about his newest book The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth. News:Myles https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/11/theater/strange-loop-broadway-closing.htmlDeRay https://www.propublica.org/article/native-hawaiians-land-housing-army-corps-engineersKaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/04/us/politics/army-bases-confederate-names.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/02/us/politics/army-base-names-south-confederates.html
06/12/22·53m 35s

Tap In (with Wendy Sawyer)

DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including a hip-hop store ran by undercover cops, Chance the Rapper's free music festival in Ghana, top universities boycott school rankings, and a pedophilic Balenciaga ad campaign. DeRay interviews Wendy Sawyer of the Prison Policy Initiative and her most recent report titled All Profit, No Risk: How the bail industry exploits the justice system.NewsDeRay  https://www.vice.com/en/article/dy74jk/fake-record-store-operation-peyzacDe'Ara  https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/chance-the-rapper-interview-black-star-line-festival-ghana-1234635605/Kaya  https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/us/law-school-rankings-test-scores.htmlMyles  https://www.forbes.com/sites/pamdanziger/2022/11/25/balenciagas-teddy-bear-ad-is-a-warning-against-pushing-luxury-too-far/?sh=52dff4b05fd1
29/11/22·1h 29m

Find a Book (with Kevin Hazzard)

DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including the newest additions to the national portrait gallery, youth voters turn back midterm red wave, an out of touch Broadway play, and a UK law that will make you do the time even if you were not present for the crime. DeRay interviews Kevin Hazzard about his newest book American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America's First Paramedics.News:De’Ara https://deadline.com/2022/11/national-portrait-gallery-portrait-of-a-nation-gala-anthony-fauci-1235171136/Kaya https://tennesseelookout.com/2022/11/11/young-black-and-latino-voters-seen-as-key-in-turning-back-midterm-red-wave/DeRay https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/12/world/europe/uk-criminal-justice.htmlMyles https://twitter.com/pharaohrapture/status/1591629567583739904
15/11/22·1h 32m

Enjoy the Light (with Dr. Rebecca Kavanagh)

DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including Black women Republicans in Congress, the correlation between Black women's health and retirement planning, a Native American adoption law in Supreme Court, and an unusual casting for Rihanna's Savage Fenty show. DeRay interviews Dr. Rebecca Kavanaugh about her recent Teen Vogue op-ed about the reemergence of the D.A.R.E. program in school districts across the nation. https://www.teenvogue.com/story/dare-program-back-schoolsNews:De’Ara https://19thnews.org/2022/11/jennifer-ruth-green-black-republican-congress/DeRay https://fortune.com/well/2022/11/02/for-black-women-health-plays-an-outsized-role-in-retirement-planning/Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/07/health/native-american-adoption-icwa.htmlMyles https://www.cnn.com/style/article/rihanna-savage-fenty-show-johnny-depp-cast-backlash/index.html
08/11/22·1h 30m

Every Little Counts (with Dr. Lawrence Brown)

DeRay, Myles, and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including an abortion pill network, higher mortality rate for Babies born to Black mothers who use fertility treatments die at far higher rates, fresh trial for Black Panther Mumia, and a thread of anti-Semitism from rapper Kanye West. DeRay interviews Dr. Lawrence T. Brown about his newest book The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America.News:Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/10/18/illegal-abortion-pill-network/De’Ara https://amp-theguardian-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/oct/26/ex-black-panther-mumia-abu-jamal-fresh-trial-amid-new-evidence?amp_js_v=0.1#webview=1∩=swipeDeRay https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/babies-black-mothers-die-higher-rates-white-mothers-rcna52722Myles https://www.cnn.com/2022/10/30/entertainment/kanye-west-remarks/index.html
01/11/22·1h 14m

Take A Chance

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Myles cover the under-reported news of the week - including the shortage of Black sperm donors, anti-colorism protests erupting throughout Mexico, housing rights for squatters, and racism within cardiac care.  NewsKaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/10/20/black-sperm-donors/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wp_dmv7&wpsirc=nl_dmv7De’Ara https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2022-10-20/mexico-anti-racism-movement-protests-colorismDeRay https://t.co/KqSfuAof9OMyles https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/essex/police-fire/nj-woman-details-extremist-groups-attempt-to-drive-her-out-of-new-house-on-tiktok/811420/https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/local/maryland/maryland-couple-says-strangers-have-moved-the-home-they-just-bought-and-refuse-to-leave/65-c87072eb-65a1-4844-8fc5-160aa7bd69ad?fbclid=IwAR0m3YFGLQ28M6WAqqPQqDLdPf6S5HTywE3oSn9JWUESUmKwhjUZwucm3Oc#l9lw7ohibs77u28p6m
25/10/22·1h 4m

Prepare for the Polls

DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including stock increases for companies hiring Black CEOs, a school board's attempt to hijack a Black student podcast, poor ventilation in nail salons impact on reproductive health, and Angelica Ross makes history on Broadway. News:De’Ara https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/10/12/black-ceo-appointments-market-reaction-study-diversity/Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/09/22/black-students-podcast-lawsuit/DeRay https://documentedny.com/2022/10/12/nail-salon-reproductive-health-baby-pregnant-ventilation/Myles https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2022/08/22/angelica-ross-chicago-broadway-history/ 
18/10/22·1h

Choose Your Fight

DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including accountability for celebrities and online harassment, the predatory nature of the parent plus loan, single mothers forced to reveal sexual histories or forfeit welfare benefits and a case for leaving America to escape racism. News:Myles https://www.thedailybeast.com/nicki-minaj-fans-came-for-youtuber-kimberly-nicole-foster-so-shes-suing-themhttps://www.vice.com/en/article/4axq5b/can-you-sue-nicki-minaj-stans-for-harassmentDe’Ara https://www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2022/09/26/case-leaving-america-escape-racism/?request-id=ae2e66c2-489f-41ca-bda8-31ddb9ce5f48&pml=1Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/17/your-money/parent-plus-loans.html?searchResultPosition=3DeRay https://www.propublica.org/article/to-get-public-assistance-these-single-mothers-are-forced-to-share-intimate-details-about-their-families?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social
04/10/22·1h 11m

Marathon not a Sprint (with Jelani Anglin & Kim Belizaire)

DeRay, Myles, and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including non-profit hospitals exploit poor patients, the working class Black men who pioneered emergency medicine and the life and legacy of Pharoah Sanders. DeRay interviews Jelani Anglin and Kim Belizaire about their 24/7 emergency arrest hotline, Good Call NYC. News:Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/24/business/nonprofit-hospitals-poor-patients.htmlMyles https://pitchfork.com/thepitch/pharoah-sanders-obituary/DeRay https://time.com/6215072/first-paramedics-black-men-history/https://www.npr.org/2022/09/20/1124008613/how-working-class-black-men-in-pittsburgh-pioneered-emergency-medicine
27/09/22·1h 10m

Let it Go (with Baynard Woods)

DeRay, Myles, and De’Ara  cover the underreported news of the week— including mismanaged funds within the Homeowner's Association, the Jackson, Mississippi water crisis, and pedophilic accusations against Tiffany Haddish. DeRay interviews author and journalist to chat his new book Inheritance: An Autobiography of Whiteness. News:DeRay https://www.propublica.org/article/colorado-hoa-management-companies-investigationDe'Ara https://www.salon.com/2022/09/02/there-are-no-people-there-jacksons-water-crisis-explained/Myles https://www.thedailybeast.com/comedians-tiffany-haddish-and-aries-spears-accused-of-child-sexual-abusehttps://www.theroot.com/comedian-aries-spears-fat-shames-lizzo-and-gets-blast-1849466835
20/09/22·1h 24m

Do the BIG Thing

DeRay, De’Ara, Myles and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including private schools flushed with private money, pandemic impact on math and reading progress, the conservative evolution of rapper Jay Z, and Samuel Jackson's broadway debut. News:Myles https://www.nme.com/news/music/jay-z-hits-back-at-criticism-of-his-wealth-we-fucking-killed-ourselves-to-get-to-this-space-3303357De’Ara https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/newyork/news/samuel-l-jackson-the-piano-lesson-broadway-august-wilson-latanya-richardson-jackson/Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/01/us/national-test-scores-math-reading-pandemic.htmlDeRay https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/11/nyregion/hasidic-yeshivas-schools-new-york.html
13/09/22·1h 22m

Plan the Visit (with Dwayne Betts)

DeRay, De'Ara, Myles, and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including the first Black woman to compose music for NYC ballet, affirmative action's return to the Supreme Court, Torrance police officer's racists text messages exposed, and an unexpected motivator for Democrats voting in the November election. DeRay interviews activist and founder Dwayne Betts about his non-profit organization Freedom Reads. News:Myles https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/solange-knowles-becomes-first-black-woman-compose-music-nyc-ballet-rcna43412Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/26/us/affirmative-action-admissions-supreme-court.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShareDeRay https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-08-25/torrance-police-officers-racist-new-textsDe’Ara https://www.npr.org/sections/2022-live-primary-election-race-results/2022/08/24/1119243085/abortion-pat-ryan-new-york-florida-primary-takeaways
30/08/22·1h 25m

Introducing Imani State of Mind: REALailties of being a Black in America

Systematic racism, police brutality and generational trauma all play a huge role into the mental health of the Black Community. The ladies of Imani State of Mind are taking a deep dive into what it really means to be Black in America and the harsh realities race plays on the Black community's mental health.
29/08/22·1h 7m

Stick Around for Friends (with J. David McSwane)

DeRay, Myles, Kaya and De’Ara  cover the underreported news of the week— including U.S postal workers dying from heat stroke, Minneapolis plan to fire white teachers, Kanye West on Fox News, and artist Isaac Julien breathes new life into the Harlem Rennaisance. DeRay interviews award winning investigative reporter J.David McSwane about his new book Pandemic Inc.: Chasing the Capitalists and Thieves Who Got Rich While We Got Sick.NewsDeRay https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/20/business/ups-postal-workers-heat-stroke-deaths.htmlKaya https://thegrio.com/2022/08/19/the-whitelash-behind-minneapolis-plan-to-fire-white-teachers-explained/De’Ara https://news.artnet.com/art-world/isaac-julien-barnes-foundation-2160491Myles https://pitchfork.com/news/kanye-west-goes-on-fox-news-to-defend-selling-clothes-in-construction-bags/
23/08/22·1h 32m

See for Yourself (with Elizabeth Pfiester)

DeRay, Myles, and Kaya  cover the underreported news of the week— including stolen skulls of Black Philadelphians displayed in Ivy League schools, the massive effort to change the way kids are taught to read, and the life and legacy of Issey Mayake. DeRay interviews activist and founder Elizabeth Pfiester about T1International and the Insulin4All movement.https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2022/08/08/insulin-price-cap-diabetes-senate-republicans/ News:DeRay https://time.com/6205084/phonics-science-of-reading-teachers/Kaya https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/13/us/penn-museum-skulls-black-philadelphians-reaj/index.htmlMyles https://www.ft.com/content/6b1d879c-610d-42d1-8b06-a31cdd06876d Transcript coming soon.
16/08/22·1h 17m

Say Thank You (with Linda Villarosa)

DeRay, Myles, and De’Ara  cover the underreported news of the week— including Republicans sue for rights to discriminate against LGBT+ students, a pipeline for Black aspiring pilots, and the life and legacy of Nichelle Nichols. DeRay interviews author and journalist  Professor Linda Villarosa about her new book Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives & on the Health of Our Nation. NewsMyles https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/31/obituaries/nichelle-nichols-dead.htmlDe’Ara https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/airlines-struggling-shortages-want-recruit-diverse-pilots-hbcu-solutio-rcna40990DeRay https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/republican-attorneys-general-sue-federal-government-lgbtq-school-meal-rcna40250
09/08/22·1h 7m

Revisit History (with Prof. Robin D.G. Kelley)

DeRay, Myles, De’Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including Oklahoma State Board of Education downgrading Tulsa schools  accreditation over implicit bias training, nursing homes suing friends and family to collect on patient bills, Beyoncé pays homage to historical figures on the Renaissance album, while superstar Kelis accuses Beyoncé of disrespect. DeRay interviews author and historian Professor Robin D.G. Kelley about his new book Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination. NewsDeRay https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/07/28/1113134049/nursing-homes-are-suing-friends-and-family-to-collect-on-patients-billsDe'Ara https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2022/07/29/beyonce-samples-barbara-ann-teer-speech-on-alien-superstar-and-fans-are-obsessed/?ampMyles https://www.thefader.com/2022/07/29/kelis-accuses-beyonce-neptunes-disrespect-over-renaissance-trackKaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/07/30/crt-oklahoma-tulsa-schools-shame-white/ 
02/08/22·1h 18m

Oldie but Goodie (with Valerie Biden)

DeRay, Myles, De’Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including scorching temperatures in Texas prisons, land stolen from a Black family returned, Oxford dictionary seeks to define African-American language, and a big win for actress Mo’Nique. De’Ara interviews political strategist Valerie Biden about her new book Growing Up Biden: A Memoir. News:DeRay https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/texas/texas-prisons-heat-issues-110-degrees-july-2022/287-9724faa7-9b6f-4661-9ca1-909c50b82b45Kaya https://www.bet.com/article/k131wp/land-stolen-from-a-black-family-returned-after-nearly-100-yearsDe’Ara https://www.axios.com/2022/07/22/oxford-dictionary-african-american-english-gatesMyles https://twitter.com/strongblacklead/status/1549424361723105283?s=21&t=IfxS47ATig73-q5JCOUbug
26/07/22·1h 44m

Hold Your Light (with Van Lathan Jr.)

DeRay, Myles, De’Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including U.S. states charging families for foster care, an increasing amount of Democrats switching to Republican, D.C mayor clears up cryptic comment on her sexuality, and Macy Gray apologizes for anti-train comments. DeRay interviews author and producer Van Lathan Jr. about his new book Fat, Crazy, and Tired: Tales from the Trenches of Transformation. News: Myles https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2022/07/macy-gray-apologizes-anti-trans-comments-misunderstood-today-show-hoda-kotb-piers-morganKaya https://abc11.com/democrats-switching-to-republican-registered-voters-midterm-elections-2022-republicans/11998169/DeRay https://www.npr.org/2022/07/01/1107848270/foster-care-child-supportDe’Ara https://www.advocate.com/politics/2022/7/15/dc-mayor-bowser-not-closeted-lesbian-proud-straight-allyhttps://www.them.us/story/jalen-mckee-rodriguez-became-texas-first-black-gay-lawmaker
19/07/22·1h 40m

Focus In

DeRay, De’Ara, Myles and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including Biden’s executive order on abortion, Beyoncé’s new abuser-vetting system, the discovery of a 1955 arrest warrant from the Emmett Till case, and the Raiders historic hire of the NFL's first Black female president.News:DeRay https://www.nationalreview.com/2022/07/bidens-pro-abortion-gambit/Myles https://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/56509/1/beyonce-metoo-checks-collaborators-renaissance-album-break-my-soulDe’Ara https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna37125Kaya https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/raiders-make-historic-hire-name-sandra-douglass-morgan-nfls-first-black-female-president/?fbclid=IwAR0BwFPJaunNA3M48UO2bf7ATEZyxy2YMRnYAj3nUeUk3UTEZn4xoAL79AY Transcript coming soon.
12/07/22·17m 27s

Find Time (with Leah Goodridge)

This July 4th holiday week, DeRay shares the underreported news of the week, highlighting police harrassment of Angeli Rose Gomez, mother of two children who were held hostage during the Uvalde shooting and rushed in past the police to save them. Gomez has been an outspoken parent about the police's response to the shooting. DeRay also speaks to Leah Goodridge, a Commissioner from the NYC Planning Commission and housing rights advocate. News: https://globalnews.ca/news/8957137/uvalde-school-shooting-police-harassment/ https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/06/30/akron-police-shooting-jayland-walker-protesters-block-traffic/7776152001/https://therealdeal.com/2022/04/25/harlem-resi-project-heads-to-contentious-council-vote/ Transcript coming soon.
05/07/22·41m 28s

Talk It Through (with Andrea Guerrero)

DeRay, De’Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including a stark racial bias among forensic scientists, the unique impact of Roe v Wade on Black women of the South, and a US Representative’s public declaration of “victory for white life”. DeRay interviews leader and activist Andrea Guerrero of Alliance San Diego about the cover up unit within the U.S. Border Patrol Agency. NewsDeRay https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/rep-miller-thanks-trump-victory-white-life-campaign-says-misread-remar-rcna35359Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/20/us/medical-examiners-autopsy-racism.htmlDe’Ara https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/black-women-south-bracing-roes-fall-decades-rcna27097 Transcript coming soon.
28/06/22·1h 10m

Build Community (with David Dennis Jr.)

DeRay, Myles, De’Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including the Uvalde police department cover up, Wells Fargo conducts fake interviews for women and PoC, new music from Beyonce, a new Black Hamlet play in theaters near you. DeRay interviews author David Dennis Jr. about his new book The Movement Made Us: A Father, A Son and the Legacy of the Freedom Ride. News:DeRay https://www.vice.com/en/article/88q95p/uvalde-contracts-private-law-firm-to-argue-it-doesnt-have-to-release-school-shooting-public-recordsKaya https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2022/06/13/wells-fargo-in-criminal-probe-over-fake-job-interviews-report/De’Ara https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/26/theater/fat-ham-review.htmlMyles https://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/article/beyonce-vogue-cover-new-music Transcript coming soon.
21/06/22·1h 18m

Do Dessert (with Bill DeBlasio)

DeRay, Myles, De’Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including police footage censorship, Harvard urged to return Native and African remains, Black students increased enrollment in HBCU, and Lil Nas X and BET Network public confrontation. DeRay interviews former mayor of New York Bill DeBlasio about his current moves, advice for the current administration, and more. News:DeRay https://www.themarshallproject.org/2020/07/01/did-live-pd-let-police-censor-footageKaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/11/us/hbcu-enrollment-black-students.htmlMyles https://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/56288/1/lil-nas-x-confronts-bet-snub-and-homophobia-in-the-black-communityDe’Ara https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/harvard-urged-return-remains-enslaved-people-thousands-native-american-rcna32551 Transcript coming soon.
14/06/22·1h 3m

See Something (with Deepa Purushothaman)

DeRay, Myles, and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including prison's ban of the Spanish and Swahili language, the troubled legacy of feminine care products, and a public feud between Mo'Nique & D.L. Hughley.  DeRay interviews author Deepa Purushothaman about her book The First, the Few, and The Only: How Women of Color Can Redefine Power in Corporate America. NewsDeRay https://www.npr.org/2022/06/02/1102164439/michigan-prisons-ban-spanish-and-swahili-dictionaries-to-prevent-inmate-disruptiKaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/wellness/2022/05/31/feminine-wash-honey-pot-history/?utm_campaign=wp_about_us&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_aboutus&carta-url=https%3A%2F%2Fs2.washingtonpost.com%2Fcar-ln-tr%2F3700270%2F6299ea40956121755aa2607f%2F596c1c0e9bbc0f208652725a%2F24%2F56%2F6299ea40956121755aa2607fMyles https://blavity.com/d-l-hughley-unleashes-lengthy-response-to-monique-she-proceeds-to-eviscerate-me?category1=news Transcript coming soon.
07/06/22·1h 1m

Protect Yourself (with Marc Lamont Hill & Todd Brewster)

DeRay, Myles, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including prison's inhumane dentistry practices, corporations Juneteenth merchandise, and a recent interview with rapper Isaiah Rashad.  DeRay interviews journalists Marc Lamont Hill and Todd Brewster about their book Seen and Unseen: Technology, Social Media, and the Fight for Racial Justice.  News:De’Ara https://www.salon.com/2022/05/24/walmart-pulls-juneteenth-ice-cream-flavor-following-accusations-of-profiting-from-pain/Myles https://pitchfork.com/news/isaiah-rashad-says-he-identifies-as-sexually-fluid-in-new-interviewDeRay https://www.themarshallproject.org/2021/07/22/i-have-no-teeth-michigan-prisoners-say-long-wait-to-see-dentist-is-inhumane Transcript coming soon.
31/05/22·1h 32m

Speak it Simple (with Topeka Sam)

DeRay, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including a national poll on racism, first two Black women in White House press corps honored with lifetime achievement awards, and New Yorkers who helped identify Brooklyn shooter in danger of being deported. DeRay interviews activist and CEO Topeka Sam about her organization The Ladies of Hope Ministries. News:The Root of Haiti’s Misery:Reparations to Enslavers  https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/20/world/americas/haiti-history-colonized-france.htmlDeRay https://www.revolt.tv/article/2022-05-18/169637/new-yorkers-who-helped-identify-brooklyn-subway-shooter-face-deportation/De’Ara https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ethel-payne-alice-dunnigan-white-house-correspondents-association-dinner-whcd/Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/05/21/post-poll-black-americans/ Transcript coming soon.
24/05/22·55m 17s

Enjoy the Music (with Joah Spearman)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara and Myles cover the underreported news of the week— including a baby formula shortage, an all-Black cast opera show, a recent release from Kendrick Lamar, and a new historical cookbook. DeRay interviews activist and entrepreneur Joah Spearman about his candidacy for Austin City Council, District 9. News:DeRay https://twitter.com/ambergontrail/status/1524625188498776064?s=21&t=O_ku1ecLdVaTtvoipWFmKADe’Ara https://operawire.com/davone-tines-ronnita-miller-whitney-morrison-headline-detroit-operas-x-the-life-and-times-of-malcolm-x/Myles https://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/56059/1/kendrick-lamar-morphs-into-kanye-west-and-oj-simpson-in-a-new-music-videoKaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/09/dining/gullah-geechee-cookbook-emily-meggett.html Transcript coming soon.
17/05/22·1h 29m

Disagree with Love (with Will Jawando)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara and Myles cover the underreported news of the week— including the ongoing Tulsa race massacre reparations lawsuit, the Smithsonian plans to return  looted items, the racial disparity in bar exam results, and the rise and fall of Kevin Samuels. DeRay interviews Montgomery County Council member and author Will Jawando about his new book My Seven Black Fathers: A Young Activist's Memoir of Race, Family, and the Mentors Who Made Him Whole. News:Kaya https://thegrio.com/2022/05/04/smithsonian-smith-looted-unethically-procured-items-return/?fbclid=IwAR2dTrkggSvSuqsCDK0X1EUa4y7cLCOz8c_8VH0D0iSwZ-aGYtSqvayquMgDe’Ara https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/judge-lets-tulsa-race-massacre-reparations-lawsuit-proceed-rcna27041DeRay https://news.bloomberglaw.com/us-law-week/racial-disparities-in-bar-exam-results-causes-and-remediesMyles https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/kevin-samuels-dead-obituary-1349201/ Transcription coming soon.
10/05/22·1h 28m

Make the Ask (with Andre Perry)

DeRay, Kaya, and Myles cover the underreported news of the week— including a city ban on co-living, the tobacco industry targeting Black Americans, and the life & legacy of Ceyenne Doroshow. DeRay interviews author and scholar Andre Perry about his new book Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities.  News:Myles https://www.gq.com/story/ceyenne-doroshow-glits-founder-profileKaya https://www.npr.org/2022/04/29/1095291808/tobacco-industry-targeted-black-americans-with-mentholsDeRay https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article260770552.html For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
03/05/22·1h 23m

Do the Things (with Selema Masekela)

DeRay, Kaya, and De’Ara cover the underreported news of the week — including Florida's rejection of 54 math books, descendants of the enslaved fight for space, and the life & legacy of Hazel Scott. DeRay interviews Emmy-nominated producer & surfer Selema Masekela about his book Afro Surf, the new wave of activism centering Black surfers, and more. NewsKaya https://www.npr.org/2022/04/18/1093277449/florida-mathematics-textbooksDeRay https://www.npr.org/2022/04/20/1093673939/montpeliers-fight-with-descendants-of-the-enslaved-brings-employee-firingsDe’Ara https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2022/04/24/hazel-scott-jim-crow/?request-id=0e2808d4-c9ac-416d-904f-89d44c7dfd16&pml=1 For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
26/04/22·1h 7m

See It (with Katie Curran O'Malley)

DeRay, Kaya, and De’Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including anti-lynching legislation, a sharp increase in depression amongst American teens, and a police chief indicted for illegal gun dealing. DeRay interviews Katie Curran O'Malley about her candidacy for Maryland Attorney General. NewsDeRay https://fox59.com/indiana-news/former-ohio-police-chief-indiana-gun-dealers-plead-guilty-in-conspiracy-to-illegally-sell-machine-guns/Kaya https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2022/04/american-teens-sadness-depression-anxiety/629524/De’Ara https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/ida-b-wells-pushed-7-presidents-pass-anti-lynching-legislation-now-s-f-rcna23596 For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
19/04/22·52m 50s

Make it a Big Deal (with Prof. Dorothy Roberts)

DeRay, Kaya, Myles and De’Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including the evolution of no knock warrants, Black Jews speak up & speak out, freed people's letters to their former enslavers, and T.I.'s public feud with a Black woman comedian. DeRay interviews author and professor Dorothy Roberts about her new book Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families— and How Abolition Can Build a Safer World.NewsDeRay https://endallnoknocks.org/Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/05/dining/black-jews-passover-seder.htmlMyles https://www.thefader.com/2022/04/07/ti-takes-mic-after-comedian-mentions-sexual-assault-allegationsDe’Ara https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2022/03/13/letters-to-enslavers/  For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
12/04/22·1h 7m

Listen Better

DeRay, Kaya, and Myles cover the underreported news of the week— including shadow credit scores, a Black community built on contaminated land, and Mo’Nique & Lee Daniels Patch a 14-year Feud.News:Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2022/04/01/new-orleans-gordon-plaza-epa/DeRay https://www.propublica.org/article/how-your-shadow-credit-score-could-decide-whether-you-get-an-apartmentMyles https://deadline.com/2022/04/monique-lee-daniels-end-feud-replace-octavia-spencer-in-netflix-thriller-demon-house-1234992730/For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
05/04/22·1h 1m

Keep it in the Chat (with Reshma Saujani)

DeRay, Kaya, Myles and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including home appraisal racial bias, mild COVID linked with brain damage, two Black brothers exonerated from a murder charge, and an interactive Prince exhibit in Chicago. DeRay interviews author and activist Reshma Saujani about her new book Pay Up: The Future of Women and Work (and Why It's Different Than You Think). News:Kaya https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/long-covid-even-mild-covid-linked-damage-brain-months-infection-rcna18959DeRay https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/23/us/michigan-brothers-exonerated-murder.htmlMyles https://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/55767/1/lets-go-crazy-in-the-new-interactive-prince-exhibition-chicago-superflyDe’Ara https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/03/23/home-appraisal-racial-bias/ For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
29/03/22·1h 16m

Read Out Loud (with Bridget Todd)

DeRay, Kaya, Myles and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including a judge's criminalization of mothers who report domestic abuse, Black women targeted by big Pharma, Black Americans leading the NFT/crypto revolution, and the trials and triumph of artist Campbell Addy. DeRay interviews activist and speaker Bridget Todd about the roots of the internet, the impact that it has, and why it disproportionately harms women, communities of color, and LGBTQ folks.Kaya https://medicalxpress.com/news/2022-02-drug-pregnant-women-doesnt-fda.htmlDeRay https://www.propublica.org/article/she-said-her-husband-was-abusive-a-judge-took-away-her-kids-and-ordered-her-arrestMyles https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-black-americans-are-leading-the-nft-crypto-revolution-201819748.htmlDe’Ara https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/17/style/campbell-addy-feeling-seen.html For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
22/03/22·1h 15m

Free Keith Davis Jr. (with Nicole Lynn Lewis)

DeRay and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including three Black women oversee voting access for more than 37 million Americans and eight young burglars exposure of cointelpro + FBI misconduct. DeRay interviews author and CEO Nicole Lynn Lewis about her non-profit organization Generation Hope and her personal memoir PREGNANT GIRL: A Story of Teen Motherhood, College, and Creating a Better Future for Young Families. De'Ara https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/3-black-women-secretaries-state-are-protecting-voting-rights-rcna18754DeRay https://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/07/us/burglars-who-took-on-fbi-abandon-shadows.html For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
15/03/22·41m 13s

Check In (with Lizz Winstead)

DeRay, Myles, and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including US basketball players stuck in Ukraine and Russia, Hertz car rental report returned cars as stolen, and a free library by Solange’s Saint Heron studio featuring books by Black creators. DeRay interviews activist and comedian Lizz Winstead about her legacy on the Daily Show and her recent advocacy around the Mississippi abortion case.  Myles https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/solange-saint-heron-free-library-rare-black-books-1235088292/ Kaya https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/33408315/former-ncaa-basketball-star-maurice-creek-heads-home-getting-stuck-ukraine DeRay https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/fifty-people-join-lawsuit-saying-hertz-reported-cars-they-returned-as-stolen For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
08/03/22·1h 5m

More to Learn (with Candice Benbow)

DeRay, Myles, De'Ara and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including skyrocketed ambulance costs, a Florida bill targeting transgender youth, a Baltimore museum of art and the efforts of Destination Crenshaw. DeRay interviews theologian and author Candice Benbow about her new book Red Lip Theology: For Church Girls Who've Considered Tithing to the Beauty Supply Store When Sunday Morning Isn't Enough. DeRay https://www.axios.com/ambulance-rides-are-getting-a-lot-more-expensive-cee897fe-63b7-4412-aa67-718109773e79.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=health-ambulanceMyles https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/texas-governor-calls-citizens-report-parents-transgender-kids-abuse-rcna17455De'Ara https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2021-10-13/destination-crenshaw-projects-get-city-approval-what-big-names-in-black-art-are-making-for-l-aKaya https://www.npr.org/2022/02/23/1082350352/baltimore-museum-of-art-guarding-the-art For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
01/03/22·47m 25s

Continue the Fight (with Prof. Gregory Cooke)

DeRay, Myles, and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including billions of dollars in hoarded welfare funds, a senate vote to evict Black people to Africa, and a Miss Cleo psychic documentary. DeRay interviews filmmaker and historian Professor Gregory S. Cooke about his documentary Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II. Myles https://www.vibe.com/news/movies-tv/miss-cleo-psychic-documentary-1234648679/Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2022/02/20/mississippi-black-africa-mccallum/ DeRay https://www.propublica.org/article/states-are-hoarding-52-billion-in-welfare-funds-even-as-the-need-for-aid-grows  For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
22/02/22·1h 19m

Do It Now (with Dr. Kristen Nwanyanwu)

DeRay, Myles, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including Black people enslaved long after Emancipation Proclamation, a Missouri art gallery celebrating Black History Month, and the life and death of the true "Godmother of Funk". DeRay interviews Dr. Kristen Nwanyanwu about her work as an vitreoretinal surgeon and her research on health disparity and treatment gaps for Black people and people of color. Myles https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-60330415De’Ara https://khqa.com/news/local/black-history-month-art-exhibit-featured-in-hannibalDeRay https://www.vice.com/en/article/437573/blacks-were-enslaved-well-into-the-1960sFor a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople   
15/02/22·46m 32s

Stick to the Values (with Dustin Gibson)

DeRay, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including reparations for Black Californians, representation on executive boards, and a possible resurrection of the War on Drugs. De'Ara interviews Dustin Gibson about his roots, disability justice work and recent Justice Rising Award from the Open Society Foundations. Kaya https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/02/02/california-could-pay-black-americans-reparations-after-2023/9293476002/?gnt-cfr=1De’Ara https://fortune.com/2022/02/01/black-women-on-boards-representation-executives-diversity/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=broadsheet&utm_content=2022020314pm&tpcc=nlbroadsheetDeRay https://twitter.com/notcapnamerica/status/1488973685096697860?s=20&t=5HhvrFgr2jo92k6PgTLtdwFor a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
08/02/22·59m 5s

All About the Work (with Portia Wood)

In the debut episode of Black History Month, DeRay, Kaya, Myles and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including a not so shocking outcome of the child tax credit, a booming private prison industry despite federal ban, the disillusionment of a young Biden official, and two spiritual icons' effort towards building a community of love. DeRay interviews Portia Wood about her mission as a generational wealth planning attorney and the importance of the work within the Black community.News:Myles https://www.lionsroar.com/bell-hooks-and-thich-nhat-hanh-on-building-a-community-of-love/DeRay https://www.grid.news/story/politics/2022/01/26/a-year-after-bidens-executive-order-on-private-prisons-business-is-still-booming/De’Ara https://www.newyorker.com/news/the-political-scene/the-disillusionment-of-a-young-biden-officialKaya https://www.npr.org/2022/01/27/1075299510/the-expanded-child-tax-credit-briefly-slashed-child-poverty-heres-what-else-it-d For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
01/02/22·1h 20m

Make Room For New (with Samantha Tweedy)

DeRay, Kaya and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including a documentary honoring Black women's World War II contributions, racial disparity in access to COVID treatment, and women more likely to die after operation by male surgeons. DeRay interviews Samantha Tweedy about her life experience and current work as president of the Black Economic Alliance Foundation. News:DeRay https://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/jan/04/women-more-likely-die-operation-male-surgeon-studyKaya https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katiecamero/covid-treatment-inequalityDe’Ara https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/12/31/black-rosies-world-war-ii/ For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
25/01/22·43m 44s

The Work Continues (with Jonathan Katz)

DeRay, Myles, and Kaya cover the underreported news of the week— including a new Black tech hub, forged DNA evidence, and a reverse migration to the South. DeRay interviews Jonathan Katz on his new book Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and Breaking of America's Empire.  News:Myles https://www.businessinsider.com/blacktag-founders-black-creators-audiences-platform-2022-1Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/01/14/black-migration-south/DeRay https://www.npr.org/2022/01/13/1072766152/virginia-beach-forged-evidence-investigationFor a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople   
18/01/22·52m 39s

Speak Up and Honest (with Samira Sangare)

DeRay, Myles, Kaya, and De’Ara cover the underreported news of the week— including Black climbers on Mount Everest, false positive drug tests in state prisons, and the life and death of Black political icons Sidney Poiter and Lani Guinier. DeRay interviews activist Samira Sangare about her work and advocacy with Saratoga Black Lives Matter in New York State. News:DeRay https://www.news10.com/news/nys-inspector-general-report-reveals-rampant-false-positive-drug-test-results-in-state-prisons-led-to-undue-punishment/Myles https://www.oprahdaily.com/entertainment/a38695714/oprah-sidney-poitier-interview/Kaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/mount-everest-black-climbers/2021/12/31/b5d28a70-3757-11ec-8be3-e14aaacfa8ac_story.htmlDe’Ara https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/07/us/politics/lani-guinier-dead.html For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
11/01/22·1h

I'm Ready (with Myisha Cherry)

Myles, De'Ara, Kaya, and DeRay welcome the new year and cover the underreported news of the week— including DC police failed attempts to reprimand officers, Black artists revolutionize medical illustrations, Proud Boys regroup to local municipalities, and the life & death of bell hooks. DeRay interviews philosopher & longtime friend Myisha Cherry on her book The Case for Rage: Why Anger Is Essential to Anti-Racist Struggle. News:Myles https://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article256616171.htmlDe’Ara https://amp.usatoday.com/amp/8892939002Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/14/us/proud-boys-local-issues.htmlDeRay https://revealnews.org/article/dc-police-tried-to-fire-24-current-officers-for-criminal-offenses/For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
04/01/22·1h 12m

Have the Conversation (with Anushay Hossain)

DeRay, Kaya, and Myles cover the underreported news of the week—including high rates of dementia for Black and Latino women, Las Vegas persecution of minor sex-trafficking victims, and the life & death of Elder Malidoma Patrice Somé. DeRay interviews writer and a feminist policy analyst Anushay Hossain on her book Pain Gap: How Sexism & Racism in Healthcare Kill Women. News:Kaya https://wapo.st/3GEUknGMyles https://www.malidoma.com/mainDeRay https://www.wapo.st/3oTKY1l For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
15/12/21·33m 17s

All is Not Lost (with Tony Messenger)

DeRay, Kaya, De’Ara, and Myles cover the underreported news of the week—including a Miami Art Basel policy change, Josephine Baker's high honor in France, Black tech entrepreneurs tackling health care's race gap, and the world of underground adoption. DeRay interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tony Messenger on his book PROFIT AND PUNISHMENT: How America Criminalizes the Poor in the Name of Justice.News:Kaya https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/04/arts/design/art-basel-miami-diversity.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=StyleMyles https://www.npr.org/2021/11/30/1059776777/josephine-baker-france-pantheonDe’Ara https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/11/29/1056494505/how-black-tech-entrepreneurs-are-tackling-health-cares-race-gapDeRay https://www.propublica.org/article/they-took-us-away-from-each-other-lost-inside-americas-shadow-foster-system For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
07/12/21·1h 15m

Communication is Key (with Barrett Holmes Pitner)

DeRay, Kaya, Myles and De’Ara cover the underreported news of the week—including GoGo at the Grammy's, exoneration with no restitution, a Hendrix family dispute, and thousands of Latino drivers labeled as white. DeRay interviews Barrett Holmes Pitner about his new book The Crime Without A Name: Combatting Ethnocide and the Erasure of Culture in America which was named one of NPR's 2021 Best Books of the Year. News:DeRayhttps://twitter.com/RichardAWebster/status/1462774838150545410?s=20De’Arahttps://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/gogo-dc-grammy-awards/2021/11/22/e7db3fd0-4b16-11ec-b73b-a00d6e559a6e_story.htmlMyleshttps://www.theguardian.com/music/2021/jan/13/jimi-hendrix-family-dispute-escalates-over-use-of-name-for-music-schoolKayahttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/27/us/kevin-strickland-exonerated-fundraiser.htmlFor a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople  
30/11/21·1h 23m

Rest is Essential (with Malcolm Bell)

DeRay, Kaya, Myles and De’Ara cover the underreported news of the week—including a student loan forgiveness program, the first Black woman to live in a space station, a charity aiming to end youth violence through creativity, and the shocking acquittal of a serial rapist. DeRay interviews Malcolm Bell about his new book The Attica Turkey Shoot: Carnage, Cover-Up and the Pursuit of Justice. News:DeRay https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/18/nyregion/christopher-belter-rape-sentence.htmlKaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/11/20/public-service-student-loan-forgiveness-pslf/Myles https://www.dazeddigital.com/life-culture/article/54666/1/save-art-against-knives-the-charity-preventing-youth-violence-through-artDe’Ara https://www.npr.org/2021/11/19/1057180212/jessica-watkins-astronaut-first-black-woman-iss-space-station For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople 
23/11/21·1h 20m

Choose You (with Dr. Priya Fielding-Singh)

DeRay, Kaya, and Myles cover the underreported news of the week—including new policies at St. Jude hospital, a fake landlord scandal, and a John Coltrane album gone platinum. DeRay interviews Dr. Priya Fielding-Singh about her new book How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food & Inequality in America.News:DeRayhttps://www.propublica.org/article/st-jude-hoards-billions-while-many-of-its-families-drain-their-savingsMyleshttps://variety.com/2021/music/news/john-coltrane-love-supreme-platinum-1235108885/Kayahttps://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/fake-landlord-home-rental-scam-detroit-rcna4941?cid=sm_npd_nn_fb_ma&fbclid=IwAR18n_BsQXEUCR0bb1TJPYWDHnFG6eQ4ZMhZ-9cTn2bUFObb6H36-K9YOtw  For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
16/11/21·58m 48s

Move with Intent (with Stanley Nelson & Traci Curry)

DeRay, Kaya, and De’Ara cover the underreported news of the week—including Black women in elected office, public bathrooms, and a scandal involving D.C. police and whiskey. DeRay interviews Stanley Nelson & Traci Curry about their new Showtime documentary "Attica."News stories:De’Ara https://thegrio.com/2021/11/01/black-women-running-for-statewide-offices/ DeRay https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2021-11-05/why-american-cities-lost-their-public-bathroomsKaya https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-police-lodge-jack-daniels-committee-investigation/2021/11/04/e035a92a-3377-11ec-a1e5-07223c50280a_story.html For a transcript, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
09/11/21·1h 1m

Happy Halloween (with Destiny Lopez)

DeRay, Kaya, and De'Ara, cover the underreported news of the week—including the gubernatorial election in Virginia, Stacy Abrams' efforts toward eliminating medical debt, a police chief in Georgia who is leading on police reform, and a win for fair wages for ICE detainees who work in their detention centers. DeRay interviews Destiny Lopez.DeRay: https://www.motherjones.com/crime-justice/2021/10/ice-detention-immigration-geo-group-core-civic-lawsuit/Kaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/a-shoot-to-incapacitate-policy-puts-georgia-police-chief-and-town-in-the-spotlight/2021/10/24/d64b86f4-3378-11ec-9241-aad8e48f01ff_story.htmlDe'Ara: https://apnews.com/article/health-alabama-georgia-philanthropy-stacey-abrams-3395744e46ed8da6eea80f4164284435 For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
02/11/21·52m 12s

Special Episode (with Dr. Nabarun Dasgupta)

DeRay interviews Dr. Nabarun Dasgupta about opioid addiction and Project Lazerus.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.
26/10/21·32m 35s

Give Grace (with Michael Tubbs)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and guest Myles E. Johnson cover the underreported news of the week. Then, DeRay interviews Michael Tubbs, author of "The Deeper the Roots."For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.
19/10/21·48m 25s

Listen and Learn (with Dr. Marcia Chatelain)

DeRay, De'Ara, and guest Myles E. Johnson cover the underreported news of the week—including Dave Chappelle, Noname's Hood Library, Mount Everest, and John Singer Sargent. DeRay interviews Dr. Marcia Chatelain about the failed promise of Black capitalism explored in her book "Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America." DeRay: https://www.wbur.org/radioboston/2020/07/15/isabella-stewart-museum-black-model-singer-sargentDe'Ara: https://www.npr.org/2021/10/09/1042720428/mount-everest-first-all-black-climbing-teamMyles: https://thegrio.com/2021/10/04/noname-opens-radical-hood-library/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
12/10/21·52m 18s

One Hurdle at a Time (with Valerie Jarrett)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and guest Myles E. Johnson cover the underreported news of the week—including Black inventors, New Jersey verdicts, J. Marion Sims, and Soul Train. DeRay interviews Valerie Jarrett about Civic Nation's "Made to Save" initiative to increase vaccine access.DeRay: https://newjerseymonitor.com/2021/09/23/judges-cant-ignore-jury-verdicts-in-deciding-sentencing-n-j-s-top-court-rules/Kaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/mothers-gynecology-alabama-memorial-statue/2021/10/01/cca0a788-21fd-11ec-8200-5e3fd4c49f5e_story.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.npr.org/2021/09/27/1040795026/patricia-bath-marian-croak-national-inventors-hall-of-fame-first-black-womenMyles: https://www.npr.org/2021/09/30/1041793651/its-been-5-decades-since-soul-train-was-first-nationally-syndicatedFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
05/10/21·55m 58s

Ratchet Academics (with Dr. Christopher Emdin)

DeRay, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Gayl Jones, abortion laws, and Our Black Girls. DeRay interviews Dr. Christopher Emdin, author of "Ratchetdemic: Reimagining Academic Success."DeRay: https://www.npr.org/2021/09/24/1040048967/missing-black-women-girls-left-out-media-ignoredKaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/26/us/oklahoma-abortion.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/17/magazine/gayl-jones-novel-palmares.htmlFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
28/09/21·58m 37s

Softening into Surrender (with Claire Bidwell Smith)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Narcan shortages, CRT debates, welfare reform, and immigration issues. DeRay interviews Claire Bidwell Smith of the Lemonada podcast "New Day" about coping with grief.Deray: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/08/11/naloxone-demand/Kaya: https://www.propublica.org/article/to-get-public-assistance-these-single-mothers-are-forced-to-share-intimate-details-about-their-familiesDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/16/us/texas-migrants-del-rio.htmlSam: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/schools-facing-critical-race-theory-battles-are-diversifying-rapidly-analysis-n1278834New Day podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/new-day/id1568014296For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
21/09/21·41m 1s

Lean Into the Joy (with Prof. Jessica S. Henry)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including rural schools, suicide rates, Black Film Archives, and Portland's vaccine mandate. DeRay interviews Prof. Jessica S. Henry (author of "Smoke But No Fire: Convicting the Innocent of Crimes that Never Happened") about no-crime wrongful convictions.DeRay: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/10/well/mind/suicide-rates-black-girls.htmlKaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/07/magazine/rural-public-education.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.vulture.com/2021/09/black-film-archive-streaming-cinema-history.htmlSam: https://www.opb.org/article/2021/09/08/portland-mayor-ted-wheeler-police-bureau-citywide-covid-19-vaccine-mandate/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
14/09/21·51m 34s

Don't Suffer in Excellence (with Cliff Albright)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Naomi Osaka, Black surfers, juvenile discrimination, the labor shortage, and car fatalities. DeRay interviews Cliff Albright about Black Voters Matter Fund and the battle for voting rights.DeRay: https://inquest.org/fear-of-the-black-child/Kaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/09/04/ten-million-job-openings-labor-shortage/De'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/08/31/sports/black-surfers.htmlSam: https://www.fastcompany.com/90657165/how-a-century-old-brand-is-transforming-itself-and-the-auto-industry?dclid=COiPlbfn6PICFUtf1QodDkYFTAMortality Gap Report: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2021/08/30/the-black-mortality-gap-and-a-century-old-documentFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
07/09/21·56m 59s

Ask the Questions Yourself (with Dr. Elizabeth Mayer)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including voting rights, police overtime, eating disorders, and corporate profit from racial justice. DeRay interviews Dr. Elizabeth Mayer about biostatistics and what they reflect about cancer across demographic groups.DeRay: https://www.insider.com/muscle-dysmorphia-makes-me-feel-way-a-man-should-feel-2021-8Kaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/interactive/2021/george-floyd-corporate-america-racial-justice/De'Ara: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/08/27/house-debates-voting-rights-its-jim-crow-all-over-again/Sam: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-08-28/lapd-overtime-budget-was-slashed-now-the-city-owes-47-million-dollarsFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
31/08/21·54m 27s

Name It (with Rev. Al Sharpton)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Josephine Baker, Anthony Wright, Georgia's voter registration rate, and racist school textbooks. DeRay interviews activist Rev. Al Sharpton about March On for Voting Rights.DeRay: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/former-cops-charged-wrongful-conviction_n_6116a25fe4b0f7bc26a545d0Kaya: http://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/aug/12/right-wing-textbooks-teach-slavery-black-immigrationDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/22/world/europe/josephine-baker-pantheon-burial.htmlSam: https://www.ajc.com/politics/almost-all-eligible-georgians-are-registered-to-vote-data-show/WVN373LTIZAN7IJECDODHRJWLM/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
24/08/21·34m 6s

Remember To Love In A Big Way (with Coby Kennedy)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Judge Eunice Lee, universal basic income, Simmont Thomas, and SNAP benefit increases. DeRay interviews artist Coby Kennedy to discuss his installation art piece "Kalief Browder: The Box" on display in Brooklyn's Pioneer Works Garden. DeRay: https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-gorwell-retirement-20210811-ekgfhoj2cbglvklnssgolpicoi-story.htmlKaya: https://apnews.com/article/health-coronavirus-pandemic-9832ab299bd1a5953f305ec1ae2b8ea9De'Ara: https://newsone.com/4182991/eunice-lees-confirmation-continues-biden-promise-of-diverse-judiciary/Sam: https://www.businessinsider.com/universal-basic-income-new-mexico-guaranteed-monthly-payments-santa-fe-2021-8Cody Kennedy's The Box: https://pioneerworks.org/exhibitions/coby-kennedy-kalief-browder-the-box For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
17/08/21·41m 36s

Get the Coffee (with Jonathan McCrory)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including forensic science reform, a Wegmans warehouse, the wealth gap in education, and Rebecca Hall's graphic novel "Wake." DeRay interviews Jonathan McCrory of the National Black Theatre.DeRay: https://theintercept.com/2021/08/08/forensic-science-reform-justice-department/Kaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2021/08/04/why-are-african-american-residents-this-small-town-determined-block-wegmans-warehouse/Sam: https://www.wsj.com/articles/college-was-supposed-to-close-the-wealth-gap-for-black-americans-the-opposite-happened-11628328602De'Ara: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/new-graphic-novel-reveals-black-womens-hidden-role-slave-revolts-rcna1573For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
10/08/21·54m 1s

Go Make Friends (with Michael Levine & Makeda Mays Green)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including small town prisons, #SheWillRise, reductions in the poverty rate, and reverse search warrants. DeRay interviews Michael Levine and Makeda Mays Green from Nickelodeon about how kids interact with entertainment.DeRay: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2021/06/10/small-towns-used-to-see-prisons-as-a-boon-now-many-don-t-want-themKaya: https://www.vox.com/recode/22565926/police-law-enforcement-data-warrantSam: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/28/us/politics/covid-poverty-aid-programs.htmlDe'Ara: https://people.com/politics/meet-women-fighting-to-nominate-black-woman-to-supreme-court/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
03/08/21·55m 5s

Get the Photos (with Tigray Action Committee)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Black policewomen, the Cleveland Guardians, executive clemency, and Philadelphia's law enforcement corruption. DeRay interviews Millete Birhanemaskel of Tigray Action Committee about the war in Ethiopia.DeRay: https://www.inquirer.com/news/a/philadelphia-homicide-detectives-bribes-exonerations-murder-20210720.htmlKaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/23/sports/baseball/cleveland-guardians.htmlSam: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/19/us/politics/biden-prisoners-covid.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.vice.com/en/article/88ndwv/black-women-hired-police-chiefs-columbus-ohio-elaine-bryantTake Crooked's listener survey this week: crooked.com/surveyFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
27/07/21·52m 14s

Go For a Walk (with Carmen Gutierrez)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including critical race theory, nuisance ordinances, district attorney switch-ups, and the $129 billion school stimulus. DeRay interviews sociologist Carmen Gutierrez about health insurance complications for previously incarcerated persons.DeRay: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/08/nuisance-ordinances-the-new-frontier-in-social-controlKaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/13/education/school-budget-stimulus.htmlSam: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/07/13/when-new-district-attorney-takes-office-police-kill-fewer-people-our-research-finds/De'Ara: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/14/two-voices-resistance-critical-race-theory-backlash-oklahoma/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
20/07/21·49m 24s

Explore the Options (with Brandon L. Garrett)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including spelling bees, Afghanistan, California jails, and vaccination marketing. DeRay interviews law professor Brandon L. Garrett about his book "Autopsy of a Crime Lab: Exposing the Flaws in Forensics."DeRay: https://calmatters.org/justice/2021/03/waiting-for-justice/Kaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/07/10/macnolia-cox-zaila-avant-garde-spelling-bee/Sam: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/biden-afghanistan-taliban/2021/07/08/3fe9ef50-dfd3-11eb-ae31-6b7c5c34f0d6_story.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/juvenile-reworks-hit-back-thang-pro-vaccine-vax-thang-n1273287For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
13/07/21·59m 19s

Chase the Question (with David Smith & Alec Karakatsanis)

DeRay interviews healthcare economist David Smith, host of the podcast The Cost of Care from Lemonada Media. Then he sits down with Alec Karakatsanis, the founder and director of the Civil Rights Corp.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
06/07/21·59m 14s

Pay It Forward (with Jarvis R. Givens & John King Jr.)

DeRay interviews Dr. Jarvis R. Givens about “fugitive pedagogy”—a theory and practice of Black education in America. Kaya sits down with former Obama Secretary of Education Dr. John King Jr. who is running for governor of Maryland.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
29/06/21·57m 57s

Trust Your Gut (with Myles E. Johnson & Mario Rosser)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including prison mail and forced labor, artist David Drake, and the business of editing bodycam footage. DeRay interviews writer Myles E. Johnson about Black queer representation, then sits down with Mario Rosser—candidate for NYC Council, Central Harlem District 9.DeRay: https://prospect.org/justice/physical-mail-could-be-eliminated-at-federal-prisons/Kaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/06/19/13th-amendment-prisons-juneteenthSam: https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/05/16/police-pr-video-machine-criticizedDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/17/arts/design/-enslaved-potter-david-drake-museum.htmlDe'Ara's show note: https://www.instagram.com/blackcraftspeopleda/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
22/06/21·1h 6m

Study Juneteenth (with Maya Wiley)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including murder rates, honor students, Ralph Northam, and healthcare for Louisiana inmates. DeRay interviews NYC mayoral candidate Maya Wiley ahead of the Democratic primary.DeRay: https://scalawagmagazine.org/2021/05/la-restricted-prison-health/Kaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/14/us/politics/ralph-northam-virginia.htmlSam: https://www.vox.com/22529989/2020-murders-gunsDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/11/us/west-point-high-school-valedictorian.htmlFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
15/06/21·46m 11s

Tell Them You Love Them (with Elizabeth Hinton)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Naomi Osaka, AFL-CIO's police reform report, Harlem theater, NFL's race-norming, and childbirth calculators. DeRay interviews Elizabeth Hinton about her new book "America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s".DeRay: https://www.statnews.com/2021/06/03/vbac-calculator-birth-cesarean/Kaya: https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/31554110/nfl-halt-race-norming-review-black-claims-1-billion-concussion-settlementSam: https://inthesetimes.com/article/the-afl-cio-releases-its-police-reform-report-but-doesnt-want-to-talk-about-itDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/04/theater/national-black-theater-dasha-zhukova.htmlFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
08/06/21·57m 32s

Don't Let It Go Unchallenged (with Stanley Nelson & Marco Williams)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including San Domingo, Oklahoma mayors, Seasame Street, and unmarked Indigenous graves. DeRay interviews directors Stanley Nelson and Marco Williams of the new documentary "Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre".DeRay: https://www.thedailybeast.com/chester-pierce-the-forgotten-tale-of-how-a-black-psychiatrist-helped-make-sesame-streetKaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/free-blacks-san-domingo-eastern-shore/2021/05/24/86ed2760-bca5-11eb-9c90-731aff7d9a0d_story.htmlSam: https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2021/05/28/the-remains-of-215-children-have-been-found-now-indigenous-leaders-say-canada-must-help-find-the-rest-of-the-unmarked-graves.htmlDe'Ara: https://nymag.com/intelligencer/_pages/ckp48zyrf00003voj4sbhjayn.htmlFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
01/06/21·33m 29s

Answer Your Calling (with Dr. James Wood)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including the one-year anniversary of George Floyd's murder, the Citizen app, facial recognition, prison staffing, and population stagnation. DeRay interviews Dr. James Wood about racial disparities in orthopedics.DeRay: https://apnews.com/article/business-health-coronavirus-pandemic-prisons-government-and-politics-88fff925b1901a36a10581c28d826916Kaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/22/world/global-population-shrinking.htmlSam: https://www.vice.com/en/article/v7evbx/citizen-app-private-security-leaked-emailsDe'Ara: https://www.dailydot.com/debug/60-minutes-omits-black-female-scientists-racial-biases/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
25/05/21·1h 2m

Take A Step Back (with Dr. Marcus Johnson)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including sickle cells, police reform, critical race theory, and the midterms. DeRay interviews Dr. Marcus Johnson about racial and class disparities in the world of dental health.DeRay: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/15/us/african-americans-sickle-cell-police.htmlKaya: https://www.nbcnews.com/know-your-value/feature/black-women-will-be-force-be-reckoned-2022-midterm-elections-ncna1267133De'Ara: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/05/gops-critical-race-theory-fixation-explained/618828/Sam: https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2021/05/15/brooklyn-center-passes-sweeping-public-safety-resolution-reform-policing/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
18/05/21·1h 1m

Let Yourself Be Loved (with Desmond Meade & Channel Powe)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam cover the underreported news of the week, including inmates released during COVID-19, Deana Lawson, Dollar General, and a sewage crisis. DeRay interviews Desmond Meade about voting rights in Florida and Channel Powe about education reform.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeopleDeRay: https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/06/business/dollar-store-openings-retail/index.htmlKaya: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/may/06/sewage-crisis-hits-majority-black-town-new-york-mount-vernonDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/05/magazine/deana-lawson.htmlSam: https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/politics/2021/05/05/trump-memo-says-inmates-sent-home-due-covid-must-return-prison/7194735002/
11/05/21·59m 44s

Get Plugged In (with The Sentencing Project)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam cover the underreported news of the week, including medical race correction, stolen art, Iowa landlords, and Black Pound Day in the UK. DeRay interviews Ashley Nellis about her work with The Sentencing Project.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeopleDeRay: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2021/04/30/gov-kim-reynolds-signs-bill-letting-landlords-reject-section-8-housing-hud-tenants/4748580001/Kaya: https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/25/health/race-correction-in-medicine-history-refocused/index.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/30/business/pandemic-black-pound-day-uk.htmlSam: https://www.jweekly.com/2021/04/30/investigation-nazi-looted-art-in-san-francisco-museums/DeRay's Data Volunteer Training Program: deray@deray.com
04/05/21·57m 55s

The 200th Episode (with Larry Krasner)

It's our 200th episode! DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam have a roundtable about the Derek Chauvin verdict and the underreported news of the week, including PPP for female business owners, political engagement, excessive force in prisons, and skipped vaccinations. DeRay interviews Larry Krasner, the focus of a new PBS documentary "Philly D.A.", to talk about the struggles of criminal justice reform.DeRay: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/24/nyregion/rikers-guards-lie-nyc-jails.htmlKaya: www.nytimes.com/2021/04/25/business/covid-vaccines-second-doses.htmlSam: https://www.latimes.com/politics/newsletter/2021-04-23/surge-political-engagement-youth-problem-for-gop-essential-politicsDe'Ara: https://19thnews.org/2021/04/women-small-businesses-loan/
27/04/21·1h 6m

We Can Win (with Luvvie Ajayi Jones)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam celebrate Earth Day by diving into the underreported news of the week, including environmental justice, La Gran Madre, Brooklyn police corruption, and early voting. DeRay interviews Luvvie Ajayi Jones about her new book "Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual".For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeopleDeRay: https://gothamist.com/news/brooklyn-da-will-purge-90-convictions-involving-indicted-detective-100-more-expected-manhattanKaya: https://commonwealthmagazine.org/opinion/climate-change-law-codifies-environmental-justice/Sam: https://www.mississippifreepress.org/10802/voting-should-not-be-difficult-mississippians-seek-10-days-of-early-voting-with-new-ballot-initiative/De'Ara: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2021-04-16/la-gran-madre-helps-free-child-migrants-stranded-on-the-border-in-shelters-because-she-was-one
20/04/21·42m 1s

Take Your Hand Off (with Alua Arthur)

DeRay, Kaya, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including Maryland police oversight, California child care, college admission essays, and Derek Chauvin's trial. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay interviews Alua Arthur about what it takes to be a death doula. DeRay: https://cepa.stanford.edu/content/essay-content-strongly-related-household-income-and-sat-scores-evidence-60000-undergraduate-applicationsKaya: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/04/04/california-teachers-childcare-coronavirus-478972Sam: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/hogan-vetoes-police-accountibility/2021/04/09/c0ac4096-9967-11eb-962b-78c1d8228819_story.htmlTeaching Study: https://hechingerreport.org/white-and-female-teachers-show-racial-bias-in-evaluating-second-grade-writing/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
13/04/21·1h 2m

Pat Yourself On The Back (with Shaka King & Dorothy A. Brown)

Kaya Henderson sits down with Shaka King, the director and co-writer of "Judas and the Black Messiah". Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay interviews author/professor Dorothy A. Brown about racial discrepancies in American tax law.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
06/04/21·50m 46s

Trust the Process (with SaverLife)

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including Tanzania, suture threads, Tina Turner, and the Klan at Harvard. DeRay interviews Leigh Phillips of SaverLife and Solana Rice of Liberation in a Generation.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.DeRay: https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2021/3/25/harvard-klan-scrut/Kaya: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/high-schooler-invented-color-changing-sutures-detect-infection-180977345/?s=09Sam: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-56444575De'Ara: https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2021/03/remaking-tina-turner-hbo/618432/
30/03/21·54m 32s

Tell the Truth (with Cleo Wade)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including first responders, Mississippi Medicaid, pot use at the White House, and another lost Black utopia. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Cleo Wade to discuss her new book, "What the Road Said". For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
23/03/21·54m 26s

Don't Sabotage Love (with Evan Stone)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including the Royal Family, Black farmers, Mariya Russell, Aya Brown, and the Bruce family. DeRay sits down with Evan Stone, of Educators for Excellence, about the path forward for education.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.Links:DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
16/03/21·1h 4m

Make Time For Friends (with Justin Fenton)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including Sunday voting, Colorado bail reform, pandemic overdoses, and Arkansas vaccinations. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Justin Fenton to discuss his new book "We Own This City: A True Story of Crime, Cops, and Corruption".For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
09/03/21·41m 6s

Our Gifts Don't Require Chaos (with Johnny Celestin & Will Driscoll)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including drug prosecutions, Billie Holiday, Nashlie Sephus, Black American sign language on Tik Tok. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Johnny Celestin to discuss the political situation in Haiti. De'Ara interviews Will Driscoll about roofing reform for public health.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.Links:DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
02/03/21·1h 16m

Say Thank You (with Dr. Bob Wachter)

DeRay, Kaya, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including child exploitation during a pandemic, linked fate, and jury exclusion. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Dr. Bob Wachter, guest host of "In the Bubble" podcast on Lemonada Media, to discuss the vaccine roll-out and the dangers of upcoming coronavirus spikes.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.DeRayKayaSamIn the Bubble podcast
23/02/21·1h 2m

Ask the Question (with Dr. Daniel Laroche)

DeRay, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including protest data, Black-owned business partnerships, and Harriet Tubman. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Dr. Daniel Laroche to discuss why glaucoma disproportionately impacts the Black community.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.DeRaySamDe'Ara
16/02/21·52m 42s

Would It Change the World? (with Tishaura O. Jones)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including academic racism, vaccine hunters, medical distribution issues, and replacing the police with healthcare workers. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Tishaura O. Jones, who is running for mayor of St. Louis.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople
09/02/21·1h 17m

Let Yourself Feel (with Maurice Chammah)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including Seattle PD's budget, billionaire economic recovery, vaccination distribution, and immigration agents within the 287(g) program. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Maurice Chammah, author of "Let The Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty in the United States" to discuss capital punishment.For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.Links:DeRay: https://theappeal.org/the-lab/report/decades-of-federal-policies-turned-local-police-on-immigrant-communities-heres-how-biden-can-stop-that/Kaya: https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/26/business/billionaire-wealth-inequality-poverty/index.htmlSam: https://theappeal.org/politicalreport/seattle-participatory-budgeting-defund-police/De'Ara: https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/30/us/new-york-vaccine-disparities/index.html
02/02/21·1h 12m

You Don't Have to Always Be Right (with Mahogany L. Browne)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including LA Sheriffs, GardnerGlobal, school reopenings, and Flint's water crisis. DeRay sits down with author Mahogany L. Browne, to discuss her debut YA novel "Chlorine Sky".For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople.Links:DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
26/01/21·59m 23s

We Have a Dream (with SuChin Pak & Kulap Vilaysack)

DeRay, De'Ara, Sam, and Kaya dive into the underreported news of the week, including male friendships, D.C. statehood, locked Bitcoin, and the documentary "MLK/FBI". Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with SuChin Pak Kulap Vilaysack, of the Lemonada podcast "Add to Cart", to discuss the political and emotional effects of being a consumer. For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople. Links:DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
19/01/21·1h 1m

Tell Them You Love Them (with Bianca Tylek)

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including predatory payday lending, job losses, COVID-19's targeting of the Black community, and Kim Janey. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Bianca Tylek of Worth Rises, who is working to dismantle the prison industry.Links:DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
12/01/21·1h 19m

Write It Down (with Fix SAPD)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including Ayanna Pressley, vaccine awareness, weather modification devices, and the Black amputation epidemic. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Fix SAPD organizers James Dykman and Oji Martin, who are fighting for police accountability in San Antonio.  Links:DeRayKayaSamDe'AraEnd All No-KnocksFix SAPD
05/01/21·1h 8m

Carry It Forward (with Andy Slavitt & Sen. Brian Benjamin)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including longshoremen protections, the whiteness of the book industry, Pasco county sheriffs, and steam-heaters. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. DeRay sits down with Andy Slavitt from the podcast "In the Bubble" to discuss America's path forward, then chats with New York State Senator Brian Benjamin about NYPD transparency. New episodes of Pod Save The People will resume in January. Links:DeRayKayaSamDe'AraEnd All No-Knocks
15/12/20·1h 15m

Ban No-Knock Raids (with Ijeoma Oluo)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including harm reduction, Greg Meeks, Jason Williams, and the plan to fix America. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. Then, DeRay sits down with author Ijeoma Oluo to discuss her new book "Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America".Links:DeRay: https://filtermag.org/fbi-dealers-harm-reduction/Kaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/04/business/dealbook/how-to-fix-america.htmlSam: https://www.nola.com/news/courts/article_f044cf7a-368a-11eb-ac4b-0bbdab4e0c09.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.reuters.com/article/usa-congress-foreign/u-s-democrats-elect-meeks-as-first-black-house-foreign-affairs-chairman-idUSKBN28E03IEnd All No-Knocks: https://endallnoknocks.org/
08/12/20·1h 5m

Listen To Yourself (with Vanita Gupta & Wendy Kopp)

DeRay, De'Ara, Sam, and Kaya share their thankfulness affirmations for 2020. DeRay sits down with Vanita Gupta to discuss the Justice Department and the continuing fight to protect democracy. Then, Kaya chats with Wendy Kopp, the CEO and co-founder of Teach For All, regarding the long list of issues facing teachers and students across the country.
01/12/20·1h 2m

Ask All The Questions (with Dianne M. Stewart)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including young voter turnout, enslaved populations moving to Mexico, school closures, and judicial elections. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. Then, DeRay sits down with Dianne M. Stewart to discuss her new book "Black Women, Black Love: America's War on African American Marriage."Links:DeRayKayaDe'Ara
24/11/20·1h 14m

A Matter of Scale (with Megan Rapinoe)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including hospital coronavirus infections, virtual learning, sports arena voting, and COVID-19's rural devastation. Then, DeRay sits down with soccer star Megan Rapinoe to talk about her new book "One Life."Links:DeRay: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2020/11/08/when-going-to-the-hospital-is-just-as-bad-as-jailKaya: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/28/opinion/virtual-school-racism.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/14/opinion/coronavirus-poverty-us.htmlSam: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2020/11/13/how-sports-arenas-ran-up-score-election-thousands-voters/6175568002/
17/11/20·1h 16m

Our Take on What's Next (with Stephanie Wittels Wachs & Will Jawando)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into what comes next for the Biden/Harris administration. DeRay sits down with Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of Lemonada Media's podcast Last Day, to talk about emotional self-care in late 2020. Then, a quick check-in with Will Jawando, a council member representing one million Americans in Montgomery County, MD.Links:Last Day Podcast
10/11/20·1h 15m

We Are The Overcomers (with Chasten Buttigieg & Dani Brzozowski)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including gang symbols, Black voter turnout, Jamie Harrison, and down-ballot criminal justice reform. DeRay sits down with Chasten Buttigieg to talk about his new book "I Have Something To Tell You." Then, a quick check-in with Dani Brzozowski, who is running to represent Illinois’ 16th Congressional District in the House.If you run into any issues voting or witness voter suppression or intimidation, call the voter protection hotline: 1-833-DEM-VOTE (1-833-336-8683)Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSam
03/11/20·1h 2m

Fired Up and Ready to Go (with The Collective PAC & Antwan Phillips)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including the reality show “Live PD,” confiscation of IDs by jails, excessive voting lines, and Texas student failure rates. DeRay sits down with Quentin & Stefanie Brown-James, founders of The Collective PAC, to discuss building Black political power. Then, a quick check-in with Antwan Phillips, Little Rock City Board candidate, who wants us to #BelieveInBetter.Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSam
27/10/20·1h 10m

Indulge a Little (with Terrance Woodbury & Joyce Elliott)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including jail deaths, public school enrollment, Upper West Side NIMBYs, and pandemic poverty. DeRay sits down with pollster Terrance Woodbury to discuss representation in research, and why Trump is winning over Black men. Then, a quick check-in with Joyce Elliott, who is the House Democratic nominee for Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District.Links:DeRay De'AraKayaSam
20/10/20·1h 15m

Do the Work and the Rest Will Follow (with Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including wrongful incarceration, California's prison factories, Rhode Island's school reopening plan, and penitentiary demographic predictions. Then, DeRay chats with Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden from the new NPR show "Louder Than a Riot", to look at the links between hip-hop and mass incarceration.Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSam
13/10/20·1h 2m

Cleaning Up (with Brian Stelter)

DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including Sag Harbor, Colorado's sweeping marijuana pardon, job markets, and Tanqueray from Humans of New York. Then, DeRay chats with CNN's Brian Stelter about his new book "Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth" which examines how a media empire is responsible for our current commander-in-chief.Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSam
06/10/20·48m 50s

Get It Together (with Julie Gunnigle)

DeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including state funding for coronavirus relief, Supreme Court appointments, NYC's school reopenings, and a real-life Killmonger. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with the nationwide protests. Then, DeRay chats with Julie Gunnigle, the Democratic nominee for top prosecutor in Maricopa County, to discuss the future of police reform in Arizona and her campaign.Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSam
29/09/20·56m 11s

Write It Down (with Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg)

DeRay, De'Ara, Sam and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including child care, income inequality, dental service, and who Biden would appoint to the Supreme Court. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg about their new book "I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad" and what it uncovered about Baltimore's Gun Trace Task Force.Links:DeRay: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/14/us/school-closings-children-dental-care.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/09/20/attention-bidens-earlier-pledge-nominate-black-woman-supreme-court-increases/Kaya: https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/22/coronavirus-child-care-racial-disparities-377058Sam: https://time.com/5888024/50-trillion-income-inequality-america/I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad: https://www.amazon.com/Got-Monster-Americas-Corrupt-Police-ebook/dp/B0818PNP93
22/09/20·1h 9m

Showing Up To Fight Fires (with Gregory Washington)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including Black veganism, California's inmate firefighters, a Georgia co-op town, and self-care. Then, DeRay chats with Gregory Washington, President of George Mason University, to discuss the new reality of re-opening schools and the launch of new anti-racism policies.Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSam
15/09/20·48m 19s

The Odds Are Stacked (with Julián Castro)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including coronavirus test delays, Trump cancelling racial sensitivity training, Miami-Dade's cyberattacks, and Pasco County's pre-crime program. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with Julián Castro about his new podcast "Our America" and where he thinks the country is headed.Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSamBanter"Our America" podcast
08/09/20·55m 41s

Get a Change of Scenery (with Kimberley Motley)

DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including Iowa's voter suppression, national standards for police training, curfew laws, and Chadwick Boseman's thoughts on the pain of being young, gifted, and Black. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with human rights attorney and activist Kimberley Motley about police violence and the latest tragedy in Wisconsin. Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSam
01/09/20·1h 16m

Everybody, Get A Therapist

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including H.P. Lovecraft's racism, Tennessee law, mortality rates, and hospital lawsuits. Johnetta Elzie joins again to discuss the national protests. Then, DeRay is joined by Dr. Nzinga Harrison of the "In Recovery" podcast about how companies can become anti-racist without re-traumatizing Black employees.Links:DeRayDe'AraKayaSamNzingaIn Recovery podcast
25/08/20·51m 1s

[Check This Out] The Untold Story: Policing

Take a listen to the first two episodes of DeRay's, Sam and Netta’s new project. The Untold Story: Policing is a four-part podcast series from Campaign Zero and Lemonada Media. Join host and actor Jay Ellis (Insecure, Top Gun: Maverick, Mrs. America) on his mission: to demystify police union contracts, separate truth from fiction, and deliver some concrete steps that can end violent police misconduct across the United States. You can binge the entire season wherever you get your podcasts. 
21/08/20·55m 18s

Swing State Stress (with Ben Wikler)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including HBCUs joining Esports, streaming DNC, mental health in a pandemic, and Burundi's reparations. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay chats with Ben Wikler, chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, to discuss the fight over one of 2020's most important swing states. Links:DeRay: https://www.insider.com/cdc-11-percent-us-adults-seriously-considered-suicide-in-june-2020-8De'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/us/politics/democratic-national-convention-speakers-schedule.htmlKaya: https://theundefeated.com/features/hbcu-esports-league-to-debut-next-week/Sam: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-14/burundi-demands-43-billion-as-reparations-from-colonial-rulersLiquid IV - LiquidIV.com, promo code PEOPLERitual - Ritual.com/PEOPLEBlinds.comSun Basket - SunBasket.com/PSTPMailchimp - Going Through It, wherever you get your podcastsNYT: Nice White Parents - Nice White Parents, wherever you get your podcasts
18/08/20·1h 7m

Scams, Unraveling and Advice (with Jaime Primak Sullivan)

DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including ad scams, Iowa voting rights, Joe Arpaio, and the unraveling of America. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay is joined by Jaime Primak Sullivan host of the "Tell Me What to Do" answer listener questions together.Links:DerayDe'AraKayaSamTell Me What to Do with Jaime Primak Sullivan
11/08/20·1h

Go Where The Love Is (with Zo Orchingwa and Emma Gray)

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including teachers' unions, police discipline records, election delays, and facial recognition. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with representatives from Ameelio; the nonprofit that allows families to communicate with incarcerated populations.DerayDe'AraKayaSamAmeelio
04/08/20·1h

On the Ground in Portland (with Sarah Iannarone)

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including food insecurity, voting rights for ex-felons, election polling, and pandemic learning pods. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with Sarah Iannarone, who is running for mayor in Portland, to discuss the police-state response in that city.News links:DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
28/07/20·1h 11m

A National Reckoning (with Elise Buik)

DeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news including anti-vaxxers, reparations, CDC pandemic data, and Candace Valenzuela's run for Congress. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay sits down with Elise Buik to discover what the United Way is doing to fight new heights in homelessness amid a pandemic. News links:DeRayKayaSamDe'Ara
21/07/20·1h 9m

Will Schools Reopen? (with Sonja Santelises)

DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including 'no knock' warrants, coroner elections, Oklahoma's Supreme Court decision, and foreign coronavirus responses. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, Kaya sits down with Baltimore public schools' CEO Sonja Santelises to discuss the issues facing schools as reopening looms on the horizon.
14/07/20·1h 11m

We've Been Here Before (with Mary Kay Henry)

DeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya dive into recent overlooked news, including judicial misconduct, cultural quilting, the blockades of homeschooling, and racism in property tax assessments. Johnetta Elzie joins again to update us about developments around the current protests. Then, DeRay connects with Mary Kay Henry to discuss the work the Service Employees International Union is doing to protect workers and inspire new voters.
07/07/20·1h 5m

The Blackest State (with Soledad O'Brien)

DeRay, Sam, De'Ara, and Kaya tackle this week’s overlooked news, including poisoned baby powder, DC statehood, major strides in police reform, and school reopening issues. DeRay chats again with Johnetta Elzie about the current protest climate. Then, DeRay connects with journalist Soledad O'Brien, to discuss her new podcast and how race shapes our reception of media.DeRay: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/23/health/baby-powder-cancer.html?referringSource=articleShareDe'Ara: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/dc-statehood-vote/2020/06/25/c2ac1670-b6ee-11ea-a8da-693df3d7674a_story.htmlKaya: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/teachers-in-fairfax-revolt-against-fall-plans-refusing-to-teach-in-person/2020/06/26/84f52012-b7aa-11ea-a8da-693df3d7674a_story.htmlSam: https://www.vox.com/2020/6/25/21303005/police-reform-bill-house-democrats-senate-republicans
30/06/20·1h 13m

What Comes Next (with Joanna Schwartz)

DeRay and Sam are joined by Kaya Henderson and De'Ara Balenger, new Pod Save the People news crew members. They discuss LA evictions, climate change impact on pregnancy, immigration policy, and defunding police foundations. DeRay chats with Johnetta Elzie about the current protest climate. Finally, DeRay speaks with Joanna Schwartz, about police data and what the future of fixing our country looks like.Links:DeRay: https://www.latimes.com/homeless-housing/story/2020-06-18/despite-protections-landlords-attempting-to-evict-tenants-in-south-l-a-black-and-latino-neighborhoods-data-showsKaya: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/06/18/climate/climate-change-pregnancy-study.amp.htmlDe'Ara: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/18/us/politics/trump-daca-conservative-courts.htmlSam: https://readsludge.com/2020/06/19/corporate-backers-of-the-blue-how-corporations-bankroll-u-s-police-foundations/
23/06/20·1h 10m

We Deserve Better (with Angie & June Provost)

This week DeRay sits down with Black farmers Angie & June Provost to talk about their unique experiences and challenges, including racist limitations, Then, DeRay connects to Amy Kennedy, who is running for Congress in NJ, about widening the historical tent.
16/06/20·59m 59s

What Science Says About Police (with John Rappaport)

This week DeRay sits down with John Rappaport, a law professor and research scholar examining criminal procedures in the justice system. They discuss Rappaport's findings regarding police misconduct and the effects of police behavior on communities. 
09/06/20·45m 28s

Keep the Fight (with Justine Barron and Amelia McDonell-Parry)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint discuss the murder of George Floyd and the protests around the nation. Then, DeRay sits down with Justine Barron and Amelia McDonell-Parry, who have been researching the death and cover-up of Freddie Gray, which just hit a five-year anniversary. To take further action, visit Campaign Zero’s curated resources here: bit.ly/CZImmediateActionBombas.com/PEOPLEhttp://votesaveamerica.com/adopt
02/06/20·1h 5m

Engage In Joy (with Dr. Nzinga Harrison)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint discuss police accountability, city funding, the data on social distancing, and the history of marijuana. Then, DeRay sits down with Dr. Nzinga Harrison of the new podcast "In Recovery" from Lemonada Media. Harrison examines the effects of coronavirus on addiction and recovery. http://michiganlawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/117MichLRev635_Woods.pdfhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/05/21/columbia-study-coronavirus-deaths/?utm_campaign=wp_main&utm_medium=social&utm_source=instagramhttps://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-police-immunity-scotus/https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2013/07/14/201981025/the-mysterious-history-of-marijuanahttps://fairshake.com/Crooked/http://shippo.com/PSTP
26/05/20·1h 10m

Common Language of Emotions (with Mehrsa Baradaran)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Ohio's hacker protest, prisoner connectivity apps, Africa's coronavirus response, and the stats on how Black Democratic voters are changing. Then, DeRay sits down with Mehrsa Baradaran to evaluate all of the ethnic groups that were ignored in the first round of stimulus promotion, and what we need to make sure we include in the second round.Show Notes Ohio and their efforts to eliminate workers receiving unemployment thwarted by a hacker Connections with incarcerated parents is easier with a new app developed by a teenWhat African nations are teaching everyone about fighting COVID5 facts about black Democrats
19/05/20·1h 8m

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery (with State Senator Bill Ferguson)

Content Warning: Violence. This week, DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint discuss social distancing arrests, Ahmaud Arbery's murder, pandemic-influenced police violence, and a Sioux tribe's fight with South Dakota's governor. Then, DeRay sits down with Maryland State Senator Bill Ferguson to explore what it means to be a legislator facing 2020's unexpected problems.Show linksProPublica - Early Data Shows Black People Are Being Disproportionally Arrested for Social Distancing ViolationsCNN - Sioux tribe rejects South Dakota governor request to remove Covid-19 checkpointsNYT - Georgia Killing Puts Spotlight on a Police Force’s Troubled HistoryThe New Yorker - How Racism Is Shaping the Coronavirus Pandemic
12/05/20·1h 5m

You Need Everyone (with Mike Schmidt)

This week, DeRay, Sam, Brittany, and Clint discuss food stamp limitations, racial disparities in coronavirus deaths, Missouri prosecutors, and the imprisonment of housing insecure people in St. Louis. Then, DeRay sits down with Mike Schmidt, who is currently running to become the next district attorney of Portland.http://www.stlamerican.com/news/columnists/guest_columnists/senate-bill-would-disempower-elected-prosecutor-disenfranchise-st-louis-voters/article_9b0b8d78-8bc2-11ea-8f3e-b7a9c71d7ae9.htmlhttps://www.stltoday.com/news/local/columns/tony-messenger/messenger-simple-ordinance-violation-lands-homeless-st-louis-man-in-workhouse-for-months/article_a18fcded-fe3c-5be4-9725-e9fc4783bf82.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/01/your-money/food-stamps-snap-coronavirus.htmlhttp://bostonreview.net/race/colin-gordon-walter-johnson-jason-q-purnell-jamala-rogers-covid-19-and-color-linehttps://www.ziprecruiter.com/WorkTogetherhttps://goshippo.com/lp/podcast-promo/Nutrafol.com, code SAVETHEPEOPLE
05/05/20·55m 45s

Voting Rights and Medical Fights (with Vanita Gupta)

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss college courses for inmates, the story of Onesimus, Fox News misinformation, and the Japanese island that ended quarantine too early. Then, DeRay sits down with President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Vanita Gupta, to examine the need for mail-in ballots around upcoming elections. http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2020/04/first-instructed-in-it-by-guramantee.htmlhttps://time.com/5826918/hokkaido-coronavirus-lockdown/https://www.rawstory.com/2020/04/study-finds-people-who-watched-sean-hannity-were-more-likely-to-die-from-covid-19/amp/https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/04/24/education-dept-expands-pell-grant-initiative-inmates-take-college-classes/https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/lp/t1/freemo?utm_source=Audio&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=1001061https://www.policygenius.com/https://mejuri.com/PEOPLEBabbel.com, code PSTP
28/04/20·1h

Even the Best Players Have Coaches (with Dr. Clint Smith III)

This week, DeRay, Clint, and Sam discuss stimulus checks for the rich, coronavirus' impact on the environment, and Trump's new commission on policing. Then, DeRay sits down with the newly minted Dr. Clint Smith III to discuss his dissertation, “What If They Open That Door One Day? What Education Means to People Sentenced to Juvenile Life Without Parole.“SHOW NOTES Forbes - How some wealthy Americans are cashing in on the stimulusBusiness Insider - The coronavirus is actually helping the environment, but will it stay this way?Shadowproof - Inside Donald Trump's New Commission On Policing
21/04/20·54m 51s

Battle-Tested (with Mayor Lori Lightfoot)

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss how the US Postal Service is critical to November elections, stimulus oversights for Black-owned businesses, pandemic jail quarantines, and coronavirus in Africa. Then, DeRay sits down with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to examine the response of America's third largest city to the current crisis.https://www.richmond.com/news/virginia/chesapeake-jail-annex-to-open-as-housing-for-covid-19-inmates-in-hampton-roads/article_07f66077-7117-50c1-8bb3-0115b28b8097.htmlhttps://www.businessinsider.com/postal-service-funding-crisis-could-harm-voting-by-mail-coronavirus-2020-4https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/business/minority-business-coronavirus-loans.htmlhttps://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/why-covid-might-hit-african-nations-hardest/609760/https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/lp/t1/freemo?utm_source=Audio&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=1000818https://mejuri.com/collection/615-pod-save-the-people?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=audio&utm_campaign=f70&term=peoplehttps://www.earhustlesq.com/In The Bubble, wherever you get your podcasts
14/04/20·1h 1m

Exploitation of a Crisis (with David Cole)

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Florida's unemployment blowback, COVID-19's impact on the disabled, and the disease's spread across race and class lines. Then, DeRay sits down with David Cole from the ACLU to examine justice issues under coronavirus, including digital trials and discriminatory rationing. SHOW NOTESPolitico - Florida becomes a nightmare for TrumpProPublica - African Americans Have Contracted and Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming RateThe New York Times - Staying at home not an option for everyoneThe Atlantic - Coronavirus and Americans with disabilities
07/04/20·1h 2m

Pandemics And Prison (with Keri Blakinger)

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Joseph Lowery's legacy, class divides in medical care, grocery store supply chains, and Rhode Island's quarantine enforcement. Then, DeRay sits down with Keri Blakinger from The Marshall Project, to examine the impacts of coronavirus on incarcerated people. https://www.texasmonthly.com/food/heb-prepared-coronavirus-pandemic/https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/27/business/economy/coronavirus-inequality.htmlhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-27/rhode-island-police-to-hunt-down-new-yorkers-seeking-refugehttps://apnews.com/d2d33910b154509072486310400cc32bhttps://www.grove.co/welcome/swapss-hiw/?offer=savethepeoplepod20swaps&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=or&utm_campaign=acq-podsavethepeople&utm_term=podsavethepeople&utm_content=3988https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/lp/t1/freemo?utm_source=Audio&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=1000818https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/lp/t1/freemo?utm_source=Audio&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=1000818https://whileathome.org/www.causebox.com, code PEOPLEBubble with Andy Slavitt wherever you get your podcasts
31/03/20·1h 6m

Even Alone, We're Still A Collective (with Rep. Maxine Waters)

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the coronavirus and its influence on food stamp recipients, abortion clinic closures, thermometer technology, and victims of domestic violence. Then, DeRay sits down with Rep. Maxine Waters to talk about the battles she's facing in D.C. and her hopes for our national recovery.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/health/coronavirus-fever-thermometers.html?referringSource=articleSharehttps://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/usda-fights-to-purge-food-stamps-recipients-despite-pandemichttps://www.dispatch.com/news/20200321/capitol-insider-yost-orders-clinics-to-stop-rsquonon-essential-and-electiversquo-surgical-abortionshttps://time.com/5803887/coronavirus-domestic-violence-victims/https://vincerowatches.com/PEOPLEhttps://www.betterhelp.com/start/?go=true&transaction_id=102fc1b8401639cf3fb6962ef54330&utm_source=podcast&utm_campaign=281&utm_medium=Desktop&utm_content=&utm_term=people¬_found=1&gor=starthttps://secure.actblue.com/donate/coronavirus-relief#
24/03/20·59m 11s

Take This Seriously (with Andy Slavitt)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the spread of coronavirus and America's responses regarding law enforcement, prison populations, border enforcement, and the elevated risked to the African-American population. Then, DeRay sits down to discuss COVID-19 with Andy Slavitt, former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President Obama.Story LinksKENS5 - BCSO limiting deputy contact with public in efforts to stall coronavirus spreadThe Undefeated - Public health expert says African Americans are at greater risk of death from coronavirusThe Guardian - Calls mount to free low-risk US inmates to curb coronavirus impact on prisonsReuters - Mexico frets about U.S. coronavirus spread, could tighten border
17/03/20·55m 22s

System Not Psyche (with Jessica Pishko)

This week, DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the remaining Democratic nominees, coronavirus fears, new protest laws, and car repair vouchers distributed by police. Then, Deray sits down with Jessica Pishko, who investigates sheriff abuse of power, and how the system is rigged.https://blavity.com/cops-in-minneapolis-are-giving-out-vouchers-for-vehicle-repairs-instead-of-tickets?category1=politicshttps://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/federal-judge-rules-st-louis-ordinance-used-to-arrest-protesters/article_2bbad948-c88c-5281-b850-426e7cb6d5e9.htmlhttps://www.sfchronicle.com/business/networth/article/California-orders-insurers-to-waive-out-of-pocket-15109214.php#?utm_campaign=CMS%20Sharing%20Tools%20(Premium)&utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referralhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/07/nyregion/nyc-schools-coronavirus.htmlhttps://www.grove.co/welcome/swaps-hiw/?offer=savethepeoplepod20swaps&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=or&utm_campaign=acq-podsavethepeople&utm_term=podsavethepeople&utm_content=3618https://www.ziprecruiter.com/SaveThePeopleCausebox.com, code PEOPLEWait What, wherever you get your podcastsLittle America, wherever books are sold
10/03/20·57m 20s

Even The Best Players Have Coaches (with George Gascón)

This week DeRay, Clint, and Sam discuss San Francisco's sentencing enhancements, Virginia's child parole, and the voter suppression of Pleasant Grove. Then, DeRay sits down with George Gascón, who is running to be LA's progressive new D.A. in the March 3rd election.Show NotesThe Appeal - San Francisco D.A. To Announce Sweeping Changes On Sentencing Policy And Police StopsThe Appeal - Virginia Makes All Children Eligible For Parole, A Major Shift For This Punitive StateThe Guardian - The majority-black city blocked from electing black officials
03/03/20·1h 1m

Our Presidential Roundtable

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the entire list of Democratic candidates ahead of Super Tuesday. https://burrow.com/PEOPLEhttps://www.betterhelp.com/start/?go=true&transaction_id=102011f543b6db7cfc943c926e757d&utm_source=podcast&utm_campaign=281&utm_medium=Desktop&utm_content=&utm_term=people¬_found=1&gor=start
25/02/20·55m 21s

What Should You Chase? (with Garlin Gilchrist)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Google's boundary redraws, college loans, the Party of Lincoln, and the Kentucky Derby. Then, DeRay sits down with community Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist to discuss criminal justice reform, tech feedback, and how there is a path forward for Flint. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-african-americans-disappeared-kentucky-derby-180963159/https://www.npr.org/2020/02/05/802904167/watchdog-group-minority-college-graduates-may-pay-higher-interest-rateshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/02/14/google-maps-political-borders/#click=https://t.co/h97nl7umyFhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/opinion/abraham-lincoln-native-americans.htmlhttps://www.grove.co/welcome/swaps-hiw/?offer=savethepeoplepod20swaps&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=or&utm_campaign=acq-podsavethepeople&utm_term=podsavethepeople&utm_content=3618TheBlackTux.com, code: PEOPLEhttps://bombas.com/pages/people?utm_source=people&utm_medium=podcast
18/02/20·1h 1m

Hold Them Lovingly Accountable (with Michael & Pele Bennett)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss solitary confinement, New York's free college program, prison torture, and the end of Confederate holidays.Then, DeRay sits down with the NFL's Michael Bennett and his wife Pele Bennett to discuss their new podcast, Mouthpeace, which explores sports culture and activism, issues of equity, relationships, and more.Show Notes The Cornell Chronicle - Solitary confinement heightens post-incarceration death riskApple News - Why New York’s free college program is still costing its studentsCNN - Virginia will eliminate a state holiday honoring Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.The Marshall Project - They Went to Jail. Then They Say They Were Strapped to a Chair for Days.Guest linksThe Mouthpeace Podcast
11/02/20·1h 16m

Demand More (with Zach Norris)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Trump's extended travel ban, civil rights statues, birth tourism, and surgical gown shortages. Then, DeRay sits down with community leader Zach Norris to examine our broken mythologies surrounding crime and safety.https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/22/health/surgical-gown-recall-cardinal-health-trnd/index.htmlhttps://www.vox.com/2020/1/24/21077138/trump-birth-tourism-immigration-pregnant-women-saipanhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-ban/trumps-expanded-travel-ban-targets-nigeria-five-other-countries-idUSKBN1ZU2WD
04/02/20·1h 1m

Know Your Limit (with Professor Richard L. Hasen)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Seattle's smartphone voting, Florida's felon fines, Houston's cancer clusters, and criticism of the 1619 Project. Then, DeRay sits down with election specialist Richard L. Hasen to examine frightening gaps in our voting security, regional pockets of governmental incompetence, and why he thinks we're in the midst of democracy's meltdown. Also, please watch Matthew A. Cherry's Oscar-nominated animated short film Hair Love.Show LinksThe Verge: Seattle is the first area in the US where residents can vote via smartphonesNPR: Florida Supreme Court Rules Convicted Felons Must Pay Fines To VoteThe Boston Review: The fight over the 1619 ProjectThe Houston Chronicle: Map shows racist government policies that contributed to conditions for Houston cancer clusters
28/01/20·1h 11m

Go Where the People Are (with Brittany Young)

This week DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss facial recognition technology, the link between guns and racism, Johns Hopkins ending legacy admissions, and the public perception of Martin Luther King, Jr. Then, DeRay sits down with Brittany Young, who uses the Baltimore dirt bike community to inspire interest in STEM. SHOW NOTES More about Brittany and her program The New York TImes - The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know ItThe Guardian - 'Dying of whiteness': why racism is at the heart of America's gun inactionSmithsonian - Even Though He Is Revered Today, MLK Was Widely Disliked by the American Public When He Was KilledThe Atlantic - Why We Ended Legacy Admissions at Johns Hopkins
21/01/20·1h 2m

Imagine More Radically (with Saidiya Hartman)

This week we've got DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam covering The Royal Family, racism in textbooks, poverty replacing the draft, restitution centers, and the marketing of drugs to jails. Then, DeRay sits down with 2019 MacArthur Fellow Saidiya Hartman to examine the complications in archiving black history. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/12/pharmaceutical-companies-are-marketing-drugs-jailers/604264/https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2019/09/17/student-loan-crisis-not-mideast-wars-helped-army-leaders-exceed-recruiting-goals-this-year/https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/01/12/us/texas-vs-california-history-textbooks.html?smid=nytcore-ios-sharehttps://www.clarionledger.com/in-depth/news/local/2020/01/09/debtors-prison-miss-still-sends-people-jail-unpaid-debt/2742853001/https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/so-free-month-people?utm_source=Audio&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=1000140https://burrow.com/PEOPLE
14/01/20·1h 3m

Do The List (with Teach For All CEOs)

We're back! This week DeRay, Brittany, and Clint discuss IRS cheats, drug price increases, and the heartbreaking legacy of January 1 for enslaved people in the US. Then, DeRay sits down with three CEOs from various countrywide organizations within the Teach For All Organization. DeRay is joined by James Kassaga Arinaitwe from Teach for Uganda, Daniel Dotse, from Lead for Ghana, and Folawe Omikunle from Teach for Nigeria.https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/01/03/irs-reforms-free-file-program-can-now-compete-turbotax-h-r-block/2802945001/https://www.forbes.com/sites/joshuacohen/2020/01/04/annual-ritual-of-drug-price-increases-to-get-more-political-scrutiny-in-2020/#6b0e30121852https://time.com/5750833/new-years-day-slavery-history/https://www.grove.co/welcome/swaps-hiw/?offer=savethepeoplepod20swaps&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=or&utm_campaign=acq-podsavethepeople&utm_term=podsavethepeople&utm_content=2675https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/so-free-month?utm_source=Audio&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=1000140For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople. 
07/01/20·1h 5m

What's Good For Me Is Good For Society (with DA Rachael Rollins and College Behind Bars documentary)

This week we've got two interviews: The first is with DA Rachael Rollins, who is the first woman to hold the office of Suffolk County D.A. and the first woman of color to serve as a Massachusetts D.A. Then, DeRay chats with the creative team (and one of the subjects) from the Ken Burns produced PBS docuseries College Behind Bars.Lynn Novick, directorSarah Botstein, producerJule Hall, BPI alumNow streaming at www.pbs.org/collegebehindbars
24/12/19·1h 2m

Every Little Bit Counts (with Mondaire Jones)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss how an IRS notice saved 700 lives, death penalty repeal, Kentucky's voter rolls, and UNC's Silent Sam problem. DeRay talks to Mondaire Jones, who is running to be the first black and openly gay Congressman.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/10/upshot/irs-letter-health-insurance-fine-study.html#click=https://t.co/JFuWkzTTaYhttps://www.cnn.com/2019/12/07/opinions/unc-sons-of-confederate-veterans-silent-sam-cox/index.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/12/kentucky-ex-felons-vote-democratic-governor-andy-beshearhttps://theintercept.com/2019/12/03/death-penalty-abolition/https://burrow.com/PEOPLEBabbel.com, promo code PEOPLE
17/12/19·56m 49s

Democracy Is A Full-Contact Sport (with DeNora Getachew)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss California's police policies, high interest loans, food safety risks, and how McKinsey helped the Trump administration. DeRay talks to DeNora Getachew from Generation Citizen.https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/461774-risking-food-safety-usda-plans-to-let-slaughterhouses-self-policehttps://www.propublica.org/article/they-loan-you-money-then-they-get-a-warrant-for-your-arresthttps://twitter.com/samswey/status/1202723007942340609?s=21https://www.propublica.org/article/how-mckinsey-helped-the-trump-administration-implement-its-immigration-policieshttps://quip.com/SaveThePeopleCasper.com/DERAY100, use DeRay 100 at CheckoutBabbel.com, promo code PEOPLE
10/12/19·55m 25s

In Your Skin (with Nic Stone)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the hidden history of slavery in the North, alien encouragement provisions, misguigded magistrates, and Iraqi protests. DeRay talks to author Nic Stone about her book "Dear Martin" and her flurry of new releases that aim to influence a younger generation's understanding of racism and fantastical visions of processing the past. https://www.propublica.org/article/these-judges-can-have-less-training-than-barbers-but-still-decide-thousands-of-cases-each-yearhttps://www.vox.com/2019/10/9/20903541/trump-proclamation-legal-immigration-health-insurancehttps://www.middleeasteye.net/news/iraqi-prime-minister-says-he-will-resign-statementhttps://www.nytimes.com/1991/10/09/nyregion/dig-unearths-early-black-burial-ground.htmlhttps://www.upstart.com/personal-loans?podcast=PEOPLE&utm_campaign=PEOPLE&utm_source=podcasthttps://bombas.com/pages/people?utm_source=people&utm_medium=podcastBabbel.com promo code People
03/12/19·50m 59s

No In Between (with Ibram X. Kendi)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss WeWork's collapse, refugee resettlement, real estate investigations, and ballot organization lawsuits. DeRay talks to author and historian Ibram X. Kendi about what it means to be an Anti-Racist.https://qz.com/1741113/no-refugees-were-resettled-in-the-us-in-october-2019/https://mashable.com/article/wework-2400-layoffs/https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/democrats-sue-three-battleground-states-over-law-that-gop-candidates-names-be-listed-first-on-ballot/2019/11/01/b62c8f44-fcc0-11e9-8906-ab6b60de9124_story.htmlhttps://projects.newsday.com/long-island/real-estate-agents-investigation/
26/11/19·1h 4m

Let's Push Together (with Randi Weingarten)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Brooklyn's attempt to integrate middle schools, the psychology of inequality, partisan District Attorney problems, and Trump's EPA lighting the planet on fire. Then, DeRay chats with Randi Weingarten, the leader of the American Federation of Teachers, regarding union fights facing the nation.https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/01/15/the-psychology-of-inequalityhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/11/15/what-happened-when-brooklyn-tried-integrate-its-middle-schools/?arc404=truehttps://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3243162http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/11/trumps-unpopular-epa-agenda-could-cost-him-in-2020.htmlhttps://www.getquip.com/affiliate?affiliate=crooked&utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=sponsor&utm_campaign=pod_save_the_peoplehttps://burrow.com/PEOPLEhttps://www.policygenius.com/https://secure.actblue.com/donate/vsafairfight?refcode=VSAWe Live Here, wherever you get your podcasts
19/11/19·58m 37s

Present Not Permanent (with Amb. Susan Rice)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Twitter banning political ads, Harvard's reparations, Native peoples' adoption opportunities, and the oppressive National Vetting Center just created by the Trump administration. DeRay talks to Ambassador Susan Rice about her new book "Tough Love" and her work in both the Clinton and Obama administrations.https://www.propublica.org/article/border-agents-can-now-get-classified-intelligence-information-experts-call-that-dangeroushttps://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2019/11/09/tribal-families-get-priority-native-american-adoptions-an-appeals-court-will-decide-whether-thats-fair/https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/30/20940587/twitter-political-ad-ban-election-2020-jack-dorsey-facebookhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/11/06/harvard-law-school-antigua-barbados-reparations/#click=https://t.co/TlexwkTN7Mhttps://www.grove.co/welcome/mmcdcad-hiw/?offer=savethepeoplepod19&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=or&utm_campaign=acq-savethepeople&utm_term=savethepeople&utm_content=2770
12/11/19·56m 16s

Students Deserve Better (with Kerry Washington and Julián Castro)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss college admissions, standardized testing, NCAA student athletes, and diversity in the suburbs. DeRay talks to actress Kerry Washington about her work on Netflix's "American Son". Then, DeRay and presidential candidate Julián Castro chat by phone briefly to discuss Castro's police reform plan.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/25/us/democrats-republicans-suburbs.html?smid=tw-nytnational&smtyp=curhttps://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/a-civil-rights-challenge-to-testing-joins-the-college-admissions-battlehttps://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-08-27/what-if-everyone-applied-to-collegehttps://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/10/ncaa-had-cut-student-athletes-better-deal/601036/https://www.upstart.com/People
05/11/19·58m 27s

Net Positives with Ramesh Srinivasan

Deray, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss how Facebook bought a police force, cell phones driving the fall of crime rates in the 90s, the destruction of Central Park communities, and Historically Black Colleges. DeRay talks to Ramesh Srinivasan about his new book Beyond The Valley and the intersection between technology and political bias.https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/05/how-mobile-phones-could-have-changed-the-drug-game/590503/https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/20/arts/lyons-seneca-village-monument.htmlhttps://www.vice.com/en_us/article/d3akm7/how-facebook-bought-a-police-forcehttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/21/opinion/hbcu-college.htmlhttps://simplisafe.com/peoplehttps://www.getquip.com/affiliate?affiliate=crooked&utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=sponsor&utm_campaign=pod_save_the_peoplehttps://casper.com/?coupon_code=deray100&coupon_code_amount=100&cvo_placement=landingpage&cvosrc=podcast.podcast.deray100&partner_hero_name=Pod+Save+the+People&partner_hero_type=listener&promo_code=deray100&promo_type=standard&utm_campaign=deray100&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=podcasthttps://harrietfilmtickets.com/
29/10/19·50m 16s

Take A Break But Don't Quit (with Alphonso David)

Deray, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss Puerto Rico's indefinitely delayed financial relief, environmental effects of urban living, genetic mutations worth testing for, and the LAPD's use of undue force against the homeless. DeRay talks to Alphonso David, who is the first person of color to lead the Human Rights Campaign.https://e360.yale.edu/features/can-we-turn-down-the-temperature-on-urban-heat-islandshttps://www.newsweek.com/puerto-rico-access-billions-disaster-relief-delayed-hud-violating-law-1466099https://laist.com/2019/03/12/lapd_homeless_report_force_citation.phphttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/16/opinion/beyonce-father-breast-cancer.html?smid=tw-nytopinion&smtyp=curhttps://www.grove.co/s/springmeyers?offer=savethepeoplepod19&utm_medium=podcast&utm_source=or&utm_campaign=acq-savethepeople&utm_term=savethepeople&utm_content=2770https://bombas.com/pages/people?utm_source=people&utm_medium=podcasthttps://harrietfilmtickets.com/BollandBranch.com, promo code PEOPLE
22/10/19·51m 40s

Brittany Got Married!

Deray, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the effect of incarcerated family members on children, the transgender Supreme Court battle, Baltimore's mass sweep of illegal convictions, and the trap-release-trap process of avoiding medical bills for inmates. DeRay talks to Ashlee Marie Preston about Trans-representation and what the media is doing wrong across the board.https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-09-young-adults-exposed-incarceration-children.htmlhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/10/06/im-transgender-attorney-fighting-my-community-will-that-make-difference-supreme-court/https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-mosby-drops-cases-20191004-xzeplbzxovcwtb7gr4bh74e2ha-story.htmlhttps://www.propublica.org/article/these-sheriffs-release-sick-inmates-to-avoid-paying-their-hospital-billshttps://simplisafe.com/peoplehttps://burrow.com/PEOPLEhttps://www.harrietfilmtickets.com/Ear Hustle; wherever you get your podcasts
15/10/19·1h 4m

Get Grounded in Yourself (with Krista Tippett)

DeRay talks to Krista Tippett about the On Being Project that explores spiritual equity and the art of living. The News Crew will be back together next week.SimpliSafe.com/PEOPLEGETQUIP.com/SAVETHEPEOPLECasper.com/DERAY100 and use DERAY100 at checkoutBuffy.co. with code PSTThe 57 Bus by Dashka Slater is available wherever books are sold.
08/10/19·21m 56s

Most Solutions Are Simple, But Not Small

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss the racial disparity in student debt, remaking the charity system, mandatory minimums hiding police misconduct, and Trump cutting 500,000 student lunches for cruelty's sake. DeRay talks to residents and corrections officers at the Young Men Emerging unit in the D.C. Department of Corrections about policing.https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/trump-administration-rule-could-end-free-school-lunches-for-about-500000-children/2019/09/24/4c488f66-def1-11e9-8dc8-498eabc129a0_story.htmlhttps://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/9/20/20856818/wealth-tax-emmanuel-saez-gabriel-zucman-bill-gates-charityhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/opinion/mandatory-minimum-sentencing.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/opinion/mandatory-minimum-sentencing.htmlhttps://www.getquip.com/affiliate?affiliate=crooked&utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=sponsor&utm_campaign=pod_save_the_peoplehttps://simplisafe.com/peoplehttps://crooked.com/podcast-series/america-dissected/
01/10/19·54m 38s

Come Out of the Shadows

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss D.C. statehood, Baltimore's refusal to internally review their police department, a recently unearthed secret plan to circumvent Brown vs. Board of Education in Texas, and why South Dakota (of all places) leads the nation in jail admissions. Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of the new podcast, "Last Day," and co-founder of Lemonada Media, and Ithaca's Mayor Svante Myrick, join DeRay to talk about America's opioid crisis.https://www.baltimoresun.com/politics/bs-md-pol-harrison-gttf-20190917-gh2um4wjcnfvfippwyh3prti6u-story.htmlhttps://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/09/how-ut-used-standardized-testing-to-slow-integration/597814/https://theappeal.org/south-dakota-leads-nation-on-jail-admissions-new-report-finds/https://www.washingtonpost.com/https://simplisafe.com/peopleDailyHarvest.com, promo code PEOPLEThe 57 Bus, Wherever books are sold
24/09/19·50m 22s

Everyday Is the Right Day to Tell the Truth

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss Felicity Huffman, LA's draconian proposal for anti-homeless measures, California's public prison ban, the complicated history of sugar in America, and post-incarceration finances. Paul Tough, author of "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us" joins DeRay to discuss the broken collegiate system.https://www.themarshallproject.org/2019/09/10/what-gate-money-can-and-cannot-buyhttps://www.latimes.com/projects/homeless-sleeping-maps/https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/sugar-slave-trade-slavery.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/sep/12/california-private-prison-ban-immigration-icehttps://www.lbjschool.info/indexhttps://www.upstart.com/personal-loans?podcast=PEOPLE&utm_campaign=PEOPLE&utm_source=podcasthttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/america-dissected/id1461399066
17/09/19·57m 50s

Be Ready to Be Tired

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss the man behind modern Republican gerrymandering, the connection between the firing of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo and a decrease in arrests, how one Trump-Appointed prosecutor is  interfering in local reform, and the perpetuation of whiteness in classical sculpture. Anthony Graves, death row exoneree, and Cassandra Stubbs, join DeRay to talk about capital punishment and their work at the ACLU.https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/10/29/the-myth-of-whiteness-in-classical-sculpture/amphttps://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/08/us-attorney-jessie-liu-dc-juvenile-criminal-justice-reform.html AND https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/09/dc-us-attorney-blocks-community-from-community-event.htmlhttps://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-secret-files-of-the-master-of-modern-republican-gerrymanderinghttps://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2019/09/05/nypd-stats-confirm-arrest-numbers-drop-following-pantaleo-firing-Everlane.com/PEOPLEfully.com./PEOPLEBurrow.com/PEOPLElbjschool.info/podBuffy.co, code PSTP 
10/09/19·58m 0s

Maintain Your Demands (with PJ Morton)

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio's attempt to reclaim his post, what will happen during the upcoming partial shut down of the Federal Election Commission, one woman's experience giving birth in prison, and how the Phoenix police purge officer discipline records. Grammy-award winning musician PJ Morton joins DeRay to talk about his new album, "PAUL."https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-sheriff-joe-arpaio-bid-reclaim-arizona-post-20190826-iro3fbygrzcr7hkszkayoqe3hy-story.html?outputType=amphttps://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/08/the-federal-election-commission-is-about-to-partially-shut-down/https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-investigations/2019/08/23/phoenix-police-routinely-purges-officer-misconduct-discipline-records/1955828001/AND https://www.checkthepolice.org/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/08/29/pregnant-woman-diana-sanchez-birth-alone-jail-cell-denver/BollandBranch.com, promo code PEOPLE.
03/09/19·47m 30s

Corner to Corner (Chef Roy Choi)

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss a new rule that enables the Trump administration to change the asylum law, global wildfires, a new way the Fair Housing Act may be crippled, and some unexpected results from legalizing hemp. Chef Roy Choi joins DeRay to discuss his career in the food industry and his new TV show, "Broken Bread."https://onezero.medium.com/a-proposed-trump-administration-rule-could-let-lenders-discriminate-through-a-i-2f9a729b0f3chttps://apple.news/AXDDdvQRcRvG8u7ZH_IUMwQhttps://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/i-feel-lucky-real-how-legalizing-hemp-accidentally-helped-marijuana-n1043371https://www.vox.com/world/2019/8/20/20813786/wildfire-amazon-rainforest-brazil-siberiahttps://simplisafe.com/PEOPLE.DAILYHARVEST.com and enter promo code PEOPLE Policygenius.comhttps://www.ibramxkendi.com/
27/08/19·56m 16s

Measure Fear Against the Outcomes

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss The 1619 Project from The New York Times, prison gerrymandering, how Google plans to tackle disaster relief, and bias in hate speech detection algorithms. Missouri Democratic Congressional Candidate Cori Bush joins DeRay to talk about protesting in Ferguson, her campaign and how she navigates activism and politics.https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/8/15/20806384/social-media-hate-speech-bias-black-african-american-facebook-twitterhttps://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/8/15/20805996/google-disaster-relief-cash-transfers-money-give-directlyhttps://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/racial-differences-doctors.htmlhttps://newrepublic.com/article/154579/prison-gerrymandering-inflates-rural-voter-powerhttps://www.upstart.com/personal-loans?podcast=PEOPLE&utm_campaign=PEOPLE&utm_source=podcast
20/08/19·31m 24s

Walk Into Your Gifts

DeRay, Clint and Sam discuss how the PATRIOT Act targets drug use more than terrorism, unequal access to opportunities for students, and the lasting effects of the bombing of Nagasaki. Physician Jonathan Metzl joins DeRay to discuss his book, "Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland."https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2014/10/patriot-act-warrants-used-more-drugs-terrorism/https://1gyhoq479ufd3yna29x7ubjn-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/FR-Born_to_win-schooled_to_lose.pdfhttps://twitter.com/wellerstein/status/1159799358650499072? AND https://twitter.com/wellerstein/status/1158736186174779393?https://simplisafe.com/peoplehttps://shop.fully.com/people?utm_source=people&utm_medium=podcastGo to Casper.com/DERAY100, and use "DERAY100" at checkout
13/08/19·49m 54s

Clean the Grill. Start Fresh.

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss detention centers for immigrant children, ways Black WWII veterans were denied benefits from the GI Bill, how a school in DC founded by nuns gained profits from selling enslaved people, and a lawsuit to change how governors are elected in Mississippi. Comedian Gastor Almonte joins DeRay to talk about his album, ‘Immigrant Made.”’
06/08/19·59m 20s

Change the Terms (with David Treuer)

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss the history of the motto "In God We Trust," low-wage health care jobs, a proposal to ban facial recognition in public housing, and ensuring that formerly incarcerated Floridians maintain the right to vote. David Treuer joins DeRay to talk about his book, "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present."
30/07/19·1h 2m

Interrogate the Obvious (In the Dark)

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss  a plan to fix inequality in San Francisco, officers illegally using information from sealed arrests, why women are more vulnerable in cars, and protests against the construction of a telescope at Mauna Kea. Samara Freemark and Natalie Jablonski join DeRay to talk about the latest season of 'In the Dark' and the Supreme Court case, Flowers v. Mississippi.
23/07/19·1h 2m

Unlearning Fear (with Logan Browning)

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss racial hierarchies in the culinary field, bias within disability classifications, vanilla ice cream as it relates to America's history of racism, and legal preservations of confederate beliefs. Logan Browning joins DeRay to talk about what she has learned from starring in 'Dear White People” and using her voice in Hollywood.
16/07/19·52m 24s

Be in the Room to Make Change

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss economic myths about undocumented immigrants, conditions in prisons, California's ban against natural hair discrimination, and transparency among police departments. Jennifer Eberhardt joins DeRay to talk about implicit bias and racism.
09/07/19·58m 28s

The Power of a True Apology (with Nora McInerny)

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss the history of school busing, language used among athletic leagues, two recent Supreme Court decisions, and how bias is overlooked within the NYPD. Nora McInerny joins DeRay to talk about her podcast, “Terrible, Thanks for Asking,” her new book, and what she has learned about grief and joy.
02/07/19·55m 39s

Talking About the Debates

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam share overlooked news to help inform your perspective as you watch this week's presidential debates. Then, DeRay is joined by presidential candidate Julián Castro to discuss his People First Policing policy proposal and how he is preparing for Wednesday's debate.
25/06/19·40m 31s

Listen to Yourself (with Blair Underwood)

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss how sheriffs undermine their successors, a multipronged approach to eliminating inequality, racial discrimination in the cable TV industry, and reducing bias among prosecutors. Actor Blair Underwood joins DeRay to talk about his role in "When They See Us," Ava DuVernay's series about The Exonerated Five.
18/06/19·58m 1s

Season 3 Premiere (with Trevor Noah)

For the season 3 premiere of Pod Save the People, DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss the overlooked news, including a review of the Facebook accounts of thousands of police officers, murders of Black transgender women, houselessness in Los Angeles, and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Trevor Noah joins DeRay to talk what he has learned as host of The Daily Show, the 2020 president election, and making his book into a film.
11/06/19·59m 17s

Draw Strength from Your Weaknesses

This episode, DeRay is joined by activist and writer Feminista Jones to discuss organizing, Black Feminism, and the power of the internet. Then, New Mexico's Attorney General, Hector Balderas, talks to DeRay about what it's like to be one of the only Democratic Attorney Generals in a border state.
04/06/19·46m 16s

Leave Your Ego Outside (with Glenda Jackson)

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss the overlooked news, including illegal police raids, the original symbolism of The Statue of Liberty, Trump’s farm bailout, and why many Americans live close to their moms. Glenda Jackson joins DeRay to talk about playing King Lear on Broadway and her political career as a former member of the British Parliament.
28/05/19·54m 11s

When People Say...

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss Ben Carson, the debate around Rikers Island, factoring adversity into the SAT's, and how the War on Drugs has prevented Black men from obtaining college degrees. Danielle Sered joins DeRay to talk about her book, 'Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair."
21/05/19·1h 3m

Growth (with House Majority Whip James Clyburn)

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss abortion, school lunches, ICE hacking phones, and how Black Lives Matter protests have affected Americans' perspectives on race. House Majority Whip James Clyburn joins DeRay to talk about the 2020 presidential election, the Congressional Black Caucus and infrastructure.
14/05/19·55m 40s

Climb More Trees

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss New York's decision to become the first major city to stop charging for calls from jail, a revealing report about the shooting of Oscar Grant, a new Bronx bookstore, and John Kelly's involvement in a shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children. Bryan Lee, Jr joins DeRay to talk about design justice, monuments that celebrate white supremacy, and how public spaces affect communities.
07/05/19·54m 48s

Not Today (with Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich)

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss criminal fines and the disenfranchised, childhood mortality in America, and whether or not sheriffs are necessary. Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich joins DeRay to talk about the 2020 Presidential Election, the "common good," and how American politics have changed.
30/04/19·50m 24s

Responsibility (In Celebration of Earth Day)

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss online diversity trainings, how low-income individuals spend more on health care, the history of slaveowners receiving reparations, and gratuitous dental procedures. In honor of Earth Day, DeRay is joined by marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Ayana Young, co-founder of For the Wild.
23/04/19·1h 1m

Look for Unlikely Allies

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss Georgetown's reparations fund, the new Black Maternal Health Caucus, life-long prison sentences without the possibility of parole, and “proactive policing.” New York Times Magazine Staff Writer Emily Bazelon joins DeRay to talk about the power of prosecutors, transforming the American court system and ending mass incarceration.
16/04/19·59m 34s

Inside Outside Strategy (LIVE from Portland, OR)

DeRay, Sam and Brittany are LIVE from Portland, Oregon. They’re joined by Representative Jennifer Williamson and Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty to talk about the treatment of incarcerated women, Elizabeth Warren’s housing crisis plan, policing, Trump's budget and more.
09/04/19·57m 44s

There Is No Straight Line (LIVE from Seattle, WA)

DeRay, Brittany and Sam are LIVE from Seattle, Washington with Mayor Jenny Durkan. They discuss overlooked news, houselessness, presidential candidates, policing, and more. 
02/04/19·57m 42s

Rest Doesn’t Mean Failure (LIVE from Los Angeles, CA)

DeRay and Sam are LIVE from Los Angeles with Pod Save America's Jon Lovett, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Erica Chidi Cohen, reproductive rights advocate and LOOM co-founder.
26/03/19·1h 9m

We Don’t Agonize, We Organize (LIVE from San Francisco, California)

DeRay, Brittany and Sam are LIVE from San Francisco with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Katherine Maher, the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation.
19/03/19·54m 13s

Mango Season

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint talk about the unequal distribution of federal disaster funds, how a messenger’s identity affects a movement’s momentum, kidney donations, and artificial intelligence. Actor André Holland joins DeRay to discuss his new film "High Flying Bird," the commodification of Black athletes and how art helps him work through trauma.
12/03/19·54m 35s

History is Today (Episode 100)

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam talk about a Black man who outsmarted a neo-Nazi group, the high cost of insulin, a decrease in Black homeownership, and the trauma of attending a school proximate to homicides. Nedgine Paul Deroly, co-founder & CEO of Anseye Pou Ayiti, joins DeRay to discuss how she's working to improve education in Haiti.
05/03/19·57m 53s

Unforced Errors (LIVE from Philadelphia, PA)

DeRay, Sam and Brittany are LIVE from Underground Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Plus, DeRay is joined by Philly district attorney Larry Krasner to discuss equity and criminal justice.
26/02/19·1h 4m

Early Polling (LIVE from Brooklyn, NY)

DeRay, Brittany and Sam are LIVE from The Bell House with founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight Nate Silver and comedian Hari Kondabolu.
19/02/19·57m 20s

Don't Plateau

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany explain what’s on their hearts and minds during Black History Month. President and CEO of the Public Welfare Foundation Candice Jones joins DeRay to talk about juvenile and adult prison reform.
12/02/19·42m 33s

The Facts

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint talk about Jussie Smollet and Howard Schultz, plus colonialism and climate change, a mother’s fatal fall on NYC subway steps, a growing number of urban prosecutors refusing to pursue marijuana convictions, and how opioid overdoses increase when prisoners are forced off prescribed relapse medication. African American Studies Chair at UCLA, Dr. Marcus Hunter, joins DeRay to talk about everything from inclusion to reparations. #BHM
05/02/19·53m 16s

I Exist

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including Marsy’s law, bias in court reporting, predatory ticketing in St. Louis County, and the California doctors who cross state lines to perform abortions. South African pop star and actor Nakhane joins DeRay to talk about music, art and identity.
29/01/19·48m 32s

Sit With Your Ideas

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss how police are treated as a protected class, the lack of diversity within the Green Movement, states that celebrate Robert E. Lee, and free drug testing and counseling at festivals. The National Black Justice Coalition's David Johns joins DeRay to talk about education, protecting LGBTQ youth, and his time in the Obama Administration.
22/01/19·52m 38s

Play the Long Game

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint talk about how the government shutdown is affecting federal prisons, hunger on college campuses, the DOJ's implication that immigration is linked to terrorism, and Bennett College's financial vulnerability. Law Professor Lara Bazelon joins DeRay to discuss restorative justice for those who have been wrongfully convicted. 
15/01/19·54m 51s

Curiosity

Brittany, Sam and Clint are back with DeRay for the overlooked news, including a discussion of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s tax proposal, the millions of children who have experienced a lockdown this year alone, formerly incarcerated voter re-enfranchisement, and racial sentencing disparities. Tomi Adeyemi joins DeRay to talk about her book, Children of Blood and Bone.
08/01/19·53m 24s

Trust What Got You Here

For this special holiday episode, DeRay talks to Sarah Koenig, the host and executive producer of the podcast Serial, and Emmanuel Dzotsi who helped report and produce the show's most recent season. Then, he's joined by Stanford's Rob Reich to discuss his new book, "Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How it Can do Better.” 
01/01/19·49m 22s

Build Communities

For this special holiday episode, DeRay talks to Lizz Winstead about creating "The Daily Show" and founding Lady Parts Justice League, an organization that uses humor to educate people about reproductive healthcare and abortion policies. Then, he's joined by Emily Hunt Turner, Tommy Franklin and Roslynn Pedracine to discuss All Square, a nonprofit that provides professional development training to formerly incarcerated individuals.
25/12/18·49m 44s

Remember Your Motivation

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint talk about Florida legislation that protects police, the effects of tuition-free college, HUD oversight failures, and how the IRS targets low-income people. Deborah Richardson of the International Human Trafficking Institute joins DeRay to discuss how common human trafficking is and ways communities can solve the issue.
18/12/18·59m 34s

Get Creative

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam talk about using creativity to combat white supremacy, confronting housing segregation, Cyntoia Brown's prison sentence, and the rise of dollar stores. Nicholas Turner of the Vera Institute of Justice joins DeRay to discuss prison systems globally.
11/12/18·59m 47s

Embrace the Complexity

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss the Wrongful Conviction Tax Relief Act, the effect of racism on home ownership, fraud in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, and immigrant deportation trials. WNYC's Jad Abumrad joins DeRay to talk about anti-gay conversion therapy and his new podcast series, UnErased. Note: This episode includes explicit language.
04/12/18·55m 15s

Worthy

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint discuss the overlooked news, including "Black Wall Street," domestic violence, global gun policies, and license plate surveillance. Michaele Turnage Young of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Harvard student Ivy Yan join DeRay to talk about the Harvard affirmative action lawsuit.
27/11/18·58m 48s

Keep Raising Hell

DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the Georgia gubernatorial election, the new prison reform bill, incarcerated firefighters, and American fast food consumption. Representative Gwen Moore (WI-4) joins DeRay to talk about congressional news, including Nancy Pelosi's race for minority speaker and welfare reform.
20/11/18·1h 1m

Celebrate the Wins

DeRay, Sam, Brittany, and Clint discuss the overlooked news, including Roe v. Wade's vulnerability, holistic public defense, the role of consent decrees in curbing police brutality, and Mississippi's Senate runoff race. The Washington Post's Elizabeth Bruenig joins DeRay to talk about her article, "She reported her rape. Her hometown turned against her. Can justice ever be served?"
13/11/18·56m 16s

Can’t Stop Thinking About...

DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint discuss how one vote can make a difference and the overlooked news they can't stop thinking about. Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli joins DeRay to talk about how she is improving the justice system in Illinois.
06/11/18·59m 27s

Know the Source

DeRay, Clint, Sam, and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including the population decline in Chicago's public schools, how jury selection is shaped by racism, affirmative action, and telling fact from opinion. Valerie Jarrett and John Zimmer join DeRay to talk about Lyft and how they're helping Americans exercise their right to vote.
30/10/18·1h 15m

Midterm Review Session

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss the midterm elections, ballots to watch, decreased protections for transgender people, a new DUI law, and hiring discrimination. Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley joins DeRay to talk about her historic run for Congress.
23/10/18·1h 8m

Flint: Lead & Beyond

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss the overlooked news, including the decline of U.S. prison populations, how American abortion policies affect women around the world, the death penalty, and who benefits from President Trump's tax cuts. Pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha joins DeRay to talk about her efforts to get the government to recognize the effects of lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan. 
16/10/18·58m 44s

We Gotta Live Our Commitments

DeRay, Clint, Sam and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including the recent earthquake in Haiti, the consequences of privatizing policy policymaking, who can get charged with felony murder in California, and how limited access to abortion harms women. Jon Favreau joins DeRay and Tre'vell Anderson of the LA Times to talk about the future of activism and American politics. 
09/10/18·1h 10m

Plant the Seeds

DeRay, Clint, Sam and Brittany discuss Brett Kavanaugh's nomination, and the overlooked news, including the treatment of unaccompanied migrant children in America, how the government prevents undocumented pregnant minors from getting abortions, and the benefits of universal Preschool in Washington, D.C. John Olszewski joins DeRay to discuss his candidacy for Baltimore County Executive. 
02/10/18·50m 14s

There's No Power Like People Power

DeRay, Clint, Sam and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including why many college students don't vote, midterm predictions among millennials, service workers as first line medical responders, and addiction treatment in prisons. Maria Hadden, candidate for 49th Ward Alderwoman in Chicago and Kina Collins, chairwoman of the Illinois Council on Women & Girls, join DeRay to discuss working within and around government to change policy and shift Illinois culture.
25/09/18·1h 13m

Never Cover Your Eyes

Clint, Brittany and DeRay are on to discuss the overlooked news, including the impact of economics on the ability to evacuate from a hurricane, college access, and North Carolina gerrymandering. Sam joins remotely to share his news about a House bill that would reclassify dozens of offenses as “crimes of violence.” Anand Giridharadas joins DeRay in the studio to talk about his new book, Winners Take All.
18/09/18·1h 27m

Walk Into The Risk

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss voter ID for older voters, Rachael Rollins and criminal justice reform, voter suppression, and the DeVos Administration’s rerouting of federal education money for guns. Wesley Lowery and Kimbriell Kelly join DeRay to talk about their ongoing work to understand why fewer arrests are made for violent crimes with Black victims.
11/09/18·1h 44m

Hope

In this episode Tish James joins to discuss her run to be the next NY Attorney General and Brittany, Clint, Sam, and DeRay discuss the overlooked news of the day. And DeRay announces the launch of his book and the importance of hope in the work of justice. 
04/09/18·1h 25m

Tell Someone

DeRay talks with actor Terry Crews about #MeToo, Hollywood, and the work ahead. Sam, Clint and Brittany are on to talk this week's news, including new issues in environmental justice and policing/criminal justice.
30/08/18·1h 5m

Keep the Same Energy

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including how Georgia is attempting to consolidate voting locations in ways that would disenfranchise black voters and the relationship between homelessness and incarceration. Actress Regina King joins to discuss her most recent project Seven Seconds, a series on Netflix that focuses on police violence. 
21/08/18·1h 17m

The Politics of Teeth

DeRay, Sam and Brittany are on to talk about Spike Lee’s new movie Blackkklansman, the white supremacy rally in DC, and this week’s overlooked news. Clint joins to share his thoughts drawing distinctions between past and current waves of immigration. Oral health writer and expert Mary Otto and health care expert Ifetayo Johnson about the history, access and implications of dental health care nationwide, and what communities can do to improve community oral health.
14/08/18·58m 16s

Politics of Fear

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including how white Americans support welfare programs — but only for themselves, says new research, and how federal court rules in favor of NAACP’s case and restores DACA. Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, joins DeRay and discusses immigration, challenging Ted Cruz, and the future of Texas.
07/08/18·1h 7m

Oppression Depends on Secrecy

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including how the Trump administration is attacking a crucial lifeline for domestic violence victims, and how Memphis police spying on activists is worse than we thought. Candidate for St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell joins DeRay and discusses how he wants to reform the criminal justice system in St. Louis, and Lyft’s Vice President of Government Relations, Joseph Okpaku, joins DeRay to discuss new legislation that could put a cap on the number of drivers in New York City.
31/07/18·49m 38s

Movements

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including Target's coupon fix for cash-strapped teachers and what it says about the state of education funding, and President Trump’s status as the single biggest political advertiser on Facebook. “Sorry to Bother You” director Boots Riley joins DeRay and discusses how class factors into movements, his film, and how to leverage power.
24/07/18·1h 10m

Historic Wins

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including what white, middle-class parents report saying to their children about racial tension, and the Trump administration’s new message on anti-poverty programs. New York’s 14th congressional Democratic primary winner Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins DeRay and discusses what it means to be a Democratic Socialist, the future of healthcare, and her historic win.
17/07/18·1h 12m

Choice

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including a Judge’s ruling in Detroit that access to literacy is not a constitutional right, and how police killings have harmed mental health in black communities. Democrats for Education Reform president Shavar Jeffries joins DeRay and discusses DFER’s core work, what impact charter schools have on diversity, and why he thinks choice matters.
10/07/18·53m 51s

Smart Justice

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including Alexandria Ocasio’s definition of democratic socialism and the lack of accountability in immigration detention contracting. "Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs and Bill Cobb, Deputy Director at the ACLU, talk about the Campaign for Smart Justice.
03/07/18·1h 11m

I Really Do Care

DeRay, Sam and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including the not-so-secret meaning of Melania Trump’s jacket and how Starbucks and other corporations came to Ferguson after Michael Brown was shot, but not to the neighborhood where he died. Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mahlon Mitchell joins DeRay and discusses his race to become the first black governor in a state that has struggled with race relations. Mike Johnston explains how one of his students inspired him to run for governor of Colorado.
26/06/18·1h 2m

Cages

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including how to decide who to root for in The World Cup and how the Trump Administration is separating children from their parents at the border. Dr. Nadine Burke joins DeRay and discusses how our bodies can be imprinted for life by “Adverse Childhood Experiences”—like abuse, neglect, parental addiction or mental illness.
19/06/18·53m 3s

Politics of Confrontation

DeRay, Brittany and Sam are together for the news, including a discussion of unsolved murders, the politics of health care, and the economic cost of sexual harassment. Candidates for State’s Attorney Ivan Bates and Thiru Vignarajah each join DeRay to talk about their bid to serve as Baltimore’s lead prosecutor. Full interviews also available at https://crooked.com/podcast/politics-of-confrontation/
12/06/18·1h 13m

The Party

DeRay, Clint, Sam and Brittany talk Drake and Pusha T, Black women voters, and the many deaths following Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. US Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (NY-9) joins DeRay to talk about the future of the Party, immigration issues under Trump, and being one of only the eleven House members total who didn’t vote for the Blue Lives Matter bill.
05/06/18·1h 1m

Not Every Ground is a Battleground

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam talk about the latest NFL controversary, a spike in overdoses in libraries, a wide array of criminal justice updates, and the weak response to Paige Patterson’s controversial Southern Baptist leadership. Cleo Wade joins DeRay to talk about art, activism and her new book, Heart Talk.
29/05/18·1h 3m

Protect the Win

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint talk about the new blue lives matter law in the House and Senate, a steep rise in suicide rates among teens, the Royal Wedding, and more. Ari Melber joins DeRay to talk about Michael Cohen, Giuliani and #muteRKelly, and we have a short update on the SNAP bill from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
22/05/18·1h 3m

A Long Shadow

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany discuss the overlooked news, including depiction of abortions in the mainstream and marijuana arrests in NYC. Author and researcher Chuck Collins and policy expert Josh Hoxie join to discuss their study Road to Zero about the nuances of the racial wealth gap.
15/05/18·1h 1m

If You Believe in Justice

DeRay, Clint, and Brittany discuss women’s wages, misconduct records for corrections officers, prison riots in context, and Donald Glover. Louisiana State Senator JP Morrell joins DeRay to talk about his efforts to overturn a law that does not require a unanimous jury for criminal convictions.
08/05/18·58m 30s

We’re Not Going Anywhere

In the Season 2 premiere, DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint are back together for the weekly news. Brené Brown and DeRay are together in Houston to talk about trauma, activism, addiction, and Beyoncé.
01/05/18·1h 4m

Year Gone By

In between seasons, DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint all have their own special messages for listeners (and yes, Clint has poems). Hear some of DeRay’s and your favorite episodes and behind-the-scenes reflections on each. Season 2 debuts on May 1 with an extra special guest!
24/04/18·49m 29s

Be Part of the Story (LIVE from NYC)

DeRay, Brittany and Sam, with special guest Rembert Browne, are live from NYC opening the NYC Podfest to talk about the NFL, the Flint water crisis, and Facebook. Touré joins DeRay for an interview about interviews, including R. Kelly and Kanye.
17/04/18·1h 1m

Race is Making Everything About Me (LIVE from Nat Geo HQ)

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint are live from National Geographic HQ in Washington, D.C. to discuss race and science, MLK, Maya Angelou, and the news, and DeRay has a conversation about black holes, women in STEM and race and genetics with Nat Geo explorers Jedidah Isler and Keolu Fox.
10/04/18·1h 5m

The Formula

The full crew is together for the news, including a discussion of new evidence in the Alton Sterling case. Derek Thomson, author of Hit Makers, joins DeRay to help us understand how certain things become a hit, while others don’t. Beyoncé, social movements, Parkland and Billboard’s Top 100 are all discussed. 
03/04/18·1h 8m

Don’t Leave Anyone Behind

DeRay, Sam, Brittany and Clint talk about Koch brothers spreading fake news in the Black community, how NY is forgetting juveniles in its prison system, a new study on race and class, and how WI is tinkering with election laws. Senator Tammy Duckworth (IL) joins DeRay from the Hill to talk about gun policy, the FBI, ICE practices, arcane maternity leave policies in the Senate, opioids and more.
27/03/18·1h 3m

People Built This

DeRay, Sam, Clint, and Brittany talk about the assassination of Marielle Franco, charging low-income college students to stay on campus during breaks, public officials who profit off of prison nutrition systems, and the Austin bombings. Irma Solis from NYCLU and Stephanie Gibbs of Safe Passage Project join to help us understand how the DOJ, ICE and local police are violating due process of immigrant children every day.
20/03/18·1h

Think Before You Retweet

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss a new study on the rapid spread of fake news on Twitter, the racial wealth gap, arming teachers, and WA’s new deadly force legislation. Author and musician Gyasi Ross catches up with DeRay to discuss the DNC 2020 and issues facing Native communities.
13/03/18·1h 3m

Joy & The Gift

Clint, Sam and DeRay talk about land reform in South Africa, a stalled child marriage bill in KY and progressive voting rights legislation coming out of Washington State. DeRay and Brené Brown discuss joy, privilege and discomfort with Pastor Amy live from the Riverside Church in NYC.
06/03/18·1h

Don’t Tell Your Story Too Soon

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam talk about applying a racial equity lens to gun control, what guns do to bodies, the lastest on immigration, and energy efficiency in low-income communities. NAACP Legal Defense Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill joins to DeRay to talk about judicial nominations and criminal justice through the courts.
27/02/18·1h 3m

The World We Want to Live In (LIVE from Washington, D.C.)

DeRay, Sam, Clint and Brittany are live from The Lincoln Theatre. Washington Post’s Wesley Lowrey joins the news crew fresh from his time with students at Parkland High, and Ben Jealous joins to talk about legalizing marijuana and the Baltimore PD. Black Panther is discussed at length, but no spoilers, we promise.
20/02/18·1h 34m

Representation

Sam, Clint, Brittany and DeRay discuss this week’s news, including cuts to Medicaid and PA’s gerrymandering battle. Science fiction authors and scholars Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes join to DeRay talk about Black Panther, the history of Black superheroes and Afrofuturism.
13/02/18·58m 46s

Outrage and Action

Clint and Brittany join DeRay to talk the news during our first Black History Month podcast. Sam shares a special call to action. Professor Brandon Terry (Harvard, African and African American studies) joins to talk to DeRay about Martin Luther King’s legacy, today’s struggle for rights and democracy, and finding moral courage outside of religion.
06/02/18·1h 3m

Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup

DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint talk about Flint’s water crisis, Florida’s potential restoration of voting rights, minimum wage, and the $400M that the Koch brothers are pouring into midterms. Author and commentator Reza Aslan joins DeRay to talk about being Muslim in America, Jesus as a protestor, the link between religion and voting, finding moral courage outside of religious identity, and his new book, God: A Human History. Thanks to our sponsors: BETTERMENT betterment.com/people CASPER MATTRESS casper.com/deray
30/01/18·1h 25m

Challenge and Confront

Brittany, Sam, DeRay and Clint are on for the news. Wendy Kopp, co-founder and CEO of Teach For All, joins DeRay talk through lessons learned across the international education community and the need for diverse and community-driven leadership. DeRay talks with Kat Calvin, founder and CEO of Spread the Vote, to help us understand voter ID laws and how to get involved in advance of upcoming elections. 
24/01/18·1h 26m

Just Let the People Do It

Clint, Sam, Brittany and DeRay talk through his week’s news, and invite you to the first Pod Save the People live show in D.C. on 2/18 for Black History Month. U.S. Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-14) joins DeRay to talk DACA, TPS, and impeachment. Thanks to our sponsors: ZipRecruiter: ZipRecruiter.com/savethepeople UPSTART: upstart.com/PEOPLE WordPress: wordpress.com/PODSAVE 
16/01/18·1h 8m

Put Your Plan Together

Sam, Clint and Brittany are back for the news. DeRay sits down to talk with program director Amy Roza, and students Donte Small, Ramieka Robinson-Peoples and Sekwan Merritt about their experiences in the Goucher College Prison Education Program (GPEP), which reverses the school-to-prison pipeline by providing college education to incarcerated adults. Thanks to our sponsors: WORDPRESS wordpress.com/people MACK WELDON mackweldon.com PROMO CODE: PEOPLE
09/01/18·1h 16m

Lifting Others Up

DeRay talks with Wes Moore about his new role fighting systemic poverty at Robin Hood, #closerikers, and hope. Laura Weidman Powers of Code2040 joins DeRay to discuss the important of diversity in the tech industry and her time in Obama’s White House. Thanks to our sponsors: MACK WELDON mackweldon.com Promo code: PEOPLE WORDPRESS wordpress.com/PEOPLE
02/01/18·46m 3s

Let's Do Better in the New Year

DeRay joins Piper Kerman, author and producer of Orange is the New Black, and Georgia Lerner, ED of the Women’s Prison Association to talk about women, children and the criminal justice system. Tracey Feild of the Casey Foundation joins to help us understand the foster care system and how we can help.
26/12/17·1h 13m

Courage

DeRay gets together with Chelsea Handler to talk about the world, allyship, and being both funny and angry (swearing abounds). Political pollster Cornell Belcher joins DeRay to discuss the synergies between Obama’s win and Doug Jones’. Sam, Brittany and Clint join for this week’s news. Thanks to our sponsors: DOLLAR SHAVE CLUB: thedollarshaveclub.com/PEOPLE STITCH FIX: stitchfix.com/PEOPLE
19/12/17·1h 32m

Bonus Pod: Tom Perez Talks Doug Jones

DeRay sits down to talk to Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez to process the special Alabama U.S. Senate race and Democratic victor Doug Jones, and to discuss what the DNC has learned about getting out the vote alongside African American communities.
15/12/17·25m 38s

You Are Already Political

Sam, Brittany and DeRay discuss the week’s news, and Clint joins for a special spoken word message about who in society is deemed worthy of our empathy. DeRay sits down with Tom Wheeler, former FCC Chairman, to help us understand net neutrality and the upcoming FCC vote on December 14. Sinéad Burke joins to talk about disability activism, including her experience as a little person and teacher. Thanks to our sponsors: BOMBAS: bombas.com/people DOLLAR SHAVE CLUB: dollarshaveclub.com/people MACK WELDON: mackweldon.com  MSNBC: msnbc.com HEALTH SHERPA: healthsherpa.net
12/12/17·1h 24m

It’s Such BS

DeRay sits down for a deep conversation with U.S. Senator (NY) Kirsten Gillibrand at the Senate studio to talk about leading in a time of Trump, sexual assault in the military and on the Hill, the 2018 elections, the new tax bill, being a working mom in the Senate and much more. Clint, Sam and Brittany talk about the tax bill, the census, and seeing Coco.
05/12/17·1h 16m

Take the First Step

Clint, Sam and Brittany join DeRay for the weekly news, including the effect of climate change on child brides, the recent news on human trafficking, Trump stacking the courts, and more. DeWanda Wise joins DeRay to talk about her new role as Nola in Netflix’s She’s Gotta Have It. Shannon Minter and Jennifer Levi join to talk about their work on key federal cases to block Trump’s military transgender ban, and what you can do to help. 
28/11/17·1h 10m

This Is Personal

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint talk about this week’s news including, #metoo, the current tax bill, a study on the impact of teachers of color and the so-called “digital Muslim ban.” Andy Slavitt joins for a brief update on the GOP snuck health care changes into the latest tax bill, and DeRay talks with Glenn Martin of Just Leadership USA about closing Rikers Island Jail in NYC and the justice system more broadly.
21/11/17·1h 21m

The Race to Zero

The news crew gathers to discuss defense attorneys in immigration court, the impact of non-profits in low-income communities, and more and a surprise guest joins for Brittany’s birthday. Author and law professor Mehrsa Baradaran joins DeRay to talk about the racial wealth gap, and tax law professor and former OMB staffer David Kamin briefs us on the latest tax bills.
14/11/17·1h 35m

It’s Election Day

This Election Day episode is dedicated to voting rights with Faiz Shakir, National Policy Director for the ACLU, and journalist Ari Berman. The news crew discusses gun violence and voting rights, and Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League joins DeRay to talk about the recent 67% rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes and what the ADL is doing about it.
07/11/17·1h 19m

Rejecting The Wrong Questions

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny joins to talk with DeRay about how antitrust and consumer protection affects our daily lives. Then DeRay speaks with St. Paul mayoral candidate Melvin Carter about his campaign and the recent racist attacks by the St. Paul police union. And Brittany, Sam, Clint and DeRay discuss this week’s intense news cycle.
31/10/17·1h 31m

War on Science

Gov. Christie Todd Whitman, former head of the EPA under George W. Bush, joins DeRay to explain climate change, why environmental regulation has no place in partisan politics, and why the GOP keeps backing Trump even though she believes he’s unfit to lead. Joshua Kissi of Street Etiquette and TONL joins to talk about ensuring representation in stock photography and art as activism. Sam, Brittany and Clint talks this week’s news.
24/10/17·1h 33m

Your Founding Fathers Were Protestors

Deesha Dyer, former White House Social Secretary for President Obama, joins DeRay to share stories from Obama’s White House. DeRay is joined by NAACP and Yale Law attorneys about their lawsuit against Trump to ensure the 2020 census process – which affects nationwide districting, representation and resources – is public. Brittany, Clint, Sam and DeRay talk about ICE’s solitary confinement policy, soccer, population projections, and governing the opioid crisis.
17/10/17·1h 18m

The Answer to Our Ancestors’ Prayers

DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam talk about Indigenous Peoples Day, restoring prisoner rights in Florida, and more. Dr. Henry Louis Gates joins to explore race, oppression and anthropology through geneology, and Chef Sean Sherman joins to talk about pre-colonial cooking and indigenous nutrition.
10/10/17·1h 10m

Ask the Biggest Question

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam talk about this week’s news, including the deadly violence in Las Vegas. David Cole, national legal director of the ACLU, joins DeRay to share more about what the ACLU is doing to protecting civil rights through litigation, and Sarah Kate Ellis of GLAAD talks to DeRay about intersectionality and activism in the LGBTQ community.
03/10/17·1h 29m

Didn’t Get Here Alone

DeRay, Clint, Sam and Brittany talk about Puerto Rico, NFL protests, North Korea and police union contracts. The New Yorker writer Evan Osnos joins to help us understand North Korea past and present having just returned himself from a visit. Phil Weiser, former Obama staffer and current candidate for CO’s Attorney General, helps us understand antitrust issues and why he’s running.
26/09/17·1h 16m

We Can All Win

DeRay talks with TN State Senator Lee Harris about the outrageous prison sentences related to drug free school zones. Sheriff Tom Dart from Cook County joins to talk about reducing the jail population in big ways. Sam, Clint and Brittany are on again to talk this week’s news, including St. Louis and The Emmys.
19/09/17·1h 16m

Navigating Identity and Navigating Justice

DeRay and Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY) help us understand the federal budget, including the latest debt ceiling deal among Trump, Pelosi and Schumer, how the DNC is preparing for 2020, and the opioid crisis in KY. Actress Dawn-Lyen Gardner from Queen Sugar joins DeRay to talk about being an activist actress and what it’s like have Ava and Oprah as mentors. Brittany, Sam and Clint join for the weekly news and some celebration of Sloane and Serena.
12/09/17·1h 29m

Her Wings Were Clipped Short

DeRay speaks with Marissa about her experiences and perspectives as a DACA recipient. Eric Columbus, former special counsel for Homeland Security, joins to share more information about DACA and what’s next, and Clint joins to share a burning thought on the recent national DACA conversation.
08/09/17·41m 36s

We Don't Know How This Movie Ends

Brittany, Clint and Sam join to discuss this week’s news, including the threat to DACA and Houston. Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams joins DeRay to chat about her campaign and the potential of being the first Black woman governor - ever. Arne Duncan and Curtis Toler meet up with DeRay in Chicago to talk about their work at Chicago CRED, providing economic opportunities to reduce violence.
05/09/17·1h 14m

Justice In 36 Seconds

DeRay sits down for a personal conversation with Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to talk about her path, bond and bail systems, the pace of justice, and her vision. Sam, Brittany and Clint join to talk about a wild news week. AZ State Senator Reggie Bolding processes Arpaio’s pardon with DeRay.
29/08/17·1h 16m

On Their Shoulders

Colin Warner, Nnamdi Asomugha and and Matt Ruskin from the film Crown Heights stop by the studio, and President Obama’s former Drug Czar, Michael Botticelli, joins to help listeners understand the opioid epidemic from a health and policy standpoint. DeRay processes the world after Charlottesville with Brittany, Sam and Clint. Birmingham mayoral candidate, Randall Woodfin, joins DeRay briefly to discuss the biggest issues facing his city.
22/08/17·1h 21m

The House We Live In

DeRay talks to Common about The 13th’s Emmy nomination, Charlottesville, and art + activism, criminal justice and the NFL. DeRay chats with Nathanial Pearlman about the Resistance Dashboard. Clint, Brittany and Sam join to talk about the history of white supremacy in relation to this past week’s news.
15/08/17·1h 17m

BONUS Pod: Charlottesville

DeRay talks with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe about the deadly white supremacy violence in Charlottesville, VA’s police and state response, and the leadership needed to move forward locally and nationally. Wes Gobar and Devin Willis from UVA’s Black Student Alliance join DeRay, as does Danyelle, the NAACP’s UVA chapter leader to talk about their experiences on the ground and what’s next.
14/08/17·52m 12s

Win the Available Victory

DeRay interviews NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio at Gracie Mansion about policing, universal pre-K, and turnstyle jumping. Sam, Clint and Brittany join to talk about the myths of meritocracy and rehabilitation and a myriad of other issues facing America. DeRay and Chris Hayes talk about the debt ceiling, the opioid crisis, and cross-racial solidarity together.
08/08/17·1h 39m

Don’t Forget Your Purpose

Sam, Brittany and Clint are on for the news, and Andy Slavitt joins for another health care update. Former US Secretary of the Navy under Obama, Ray Mabus, joins DeRay to talk about the joint chiefs’ reaction to Trump’s transgender ban by tweet, climate change as a national security issue, and our international reputation. DeRay sits down with rap artist Vic Mensa to talk about misogyny, hypermasculinity, therapy, Malcolm X and police violence, all related to Vic’s new album, The Autobiography.
01/08/17·1h 46m

Stay in Your Lane Sounds a Lot Like Stay in Your Place

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint talk about prisons, inequitable foster care practices, Trump’s refusal to enforce public law and the new Confederate show. Andy Slavitt joins for a healthcare update. DeRay sits down with Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges to talk about the police killings of Justine Damond and Jamar Clark. Golden Globe winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross joins DeRay to talk about activism, hand washing her clothes, and what’s next in her career.
25/07/17·1h 46m

This is No Time to Grow Weary

DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss the week’s news and Andy Slavitt joins for a timely health care bill update. Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor and head of public and intergovernmental affairs for President Obama, joins DeRay to talk about criminal justice, reparations, and reflections on eight years in the White House. Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak meets with DeRay to reflect on local leadership and talk about the future of the DNC.
18/07/17·1h 28m

A Box Won't Fix Racism

DeRay sits down in person on his birthday to discuss the news with Brittany, Sam and Clint. Andy Slavitt joins again this week for brief health care updates. DeRay talks at length with Governor McAuliffe about restoration of voting rights, the Governor’s biggest regrets, and a fiery conversation around voter apathy. Nikkita Oliver, Seattle mayoral candidate, joins to share more about why she’s one of 21 candidates in Seattle.
11/07/17·1h 43m

Intentional Inequity

DeRay speaks with Senator Schatz from Hawaii about the current political context and also brings back Andy Slavitt, the former head of Obamacare for 3 years, who provides a brief update on the status of the healthcare legislation. Clint Smith III is back and joins DeRay and Brittany to discuss the news, with a particular focus on intentional inequity.
04/07/17·1h 38m

Education Nation

DeRay speaks with Andy Slavitt, the former head of Obamacare for 3 years, who provides a brief update on the status of the healthcare legislation. Clint Smith I back and joins DeRay, Sam and Brittany to discuss the news, including recent studies about discrimination and news about adoption and other issues. Former Secretary of Education John King joins to discuss the state of public education , reflections on the current administration and what's to come. Also, Kelly Ward who is leading the nation's redistricting work tells us what's at stake and what we can do. 
27/06/17·1h 38m

FCC and Me

DeRay speaks with Andy Slavitt, the former head of Obamacare for 3 years, who provides a brief update on the status of the healthcare legislation. Clint Smith joins DeRay and Sam to discuss the news, including updates from the Dept. of Education and Hawaii's recent legislation. FCC Commissioner Mignon joins to discuss the work of the FCC and Lee Petro, a lead lawyer working on prisoner rights, joins to illuminate the work of ensuring that the incarcerated can connect with loved ones.
20/06/17·1h 22m

When You Have to Face Yourself

DeRay sits down for a candid conversation with Katy Perry in person about race, cultural appropriation, allyship, political tension in her family and what Katy’s doing to grown and learn. DeRay chats with Clarence Wardell of Results for America about using data on policing, schools and the environment to foster American cities that work. Brittany, Sam and DeRay dive into this past week’s news including environmental conditions at prisons and the DOJ’s latest emoluments defense. This episode is dedicated to people taken from us in the Pulse nightclub shooting one year ago.
13/06/17·1h 28m

Do You Love Justice, or Not?

DeRay talks candidly with Congressman and DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison (MN-5th) about Resistance Summer, who’s on the 2020 Presidential bench, Comey’s upcoming testimony, Kushner’s security clearance, engaging black women in the DNC, and why we have to keep fighting for justice. DeRay, Sam and Brittany talk through this past week’s news, and DeRay shares new data on which federal elected officials are holding town halls alongside a conversation with Jimmy Dahman at The Town Hall Project.
06/06/17·1h 2m

The Iconography of Resistance

DeRay, Brittany and Sam go deep on the past week’s news, including the economics of mass incarceration, emoluments, education budgets, and the troubling work to preserve Confederate monuments. DeRay speaks with Vanita Gupta, former head of the Civil Rights Division at DOJ, about civil rights retractions under Sessions, burning criminal justice questions and civil asset forfeiture. This episode is dedicated to victims of violence worldwide, past and present.
30/05/17·1h 23m

Behind the Vote

DeRay sits down to talk about voting rights with Carolyn DeWitt, Executive Director of Rock the Vote, Kristen Clarke, head of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, and Tomas Lopez of the Brennan Center for Justice. DeRay, Brittany and Sam spend extra time digging into the past week’s explosive news cycle, plus BET Award nominations.
16/05/17·1h 13m

BONUS POD with Edward Snowden

DeRay speaks with Edward Snowden about his perspective on Trump's decision to fire FBI Director Comey, the intersection of race and surveillance, the relationship between the police and the government, and his thoughts about his own status returning to America.
12/05/17·1h 32m

“Product, Not the Producer”

DeRay, Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe are together again to talk about the most important news of the past week. Then, Grammy-award winning artist and activist John Legend joins DeRay to talk about parenting, women’s reproductive rights, mass incarceration and using his celebrity for good. And NYU professor and federal "numbers geek" David Kamin looks at Trump's proposed tax code changes through a historical lens.
09/05/17·1h 33m

"American Do-Over"

In the inaugural episode, DeRay is joined by Senator Cory Booker to reflect on Trump's First 100 Days and the work that lies ahead in Congress. Andy Slavitt, the former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare join to discuss Obamacare as compared to TrumpCare. DeRay, Brittany Packnett and Samuel Sinyangwe talk about the most important items in the news for the past week.
02/05/17·1h 32m

Pod Save the People - TEASER

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson takes you inside conversations about culture, social justice, and politics by exploring the history, language, and people who are shaping the struggle for progress — and talking about the steps that each of us can take to make a difference.
25/04/17·1m 23s
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