Pod Save the People
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Pod Save the People with DeRay Mckesson

Latest Episodes

Softening into Surrender (with Claire Bidwell Smith)

September 21, 2021 - 46:02
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Narcan shortages, CRT debates, welfare reform, and...

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

September 14, 2021 - 56:36
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including rural schools, suicide rates, Black Film Archives, and...

Don't Suffer in Excellence (with Cliff Albright)

September 7, 2021 - 1:05:52
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Naomi Osaka, Black surfers, juvenile discrimination,...

About The Show

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

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DeRay McKesson
DeRay McKesson

More Episodes

Softening into Surrender (with Claire Bidwell Smith)

September 21, 2021 - 46:02
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Narcan shortages, CRT debates, welfare reform, and...

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

September 14, 2021 - 56:36
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including rural schools, suicide rates, Black Film Archives, and...

Don't Suffer in Excellence (with Cliff Albright)

September 7, 2021 - 1:05:52
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Naomi Osaka, Black surfers, juvenile discrimination,...

Ask the Questions Yourself (with Dr. Elizabeth Mayer)

August 31, 2021 - 57:42
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including voting rights, police overtime, eating disorders, and...

Name It (with Rev. Al Sharpton)

August 24, 2021 - 38:07
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Josephine Baker, Anthony Wright, Georgia's voter...

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

August 17, 2021 - 47:58
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Judge Eunice Lee, universal basic income, Simmont...