UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

Latest Episodes

Jemele Hill On “The Cursed Olympics”—And Simone Biles Choosing Her Peace

July 29, 2021 - 40:31
Fresh on the heels of Simone Biles’ decision to put her mental health over Olympic gold, host Brittany Packnett Cunningham sits down...

The Billionaire Space Race and Patriarchy in Physics, With Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

July 23, 2021 - 37:39
On Tuesday, Jeff Bezos became the latest contestant in the “billionaire space race,” prompting a million memes—and serious questions...

Connie Walker On Covering the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

July 15, 2021 - 40:20
Mass graves found on the sites of former residential schools in Canada. Disturbingly high rates of murder and disappearance for...

About The Show

Brittany Packnett Cunningham is an activist, educator, and popular TV commentator—and a trusted voice for millions of people interested in social justice. Now, with UNDISTRACTED—an original podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios—she aims her focus on the most pressing issues of our time through the lens of intersectional feminism. From the latest headlines to deep-dives with today’s most fascinating changemakers, UNDISTRACTED is your weekly guide to the revolution.

More Episodes

Jemele Hill On “The Cursed Olympics”—And Simone Biles Choosing Her Peace

July 29, 2021 - 40:31
Fresh on the heels of Simone Biles’ decision to put her mental health over Olympic gold, host Brittany Packnett Cunningham sits down...

The Billionaire Space Race and Patriarchy in Physics, With Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

July 23, 2021 - 37:39
On Tuesday, Jeff Bezos became the latest contestant in the “billionaire space race,” prompting a million memes—and serious questions...

Connie Walker On Covering the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

July 15, 2021 - 40:20
Mass graves found on the sites of former residential schools in Canada. Disturbingly high rates of murder and disappearance for...

Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw On the Truth About Critical Race Theory

July 1, 2021 - 37:18
In recent months, Republican lawmakers in close to a dozen states have been trying to stop schools from teaching Critical Race Theory—or...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Finally Fixing the Military’s Sexual Assault Problem

June 24, 2021 - 30:20
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been speaking up for sexual assault survivors in the military for the better part of a decade. The...

The “Grandmother of Juneteenth” on the Holiday’s Past, Present and Future

June 17, 2021 - 31:14
This week, Congress voted to designate Juneteenth a federal holiday—something Opal Lee has spent years trying to make happen. The...