Check These Out…
By Black People or About Black People
**Views are their own, by listing a podcast, does not mean The African Junction endorses their opinions**
A Different World http://www.adwpodcast.com
Toronto-based podcast, A Different World, aims to be the #1 platform in the GTA for people to share their story and unpopular truths.
We will bring you disruptive conversations on a variety of topics that are important to our culture –entertainment, politics, wellness, breakthrough stories to success and more
Another Round https://soundcloud.com/anotherroundwithhebenandtracy
Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy show.
Black Tea https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/black-tea/id1439694046?mt=2&fbclid=IwAR06jOs8vnsVlrwqHNPXeCXe-Pju0ouzHer9fQmLj9CqFyyH4OKE-KlIGcs
Toronto is a media and cultural hotspot. But the diversity that makes the city special isn’t often reflected in the stories we hear and the discussions we have. Black Tea will change that. Writers Andray Domise and Melayna Williams are here to bring important and uncomfortable Black community conversations out in the open, and to have some laughs while doing it.
Brown Ambition https://brownambitionpodcast.com/
Each week on the show, we answer YOUR questions about money, career and business.
Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor Of All Time Period https://www.earwolf.com/show/denzel-washington/
Comedians W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery are absolutely certain of one thing: Denzel Washington is the greatest actor of all time. And every week they will prove it as they talk Denzel with guests, share the latest “Denzel News” and review every Denzel movie in alphabetical order (mostly).
Dr. Boyce Watkins http://www.boycewatkins.com/tag/podcast/
Dr. Boyce Watkins is one of the worlds leading financial scholars and social commentators. He advocates for education, economic empowerment and social justice and has changed the definition of what it means to be a Black scholar and leader in America and beyond.
Happy Black Woman https://happyblackwoman.com/category/podcast/
Happy Black Woman is a global empowerment company and high-vibe sisterhood for ambitious Black women who want to make a big impact, earn a great income and live an abundant lifestyle. Happy Black Woman is for the woman who is ready to stop playing small, say yes to her big vision and live life on her own terms – all while taking exquisite care of herself in the process.
Hyphenated, the Podcast is a show about cultural identity. Through conversations, reflections and more formal interviews (and with lots of laughter) the show explores how Canadians identify, and how those identities are determined. This show is meant to be a mix of education, comedy, and it hopes to include its entire audience in several conversations about how to make sense of being more than one thing at any given time.
Jesus and Jollof https://soundcloud.com/jesusandjollof
The first season of Jesus and Jollof explores our stories, as Nigerian women who grew up in the United States. Being artists was not the plan, but how did it happen for us? From hilarious discussions about our squad to the pains of the glow up, we bring our hearts and humor to Jesus and Jollof.
Joe Budden https://soundcloud.com/joebuddenpodcast
Tune into Joe Budden and his friends Rory & Mal and follow along the crazy adventures of these very random friends.
Joe Madison http://www.joemadison.com
Known as “The Black Eagle”, Joe Madison is a legendary voice in radio, and a recognized human and civil rights activist. He demands action against injustice every weekday morning on Sirius XM Satellite Radio, asking his audience “what are you going to do about it?”
Madison can certainly talk the talk, but he also walks the walk. By completing a 52-hour live broadcast, he broke a Guinness World Record and raised over $200,000 for the Smithsonian African American History and Culture Museum.
Keep It https://crooked.com/podcast-series/keep-it/
Ira Madison III, culture critic and columnist, is joined each week by comedians, journalists, actors, musicians, activists, politicians and more for a conversation at the intersection of pop culture and politics at a time when we’re all obsessing over both.
Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air https://soundcloud.com/larrywilmoreblackontheair
Emmy Award—winning producer, actor, and comedian Larry Wilmore is back on the air, hosting a podcast where he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond.
LeVar Burton Reads http://www.levarburtonpodcast.com/
In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath…
Living Your Dreams https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/anchor-podcasts/living-your-dreams-episode-1
Hosted by Lennox Cadore, this podcast interviews entrepreneurs who decided to follow their passions to make it their business.
Minority Trailblazer http://www.gregehill.com/mtpodcast
The Minority Trailblazer is a weekly podcast dedicated to minorities who are blazing a trail in business & in life. My goal is to share their stories in hopes to inspire, educate, and ultimately encourage others to live with purpose and passion.
NPR Code Switch https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510312/codeswitch
Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get…stuck? Code Switch can help. We’re all journalists of color, and this isn’t just the work we do. It’s the lives we lead. Sometimes, we’ll make you laugh. Other times, you’ll get uncomfortable. But we’ll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.
On One with Angela Rye https://soundcloud.com/ononewithangelarye
Welcome to On One With Angela Rye. Tune in every week for the most honest answers to the pressing political, racial, and pop culture questions of the day.
Oprah’s Master Class https://player.fm/series/oprahs-master-class-the-podcast
Hear the greatest life lessons of some of the most respected and renowned actors, musicians, public figures and athletes. Handpicked by Oprah, these luminaries reveal their lives with candor and insight — in their own words. Listen as Jay -Z, Justin Timberlake, Ellen Degeneres, Shaquille O’Neal, Reba McEntire, Dwayne Johnson and Jane Fonda, (just to name a few), share what they’ve learned about life and their own insights into their personal stories.
Politically Re-Active http://www.earwolf.com/show/politically-reactive/
With the political circus of the 2016 presidential election heating up, you can laugh or you can cry. Choose to laugh. Comedians and longtime friends W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu have a shared curiosity about our political process and constantly changing electoral landscape. Whether it’s an interest in exposing the unjust or the absurd, you can count on Hari and Kamau to ask the important “why?” Why do we have super delegates? Why are people still having such trouble voting? Why was Joe the Plumber a thing? They’ll try to answer questions like those each and every week throughout the election.
Roland Martin https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/roland-martin-reports-daily-podcast/id418131846?mt=2
Roland S. Martin is a nationally award-winning and multifaceted journalist. A nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, Mr. Martin is the author of Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith, and Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s View of America, and his newest book, “The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House as originally reported by Roland S. Martin.” Mr. Martin is a commentator for TV One Cable Network and host of “Washington Watch with Roland Martin,” a one-hour Sunday morning news show. He is also a CNN Analyst, appearing on a variety of the network’s shows. In October 2008, he joined the Tom Joyner Morning Show as senior analyst.
Seeing White Series http://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/
Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequity in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story.
Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for?
Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary series, released between February and August 2017. The series editor is Loretta Williams.
Snap Judgment http://snapjudgment.org/podcast
Glynn Washington – Host & Executive Producer
Before creating Snap Judgment, Glynn worked as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper.
Glynn composed music for the Kunst Stoff dance performances in San Francisco, rocked live spoken word poetry in Detroit, joined a band in Indonesia, wrote several screenplays, painted a daring series of self portraits, released a blues album, and thinks his stories are best served with cocktails
Still Processing https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-new-york-times/still-processing
Step inside the confession booth of Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times. They devour TV, movies, art, music and the internet to find the things that move them — to tears, awe and anger. Still Processing is where they try to understand the pleasures and pathologies of America in 2018.
The Friend Zone https://soundcloud.com/thefriendzonepodcast
Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey & Assante explore mental health, mental wealth and mental hygiene, because who in the hell wants a musty brain?
The Nod https://www.gimletmedia.com/the-nod
The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else. Our show ranges from an explanation of purple drink’s association with Black culture to the story of an interracial drag troupe that traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black — in America, and around the world.
The Read https://soundcloud.com/theread
Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture’s most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.)
As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.
The Read is part of the LoudSpeakers Network and is published every week on iTunes, iHeart Radio Talk, Soundcloud & Stitcher.