Check out our favorite podcasts on race and social justice and our episode recommendations. Anthology Series are marked to let you know that it might be helpful to listen the podcast season's episodes in order.

Code Switch

The fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for. Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race with empathy and humor. [We] explore how race affects every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, food and everything in between.

The Racial Reckoning That Wasn't
Tusla, 100 Years Later
The Folk Devil Made Me Do It

School Colors (Anthology Series)

A documentary podcast from Brooklyn Deep about how race, class, and power shape American cities and schools. [We] follow generations of parents and educators fighting for their children in a rapidly changing Black neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.

The Mason-Dixon Line
Tales From the South Side
Power to the People

On Our Watch

On Our Watch brings listeners into the rooms where officers are questioned and witnesses are interrogated to find out who this system is really protecting. Is it the officers, or the public they've sworn to serve?

Oscar Grant and the California Attorney General
Perceived Threat
Thre Brady Rule

Serial: Season Three (Anthology Series)

Serial is heading back to court. This time, in Cleveland. Not for one extraordinary case; instead, Serial wanted to tackle the whole criminal justice system. To do that [we] figured [we’d] need to look at something different: ordinary cases.

You've Got Some Gauls
You in the Red Shirt
A Madman's Vacation


A history podcast from Gimlet Media, where we go back to the time our divisions turned into a war, and bring you stories left out of the official history.

The Raid
The Song
The Fugitive

Southlake (Anthology Series)

Southlake, Texas, seems to have it all: stately homes, intense civic pride, and above all, terrific schools. So when a video surfaced in 2018 showing Southlake high school students chanting the N-word — and when Black residents came forward to share stories of racist harassment and bullying — the school board vowed to make changes. But the unveiling of a Cultural Competence Action Plan set off a backlash that’s consumed Southlake, fueled by a growing national crusade against critical race theory.

Home of the Dragons
Just a Word
Protect the Tradition

Louder Than a Riot

Rhyme and punishment go hand in hand in America. Louder Than A Riot reveals the interconnected rise of hip-hop and mass incarceration. From Bobby Shmurda to Nipsey Hussle, each episode explores an artist's story to examine a different aspect of the criminal justice system that disproportionately impacts Black America

The Conspiracy Against Hip-Hop
The Badder the Better: Bobby Shmurda
'Prison to Prison Pipeline': Isis Tha Savior

Floodlines (Anthology Series)

The story of an unnatural disaster.

Come Sunday
Through the Looking Glass