Black History Buff Presents: Podcasters of Color

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Creation Date September 18th, 2019
Updated Date Updated February 27th, 2021
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It’s all in the title a list of black and brown podcasters who are making amazing content. I really want this to be a living document so if you have suggestions please let me know and I will add them in.
  1. The Black History Buff podcast is a fun and thrilling journey through time. Covering the full historical tapestry of the African Diaspora, you’ll hear tales covering everything from African Samurai to pistol-wielding poets. More than just a podcast, the show is a bridge that links communities throughout the African diaspora and enlightens and empowers its friends. If you'd like to become a friend of the show follow the links on this page https://pod.fan/black-history-buff-podcast You can find me at https://www.blackhistorybuff.com/pages/social-2 & www.blackhisto Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blackhistorybuff/support (https://anchor.fm/blackhistorybuff/support)
  2. Welcome to Everyday Black History! Where we highlight the contributions of Black Men and Women both Past and present. Here we celebrate Afro Appreciation, where Black American, Africans and Latinos of African descent are honored. We also highlight Institutions that have help the advancement of people in the African Diaspora, such as historically Black University and many others. Enjoy Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
  3. Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other S**t. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Sooo Many White Guys, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios
  4. Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries. 
  5. Tune into Joe Budden and his friends Rory & Mal and follow along the crazy adventures of these very random friends.
  6. The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, 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...
  7. RedHanded the podcast jumps head first into all manner of macabre madness. We cover everything from big time serial killers (and those you may never have heard of), to hauntings, possessions, disturbing mysteries, bizarre whodunits and basically anything that tickles our creepy fancy. So, join us, plug in, sit back and prepare for scares.
  8. Join Me In This Feel Good Podcast. Each Week I Sit Down With Amazing Guests As I Give Them Their Flowers And Discuss Their Achievements.
  9. Two girls from London and Essex chatting about mental health, pop culture and random shenanigans. Hosted by Vic and Jas. https://twitter.com/blackgalslivin + https://www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ Vic Twitter: https://twitter.com/victoriasanusi Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ Jas Twitter: https://twitter.com/jas_bw Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Holla at us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin
  10. The Dope Black Dads Podcast is an adult-only podcast for all parents or adults preparing for parenthood. Lead by Marvyn Harrison and with contributions from the Dope Black Dads leadership as well as a host of special guests from the world of healing, media, parenting, TV/Film, Music and beyond. We discuss everything from co-parenting, masculinity, the black experience all the way to our favourite Netflix show. Don't listen if you are expected conversations about Nappies.
  11. The Black Women Working podcast centres black women’s stories at work, and provides a safe space for black women to speak openly about their experiences, and to provide support, advice and aspiration to other black women. Continue the conversation using #BWWPodcastUK. Send dilemmas to blackwomenworkinguk@gmail.com. Sign up to our newsletter: http://www.tinyletter.com/BlackWomenWorking Follow us Instagram: @BWWPodcastUK Twitter: @BWWPodcastUK
  12. Rod and Karen discuss pop culture, politics, current events and more from a comedic perspective.
  13. A weekly 10 min history podcast to aid your Black history learning.
  14. Black Authors Audiobooks Podcast - Black Lives Content Black History | Black Ethics | Black Power Black Authors Audiobooks Podcast Uploads Audiobooks and Lectures By The Best Black Authors In Audio Format To Download. All Authors Wrote Stories From Their REAL Life, Not Fiction. please support with 2$ or 8$ per month we try to stay alive and pay for the content to remain online 👉🏾 https://www.patreon.com/abbba
  15. #BlackBrokeandBrilliant, a podcast brought to you by two twenty-something year old queens from London. Come laugh with us, cry with us and sip the sweetest of tea with us as we discuss the struggles of adulting. From thriving to surviving, life to love and lack thereof, we’ve got you covered. New episodes every other Thursday!
  16. Busy Being Black with Josh Rivers is the podcast exploring how we live in the fullness of our queer Black lives.
  17. Our goal is simple—educate white people on black history.The highest calling of humanity is to love. Whether you know it or not, the racial disparities in our country hurt us. They train us to protect our advantages rather than love others, and that mentality reduces us.New episodes will be released on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month.Visit us at blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com + for bonus content and the ability to vote for future topics, support us on Patreon at patreon.com/blackhistoryforwhitepeople.Check us out on Twitter @BHforWP and Instagram @BlackHistoryForWhitePeople or freel free to email us at hello@blackhistoryforwhitepeople.com.
  18. Hey Y'all, Lirelle and Tache here! Listen to your fav NOLA besties eating brunch and talking about any and everything. Come eat and laugh with us every Sunday at Noon EST!
  19. Dandelions: A podcast for Women is a monthly podcast from writers, media personalities and friends Molly Snyder and Julie Davidson. Molly and Julie believe women and dandelions have a lot in common: strong, bright, hearty and resilient (both keep popping up even when they get stomped on). During the episodes, the Milwaukee-based women unearth the darkest of topics in the lightest, fluffiest and funniest ways possible. The show features local and national guests.
  20. Who made Milwaukee's first hip-hop song? Turns out, this question is a tough one to Google. So we're finding the answer.88Nine DJ Tyrone Miller and Music Director Justin Barney journey back to the early 1980s in our new podcast -- Backspin: The Search for Milwaukee's First Hip-Hop Song. In the six-part series, the guys interview national and local artists, including DMC and Speech, plus an ensemble of local musicians, DJs, and historians that witnessed the birth of Milwaukee hip hop in firsthand.
  21. In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th anniversary of this fateful moment, it is time to tell the story. “1619” is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast.
  22. The sports podcast you never knew you needed! Join Tim, Eric, Camille, and Ken (TECK) for some humorous, thoughtful and entertaining conversations about the most interesting stories of the past week.
  23. Art Vibez Milwaukee is a podcast to showcase different artists within the community. Not just artists who create with paint, brush, and canvas but also artists who create with their voice, through their writing, through transforming into different characters, who create with their hands... basically all forms of art! We're here to give creatives a platform to share their talents in a short 1 on 1 discussion.
  24. Wrong Skin: a relationship banned under traditional law. An investigation into an unsolved suspicious death and a missing person in the Australian outback.
  25. It's your two faves bringing you the world's first cross-continental podcast. Bobo and Flex are on a quest to decolonize our minds, intersect our feminism, but most importantly, give us all the tools necessary to stay away problematic boys! Interested in advertising with the Bobo & Flex Show? Hit us up at boboandflex@gmail.com
  26. Each week, Sam Sanders interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.
  27. A national focus on news, events & issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Hear interviews, features and community stories from the SBS NITV Radio program.
  28. Your favorite truth teller, comedian, Amanda Seales, is dropping gems with, “Small Doses,” a weekly podcast that brings you potent truths for everyday use.
  29. 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.
  30. AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.
  31. Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham are working it out in this weekly show about culture in the broadest sense. That means television, film, books, music — but also the culture of work, dating, the internet and how those all fit together.
  32. Truth Be Told hosted by Tonya Mosley is an advice podcast that explores how you can be you in a world that doesn’t always want you to be. We’re like the friend you call after a long, exhausting day – the one who will laugh, cry, bitch and moan with you. The one who gets it. Have a question for the show? Email us at truthbetold@kqed.org, call us at (415) 553-2802 or use the hashtag #DearTBT. Follow us at @truthbetoldkqed on Twitter and Instagram. Episode transcript can be found here: shorturl.at/NQV78
  33. “Scam Goddess is a podcast dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it! Each week host Laci Mosley (aka Scam Goddess) keeps listeners up to date on current rackets, digs deep into the latest scams, and breaks down historic hoodwinks alongside some of your favorite comedians! It's like true crime only without all the death! True fun crime!”   
  34. Ear Hustle brings you the daily realities of life inside prison shared by those living it, and stories from the outside, post-incarceration. The podcast is a partnership between Nigel Poor, a Bay Area visual artist, and Earlonne Woods, formerly incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and was co-founded with former San Quentin resident Antwan Williams. The Ear Hustle team works in the San Francisco Bay Area, both in San Quentin State Prison’s media lab and from offices on the outside, to produce stories that are sometimes difficult, often funny and always honest. Episodes offer a nuanced view of people involved with the American prison system and those reintegrating into society after serving time.
  35. What A Day cuts through all the chaos and clickbait to help you understand what matters and how you can fix it—all in just 20 minutes. Comedian Akilah Hughes and reporter Gideon Resnick break down the biggest news of the day, share important stories you may have missed, and show you what “Fox & Friends” would sound like if it were hosted by two people whose parents read to them as children. New episodes Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. EST.
  36. Thirst is natural… so let’s celebrate it! Join Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins as they dig deep into the various ways women express their thirst, asking: why do we desire who we desire? At a time when men are Not Doing Great, Bim and Nichole want to ask keep asking questions about Hollywood inclusion and opportunity, through illuminating and hilarious conversations with special guests, original fanfic designed to make you sit up, and of course [REDACTED]. Bring a straw… and come thirst with us.
  37. 74 Seconds tells the story of a July 2016 traffic stop that ended with the world watching a man die, live on their phones. This is the story of that man, Philando Castile, and the officer who is about to go on trial for his death, Jeronimo Yanez. Through comprehensive reporting, MPR News examines this intersection of race, policing, justice and safety in America. A lot can happen in 74 seconds.
  38. A podcast about "all things" music, politics, sex, social issues and some BS'n inbetween. Hosted by Mr.B, Black Madonna, Blu, & Trey featuring Frankie Metalz.
  39. Patrick Peterson and Bryant McFadden have made a living for their coverage skills on the football field, and while it's a different technique, they're now applying those traits on their podcast 'All Things Covered'. Instead of wide receivers, tight ends and running backs, they'll be covering sports, entertainment, social issues, personal interests and more. Every Wednesday, the 8-time Pro Bowler Peterson and 2-time Super Bowl champion McFadden will discuss what's happening on the gridiron as well as what intrigues them off the field. Each week they'll welcome a star from the sports and entertainment world to have wide-ranging conversations about what interests them. Guests can include active or former football players but also athletes and influencers from other sports and walks of life. Football is how we know our hosts, but far from what defines Pat and BMac. The name says everything; expect all things to be covered! You can also watch us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AllThingsCovered
  40. Impatient and easily irritated are the best words to describe Syd. As someone who was born annoyed, she realizes it's not her fault that everything is annoying AF! Join her every week as she discusses NBA Youngboy, why women are superior and other trending topics. Follow the show on IG and Facebook at Annoyed Not Offended.
  41. This is a weekly podcast featuring an African American husband and wife duo, in their 30s, who engage in witty lighthearted banter with some occasional real shit added in. Grab your drinks and listen to our raw and unfiltered opinions about current social topics, new music, movies, shows and the like. Tune in and have some real convos with us. 
  42. Podcasting is like therapy for both the host and the listener. This podcast was started to create a platform where we can speak freely, and without apology. Here we'll have tough conversations, share experiences, uplift and empower those who may feel censored or voiceless. Let's grow and heal, together. Tune in every week to listen as the Arrogant Black Girl, Alexis Nichelle, is unapologetically opinionated while sharing her perspective on topics that cover: dating and relationships, news, hot topics, self evaluation and issues impacting her culture and community.
  43. Ask a Black Person Is a podcast/call in show in which listeners get their questions about black culture (or anything else) answered by our host, Khellie Braxton. Along with co-host Dewey Morrison and producer William Mount, Ask a Black Person hopes to facilitate a positive conservation about race in America and have some laughs along the way.
  44. In this podcast I'm going to talk about the some issues within the black community.
  45. Remember when Monica allegedly punched Brandy right before they performed live at the MTV Video Music Awards? When Freaknik took over Atlanta, and changed the game for parties everywhere? When tasteless critics panned Mariah Carey’s Glitter? (#JusticeforGlitter!) When Beyonce told Farrah that someone could send her luggage? We do!Back Issue tells the stories behind formative moments in pop culture. In each episode we look back at some of the moments that shook us, that changed us. Join Tracy Clayton (host of Netflix’s Strong Black Legends, Mailchimp’s Going Through It) and Pineapple Street Studios Producer Josh Gwynn as they reckon with some of culture’s biggest questions, from "How did we let this happen?" to ‘Why do we still love this?" Because nostalgia is more than just a feeling. Got an issue you’d like us to investigate? Hit the Back Issue Hotline at (678)-74ISSUE.
  46. Podcast by Bantu Boyz
  47. A collection of our conversations at Baraza
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  49. After being consistently left out of wellness conversations, Be Well Sis is a podcast dedicated to providing resources for Black millennial women to be their best selves physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Hosted by Dr. Cassandre Dunbar, the conversations are candid, informative, and unapologetic.
  50. How do I organize my business and life? How do I create my goal life? How do I ensure constant refuelling on my journey? How do I balance it all? What should I do? How do I breath Life into my multi idea? How do I put a system in my life or business? How should I live colourful? Welcome to Being Novel, where multi-passionate creator Nafisa, answer ALL of these questions and share her journey on being novel while mastering the art of surviving. If you're ready to secure your life, level up like never before and embrace your novel self, then this is the podcast for you!
  51. Funny, real, and unfiltered, BINK has always been one to value character over capital. The BINK! ABOUT IT podcast is no different. With a career that spans over three decades, BINK! has the information & the relationships to go with it. From an era where integrity is the only currency, listeners get a rare look into the mind of a genius / mad scientist. Topics include: how to navigate the industry as a producer, conversations with celebrity guests, and some of BINK's! funniest moments. So listen, like, follow and subscribe, but never forget: it’s hard to stay sucka free!
  52. A mid-20s Black woman dissecting the impact of her identities on her life in the pursuit of vulnerability and community.
  53. The Black Fathers Matter Podcast is a celebration of black fathers and black culture. Each week, co-hosts, friends, and fathers Ralph Bryant and Roy Kataha will look at parenting from a black perspective. Ralph and Roy look at issues facing the black community and address them - sometimes serious, sometimes fun - always with the goal of helping fathers young and old overcome all the mistakes they made over the years.
  54. BLACK FRASIER. It is - SURPRISE! - an interview-advice hybrid show hosted by a black person (ahem, me: Pheebs!) who has never seen an episode of FRASIER despite having a white boyfriend. #WeAllContainMultitudes. Moving on. Since I’m known amongst friends to dole out solicited (and unsolicited) life advice, I wanna spend each week - with a celeb guest - helping y’all handle your probs. #OliviaPope #MoreLikeOliviaDope #MomJoke. ANYWAY, the world is a continuous dumpster fire and the goal of this poddie is to make you laugh, think, and feel hopeful for our future.
  55. Throughout Black Hair in the Big Leagues, host Salisha Thomas sits down with badass black women (and men) on Broadway and talks about all things hair. We are sharing secrets, swapping ideas, and talking about our individual experiences backstage, onstage and beyond. But that’s not all; there are women (and men!) who can speak on this topic in other industries as well and open the conversation about what it means to show up to work being black and “put together.”After every episode, you’ll have new ideas for your own tresses and leave feeling inspired and empowered no matter what color you are to stop fighting what makes you unique, to live your best life and to embrace yourself exactly the way you are.Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.
  56. The Black Romance Podcast features weekly conversations with Black writers, editors, and scholars of historical and contemporary popular romance fiction. Julie Moody-Freeman and guests talk about a range of experiences: their difficulties trying to publish love stories with Black characters; their favorite books; writing and teaching about black romance fiction; traditional vs self-publishing; publishing queer romance fiction; and their recently released books.
  57. This podcast is hosted by two millennial besties Ashley & Alisha. They talk about a range of topics from colorism, to motherhood, to their friendship highs and lows. Through this podcast The Besties are determined to normalize accountability while diversifying entertainment! Don't know who to blame for why you're in your feelings about some of there hot topics? Blame It On The Besties!
  58. Www.blerd-ish.com We are Blerd.ish! We are a couple of "blerds" who love comics, movies, music, art, and anime. One of our goals is to highlight as many independent creators through our podcast, website, comic pop up and distribution, and social media. We enjoy the things we love and want to share them, having as much fun as possible. Check out the website for exclusives that may only be there and our affiliate stores.
  59. Bring the Wine Podcast is a bi-monthly podcast that was started in by two friends, as a way to engage with the world around them while engaging in their favorite pastimes: drinking wine and conversation. Pour yourself a glass of wine, pull up and join the conversation!
  60. A Weekly Podcast for First-Generation Wealth Builders Who Want To Build Generational Wealth.
  61. Welcome to 'But What Do I Know?' a podcast hosted by Craig Kenyon and Donte Cook Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/butwhatdoiknow/support
  62. Tupac and Dr. Dre's "California Love" served as a love letter and anthem for a generation. The song inspired author and New York Times writer, Walter Thompson-Hernández, to create a show as prescient as it is personal. In his "California Love" series, Walter invites listeners to join him in his family home, on horseback through the streets of Compton, and up into the sky to examine belonging. Walter takes us deep into his own story as he explores what it means for him to love Los Angeles. 
  63. Chicken, Sex & Degrees are life's necessities according to Maquita & Monica. Like the title, this podcast is soul food and a place for rawness & exploration. City Girls meets Gilmore Girls, they can't be boxed in and will keep you entertained with their quips & unpopular opinions. Follow along as Maquita & Monica discuss their thoughts, feelings and life lessons learned along the way. Expect real conversations about real life...occasional pop culture shit and a ton of inspiration. Twitter: @ChcknSexDegrees IG: @ChickenSexDegrees Business Inquiries: ChickenSexDegrees@gmail.com
  64. Pop culture podcast about being a black, generation Z, man in America Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/chopwithchuckie/support
  65. Coming in from the Cold explores forgotten—or never-remembered—national security policy initiatives, incidents and events during the Cold War. In each episode Cold War Historian Bill Rosenau, sits down with experts on a wide range of topics to discuss these events and how they are relevant to today’s challenges. The views expressed here are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views of CNA or any of its sponsors.
  66. Welcome to Conquering Always The Podcast hosted by Queen Nandiey. In each episode we have deep, soulful conversations with thriving female in the engineering and built environment space from all around the globe. We talk about their lives, their stories, basically how they became who they are today. The key element to this podcast is how they faith elevated them into being the phenomenal woman that they are. Engage with us on Kingschat and Instagram @Conqueringalways
  67. Be prepared to listen to candid conversations that have reliable, relatable and useful content that promotes self-care, self-love, healthy living and improving one's mental health. Let the conversation begin!
  68. Chatrice and Luis will tackle online dating, fuck buddy boundaries, relationship goals and woes, and so much more. Be prepared to hear personal experiences, cackle over hilarious screenshots, and connect with the Courting Cuties community.
  69. Transgender? Meer dan twee genders? 'Genderneutraal'? Transities en genderteams? Leer over alles wat, en luister naar mensen die zichzelf identificeren met een woord die jij misschien niet eens kent. Dat alles, in De Genderkwiebus Podcast, met als host Nanoah Struik (@nanoahh). Wees welkom, want dat ben je!
  70. A podcast to start conversations about decolonization on a variety of topics with a variety of voices. Disrupting the status quo by supporting a new consciousness & liberation in all areas of life through practical tips + radical Ideas.
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    African millennials discussing their lives and experiences as expats living in the UK. They present their radical, comedic, and cultural observations as members of the diaspora trying to navigate the challenges of modern day life. Follow @diasporadicals on Twitter, @diasporadicalspod on Instagram and say hello at podcast@diasporadicals.com.