Pod Save the People

Pod Save the People

Pod Save the People

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
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.
  1. March 02, 2021
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    Our Gifts Don't Require Chaos (with Johnny Celestin…
    DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including drug prosecutions, Billie Holiday, Nashlie Sephus, Black American sign language on Tik Tok. Netta Elzie gives an update on wh…
  2. February 27, 2021
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    Do The List (with Teach For All CEOs)
    We're back! This week DeRay, Brittany, and Clint discuss IRS cheats, drug price increases, and the heartbreaking legacy of January 1 for enslaved people in the US. Then, DeRay sits down with three CEOs from var…
  3. February 23, 2021
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    Say Thank You (with Dr. Bob Wachter)
    DeRay, Kaya, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including child exploitation during a pandemic, linked fate, and jury exclusion. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the natio…
  4. February 17, 2021
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    Cleaning Up (with Brian Stelter)
    DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including Sag Harbor, Colorado's sweeping marijuana pardon, job markets, and Tanqueray from Humans of New York. Then, DeRay chats with CNN's Brian S…
  5. February 17, 2021
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    Do the Work and the Rest Will Follow (with Rodney Ca…
    DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into recent overlooked news including wrongful incarceration, California's prison factories, Rhode Island's school reopening plan, and penitentiary demographic predictions. The…
  6. February 17, 2021
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    Indulge a Little (with Terrance Woodbury & Joyce Ell…
    DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including jail deaths, public school enrollment, Upper West Side NIMBYs, and pandemic poverty. DeRay sits down with pollster Terrance Woodbury to di…
  7. February 17, 2021
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    Fired Up and Ready to Go (with The Collective PAC &…
    DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including the reality show “Live PD,” confiscation of IDs by jails, excessive voting lines, and Texas student failure rates. DeRay sits down with Qu…
  8. February 17, 2021
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    We Are The Overcomers (with Chasten Buttigieg & Dani…
    DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into recent overlooked news including gang symbols, Black voter turnout, Jamie Harrison, and down-ballot criminal justice reform. DeRay sits down with Chasten Buttigieg to talk…
  9. February 17, 2021
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 25 min
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    Our Take on What's Next (Stephanie Wittels Wachs & W…
    DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into what comes next for the Biden/Harris administration. DeRay sits down with Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of Lemonada Media's podcast Last Day, to talk about emotional self-…
  10. February 17, 2021
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 21 min
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    A Matter of Scale (with Megan Rapinoe)
    DeRay, Kaya, De'Ara, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including hospital coronavirus infections, virtual learning, sports arena voting, and COVID-19's rural devastation. Then, DeRay sits do…
  11. February 17, 2021
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    Ask All The Questions (with Dianne M. Stewart)
    DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including young voter turnout, enslaved populations moving to Mexico, school closures, and judicial elections. Netta Elzie gives update…
  12. February 17, 2021
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 6 min
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    Listen To Yourself (with Vanita Gupta & Wendy Kopp)
    DeRay, De'Ara, Sam, and Kaya share their thankfulness affirmations for 2020. DeRay sits down with Vanita Gupta to discuss the Justice Department and the continuing fight to protect democracy. Then, Kaya chats w…
  13. February 17, 2021
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 13 min
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    Ban No-Knock Raids (with Ijeoma Oluo)
    DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including harm reduction, Greg Meeks, Jason Williams, and the plan to fix America. Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happening with t…
  14. February 17, 2021
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    Carry It Forward (with Andy Slavitt & Sen. Brian Ben…
    DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including longshoremen protections, the whiteness of the book industry, Pasco county sheriffs, and steam-heaters. Netta Elzie gives upd…
  15. February 16, 2021
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    Ask the Question (with Dr. Daniel Laroche)
    DeRay, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including protest data, Black-owned business partnerships, and Harriet Tubman. Netta Elzie gives an update on what's happening with the natio…
  16. February 13, 2021
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 22 min
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    Would It Change the World? (with Tishaura O. Jones)
    DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including academic racism, vaccine hunters, medical distribution issues, and replacing the police with healthcare workers. Netta Elzie…
  17. February 12, 2021
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    Write It Down (with Fix SAPD)
    DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including Ayanna Pressley, vaccine awareness, weather modification devices, and the Black amputation epidemic. Netta Elzie gives update…
  18. February 12, 2021
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 26 min
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    Tell Them You Love Them (with Bianca Tylek)
    DeRay, De'Ara, Kaya, and Sam dive into the underreported news of the week, including predatory payday lending, job losses, COVID-19's targeting of the Black community, and Kim Janey. Netta Elzie gives updates o…
  19. February 12, 2021
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 9 min
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    We Have a Dream (with SuChin Pak & Kulap Vilaysack)
    DeRay, De'Ara, Sam, and Kaya dive into the underreported news of the week, including male friendships, D.C. statehood, locked Bitcoin, and the documentary "MLK/FBI". Netta Elzie gives updates on what's happenin…
  20. February 12, 2021
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 1 hr 20 min
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    Let Yourself Feel (with Maurice Chammah)
    DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara dive into the underreported news of the week, including Seattle PD's budget, billionaire economic recovery, vaccination distribution, and immigration agents within the 287(g) progra…

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