Since coming to college, I have driven back and forth from Chicago and Hope countless times. After hours of listening to music, the words eventually blend together and the music becomes as monotonous as the road ahead of me. Lately, when my music becomes background noise, I switch over to podcasts. Not only can you expand your knowledge, but there are a plethora of options.

Take your multitasking to a new level this month and listen to these Black Student Union recommended podcasts.

Brené with Austin Channing Brown on
I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

Austin Channing Brown’s anti-racism work is critical to changing our world, and her ability to talk about what is good and true about love, about our faith, and about loving each other is transformative. She is a writer, a speaker, and a media producer providing inspired leadership on racial justice in America. In this episode, we connect on her book I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, and talk about her online television show, The Next Question.

Ibram X. Kendi: The Difference Between Being “Not Racist” and Antiracist

There is no such thing as being “not racist,” says author and historian Ibram X. Kendi. In this vital conversation, he defines the transformative concept of antiracism to help us more clearly recognize, take responsibility for, and reject prejudices in our public policies, workplaces, and personal beliefs. Learn how you can actively use this awareness to uproot injustice and inequality in the world — and replace it with love.

Therapy for Black Girls

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

I Think This is Love

From dating and dealing with friendship break-ups to going home for the holidays– the love(or hate) between people has a way of bringing out our best and worst sides. But we all come to the table with different ideas about what exactly love is. Every week Sharee and a guest host will be sharing their most embarrassing, hilarious, and sometimes heartbreaking stories of this mysterious force in all of our lives. Whether you love love or think love sucks, this podcast is for you.

Pass the Mic (The Witness)

Pass The Mic is the premier podcast of The Witness – A Black Christian Collective. Tune in every week for engaging discussions and high profile interviews addressing the core concerns of African Americans biblically.

Happy listening!  

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