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A Word … with Jason Johnson
America doesn’t need another conversation about race. At least, not the kind we’ve been having ... the ones that are sparked by a crisis and move quickly from shock, to empty promises, to forgetting. No. What America needs are REAL conversations about race … ones that shine a light on the facts, the history, and the reality of how race plays out in our politics and society. That’s what Slate offers each week on A Word With Jason Johnson. A veteran political commentator, Johnson will bring his incisive wit to thoughtful discussions with leaders, journalists and other change-makers who will...
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4.8 stars from 546 ratings
Episode with Michael Harriot
First, love your commentary! Enjoy listening to you filling in for Joy Reid! The episode with Michael Harriot, was very interesting and spoke a lot of truth. I don’t want to label someone with lazy journalism but the valid point of not checking conservatives when they speak out of tone, because...Read full review »
TiffHops via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/19/24
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xfi1969 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/20/23
What podcast do you subscribe to ensures that at the end of every episode provides an action a listener can take or a glimmer of hope for a change? Dr. Johnson’s tag line - a podcast about race, politics AND everything else is so true! I’ve subscribed since the first episode and look forward to...Read full review »
Mitch e Ella via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/02/23
Recent Episodes
The stereotype of Black fathers is that they’re largely absent, and uninvolved in their children’s lives. And that image persists, despite research that suggests that Black fathers are often more involved in the daily care of their kids than white fathers. On today’s episode of A Word, Jason...
Published 06/14/24
Published 06/14/24
“Petty.” “Jealous.” That’s what many male sportscasters are saying about the women competing against WNBA rookie Caitlin Clark. The former Iowa star is bringing a new level of attention to women’s basketball, but many men who ignored the league for years are now leading the coverage. So how is...
Published 06/07/24
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