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23 minutes | Jul 2, 2022
THEE Honorable JUSTICE Ketanji Brown Jackson
Johnathan & April celebrate nerd out and celebrate the occasion of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black Woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.
26 minutes | Apr 13, 2022
Beware Performative Activism
Johnathan & April discuss a recent, nuanced example of performative activism and the very real risks these actions pose to Black, brown and Indigenous folks.
26 minutes | Mar 3, 2022
Don’t Call Police, Just Stay Focused
Johnathan & April discuss the very real harm you calling police continues to inflict upon Black people.
13 minutes | Feb 10, 2022
Johnathan & April kick off their 4th season with announcements, updates, and an important challenge for listeners.
51 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Family Matters (Season 3 Finale)
In the Season 3 Finale, April and Johnathan open up about racism within their own extended family and give insight on how best to handle these difficult realities.
45 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
The Trial of Derek Chauvin
Johnathan & April welcome their sister Jubilee to discuss the ongoing trial of Derek Chauvin and its implications on the Black community. The conversation gets very real.
42 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
Johnathan & April spend the entire episode in an intense discussion of the true crime genre and its intersection with race and white supremacy.
78 minutes | Feb 2, 2021
Organizing in Biden-Harris' America with Ivette (JusticeLA) and Dahlia (WP4BL)
Johnathan & April breathe a sigh of relief following the Biden-Harris inauguration, then explore antiracist organizing with founders of JusticeLA and White People 4 Black Lives, Ivette Alé and Dahlia Ferlito, respectively. Justice LA: https://justicelanow.org/ DONATE: www.paypal.com/donate/?token=FQsi3jKPJtc6WkXZeROn0-iuZDq_cWFbE9L1S1ih0f_Vrp4Me_9e0XRs1MBxMNf2jz2Xj1FEUNfASFcZ&fromUL=true&country.x=US&locale.x=en_US White People 4 Black Lives: https://www.awarela.org/white-people-4-black-lives DONATE: https://www.awarela.org/donate PODCAST: Bold Conversations about Race: https://soundcloud.com/user-682532119/sets/bold-conversations-about-race
75 minutes | Jan 12, 2021
Two Discussions: Reparations + Gen Z activism
Johnathan & April discuss America's refusal to even entertain the notion of reparations, then dive deep into the life of three Gen Z student-activists with friends of the pod, Abbey (18), Sai (17), and Zoe (17).
62 minutes | Dec 20, 2020
Racial Resolutions for 2021
Johnathan & April discuss their Racial Resolutions for 2021, then enjoy a fascinating and informative conversation with poet, activist, and self-proclaimed void-filler Jessica Care Moore, including a performance of one of Jessica's most moving pieces.
62 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
Implicit Bias 101 with Jerry Kang
Johnathan & April dedicate the entire episode to exploring implicit bias, sharing real-world examples and the harms that stem from them. They then take a deep analytical dive into the science behind the phenomenon and discuss where we might go from here, with renown implicit bias expert Jerry Kang.
62 minutes | Oct 26, 2020
Mental Health in 2020 with Dr. Nicole Green
Johnathan & April discuss Black trauma and mental health in the workplace, then explore a fascinating conversation with Dr. Nicole Green, Executive Director of UCLA Counseling & Psychological Services, about mental health in the context of the horrors of 2020.
87 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
Say Her Name with Brittany Packnett Cunningham
On their Season 3 premier, Johnathan & April catch up on the challenges of summer 2020, then dive into a packed conversation about Breonna Taylor, the election, activism, and educating our children during COVID-19, with activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham.
35 minutes | Sep 20, 2020
Introducing Roots to Revolution!
Johnathan & April dedicate this special bonus episode to speaking with the three founders of Roots to Revolution, an online history courses for all ages that teaches un-whitewashed American history as a tool to foster sustainable and intentional activism against systemic racism. Sign up today at: https://www.rootstorevolution.org/courses
86 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
It's a Family Affair! (Season 2 Finale)
In the Season 2 Finale, mom Nancy and sister Jubilee join Johnathan & April in a lively discussion on a variety of issues including COVID-19; the #BlackLivesMatter Movement's progress following the global protests; and due to popular demand, the national political landscape.
34 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
Black Lives Matter Goes Mainstream
Johnathan & April discuss how they see white people finally responding to the outcries of racial injustice, following the public lynchings of George Floyd and so many others.
69 minutes | Jun 1, 2020
Karens & Killer Kops
Johnathan & April define "Karens" and discuss the recent attempt on Christian Cooper's life in New York's Central Park, then dive into the tragedy of and People's response to the lynching of George Floyd.
88 minutes | May 17, 2020
Johnathan & April discuss white people's opinions on the n-word, then enjoy an intense discussion of law, politics and Trump with foreign policy, national security, and public law & identity expert Nola Haynes.
30 minutes | May 10, 2020
We Run with Ahmaud (explicit)
Johnathan & April share their thoughts on the lynching of Ahmaud Arbery.
55 minutes | Apr 28, 2020
Pandemic: The Racial Implications of COVID-19
Johnathan & April dedicate the episode to parsing through the numerous risks and harms black and brown people are experiencing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
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