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Antiracism: A Resource Guide: Podcasts & Radio

This guide contains resources in diverse formats compiled for students, staff and faculty by the Skyline College Library beginning in Summer 2020.

Introduction to Audio Resources

Podcasts vs Radio

Podcasts and radio can be excellent, timely sources for students of antiracism.undefined

podcast is kind of like radio on demand. It's a discrete downloadable recording of a pre-recorded show -- often a talk show, and often part of series -- created for a niche audience.

radio show is usually broadcast live at a specific time and designed for mass appeal. Live radio is more spontaneous than podcasts and generally cannot be edited once broadcast.


Facts & Instructions

Here's an Audio and Podcasting Fact Sheet from the Pew Research Center if you'd like to know more.

New to podcasts? Here's a 2 minute video tutorial:  "How to Subscribe to a Podcast on your Iphone"

Everything we've listed on this page is free! 

Black Radio

Articles & Websites

Here are a variety of sources related to the topic of Black or "urban radio."

Selected Books

Commercial Talk Radio & Hate Speech

Selected Articles

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Recommend Resources

We look forward to your recommendations for additional resources to include in Antiracism: A Resource Guide.

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Recommended Podcasts


Below we recommend podcasts related to antiracism. We look forward to your recommendations as well.

Radio Programs

Many radio station websites offer a variety of audio choices to listeners, including schedules and links to their regular live shows, recorded broadcasts that are not necessarily podcasts, and actual podcasts. 

Local Bay Area stations which do this include KPFAKQED radio and others.

Recommended radio programs: