In 2017, the NewsHour reported on the first podcast produced entirely from inside of a prison. “Ear Hustle” offers a rare look at inmate experiences, from race relations to sharing a tiny cell. One of the show’s co-hosts was released…
By Jeffrey Brown
Writing shaped Ashley Ford's life since childhood, when she confided secrets to her journal and clung to the emotional letters her father sent from prison, where he was serving a 30-year sentence for rape. Now a professional writer, Ford offers…
Stand-up comedian Phoebe Robinson almost quit the business when she felt like she didn’t belong in the male-dominated comedy world. But finding her niche with the podcast “2 Dope Queens” helped her realize that being different isn’t a bad thing.
By PBS NewsHour
As the hosts of BuzzFeed's popular “Another Round” podcast, Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton set out to break the mold and create a space where they didn’t have to filter their opinions for a white audience. Nigatu and Clayton give…
By PBS NewsHour
Last month President Obama signed a bill banning the import of goods made by slave labor. But implementing it may be a challenge. On this week's Shortwave podcast, we talk about what comes next with Melysa Sperber of the Alliance…
By P. J. Tobia
Year-end shows are usually a yawn. A few big events of the soon-to-be past year are duly noted and analyzed before the view shifts to the year to come. But 2015 has been truly remarkable.
By Corinne Segal
The second season of "Serial" is here, and its first episode confirms it: the team will address the story of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
When Christopher Catrambone and his wife Regina set out on a luxury cruise on the Mediterranean, they had no idea that one of the most beautiful places on earth had become a mass grave.
By Nedra Pickler, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said the United States has not overcome its history of racism and is using the N-word to make his case.
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