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5 Feminist Podcasts Hosted by Black Women that Should Already Be in Your Queue

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The podcasting world is generally dominated by white male listeners and creators, especially in the US. According to Quartz, 85% of American podcasts acquire at least one white host, and 66% acquire at least one white male host. Unfortunately, only 18% of podcast content is created by both women and people of color.

As the Black Lives Matter movement grows, I’ve been inspired to ask myself if I'm actively promoting inclusivity, representation, and equality in every aspect of my life. What small steps can I take to spark big change? I realized that being selective and intentional with my media consumption was a small yet impactful way to uplift these ideals and work toward changing these statistics. While switching the podcast you listen to on your morning commute may not seem like that big of a deal, it can make a huge difference. But with so few podcasts highlighting the voices of women of color, that may be easier said than done. 

If you want to help alter these statistics, too, here are 5 feminist podcasts hosted by Black women that you have to check out:


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