The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios


When Did You Realize You Were Black?

Growing up in Senegal, Radio Rookie Arame Sene never thought about race. Then she moved to America. In her story she questions if she can identify as black and examines the disconnect she feels between African immigrants and black Americas. 

Plus,Veralyn Williams, Radio Rookies producer, commemorates Radio Rookie's 20th year, and looks back at her time as a Rookie (the show is responsible for launching her career in journalism).


 2019-12-03  18m