The Black Myths Podcast

The Black Myth Podcast is an informative conversational show analyzing popular myths about Black culture of a sociopolitical nature. Translation: We debunk the bs said about Black People. Host - Too Black. Co-hosts - Shelle, Terrell, Kam, and Ryan.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h20m. Bisher sind 96 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 14 hours 19 minutes


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 April 9, 2024  1h39m

Myth: Racial Reckoning

In this episode, department head and North Carolina State University professor, Rasul Mowatt joins as a guest host to interview our host, Too Black regarding their joint coauthored book Laundering Black Rage: The Washing of Black Death, People,...


 March 29, 2024  2h30m

Myth: The Lesser Evil? w/ Dr. Joy James

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Joy James, political philosopher and Ebenezer Fitch Professor of Humanities at Williams College, about the idea of the 'lesser evil' in relation to her new book--New Bones Abolition. We reflect on police violence,...


 February 23, 2024  1h56m

Myth: Prison is Built For Profit Pt. 3 (w/ Dr. Orisanmi Burton)

For part 3 we explore the role of counterinsurgency in mass incarceration. We interview Dr. Orisanmi Burton--Assistant Professor of Anthropology at American University--about his book Tip of the Spear Black Radicalism, Prison Repression, and the...


 February 9, 2024  1h46m

Myth: Prison is Built For Profit Pt. 2

In part 2, we explore the factors that drive mass incarceration. Per usual the truth is more complicated than the myth. We begin with the early history of prisons in the United States. Then we delve into the work (Golden Gulag and Abolition Geography)...


 February 2, 2024  n/a

Myth: Prison is Built For Profit

In this episode, we examine the myth that prison is built for profit. That is, the myth that mass incarceration is driven by private profit above all else. Although there are certainly profiteers within the prison industrial complex, prisons operate...


 January 26, 2024  1h35m

Black Myths in Review 2023

Black Myths Pod crew reviews the myths we covered over the last year of 2023 including Patrisse Lumumba, Pan-Africanism, Political Prisoners, the Black dollar, Third World, Israel/Hamas, and Anti-Communism. Patreon


 December 29, 2023  1h51m

Myth: Communism Made Me Do It (Pt. 2 w/ Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly)

In part 2, we draw the connections between Dr. CBS's Black Scare/Red Scare Theory with the contemporary issues of today: Israel-Palestine, Stop Cop City, "Wokeism", Critical Race Theory, and the distraction that these discourses cause.   ...


 November 23, 2023  1h18m

Myth: Communism Made Me Do It (w/ Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly)

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 November 14, 2023  1h40m