Invisible Blackness with Adrian Younge

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The Amazon Original podcast “Invisible Blackness with Adrian Younge” documents the development and evolution of racism in America. This miniseries analyzes the Black consciousness with new historical parallels to the future and the past. Join Adrian Younge weekly for reflection, accompanied by interviews of Black Filmmakers, Actors, Musicians, and Scholars.

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Our Editor's Take

Invisible Blackness with Adrian Younge is a podcast focused on black cultural history. Listeners learn more about civil rights, prejudice, and racial issues in America. Younge details concise aspects of the Black American experience since the nation's founding.

This series is insightful, rebellious, and necessary in fighting for racial equality. The format is straightforward. Episodes begin with several questions to get listeners thinking, then discussion takes off. Younge deftly analyzes the larger theme of race as a social construct. He uses rhetorical criticism well, dissecting racism's effect on the African diaspora.

Invisible Blackness with Adrian Younge taps into the experiences of each unique guest. Appearances include actor Mahershala Ali, comedian Russell Peters, and British singer Estelle. Guests offer novel perspectives on challenging questions, leveraging their backgrounds and expertise.

Younge guides discussions on everything from segregation to white privilege. Episodes delve into civil rights issues, eugenics, secularization in Black communities, and more. Listening is easy on Amazon Music.

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