The Nod

By Gimlet

The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black -- in America, and around the world.

  1. 1.
    Prentice Penny, Inside 'Insecure'
    8:52
  2. 2.
    The 40-Year-Old Version
    6:49
  3. 3.
    VP Debate: What's at Stake
    8:27
  4. 4.
    Cosplaying While Black
    8:33
  5. 5.
    Big Freedia's Bounce
    9:28
  6. 6.
    The Shade Room: Pros & Cons
    16:31
  7. 7.
    The Cost of Student Debt
    6:51
  8. 8.
    The Power of La La Anthony
    8:16
  1. 9.
    Sports Strike Against Racism
    8:19
  2. 10.
    Aminé: Life in Limbo
    8:17
  3. 11.
    Kamala Harris: Making History
    7:34
  4. 12.
    Trans Lives, Front and Center
    8:34
  5. 13.
    Revolutionary Photos
    7:59
  6. 14.
    Master P Has No Limits
    9:07
  7. 15.
    Justice for Breonna Taylor with Andrea J Ritchie
    8:29
  8. 16.
    Better News with Sam Sanders
    8:24
  9. 17.
    The Case for Police Abolition
    9:12
  10. 18.
    Could Kamala Harris Be Our Next Vice President?
    7:30
  11. 19.
    A Reckoning for Black Journalists with Wes Lowery
    7:55
  12. 20.
    On the Record: Black Women and Hip Hop
    18:27
  13. 21.
    Kendrick Sampson: Actor and Activist
    8:49
  14. 22.
    We’ve Been Here Before
    8:37
  15. 23.
    See You Soon!
    52:08
  16. 24.
    A Nod to The Nod
    1:18:14
  17. 25.
    Borders Between Us
    37:36
  18. 26.
    Intentions for 2020
    30:47
  19. 27.
    Brittany's Choice: An Oral History of Knuck If You Buck
    36:01
  20. 28.
    Lady Sings the Blues w/ Bassey Ikpi
    32:44
  21. 29.
    Why We’re Watching Watchmen
    47:04
  22. 30.
    Eric's Choice: I Am a White Woman
    25:30
  23. 31.
    You Ain’t Got No Job, You Ain’t Got Shit to Do
    36:33
  24. 32.
    Six Degrees: Mogul Edition
    37:13
  25. 33.
    Cha Cha Now Y'all
    22:56
  26. 34.
    Fearing the Black Body
    25:37
  27. 35.
    Growing Up With Toni Morrison
    30:56
  28. 36.
    Six Degrees: Listener Edition
    34:29
  29. 37.
    Elouise Goes to Washington
    23:02
  30. 38.
    The Life and Times of Reggie Ossé
    1:00:07
  31. 39.
    Back to School
    35:55
  32. 40.
    Isn't It Romantic? feat. Jasmine Guillory
    44:30
  33. 41.
    Michael Twitty's Cooking Gene
    41:08
  34. 42.
    You Don't Make Free People
    49:04
  35. 43.
    The Vindication of T-Pain
    36:25
  36. 44.
    The Gamer Godfather You've Never Heard Of
    18:05
  37. 45.
    The Man Who Beat the NCAA
    37:24
  38. 46.
    Conscious Rap: The Birth and the Backlash
    31:22
  39. 47.
    The Last Black Man in San Francisco
    24:39
  40. 48.
    How to Show Up
    31:18
  41. 49.
    Six Degrees: Music Edition
    38:39
  42. 50.
    The Vindication of Snap Music
    28:48

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