Transcripts (6)

Nikki Giovanni Believes Your Dreams Are Worth It

UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

  • 15 views
  • 9 days ago
  • 33:16

Living legend alert: On this Thanksgiving—or "Friends and Family Day,” as we call it around here—host Brittany Packnett Cunningham talks to much-celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni. And Giovanni brings all her warmth, wit and, yes, poetry, to a discussion about everything from VP-elect Kamala Harris to the global Black Lives Matter movement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Rebecca Traister Is Still Good and Mad

UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

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  • 16 days ago
  • 36:04

Yes, we just had an election that promises to make life better for many women. But our guest this week—New York Magazine writer-at-large Rebecca Traister—is “wary of the feel-good narrative.” She tells host Brittany Packnett Cunningham why we all should be, and gets into what the framing of Kamala Harris's win says about our continued fear of full-grown women. Plus, they discuss whether the activism of 2020 will stick for the long haul—and Brittany brings you the latest Untrending News. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

LaTosha Brown Is Betting On the South

UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

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  • 23 days ago
  • 35:01

With the election of a lifetime just days behind us, host Brittany Packnett Cunningham talks to one of the organizers who made the Biden-Harris victory happen—Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown. They get real about everything from the past and present power of Black women to the runoff races coming up in Georgia. Plus, LaTosha sings—and Brittany brings you the latest Untrending News. Check out the links below to get involved with organizations mobilizing Georgia voters for the upcoming Senate runoffs. Black Voters Matter https://blackvotersmatterfund.org Fair Fight  https://fairfight.com New Georgia Project https://newgeorgiaproject.org Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Soledad O’Brien Is Calling It Like It Is

UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 29:58

In our election special—recorded the day after election day—host Brittany Packnett Cunningham talks to award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien about the big question this week: How did this election get so close? They go deep into the underpinnings of media racism, O’Brien tells a few tales from her own career—and we share an all-election edition of Untrending news. You can learn more about the organizations Brittany shouts out below: NAACP legal defense fund  https://www.naacpldf.org/  The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law https://lawyerscommittee.org/  Fair Fight https://fairfight.com/ Black Voters Matter https://blackvotersmatterfund.org/  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Cecile Richards Is Ready for the Uprising

UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 33:04

We are UNDISTRACTED! In our debut episode, host Brittany Packnett Cunningham gets real with Supermajority co-founder Cecile Richards, who’s been working for over a year to mobilize a historic number of women voters. They get into that, the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett, what Jared Kushner has to do with abortion, and lots more—plus Brittany brings you up-to-date on the latest Untrending News. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices