8 Podcasts by Black Women to Check Out This Month

Written By: Girl Tyler

Market research company, eMarketer estimates the U.S. will reach 105.6 million active monthly podcast listeners by the end of 2020. This rate has more than doubled since 2015. Ad spending is projected to top more than $1 billion in 2021. With the growing demand, Black women are rapidly invading the industry. From science and business to entertainment and mental health, women of color are producing and consuming diverse podcasts. Here are 8 podcasts we’re listening to this month. These storytellers and content creators provide entertainment as well as valuable educational resources to ensure success for Black women at every level.

For conversations on equity and navigating microaggressions as a woman of color in the workplace:

#SECURETHESEAT hosted by Minda Harts, author of The Memo

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Anchor

 

For moments when you need sage wisdom from a familiar voice and The only First Lady we acknowledge:

The Michelle Obama Podcast hosted by Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Listen on Spotify

 

For spirituality, wellness, and self-care:

The Black Girl Bravado hosted by Germani Manning and Brittany Lackey

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify

 

For entrepreneurship and scaling a profitable business:

Side Hustle Pro hosted by Nicaila Matthews Okome

Listen on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher

 

For creativity and innovation told in a smart and funny way:

Behind the Brilliance hosted by Lisa Nicole Bell

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and SoundCloud

 

For entertaining stories on mishaps in life and love:

Recovering Party Girls hosted by NatoyaEbony and Adrianna Cool

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify

 

For intimate discussions on defining Blackness:

The Stoop hosted by Leila Day and Hana Baba

Listen on Stitcher and SoundCloud

 

For personal development and motivation: 

Confessions of a Go Getter hosted by Jerrica Burns

Listen on Spotify, Stitcher and Apple Podcasts

 


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