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Run Tell This

English, Arts, 1 seasons, 43 episodes, 1 day 5 hours 11 minutes
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Join veteran Black journalists Mara Schiavocampo, Wesley Lowery and Keith Reed for their unvarnished take on politics, social justice, current events and pop culture, as they seek to provide true perspective on race, news and more. These are the conversations you won’t hear in the mainstream news – but should. See acast.com/privacy (https://acast.com/privacy) for privacy and opt-out information.
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In Defense of Whitney Houston

Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by Gerrick Kennedy, former Entertainment Reporter for the LA Times, cultural critic and author of the new book “Didn’t We Almost Have It All, In Defense of Whitney Houston”. Plus, our debate on the Super Bowl halftime show. Was it the greatest performance ever…or the NFL’s attempt to appease black fans (or both)?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style=
16/02/202232 minutes 50 seconds
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“A Second Civil War”

MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid joins Mara and Wesley for the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection. She shares why she believes we’re in a second civil war, and why the next ten months are crucial to the survival of our country’s democracy.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy
05/01/202239 minutes 43 seconds
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NFL: “A White Man’s Country Club”

Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by USA Today NFL reporter Tyler Dragon on new allegations of entrenched racism in the NFL in the wake of Coach Gruden’s emails coming to light. Plus, Wesley’s new reporting on why Black players were being paid less than white players in concussion settlements. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferre
14/10/202140 minutes 43 seconds
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Haiti in Crisis

Miami Herald Caribbean Correspondent Jacqueline Charles joins Mara, Wesley and Keith to break down the crisis in Haiti, and how thousands of migrants ended up at the US border. Plus, Wes’ on his big GQ interview with Will Smith. What did Will tell him about his marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith and whether or not they’re monogamous?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' tar
05/10/202140 minutes 41 seconds
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“Another war might be right around the corner.”

Richard Brookshire and Isiah James from The Black Veteran’s Project join Mara, Wesley and Keith with their reflections on 20 years of war, including why they think the U.S. stayed in Iraq and Afghanistan so long, and how that could lead us into future military conflicts. Plus, Mara, Wesley and Keith share their personal memories of September 11th, 2001, and how that day shaped their careers as reporters. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re<p
10/09/202134 minutes 36 seconds
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A Coup in Slow Motion?

CNN Anchor Abby D. Phillip joins Wesley and Keith to discuss what’s being called one of the worst assaults on American democracy in decades. Are we witnessing the end of free and fair elections?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/202140 minutes 6 seconds
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Exploring Queer Black Manhood

Brian Broome’s debut book has been described by critics as “a gift”. Broome joins Mara and Keith to share why he felt compelled to share his story of growing up Black and gay in Ohio, and what his memoir reveals about the intersection of race and masculinity.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See
26/05/202126 minutes 29 seconds
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“Ethnic Cleansing Through Real Estate”

Mara, Wes and Keith are joined by guest co-host Roland Martin to discuss the release of police body cam video in the Andrew Brown Jr. shooting. Plus, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Abraham Gutman on the root of the current&nbsp; Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and whether the media gives Israel a pass on human rights abuses. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='
19/05/202141 minutes 37 seconds
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“I don’t think Kaepernick will ever play [again].”

CNN Legal analyst and author Areva Martin joins Mara and Keith with their reaction to the news that Tim Tebow is likely returning to the NFL, while Colin Kaepernick is still blacklisted. Plus, will the body cam footage of the police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. ever be released?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https:/
12/05/202136 minutes 27 seconds
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“[Trump] has now launched his own platform.”

Mara, Wes and Keith are joined by CNN Legal Analyst Laura Coates to discuss former President Trump’s new online platform. Will his supporters start posting on social media for him? Plus, would government funded newsrooms save us from fake news? And we celebrate big news for two friends of the show.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noope
05/05/202129 minutes 40 seconds
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“There’s An Orange Jumpsuit Waiting for Him”

How much time will Derek Chauvin serve for the murder of George Floyd? Plus, what was the key to a conviction in this case, and what can we expect from the upcoming cases against the other officers? Legal analyst and crisis manager Monique Pressley and Editor-at-Large of The Daily Beast Goldie Taylor join Mara and Keith to offer their insights and analysis on the historic case.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re<p style='color:grey; font-size
21/04/202124 minutes 16 seconds
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“This Has Taken Us Over the Edge”

Minneapolis is reeling from another police killing of a Black man, just miles from the Chauvin murder trial currently underway. Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by activist, attorney and former President of the Minneapolis NAACP Nekima Levy Armstrong to discuss how the killing of 20-year old Duante Wright has affected an area already on edge. Plus, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist and best-selling author Charles Blow with his insights and analysis on the historic case. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery<a href="https://www.instagram.com/k_dot_re/?hl=en" rel="noopener no
13/04/202123 minutes 59 seconds
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“Brace Yourselves for the Possibility of an Acquittal”

Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by the Minneapolis attorney who brought the George Floyd video to law enforcement’s attention in the days after it happened. Activist, attorney and former President of the Minneapolis NAACP Nekima Levy Armstrong shares her insights on the Chauvin murder trial. Plus, Madison Gray, Senior Editor for BET.com with his thoughts on whether the number of officers testifying against Chauvin signals an end to the blue wall of silence.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery<a href="https://www.instagram.com/k_dot_re/?hl=en" rel="noopener noreferrer"
09/04/202122 minutes 39 seconds
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George Floyd’s Family Speaks: “That Was a Modern Day Lynching”

Mara, Wes and Keith are joined by George Floyd’s brother Philonise Floyd, who shares the one thing he wants people to know about his brother. Plus, attorney Benjamin Crump reacts to new developments in the trial, including the Minneapolis Police Chief’s stunning testimony.&nbsp;Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https:/
08/04/202123 minutes 40 seconds
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“The Hurt is So Deep”

Several witnesses took the stand in the Chauvin murder trial to detail the emotional events that took place that day.&nbsp; How has the trauma and grief of re-living his death affected those witnesses and the rest of Black America?&nbsp;Mara, Wesley, and Keith are joined by MSNBC Correspondent And Host of the "Into America" podcast Trymaine Lee, and Attorney and Legal Analyst Monique Pressley.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re<p style='color:grey; fo
02/04/20211 hour 1 minute 8 seconds
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“The Most Important Police Prosecution in US History”

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in the death of George Floyd is underway. The jury heard opening arguments and the first witnesses took the stand in one of the biggest courtroom cases in US history. Will there be justice for George Floyd? Mara, Wesley, and Keith are joined by criminal defense attorney and legal analyst Joey Jackson, and the News Director for BET.com, Wendy L. Wilson.&nbsp;&nbsp;Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re<
02/04/202138 minutes 40 seconds
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“We don’t care about violence in this country”

Keith shares his&nbsp; very personal connection to gun violence in the wake of the second mass shooting in a week. Plus, legendary journalist Ann Curry joins Mara and Keith&nbsp; with her reaction to media coverage of the Atlanta spa shootings and rising anti-Asian violence.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://aca
24/03/202132 minutes 45 seconds
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“Like nothing since the Jim Crow Era”

Journalist and podcast host Jemele Hill joins Mara, Wesley and Keith to discuss the most&nbsp; intense fight for voting rights in decades. Plus, Wesley’s interview with Dr. Fauci on one year of COVID...our take on why there’s nothing like getting cussed out by church folks...and what WAP and Dr. Seuss have in common.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank'
17/03/202139 minutes 17 seconds
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Royal Family: “It Is A Deeply Racist Institution”

British scholar and author Kehinde Andrews on why the British monarchy is one of the world’s oldest white supremacist institutions. Plus, journalist and podcast host Farai Chideya joins Mara and Keith for their reactions to the interview heard round the world. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy
10/03/202133 minutes 45 seconds
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Drug abuse for Grown Ups

This week Keith and Wes are joined by Dr. Carl Hart to discuss his latest book, Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the land of fear. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/02/20211 hour 9 minutes 5 seconds
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Baratunde and Buteau

Writer, and podcast host Baratunde Thurston joins Mara, Wesley, and Keith to help process the impeachment acquittal. Plus, actress and comedian Michelle Buteau on her new book, her Netflix special, and making d**k jokes in front of her mom. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy<
17/02/202153 minutes 8 seconds
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“Republicans want Trump...to run for office again.”

White House Correspondent for The Grio and CNN Political Commentator April Ryan joins Mara, Wesley and Keith with her take on the historic second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, and covering her fifth president. Plus, Wesley’s exclusive interview with Andrew Gillum...and a very heated debate about the Gorilla Glue lady (sorry y’all...we couldn’t help it). Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast.
10/02/202155 minutes 42 seconds
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“An Audacious Power Play”

NYT columnist Charles Blow joins Mara, Wesley and Keith to share his plan for “an audacious power play” that could result in Black voters controlling up to 14 senate seats, and discuss his new book “The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto”. Plus...how AOC is changing the media game...and what’s suddenly attracting a lot of white people to Black neighborhoods? And we’re sharing some of our favorite Black creations...what we’re watching, reading...and smelling. Yes, smelling.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery<a href="https://www.instagram.com/k_dot_re/?hl=en" rel="no
03/02/202151 minutes 57 seconds
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“I'm done being uncomfortable for your comfort.”

CNN Commentator and political strategist Angela Rye joins Mara, Wesley and Keith to reflect on the first anniversary of Kobe Bryan’s...and the way forward in a post-Trump world. Is unifying the nation possible?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/01/202144 minutes 31 seconds
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“I felt no protection whatsoever.”

Guest co-host Gayle King from CBS This Morning joins Mara, Wesley and Keith for a candid conversation about protecting black women...media in a post-trump world...and her reaction to the capitol hill siege. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/01/202132 minutes 46 seconds
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The Trump Insurgency?

Was the attack on the Capitol the beginning of a new era of White Supremacist violence? Plus, personal reflections from PBS NewsHour White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor...and DC-based videographer Anthony Tilghman, who was with the mob during their assault on Washington. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https:/
13/01/202142 minutes 16 seconds
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GEORGIA ON MY MIND

Georgia is in the midst of one of the greatest political shifts in American history, and it didn’t just happen. How did Stacey Abrams and other voting rights advocates turn the state blue? Will their efforts be the deciding factor in the Senate runoffs? Atlanta journalist Rembert Browne joins Mara, Wesley and Keith to share insights from his new podcast “Gaining Ground: The New Georgia”.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter:@runtellthis_@Marascampo@WesleyLowery@K_Dot_Re<a href="https://twitter.com/rembert?
06/01/202134 minutes 33 seconds
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Just Talk About It

TV Personality Mike Hill joins Wesley, Mara and Keith to share all the details about his wedding to Real Housewife Cynthia Bailey. Plus he opens up about his new memoir, Open Mike, as we discuss the hurdles Black men face in addressing their mental health. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/12/202040 minutes 40 seconds
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The Trump Years

New York Times Editorial Writer Mara Gay joins Wesley, Mara and Keith to share about her month’s battle with COVID. Plus, we discuss Trump’s legacy and how this country’s recent reckoning with race has changed us for good. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/12/202043 minutes 14 seconds
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Should You Get The Vaccine?

Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton on whether or not you should get the COVID vaccine. Plus, why did social media star Olivia Jade choose Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table for her first interview? And Wesley’s follow-up reporting on serial killer Samuel Little. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/12/202051 minutes 32 seconds
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How to Get Away With Murder

Wesley shares new reporting about the most prolific serial killer in US history. Plus, NYC Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley on tackling the big urban issues of our time.&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/12/202050 minutes 31 seconds
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Celebrating Black Food

Chef Marcus Samuelsson joins Mara and Keith to talk about his new book, “The Rise”. He also has some advice for Keith on hosting his first Thanksgiving, and how to get a juicy bird. Plus, they play a few rounds of “One’s Gotta Go”. Which Thanksgiving favorite are they voting off the plate? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/11/202033 minutes 22 seconds
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Sunny for President?

Emmy award winning legal journalist, author and co-host of “The View” Sunny Hostin joins Mara, Wesley and Keith to share her thoughts on political aspirations, and what Sherri Shepherd said that shocked her. Plus, Wesley gives us all of the details on his big interview with Trevor Noah.&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/11/202051 minutes 3 seconds
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Trump 2024?

Does the media spend too much time focusing on Black men who voted for Trump? Plus, what happens now that the President is refusing to concede...will he be a candidate in 2024? The 19th’s Errin Haines joins Mara, Wesley and Keith for their reactions to the election and what’s to come.&nbsp;&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/11/202037 minutes 6 seconds
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“The Results of the Election Are Very Clear”

Guest co-host Melissa Harris Perry joins Mara, Wesley and Keith to discuss the razor thinPresidential election vote margin. Why were the polls so off...what does Trump’s better-than-expected performance say about White supremacy in America...and where do we gofrom here? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/11/202043 minutes 9 seconds
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Leader of Black Militia Group Speaks

The leader of the Black militia NFAC on why his group is necessary and whether he’s prepared to die for the cause. Plus, how we are coping with the trauma of seeing yet another Black man killed on video...and our election night plans and predictions. Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by The Grio’s Natasha Alford.&nbsp;&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/202047 minutes 48 seconds
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Final Face Off

In Trump and Biden’s final debate before election day, moderator Kristen Welker showed us yet again that Black women get shit done, Biden faced questions about his ‘94 crime bill, and Trump claimed he’s done more for Black people than anyone ever (except maybe vaseline. Guest co-host Goldie Taylor joins Mara, Wesley and Keith. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/202045 minutes 49 seconds
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Blame Black Men?

Are Black men doing enough to support a progressive agenda? What role - if any - will Ice Cube and 50 Cent play in the election? Plus, Jeffrey Toobin’s video call disaster, and special guest Rev. Al Sharpton on traveling to Africa with Tucker Carlson. Guest co-host Professor Brittney Cooper joins Mara, Wesley and Keith. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/10/202048 minutes 19 seconds
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SCOTUS Nominee Reveals Crying Over George Floyd

Mara, Wesley and Keith are joined by journalist Farai Chideya to discuss the headlines that caught their attention this week, including a census ruling, a cougar attack, and Cardi B’s nsfw Instagram post. Plus their deep dive into the Supreme Court nomination hearings and the terrifying possibility of post-election white supremacist violence. &nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/10/202051 minutes 23 seconds
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VP Debate Hot Take: Kamala Kills It

Mara, Wesley and Keith grab a drink and are joined by The Washington Post’s Karen Attiah to share their hot take on the Vice Presidential debate. How did Sen. Harris do? Why is the debate format so terrible to begin with? Plus their surprising picks for who should moderate a future debate. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/10/20201 hour 2 minutes 33 seconds
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DISASTROUS DEBATE

A nation divided agrees on one thing: The first Presidential debate was a shit show. Award-winning documentarian and journalist Soledad O’Brien joins Mara, Wesley and Keith for their hot take, including their picks for the lowest moments (there were no highs). Plus, their take on Chris Wallace’s performance as moderator. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/09/202050 minutes 57 seconds
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Join veteran Black journalists Mara Schiavocampo, Wesley Lowery and Keith Reed for their unvarnished take on politics, social justice, current events and pop culture, as they seek to provide true perspective on race, news and more. These are the conversations you won’t hear in the mainstream news – but should. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/09/202042 seconds