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Some of My Best Friends Are

Some of My Best Friends Are… is a podcast hosted by Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Ben Austen, two best friends who grew up together on the South Side of Chicago in the 1980s. Today a Harvard professor and an award-winning journalist, Khalil and Ben still go to each other to talk about their experiences with the absurdities and intricacies of race in America. In Some of My Best Friends Are..., they invite listeners into their unfiltered conversations about growing up together in a deeply-divided country, and navigating that divide as it exists today.

Some of My Best Friends Are… is a podcast hosted by Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Ben Austen, two best friends who grew up together on the South Side of Chicago in the 1980s. Today a Harvard professor and an award-winning journalist, Khalil and Ben still go to each other to talk about their experiences with the absurdities and intricacies of race in America. In Some of My Best Friends Are..., they invite listeners into their unfiltered conversations about growing up together in a deeply-divided country, and navigating that divide as it exists today.

Episodes: 18

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Reimagining 1991 with Anita Hill

Duration: 6 min

From Deep Cover: Who Was Bob Cooley?

Duration: 9 min

The Good, The Bad and The Funny

Duration: 43 min

Being Jewish with Sascha Penn

Duration: 34 min

Crime, Fear and Alternatives to Policing

Duration: 39 min

Fighting Inequities Through Art

Duration: 33 min

Black Martha’s Vineyard

Duration: 37 min

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