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In The Thick

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Journalists of color tell you what you’re missing from the mainstream news. Co-hosted by award-winning journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela, IN THE THICK has the conversations about race, identity and politics few people are discussing or want to discuss.


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Latest Episodes

Maria and Julio are joined by Elie Mystal, justice correspondent at The Nation, for a conversation about the latest on voting rights and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. They unpack the whitewashing of Dr. King’s words, what he stood for, and... more

4 days ago

Maria and Julio talk about the latest on federal voting rights legislation, a devastating fire in the Bronx, and give an update on grassroots organizing in New York City. They also reflect on the growing number of non-white NPR hosts who have recentl... more

8 days ago

Maria is joined by Abdullah Shihipar, public health researcher at the People, Place & Health Collective at Brown University, and Jessica Malaty Rivera, infectious disease epidemiologist and a senior adviser at the Pandemic Prevention Institute. They ... more

11 days ago


4.8 out of 5 stars from 1.7k ratings
  • Not “same old, same old”

    This program really is different from any others I’ve heard. You really do hear what’s missing from mainstream news.

    Apple Podcasts
    Juniper Jill
    United Statesa month ago
  • West Side Story

    Really disheartening episode. This episode makes it clear how cultural critics gloss over and delegitimizes the work done by latinxs on this film. The film of course shouldn’t be the only Puerto Rican representation. Latinxs still do not get hired in Hollywood outside of comedic and action narratives that often play on stereotypes and cliches. To not interview anyone in the industry itself, nor the performers who fought for the exact arguments made in this episode while making the film, nor to d... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • look forward

    to this podcast ! as soon as it drops i’m there!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Great show

    One the realist and most transparent show out there.

    Apple Podcasts
    Can't Wait 2B A Grandpa
    United Statesa month ago
  • I love ITT!

    My newest favorite podcast — I go out of my way to listen to new episodes as soon as they hit my feed. As a white person, this show is not about me or necessarily for me, and it’s awesome. The humor, reporting, perspective, and honesty brought by Maria, Julio, and their guests is unmatched.

    Apple Podcasts
    M. Neff
    United Statesa month ago

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