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The Pod Shop

11 EpisodesProduced by WAMUWebsite

The Pod Shop is WAMU’s initiative to train and support aspiring podcasters in the Washington, D.C., region. The inaugural group of creators spent three months learning the ins and outs of podcast production and developing their original projects.


Perpetual Blackness Pilot

Nichelle Calhoun has chased stories of the Black experience internationally and nationally. Perpetual Blackness brings that search back to her roots in the D.C. metro area, where she believes her past and present intersect most poetically. Perpetual Blackness tells the stories of the DMV’s many layers of diasporic Blackness as it parallels Nichelle’s family’s journey over nine generations — from enslavement in rural Virginia to contemporary life in one of the country’s Blackest, bougiest suburbs.

Music featured in this episode:
4am by Makaih Beats
Power by Kudo NYC
LoveChances by Makaih Beats

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