Afro Futures Afro Futures is a new podcast from WAER exploring culture, politics, sports and everything in between from a Black perspective. Each episode, hosts Yusuf Abdul-Qadir and Latavius Murray bring context and nuance to important conversations.
Afro Futures

Afro Futures

From WAER

Afro Futures is a new podcast from WAER exploring culture, politics, sports and everything in between from a Black perspective. Each episode, hosts Yusuf Abdul-Qadir and Latavius Murray bring context and nuance to important conversations.

Most Recent Episodes

Afro Futures: This Is America

With the Academy Awards having come and gone and the Emmys looming in September, movies and films are on the minds of many of us right now. What makes a movie powerful? And what do they say about our society? On this week's episode of Afro Futures, Yusuf Abdul-Qadir and Latavius Murray , will discuss three recent movies that have a lot to say about black representation and the way the African American community is viewed.

Afro Futures: Takeaways from the Derek Chauvin Trial

On Tuesday April 20th 2021, jurors came to a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.The jury found him guilty on all three charges, in a ruling that made headlines all across the country. On this episode of Afro Futures, Yusuf Abdul-Qadir sits down to look back on the trial, give some historical perspective, and share his thoughts on what the ruling means moving forward.

Afro Futures: Shut Up and Dribble

Too often athletes are told to "stay in their lane" and "stick to sports" when they attempt to branch outside the arena of athletics. Recently, NBA Superstar Lebron James was given such treatment for his attempt to push forward change in the areas of social justice and racial equality. On this episode of Afro Futures , Yusuf Abdul-Qadir and Lavatius Murray, discuss the importance of athletes being able to use their platforms for change. Why do others feel it's alright to tell athletes where they

Welcome to Afro Futures

Out of a need for authentic conversations about issues facing the black community comes a new podcast from WAER, Afro Futures. H osts Yusuf Abdul-Qadir and Latavius Murray bring context and nuance to important conversations. The podcast aims to cover culture, politics, sports, and everything in between from a Black perspective.

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