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Afro Futures

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

Latest Episodes
  • Yusuf Abdul-Qadir, Latavius Murray and Joe Lee chat about the pressure to be recognized as "black enough".
  • Yusuf Abdul-Qadir speaks with journalist, author, television commentator and radio host Clay Cane about using his various platforms to promote social justice.
  • Yusuf Abdul-Qadir chats with Keenan Scott II, about the continued success of 'Thoughts of a Colored Man'.
  • Yusuf Abdul- Qadir chats with writer and actress Jasmine Pierce about the complexities of cancel culture and more.
  • Yusuf Abdul-Qadir talks with comedian Hughie Stone Fish about how to better understand liberation movements at home and across the world.
  • Yusuf Abdul-Qadir chats with Brandon Anderson about Raheem, an alternative to traditional policing.
  • On this week’s episode of Afro Future Yusuf Abdul-Qadir is joined by Kimberly Latrice Jones. Kimberly is an American author known for co-authoring the…
  • In the United States we talk a lot about the issues of racism, equity, and equality, and often times we assume the conversation stops at our borders. But…
  • On August 14th, 2016, San Francisco Quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem for the first time. Since that day there have been…
  • 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…