An Anti-Racist Future: Panel Discussion

On February 10, 2021, AIR's New Voices Network convened a panel with leaders of color in audio participate in a conversation addressing the letter "An Anti-Racist Future: A Vision and Plan for the Transformation of Public Media" organized by Celeste Headlee and other mediamakers. Please listen to this critical and timely discussion to engage on what's happening in public media.


Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist, writer and anchor who has appeared on NPR, PBS World, PRI, CNN, BBC and other international networks. 

Ayana Contreras

Ayana Contreras '15 is the Content Director at Chicago Public Media's Vocalo Radio in Chicago, columnist at DownBeat magazine, and author of the forthcoming book, Energy Never Dies: Afro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago.

Emily Kwong

Emily Kwong '14 is a science reporter/host for NPR's Short Wave podcast, former AIR New Voices captain, and AIR board member. Photo by Wanyu Zhang/NPR.

Morgan Givens

Morgan Givens is a storyteller, writer and performer based in Washington, DC. Morgan has been featured in the Washington Post and Buzzfeed, has performed at Story District's Top Shelf, and for NPRs Invisibilia. He is also the creator of the podcast Flyest Fables.

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