Shuffle for fans
Chatbot

Reveal

News

From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’sRead more

Popular episodes

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 7: Reasonable Doubt

Dec 4 • 54:02

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 6: Mississippi Justice

Nov 27 • 50:24

Black communities around Mississippi have long raised concerns about the suspicious deaths of young Black men, especially when law enforcement is involved. ...

Amazon Leaks

Nov 20 • 51:25

Amazon gathers a lot of information about its customers, from what they read and watch to what they search for and buy. And the company says customers trust it to keep their data safe. But internal memos and people who have worked inside Amazon paint a different picture....

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 5: Star Crossed

Nov 13 • 50:24

Billey Joe Johnson Jr. and Hannah Hollinghead met in their freshman year of high school. Hollinghead says Johnson was her first love, and in many ways, it was a typical teen romance. Friends say they would argue, break up, then get back together again. Some people were far from accepting of their interracial relationship....

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 4: The Investigator

Nov 6 • 50:44

Special Agent Joel Wallace of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation was called in to investigate the death of Billey Joe Johnson. He worked alongside two investigators from the George County district attorney’s office. ...

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 3: The Autopsy

Oct 30 • 50:41

After Billey Joe Johnson Jr. died in 2008, the state of Mississippi outsourced his autopsy. Al Letson and Jonathan Jones travel to Nashville, Tennessee, to interview the doctor who conducted it. Her findings helped lead the grand jury to determine Johnson’s death was an accidental shooting. However, Letson and Jones share another report that raises doubts about her origina...

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 2: The Aftermath

Oct 23 • 50:41

On the morning of Billey Joe Johnson’s death, crime scene tape separates the Johnsons from their son’s body. Their shaky faith in the criminal justice system begins to buckle....

Mississippi Goddam Chapter 1: The Promise

Oct 16 • 50:55

Billey Joe Johnson Jr. was a high school football star headed for the big time. Then, early one morning in 2008, the Black teenager died during a traffic stop with a White deputy. His family’s been searching for answers ever since.


Ten years ago, Reveal host Al Letson traveled to Lucedale, Mississippi, to report on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. While there, locals told h...

When Abusers Keep Their Guns

Oct 9 • 51:16

Reveal’s Jennifer Gollan leads an investigation that exposes the consequences of passing gun laws with no teeth. For the first time, Reveal tallies the number of intimate partners, children and bystanders whose lives are shattered by abusers who fail to give up their firearms. Our analysis of 21 states finds that from 2017 through 2020, at least 110 intimate partners, chil...

Preview Mississippi Goddam: The Ballad of Billey Joe

Oct 7 • 04:24

Sometimes one story can tell you everything about race and justice in America. Reveal’s new series, “Mississippi Goddam: the Ballad of Billey Joe” is that story. With a title inspired by Nina Simone’s civil rights anthem, Reveal weaves the history of the criminal justice system with the case of a Black high school football star who died during a traffic stop with a white d...

Check out similar podcasts

The Gerrymandering Project
FiveThirtyEight, 538, Galen Druke
The Internet 3.0
Zach Valenti & Blockstack PBC
TwitterBlogCareersPress KitCommunity GuidelinesTerms of ServicePrivacy Policy
© 2021 Akora Labs, Inc.