With Another Round still on hiatus, co-host Tracy Clayton has pivoted to lifting up Black screen artists’ stories via Strong Black Lead. Netflix premiered the first episode of the new podcast today (February 12).
I’ve been holding this news in for so long. I’m excited to announce that @StrongBlackLead is launching a PODCAST!
rnttThe first season, Strong Black Legends, will be hosted by the wonderful and talented TRACY CLAYTON (@brokeymcpoverty)
rnttHere’s a sneak at some of the guest ? pic.twitter.com/3xyLpEGOkm
rnt— Strong Black Lead (@strongblacklead) February 11, 2019
rntThe podcast takes its name from the streamer’s media initiative for Black audiences and creatives. An emailed statement dubs the debut season "Strong Black Legends," with each of its episodes featuring a different icon.
Episodes premiere every Tuesday. Listen to the first one with Lynn Whitfield ("Greenleaf"), who also appears in this teaser video:
Future guests include Loretta Devine ("Family Reunion"), John Witherspoon ("Black Jesus") and Ruth E. Carter ("Black Panther").