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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet.

Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle.

Nov 27, 2020

Dr. Cornel West is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and one of the most influential intellectuals of our time. With a legacy of activism dating back to his childhood and decades of scholarship on race, class and gender, Dr. Cornel West has a wealth of insight on challenging...


Nov 20, 2020

When it comes to issues as persistent and complicated as underrepresentation and systemic racism, conventional approaches to problem solving are not enough—we need fresh, useful ideas. In other words, we need innovation. For this episode we invite Harvard Business School professor and expert on leadership and...


Nov 13, 2020

Adam Goodes is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Sydney Swans in the Australian Football League (AFL). Widely considered to be a legend, Goodes holds an elite place in AFL history as a dual Brownlow Medallist, dual premiership player, four-time All-Australian, member of the Indigenous...


Oct 30, 2020

Punching the Air is a collaboration between author Ibi Zoboi and activist Dr. Yusef Salaam, one of the Exonerated Central Park Five. In this talk, Malika Saada Saar, YouTube's Global Head, Human Rights, is in conversation with the authors, and the talk is centered on the impact of hope and storytelling. Zoboi and...


Oct 23, 2020

Byron Allen is an American businessman, comedian, television producer. Byron is the founder, chairman and CEO of the U.S. media company, Entertainment Studios / Allen Media Group. Earlier this year, Allen published an op-ed, “Black America Speaks. America should listen,” demanding that America fulfill its promises...