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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.

Sep 18, 2020

BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip hop artist, writer/poet and historian Akala is a label owner and social entrepreneur who combines unique rap/rock/electro-punk sound with fierce lyrical storytelling. Author of the book Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire, Akala is well-versed in providing race and...


Sep 11, 2020

Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones sees her “work as forcing us to confront our hypocrisy, forcing us to confront the truth that we would rather ignore.” She holds nothing back as she discusses civil rights and racial injustice as a student of history. “As power always does, power...


Sep 4, 2020

In this premiere episode, we talk with Erika Alexander and Dawn Porter to discuss the life, legacy, and wisdom of Congressman John Lewis and explore the criticality of voting rights and voter registration - a main theme in the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, which premiered on July 3, 2020, and is available to...