Say Their Name's new season spotlights Black women killed by police
CUMULUS MEDIA and DCP Entertainment today announce the second season line-up for DCP’s award-winning podcast Say Their Name on the Cumulus Podcast Network. The series focuses on the stories of Black individuals who were assaulted and killed by police and in ‘Stand Your Ground’ states, with an emphasis on the women who often get overlooked. The first episode in the series, now live, marks the one-year anniversary of the attack on the United States Capitol with a look back at Miriam Carey. With her infant in the car, Miriam was killed in 2013 by the same law enforcement departments that allowed rioters into the Capitol last January.
Subsequent episodes of Say Their Name will drop each Monday and will be available at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and Pandora, among other platforms. Cumulus Podcast Network distributes, markets, and monetizes DCP podcasts.
EPISODE DATE VICTIM
January 3 and January 10: Miriam Carey
January 17 and January 24: Korryn Gaines
January 31 and February 7: John Horton
February 14 and February 21: Stephon Clark
February 28 and March 7: Bettie Jones
March 14 and March 21: Rekia Boyd
March 28 and April 4: Pamela Turner
April 11 and April 18: Sean Bell
April 25, May 2, and May 9: William Green
About Say Their Name
Say Their Name focuses on the assault and killing of Black people by police and in ‘Stand Your Ground’ states, highlighting incidents throughout the United States. The series memorializes these individuals, sharing their lives through the words of the people that knew them best; and illustrates how these tragedies affect their families and communities both in the immediate aftermath as well as long after media attention and focus have shifted elsewhere.
Say Their Name offers solutions, spreads awareness, and supports these families and communities, including through a crowdfunding campaign throughout the series to directly benefit the families impacted by these incidents (they receive 100% of those proceeds).
About DCP Entertainment
DCP Entertainment’s mission is to provide a platform for people of color, women, and LGBTQ communities; and to highlight stories around mental health, disability, and overcoming adversity. Current productions include Say Their Name, which won a 2021 “People’s Voice” Webby and was nominated for the 2021 Ambies Award “Podcast of the Year” and Toure Show: The Central Park 5, which was a 2020 Webby Award “Best Crime & Justice Episode” honoree. Other productions include Democracy-ish, Make It Plain, Woke AF, and Who Was Prince? For more information, visit www.dcpofficial.com.
About CUMULUS MEDIA
CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is an audio-first media company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 410 owned-and-operated radio stations across 86 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 7,300 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through the CUMULUS Podcast Network, its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through broadcast and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.
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