Check out Urban View’s all-new weekend shows featuring prominent Black voices

Starting September 26, hear four weekly shows led by powerful voices in race relations, culture, business, politics, law, medicine, and more.

Jackie Kolgraf
September 23, 2021

Starting September 26, four new, diverse weekly shows led by powerful voices in race relations, culture, business, politics, law, medicine, and more are joining the Sunday lineup on SiriusXM Urban View (Ch. 126). These new programs bolster Urban View’s commitment to featuring dynamic discourse from prominent Black voices across a range of topics.

The Qasim Rashid Show

Qasim Rashid, a human rights lawyer, author, Truman National Security fellow, and former nominee for United States Congress, will kick off the day with The Qasim Rashid Show. The program’s focus will be on racial, economic, and gender justice, and will tap into the wisdom of diverse leaders and activists who help illuminate how our unique experiences can guide us towards justice, wholeness, and accountability. Guests will include national thought leaders, activists, and politicians. The Qasim Rashid Show airs Sundays at 10am ET.


The Dr. Robin Show

Dr. Robin Smith is a licensed psychologist, bestselling author, and national television personality who was first introduced to viewers around the world as the on-air therapist for The Oprah Winfrey Show. Her new SiriusXM program, The Dr. Robin Show, will address today’s most pressing societal challenges through fearless, soulful conversations. She will also bring a uniquely healing perspective to our nation’s most daunting social justice and mental health issues: from systemic racism and racial violence, to grief and loss, to discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation, to recovering and rebounding as a nation after the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listeners will hear in-depth conversations with preeminent thought leaders, entertainers, experts, artists, athletes, and activists who share their own insights and stories on rising up toward truth, justice, and joy. Dr. Robin will also draw from her professional and personal experiences to help others transform adversity into purpose and power. The Dr. Robin Show airs Sundays at 11am ET.

The Shelly Bell Show

Shelly Bell, entrepreneur, business and technology strategist, finance expert, CEO & Founder of Black Girl Venture, and 2019 Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 100 Powerful Women in Business is known to move ideas to profit while empowering people to live, build, and foster better relationships. She connects entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations in order to diversify their talent pipeline, increase equity, and grow their brands. The Shelly Bell Show will be hosted by Bell and co-hosts Takia Ross and Sherrell Duncan, who will discuss topics surrounding entrepreneurship, career growth, and will cover all things money, wellness, and pop culture. The Shelly Bell Show airs Sundays at 12pm ET.

Bigger Than Politics with Shermichael Singleton

Shermichael Singleton is a writer, commentator, former Contributing Host of Vox Media’s Consider It, and political strategist who has worked on multiple presidential campaigns in addition to being named to Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree for Law and Policy (2019). Now Singleton will host Bigger Than Politics with Shermichael Singleton, which will be dedicated to discussing the intersection of politics and culture. Whether you’re a Democrat, Republican, or Independent — the show seeks to explore the nuances of politics and the cultural underpinnings that impact policy, elections, and culture. Shermichael will have robust and fun conversations with notable journalists, political leaders, content creators, and other influencers and trendsetters on trending and important topics. Bigger Than Politics with Shermichael Singleton airs Sundays at 1pm ET.

“I’m thrilled to see the continued growth of Urban View and to welcome this diverse group of experts to the team,” said Karen Hunter, Urban View host and Programming Consultant, SiriusXM. “In keeping with the channel’s mission, our new programs will elevate the national dialogue about a wide range of topics that impact the African-American community. There couldn’t be a better time to have these impactful, topical conversations, and there is no better place to have them than on Urban View.”

The new programs join a powerful Sunday lineup that includes For Your Soul with Rev. Dr. DeForest Soaries (8-9am ET), Sunday Civics with L. Joy Williams (9-10am ET), The Mike Muse Show (2-3pm ET), and Forward Progress (3-4pm ET). Urban View is also home to some of the leading voices in talk radio, including weekday hosts Joe Madison, Heather B., Clay Cane, Karen Hunter, Reverend Al Sharpton, and more.

SiriusXM Urban View (Ch. 126) is available to listeners nationwide in their car and on their phone and connected devices at home with the SXM App. Streaming access is included for most subscribers. Go to to learn more.