Listen to the radio commentary of Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III every Monday on Boston Public Radio, on their regular Monday feature, “All Revved Up.”

Rev. Irene Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist who writes for Huffington Post and Bay Windows. Rev. Emmett G. Price III is a professor of music at Northeastern University, and the author of The Black Church and Hip Hop Culture.


03.20.2017 – Irene on WGBH News: More Americans Than Ever Are Abandoning Religion

03.13.2017 – Irene on WGBH News: New Michael Brown Footage Is Eye-Opening, But Can It Change Minds?

03.06.2017 – Irene on WGBH News: All Revved Up: Can The Catholic Church Survive Much-Needed Criticism?

02.27.2017 – Irene on WGBH News: Pope Francis Tells Followers To Stop Living ‘Double Lives’

02.13.2017 – Irene on WGBH News: BPR Full Show 2/13/17: Politics, Space Savers, And A Grammy Win

02.13.2017 – Irene on WGBH News: Politically Charged Grammy Award Performance From A Tribe Called Quest Was ‘The Essence Of Hip-Hop’

01.30.2017 –  Irene on WGBH News: A Christian Exception From Trump’s Refugee Ban? Two Reverends Object

01.23.2017 – Irene on WGBH’s All Revved Up: Don’t Pray For Donald Trump

12.12.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s In The Charleston Shooting Trial: Can Hate And Forgiveness Coexist?

12.5.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s All Revved Up: Prosperity Gospel, Politics and Private Jets

11.28.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s All Revved Up: Betsy DeVos Will Be Secretary of Education, But Her Background Raises Concerns

11.21.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s All Revved Up: Mike Pence’s Not-So-Relaxing Night At The Theatre

11.14.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s All Revved Up: A Disastrous Opportunity

11.07.2016 – Betsy DeVos Will Be Secretary Of Education, But Her Background Raises Concerns Irene Monroe on WGBH News.

11.21.2016 – All Revved Up: Mike Pence’s Not-So-Relaxing Night At The Theatre Irene Monroe on WGBH News.

11.14.2016 – All Revved Up: A Disastrous Opportunity Irene Monroe on WGBH News.

11.07.2016 – One Day More Irene Monroe on WGBH News.

10.31.2016 – Are Boston Police Equipped To Deal With Mental Illness? Irene Monroe on WGBH News.

10.24.2016 – Is Donald Trump Having An Effect On Public Morality? WGBH News.

10.10.2016 – In St. Louis Presidential Debate, No Mention Of Race. Irene Monroe on WGBH News.

10.04.2016 – Serena Williams Speaks Out About Race in 2016, “Just because you’re a superstar and well-known, it doesn’t make… you immune to driving while black,” said Reverend Irene Monroe.

09.29.2016 – Irene Monroe: When It Comes To The Black Vote, Trump Has ‘Nothing To Lose’

09.19.2016 – All Revved Up: Is A Vote For Hillary A Vote For Obama’s Legacy?

09.12.2016 – What Is The Johnson Amendment And Why Is It Sending Trump To Heaven?

08.08.2016 – Irene on “Why Is Trump Polling Lower Than A KKK Leader Among Black Voters?”

08.03.2016 – All Revved Up: This is the New Civil Rights Movement, Says Irene Monroe

07.25.2016 – LISTEN: Would A ‘Pope Francis Catholic’ Help Or Hurt Clinton In The White House?

07.06.2016 – Alton Sterling’s Death Represents A Cultural Problem.

06.27.2016 – Rev. Irene Monroe discusses the implication and legacy of politically charged speeches like the one actor Jesse Williams made at the BET Awards.

06.20.2016 – ‘O.J.: Made in America’ Contextualizes The Juice | Rev. Irene Monroe on WGBH News

06.13.2016 – BPR: Reverend’s Irene Monroe and Emmett Price joined us to discuss the tragedy in Orlando.

06.13.2016 – “All Revved Up: LGBTQ Clubs Are A Sacred Space”

05.09.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Tupac Shakur’s Message For Donald Trump”

04.11.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “Pope Watch: Love and Marriage”

04.04.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “North Carolina And The Folly Of Legislating Behavior”

3.28.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Moral or Monetary? Georgia Governor Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill”

3.21.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Is Cornel West Right To Criticize President Obama”

3.14.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “Anti-Semitic Chants Haunt Newton North Basketball Game”

3.7.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “Reverend Irene Monroe: Democratic Debate In Flint Was Pandering To African-Americans”

02.29.2016 – Irene on All Revved Up: WGBH’s “Chris Rock Oscars”

02.22.2016 – Irene on All Revved Up: Pope Approves Use Of Contraception For Zika

02.1.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “Black Votes Matter: Hillary vs. Bernie In Iowa”

01.25.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “Oscars White-Out Is The Perfect Storm”

01.18.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “On MLK, Deconstructing The Debates, And Syrian Refuges In Jordan

01.18.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “Martin Luther King: Flawed and Human”

01.13.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: When Will Donald Trump Denounce Islamophobic Robocalls?”

01.04.2016 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Cosby Charged” 

12.23.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up:Why Mormons Love Star Wars”

12.14.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Justice Scalia Reveals A Larger Problem With Race In Academia”

12.7.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Why The Black Community Won’t Call For More Guns”

11.30.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Laquan McDonald”

11.23.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “Donald Trump: Equal Opportunity Offender”

11.16.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Terrorism Has No Religion “

11.9.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Mizzou Controversy Is The Product Of A Racist Climate”

10.28.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: Cancerous Meat, Maura Healy, and All Revved Up”

10.19.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “Thoughtful Prayers and The Huxtables ”

9.21.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “Will Pope Francis Address Racial Justice During His Visit to the United States?”

9.14.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Bernie Sanders, Pope Watch, and Straight Outta Compton”

8.31.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “Does Donald Trump’s Religious Sincerity Matter?”

8.10.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “Ferguson Anniversary: A Step Ahead, And A Way Forward”

8.3.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “Civil Rights on the Funny Pages”

7.28.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up About the Death of Sandra Bland”

7.20.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up About Mayor Walsh’s Vatican Visit, The Confederate Flag and Franklin Graham”

7.13.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “How Well Did We Know Atticus Finch?”

7.6.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Flags, Cops and Papal Visits”

6.29.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: President Obama’s On A Mission”

6.22.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “Revs Talk About Way Forward After Gov. Haley Calls For Confederate Flag Removal”

6.15.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up: Mothers Turn In Sons, Former NAACP Leader Resigns, And Vatican Debates Climate Change”

6.1.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “All Revved Up About St. Francis X. Cabrini And the Pope”

5.18.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “Two Reverends Process The Moral Complexity Of The Tsarnaev Verdict”

5.11.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: Is ‘Negrotown’ Smart Satire Or Just Off-Key?”

5.4.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: How Close Is Boston To Another ‘Freddie Gray’ Moment?”

4.27.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: Finding Your Roots, Or Burying Them?, ‘All Revved Up’ Takes On Ben Affleck”

4.20.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: All Revved Up: Loretta Lynch Nomination Hold-Up, Scrutiny For Another North Charleston Cop”

4.13.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: All Revved Up: The Death of Walter Scott, Hillary Clinton’s Faith, Pope Watch”

4.6.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: All Revved Up: Jesus Christ’s Politics, the Moynihan Report, Pope Watch”

3.30.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: Reacting To The Shooting Of A Police Officer in Roxbury, Plus BLM Video”

3.24.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: All Revved Up: Starbucks Takes A Shot At Race, Was It A Hit Or Miss?”

3.16.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: From a Patty’s Day Breakfast Post-Mortem To a Post-Papacy Pizza Party”

3.9.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: All Revved Up: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Selma March”

3.2.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: All Revved Up: The Civil Rights Legacy of AG Eric Holder”

2.23.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: All Revved Up: ‘Selma,’ Malcolm X, Pope Watch”

2.20.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: All Revved Up: Why the ‘Selma’ Soundtrack Deserves an Oscar”

2.20.2015 – Irene on Basic Black’s “Rediscovering Black History Month in Color”

2.20.2015 – Irene on Basic Black After the Broadcast: Malcolm X for a New Generation”

2.20.2015 – Irene on Basic Black After the Broadcast: Malcolm X for a New Generation”

2.11.2015 – Irene on “The Ferguson Protests: The Christian Faith, Race Relations, and Civic Order” (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)

1.26.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: Racial Profiling on Campus: ‘Every Black Man is a Suspect’”

1.19.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: Would Dr. King Approve of the I93 Blockade?”

1.19.2015 – Emmett featured in Watertown News Article, “Martin Luther King Celebrated at Watertown Unity Breakfast”

1.5.2015 – Irene on WGBH’s “BPR: Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III Talk About Late Sen. Edward Brooke”