How It All Started
DCP Entertainment was created to give a media platform to underrepresented voices, including people of color, women, the LGBTQ+ community, and other overlooked communities.
During his decade-long stint working in the radio and podcast spaces, DCP’s founder and CEO Chris Colbert had a revelation: Why are there so few opportunities and resources in media for people of color? Where are all the podcasts for black women and men? And why isn’t there more content uplifting the voices of women, the LGBTQ+ community, and disabled folks?
The few shows that do exist don’t always do a great job of accurately reflecting the views or lived experiences of these communities, he thought. Worse, they often perpetuate monolithic stereotypes.
Chris saw firsthand how shows catering to minority voices often receive less production and marketing support than their mainstream counterparts. And how, in our pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps culture, mental health and emotional well-being are often overlooked altogether.
Frustrated by the media’s lack of inclusion, representation, and equal opportunity, Chris set out to create a space where people could have candid conversations about their experience—with no corporate filter. In 2019, he launched DCP Entertainment.
Founder and CEO
DCP employs a diverse staff to support its diverse hosts. We make sure our programming truly resonates with underrepresented communities, and we use a combination of podcasts and video to make our content more accessible.
DCP Entertainment is your destination for the underrepresented voice—we share stories you won’t find anywhere else. Our mission is to give a platform to people of color, women, and LGBTQ+ communities and highlight stories around mental health, disability, and overcoming adversity. We present relatable, entertaining, and inspiring stories that motivate people to create positive movements and improve our world.
Inner Space provides a safe space to talk about mental and emotional well-being and provides tips and information for people who can’t access traditional therapy.
Picked Last in Gym Class, hosted by Paralympian Lacey J. Henderson, teaches us how to power through life’s challenges while finding humor in everyday experiences.
Toure Show highlights celebrities and other accomplished folks who share practical tools and advice for career and life success.
democracy-ish is an insightful, honest, and humorous weekly rundown of the presidential election from an unapologetically Black progressive point of view.
Rookie Year, featuring former NBA lottery pick Jared Jeffries, takes you into the life of athletes across the sports world as they navigate their evolution from amateur to pro.
"Say Their Name" f focuses on the assault and killing of unarmed Black people by police and in ‘Stand Your Ground’ states, highlighting incidents throughout the United States.
DCP Entertainment is your go-to spot for woke podcasts and videos on topics that speak to your experience.
WHERE WE'RE GOING
DCP strives to be a leader in programming that reflects the lives of overlooked communities. We’re currently using the podcast and streaming video spaces to reach people, but as new innovative technologies expand, we’ll be there to offer programming in new ways. We’re committed to creating unique experiences for our viewers and listeners and to making our media fully accessible.
We hope to be a major player in the media industry for years to come. And we hope that by championing underserved and underrepresented communities, other companies will be inspired to do the same. We look to lead by example.