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Code Switch

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What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story.

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What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story.

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Street and Straight

By velomonk - Oct 04 2019
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I love this podcast! It's plainspoken, well researched, street and straight.

Always Interesting!

By ReSee1619 - Sep 23 2019
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Funny, informative, intelligent & culturally relevant. Well done!

iTunes Ratings

5746 Ratings
Average Ratings
4952
389
106
72
227

Street and Straight

By velomonk - Oct 04 2019
Read more
I love this podcast! It's plainspoken, well researched, street and straight.

Always Interesting!

By ReSee1619 - Sep 23 2019
Read more
Funny, informative, intelligent & culturally relevant. Well done!
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Code Switch

Latest release on Jul 08, 2020

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An Immune System

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While it's technically possible to win a civil lawsuit against police officers for wrongdoing, there's a reason it almost never happens: a legal technicality called qualified immunity. On this episode, we look at how a law meant to protect Black people from racist violence gave way to a legal doctrine that many people see as the biggest obstacle to police reform.

Jul 08 2020

21mins

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We Aren't Who We Think We Are

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Every family has a myth about who they are and where they came from. And there are a lot of reasons people tell these stories. Sometimes it's to make your family seem like they were part of an important historical event. Other times, it's to hide something that is too painful to talk about. That last point can be especially true for African American families.

Jul 01 2020

41mins

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They Don't Say Our Names Enough

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This year, Pride Month intersects with a surge of protests against racism and police brutality. So this week, courtesy of The Nod podcast, we're looking back at the life of Storme DeLarverie — a Black butch woman who didn't pull any punches when it came to protecting her community from violence.

Jun 27 2020

28mins

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Author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Talks 'The Undocumented Americans'

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In her new book, The Undocumented Americans, Karla Cornejo Villavicencio writes about delivery men, housekeepers, and day laborers — the undocumented immigrants who are often ignored while the media focuses its attention on Dreamers. "I wanted to learn about them as the weirdos we all are outside of our jobs," she writes.

Jun 24 2020

23mins

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DACA Decision: Check-In with Miriam Gonzalez

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When the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that DACA could remain in place, recipient Miriam Gonzalez was relieved. As a plaintiff in the case, she's been fighting to keep the program alive since 2017 and we've been following her story. In this bonus episode — an update on Miriam, and why this decision is such a big deal.

Jun 19 2020

17mins

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Why Now, White People?

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The video is horrific, and the brutality is stark. But that was the case in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014 and Minnesota in 2016. This time, though, white people are out in the streets in big numbers, and books such as "So You Want to Talk About Race" and "How to Be an Antiracist" top the bestseller lists. So we asked some white people: What's different this time?

Jun 17 2020

28mins

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Bonus Episode: 'Not Just Another Protest'

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Suffice it to say, the past few weeks have been a lot to unpack. So today, we're bringing you a special bonus episode from our friends at It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders. The podcast explores how protests have changed over time, and how certain people's thoughts about race are evolving.

Jun 12 2020

42mins

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Unmasking The 'Outside Agitator'

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Whenever a protest boils up, it's a safe bet that public officials will quickly blame any violence or disruption on "outside agitators." But what, exactly, does it mean to be an agitator? And can these mysterious outsiders be a force for good?

Jun 10 2020

29mins

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A Decade Of Watching Black People Die

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The last few weeks have been filled with devastating news — stories about the police killing black people. At this point, these calamities feel familiar — so familiar, in fact, that their details have begun to echo each other.

May 31 2020

22mins

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Songs Giving Us (Much Needed) Life

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Talking about race can get real heavy, real fast. Listening to music is one way people have been lightening the mood and sorting through their feelings. So this week, we're sharing some of the songs that are giving all of us life during this especially taxing moment.

May 27 2020

23mins

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