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Code Switch

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Rank #50 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
Society & Culture
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Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.

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Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.

iTunes Ratings

4213 Ratings
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Great show

By dakarjp - Nov 13 2018
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Code switch tells stories that challenge and inspire!

Shout-out to Gene

By GNagesh - Nov 07 2018
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Great podcast especially Gene.

iTunes Ratings

4213 Ratings
Average Ratings
3640
277
67
53
176

Great show

By dakarjp - Nov 13 2018
Read more

Code switch tells stories that challenge and inspire!

Shout-out to Gene

By GNagesh - Nov 07 2018
Read more

Great podcast especially Gene.

Top 10 Episode of Code Switch

Rank #1: Encore: Asian American Letter on Behalf of Black Lives

Nov 30 2016
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We present an encore episode from Summer 2016: Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk with Christina Xu about her project to open up a difficult race conversation between younger and older generations of Asian-American families. We hear from a daughter and her father as they discuss why she thought it was important to join Black Lives Matter marches.

Rank #2: Can We Talk About Whiteness?

May 31 2016
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Gene and Shereen dig into why it's so hard to talk about white identity in America — and why it's really important that we figure out how.

Rank #3: Before We Give 2017 The Middle Finger, Part 1

Dec 27 2017
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In this episode: lessons learned post-Charlottesville, the Latinas who said "me, too" before it went viral, race-and-rep wins in pop-culture and some of this year's real-life losses. You'll yell, you'll cheer, you'll shed a tear.

Rank #4: Charlottesville

Aug 16 2017
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After a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville spiraled into deadly violence, residents of the Virginia town do some soul-searching. Plus: a scholar on the politics of white resentment, and a GOP operative worries about the party's long-term future.

Rank #5: Obama's Legacy: Callouts and Fallouts

Jan 11 2017
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Shereen and Gene continue our conversation on President Barack Obama's racial legacy. Where did the president fall short — or fail — people of color? We hear opinions about Obama's actions as they affected Latinos, African Americans, and Native Americans. Janet Murguia is president of the National Council of La Raza. Simon Moya-Smith is editor of Indian Country Today and a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation. Carla Shedd teaches sociology and African American studies at Columbia University; she wrote the book "Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice."

Rank #6: The Code Switch Guide To Handling Casual Racism

Sep 28 2016
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Awkward comments. Rude questions. Casual racism. What do you do when it happens in your presence? The mental calculus is hard enough. It gets even harder when the comment is coming from your friends or family. Gene, Shereen, and Karen from Code Switch along with special guest Nicole Chung share stories and search for solutions.

Rank #7: Black Atheists, White Santas, And A Feast For The Deceased

Dec 20 2017
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We're answering your holiday race questions: Why do we still think of Santa as white? Are POCs responsible for calling-out the racism at holiday parties? How do you tell your black family you're a non-believer? And, can you resurrect a dead family tradition?

Rank #8: Our Homeland Is Each Other

Oct 10 2018
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This week, we're handing the mic over to transracial adoptees. They told us what they think is missing from mainstream narratives about adoption, and how being an adoptee is an identity unto itself.

Rank #9: Word Up

Jul 11 2018
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Since 1992, the study known as "The 30 Million Word Gap" has, with unusual power, shaped the way educators, parents and policymakers think about educating poor children. NPR education correspondent Anya Kamenetz joins us to talk about what it gets right, and what it misses.

Rank #10: Made For You And Me

Jun 08 2016
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Black people don't hike? Latinos don't like camping? Asians are afraid of the sun? Adrian and Shereen dig into the stereotypes — and truths — about people of color and their relationship to the great outdoors.