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Code Switch

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Arts
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.

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Not a good summary.

By Flippy246 - Aug 08 2019
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Listen to revisionist history. Police was awful in Ferguson. But they picked the wrong guy to be the martyr.

A favorite

By Pumped-up - Jul 28 2019
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Love to hear the diverse perspectives, insights and stories. Marvelous idea for a podcast.

iTunes Ratings

5482 Ratings
Average Ratings
4723
373
101
66
219

Not a good summary.

By Flippy246 - Aug 08 2019
Read more
Listen to revisionist history. Police was awful in Ferguson. But they picked the wrong guy to be the martyr.

A favorite

By Pumped-up - Jul 28 2019
Read more
Love to hear the diverse perspectives, insights and stories. Marvelous idea for a podcast.
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Code Switch

Updated 10 days ago

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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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Dora's Lasting Magic

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Aug 14 2019
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After The Cameras Leave

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Five years ago, the death of an unarmed black teenager brought the town of Ferguson, Mo. to the center of a national conversation about policing in black communities. Since then, what's changed, if anything, in Ferguson?
Aug 07 2019
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Puerto Ricans Stand Up

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It took less than two weeks for Puerto Ricans to topple their governor following the publication of unsavory private text messages. We tell the story of how small protests evolved into a political uprising unlike anything the island had ever seen.
Jul 31 2019
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Chicago's Red Summer

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Almost exactly 100 years ago, race riots broke out all across the United States. The Red Summer, as it came to be known, occurred in more than two dozen cities across the nation, including Chicago, where black soldiers returning home from World War I refused to be treated as second class citizens.
Jul 24 2019
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This week, an argument about what to call President Trump's rhetoric. NPR editors Mark Memmott and Keith Woods offer different ideas for how news organizations should try to stay credible.
Jul 17 2019
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The Return Of Race Science

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In the 19th century it was mainstream science to believe in a racial hierarchy. But after WWII, the scientific world turned its back on eugenics and the study of racial difference. We speak to author Angela Saini, who says that race science is back.
Jul 10 2019
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America's Concentration Camps?

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Jul 03 2019
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Some Of The People Knew Magic

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Fifty years after the Stonewall Uprising, queer and trans folks are uncovering hidden parts of LGBTQ+ history. A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, "Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall," features works from from queer artists of color who were born in the years after Stonewall. We talked to four of them.
Jun 26 2019
27 mins
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Code Switch Book Club: Summer 2019

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Our listeners suggestions include American history, compelling fiction, a few memoirs—and Jane Austen, re-imagined with brown people.
Jun 19 2019
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