Code Switch

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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Code Switch Book Club: Summer 2019


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


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   26m
 
 

E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i


Every two weeks a language dies with its last speaker. That was the fate of Hawaiian, until a group of second-language learners put up a fight and declared, "E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i" (The Hawaiian Language Shall Live!!!)


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The Original 'Welfare Queen'


It's a pernicious stereotype, but it was coined in reference to a real woman named Linda Taylor. But her misdeeds were far more numerous and darker than welfare fraud. This week: how politicians used one outlier's story to turn the public against government programs for the poor.


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   32m
 
 

Salt Fat Acid Race


Samin Nosrat is an award-winning chef, cookbook author, and star of the Netflix series Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat. She's also an Iranian American woman trying to represent two cultures that are often perceived as being at odds with each other.


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Dispatches From The Schoolyard


In middle school and high school, we're figuring out how to fit in and realizing that there are things about ourselves that we can't change — whether or not we want to. This week, we're turning the mic over to student podcasters, who told us about the big issues shaping their nascent identities.


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 2019-05-22  30m
 
 

Anger: The Black Woman's 'Superpower'


A Sapphire isn't only a jewel—it's also cultural shorthand for an angry black woman. In this episode, we look at where Sapphire was born, and how the stereotype continues to haunt black women, even successful, powerful ones.


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 2019-05-15  19m
 
 

We Don't Say That


France is the place where for decades you weren't supposed to talk about someone's blackness, unless you said it in English. Today, we're going to meet the people who took a very French approach to change that. (Note: This story contains strong language in English and French.)


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 2019-05-08  44m
 
 

You Say Chicano, I Say...


When members of the nation's oldest Mexican-American student organization voted to change its name, it revealed generational tensions around the past, present, and future of the Chicano movement.


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 2019-05-01  19m
 
 

Where The Gender Pay Gap Is Widest


A report from Glassdoor reveals which industries have the starkest gender pay gaps.


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 2019-04-29  9m
 
 

Why Superman Doesn't Take Over The World


Superman could easily take over the world. But there are some good economic reasons why he doesn't.


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 2019-04-26  10m