Code Switch

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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We Aren't Who We Think We Are


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.


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They Don't Say Our Names Enough


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.


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Author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Talks 'The Undocumented Americans'


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.


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DACA Decision: Check-In with Miriam Gonzalez


When the Supreme Court ruled that DACA could remain in place, recipient and case plaintiff Miriam Gonzalez was relieved. We talked to her right after she heard the news.


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Why Now, White People?


White people are speaking up against racism and showing up to #BlackLivesMatter protests in numbers we haven't seen before. So we asked some of them: What's different this time?


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Bonus Episode: 'Not Just Another Protest'


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.


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Unmasking The 'Outside Agitator'


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?


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A Decade Of Watching Black People Die


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.


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 2020-05-30  22m
 
 

Songs Giving Us (Much Needed) Life


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.


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 2020-05-27  23m
 
 

COVID Diaries: Jessica And Sean Apply For A Loan


On March 1, two Los Angeles capoeira teachers signed an expensive lease on their new gym. Two weeks later, they had to close their doors due to the pandemic.


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 2020-05-20  34m