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.

http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 480 Folge(n) erschienen.
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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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   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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   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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   34m
 
 

Ask Code Switch: The Coronavirus Edition


We answered our listeners' burning questions about all things race and COVID-19.


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   27m
 
 

What Does 'Hood Feminism' Mean For A Pandemic?


The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated issues that disproportionately affect women—especially women of color. We talked to author Mikki Kendall about race, feminism and COVID-19.


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   23m
 
 

When Poets Decide Who Counts


To close out National Poetry Month, we asked poets of color the question we've been asking in each episode this month: What does it mean to be counted in 2020?


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 2020-04-29  27m
 
 

Puerto Rico, Island Of Racial Harmony?


An overwhelming majority of people in Puerto Rico check "white" on the U.S. census, revealing a lot about Puerto Rico's relationship with race, colonialism and the United States.


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 2020-04-24  32m
 
 

Puerto Rico, Island Of Racial Harmony?


An overwhelming majority of people in Puerto Rico check "white" on the U.S. census, revealing a lot about Puerto Rico's relationship with race, colonialism and the United States.


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 2020-04-24  32m
 
 

The News Beyond The COVID Numbers


This week, we're shifting focus from census numbers to the numbers that everyone is obsessed with right now: coronavirus data, and how it breaks down by race.


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 2020-04-22  18m
 
 

Black Like Who?


Black identity is central to the question of reparations — and the difficulty of defining blackness becomes even more salient when there's money at stake.


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 2020-04-15  35m