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 with empathy and humor. We explore how race affects every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, food and everything in between. This podcast makes all of us part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story. Code Switch was named Apple Podcasts' first-ever Show of the Year in 2020.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 571 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 11 hours 9 minutes

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"You're A Grand Old Flag"


Why do some people of color embrace the American flag while others refuse to wave it? Gene Demby and Adrian Florido unpack the complicated patriotism and evolving use of the flag with immigrant rights protesters and Native American veterans.


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 2016-07-06  29m
 
 

Growing Up


What makes us who we are? How do parents mold children into who they are? In this hour, TED speakers reflect on how our upbringing shapes us. (Original broadcast date: August 1, 2014).


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 2016-07-01  52m
 
 

"I'm Not Black, I'm O.J.!"


For a long time, O.J. Simpson seemed to be running away from his race. "I'm not black, I'm O.J.!" he'd tell his friends. The he was charged with murder, and his defense team needed that jury to see O.J. as black. So, they had to get creative. Gene talks to Ezra Edelman, director of the new ESPN documentary "OJ: Made in America."(A warning, today's episode has some racially charged language.)


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 2016-06-29  19m
 
 

Nudge


It's hard to change habits, but a gentle push can move us in the right direction. This episode,TED speakers offer deceptively simple "nudges" for managing our kids, our health, and our aspirations.


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 2016-06-24  52m
 
 

I Don't Know If I Like This, But I Want It To Win


Gene and Kat talk about "rep sweats," worrying over how people of color are portrayed on TV and in the movies. Kat remembers growing up watching TV with her sisters and yelling "Asian!" every time they saw someone who looked like them. Gene admits he is #TeamRafael. Also, a conversation with Hudson Yang, star of the ABC sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat," along with his dad Jeff Yang, a well-known cultural critic.


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 2016-06-22  29m
 
 

Trust and Consequences


Our lives are fueled by trust: in our loved ones, our colleagues, our leaders. But how do we cultivate it, and restore if it's lost? In this episode, TED speakers explore our relationship with trust. (Original broadcast date: May 15, 2015).


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 2016-06-17  53m
 
 

How LGBTQ People of Color Are Dealing With Orlando


The tragedy in Orlando this week shook many people in communities that already feel vulnerable...LGBTQ Americans, Latinos, Muslims and people living at the intersection of those identities.


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 2016-06-16  33m
 
 

Code Switch Extra: Re-Remembering Muhammad Ali


Sure, Ali was the greatest, a humanitarian, an inspiration. He was also a complicated, messy figure. Gene and the team dig in, and wonder what people mean when they say Ali "transcended race."


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 2016-06-10  28m
 
 

Made For You And Me


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.


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 2016-06-08  20m
 
 

Can We Talk About Whiteness?


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.


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 2016-05-31  37m