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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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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.

    The Long, Bloody Strike For Ethnic Studies

    The Long, Bloody Strike For Ethnic Studies

    The largest public university system in the country, the Cal State system, just announced a new graduation requirement: students must take an ethnic studies or social justice course. But ethnic studies might not even exist if it weren't for some students at a small commuter college in San Francisco. Fifty years ago, they went on strike — and while their bloody, bitter standoff has been largely forgotten, it forever changed higher education in the United States.

    • 38 min.
    One Korean American's Reckoning

    One Korean American's Reckoning

    At a Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles, a young Korean American man named Edmond Hong decided to grab a megaphone. Addressing other Asian Americans in the crowd, he described the need to stop being quiet and complacent in the fight against racism. On this episode, we talk to Edmond about why he decided to speak out. And we check in with a historian about why so many people mistakenly believe that Asian Americans aren't political.

    • 26 min.
    Un-HolyLand? An Arab Muslim Reckoning With Racism

    Un-HolyLand? An Arab Muslim Reckoning With Racism

    After his daughter's racist and anti-LGBTQ social media posts became public, an Arab-Muslim entrepreneur is fighting to keep his once-burgeoning business alive in the middle of a national — and personal — reckoning with anti-blackness.

    • 42 min.
    Remembering The 'Divine Diahann Carroll'

    Remembering The 'Divine Diahann Carroll'

    On what would have been Diahann Carroll's 85th birthday, we're celebrating the legacy of the actress, model and singer.

    • 17 min.
    What's In A 'Karen'?

    What's In A 'Karen'?

    "Karen" has become cultural shorthand for a white woman who wields her race as a cudgel. But where did this archetype come from?

    • 23 min.
    An Immune System

    An Immune System

    While it's technically possible to win a civil lawsuit against police officers for wrongdoing, there's a reason it almost never happens: a legal technicality called qualified immunity. On this episode, we look at how a law meant to protect Black people from racist violence gave way to a legal doctrine that many people see as the biggest obstacle to police reform.

    • 21 min.

Klantrecensies

4.8 van 5
14 beoordelingen

14 beoordelingen

Jochem-Braat ,

Amazing podcast

Everybody should listen to this

Gecko14)&9754 ,

Intersectionality at its best

The hosts do such an amazing job covering all sides of the spectrum on race, identity and sense of belonging. My only problem is, is that the episodes are too short. Greetings from the Netherlands!

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