Code Switch

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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, y...Show More


46:59 | Jan 1st

So many people's New Year's resolutions are centered around getting in shape, updating their skincare routine, and generally being more attractive. But beauty ideals have a funny way of reinforcing so...Show More
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Omg. No words for this episode. For New Year's, instead of losing weight - get your mind right. This episode from from Code Switch, a race a...Show More

32:35 | Aug 21st, 2019

It's a widely accepted truth: reading Shakespeare is good for you. But what should we do with all of the bigoted themes in his work? We talk to a group of high schoolers who put on the Merchant Of Ven...Show More
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This episode gives a really interesting view of how bigoted views are formed and how trying to subvert these older texts to fit a modern na...Show More

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43:16 | Oct 18th, 2017

Too many young, black men struggle in America's education system. Washington D.C. is trying to do something about it with a new, boys-only high school. NPR's Cory Turner and Education Week's Kavitha C...Show More
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Moving episode about an experimental high school in DC aimed at providing black male students with positive black male role models on the te...Show More

31:25 | Aug 23rd, 2017

As calls to remove Confederate memorials grow louder, we head to Richmond, Va., where the veneration of Confederate leaders has been a source of local pride — and revulsion — for more than a century.
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