A Decade Of Watching Black People Die
22:37 | May 30thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
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...Show More
Important listen in the anti-racism movement.
E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i
35:21 | Jun 12th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Every two weeks a language dies with its last speaker. That was the fate of Hawaiian, until a group of second-language learners put up a fight and declared, "E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i" (The Hawaiian Lan...Show More
The Hawaiian language is dying, but this group of second-language learners are determined to keep it alive. Hear how colonialism impacted th...Show More
Black Like Who?
35:00 | Apr 15thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
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.
Reparations are long overdue, and the question of who will receive these payments isn't the easiest to answer (but that is okay).
Gene and...Show More
A Strange And Bitter Crop
26:22 | Oct 23rd, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Eighty-five years ago, a crowd of several thousand white people gathered in Jackson County, Florida, to participate in the lynching of a man named Claude Neal. The poet L. Lamar Wilson grew up there, ...Show More
We Aren't Who We Think We Are
41:43 | Jul 1stMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
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 importa...Show More
Loved this episode. It makes a great companion to this recent NY Times essay: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/26/opinion/confederate-monumen...Show More
Can the Go-Go Go On?
29:10 | Apr 17th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
For more than two decades, a cellphone store in Washington, D.C. has blasted go-go music right outside of its front door. But a recent noise complaint from a resident of a new, upscale apartment build...Show More
“We like your culture sometimes unless it inconveniences us” Even though whether the Go-Go music stayed on or not is not comparable to some ...Show More
Sex, Friendship And Aging: 'It's Not All Downhill From Here'
22:36 | Mar 25thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
We talk to the best-selling author Terry McMillan about her latest novel, It's Not All Downhill From Here, and the topics the book tackles: aging, friendship and sex.
As this epidemic wars on, one of my concerns immediately went to my mom-- who is currently living alone in Los Angeles while her kids (my si...Show More
46:59 | Jan 1stMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
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
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