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Code Switch

By NPR

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.

  1. 1.
    The Protests Heard 'Round The World09/16/2020
    37:49
  2. 2.
    The Kids Are All Right09/09/2020
    34:23
  3. 3.
    Balls And Strikes09/02/2020
    32:23
  4. 4.
    The United States' Pre-Existing Conditions08/26/2020
    24:49
  5. 5.
    Keep Your Friends Closer08/19/2020
    50:14
  6. 6.
    Kamala, Joe, And The Fissures In The Base08/12/2020
    44:21
  7. 7.
    Bonus Episode: Katrina, 15 Years Later08/08/2020
    29:47
  8. 8.
    The Long, Bloody Strike For Ethnic Studies08/05/2020
    38:11
  1. 9.
    One Korean American's Reckoning07/29/2020
    26:50
  2. 10.
    Un-HolyLand? An Arab Muslim Reckoning With Racism07/22/2020
    42:23
  3. 11.
    Remembering The 'Divine Diahann Carroll'07/17/2020
    17:23
  4. 12.
    What's In A 'Karen'?07/15/2020
    23:48
  5. 13.
    An Immune System07/08/2020
    21:06
  6. 14.
    We Aren't Who We Think We Are07/01/2020
    41:42
  7. 15.
    They Don't Say Our Names Enough06/27/2020
    28:41
  8. 16.
    Author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Talks 'The Undocumented Americans'06/24/2020
    23:18
  9. 17.
    DACA Decision: Check-In with Miriam Gonzalez06/19/2020
    10:50
  10. 18.
    Why Now, White People?06/17/2020
    28:49
  11. 19.
    Bonus Episode: 'Not Just Another Protest'06/12/2020
    42:12
  12. 20.
    Unmasking The 'Outside Agitator'06/10/2020
    29:07
  13. 21.
    A Decade Of Watching Black People Die05/31/2020
    22:37
  14. 22.
    Songs Giving Us (Much Needed) Life05/27/2020
    23:36
  15. 23.
    COVID Diaries: Jessica And Sean Apply For A Loan05/20/2020
    34:07
  16. 24.
    Ask Code Switch: The Coronavirus Edition05/13/2020
    26:55
  17. 25.
    What Does 'Hood Feminism' Mean For A Pandemic?05/06/2020
    23:04
  18. 26.
    When Poets Decide Who Counts04/29/2020
    27:29
  19. 27.
    Puerto Rico, Island Of Racial Harmony?04/24/2020
    32:35
  20. 28.
    The News Beyond The COVID Numbers04/22/2020
    18:30
  21. 29.
    Black Like Who?04/15/2020
    34:44
  22. 30.
    Why The Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Communities Hardest04/11/2020
    24:52
  23. 31.
    A Treacherous Choice And A Treaty Right04/08/2020
    31:07
  24. 32.
    Mother, Should I Trust The Census Bureau?04/01/2020
    38:48
  25. 33.
    Code Switch: Race. In Your Face.03/25/2020
    1:58
  26. 34.
    Sex, Friendship And Aging: 'It's Not All Downhill From Here' 03/25/2020
    22:36
  27. 35.
    The All-Women Mariachi Group That's Lifting Our Spirits03/18/2020
    17:58
  28. 36.
    The Limits Of Empathy03/11/2020
    36:41
  29. 37.
    When Fear Of The Coronavirus Turns Into Racism And Xenophobia03/04/2020
    25:16
  30. 38.
    Claude Neal: A Strange And Bitter Crop02/26/2020
    26:28
  31. 39.
    Blexodus: The Black Exodus From The GOP02/19/2020
    32:28
  32. 40.
    Pt. 2: Black Parents Take Control, Teachers Strike Back02/12/2020
    51:07
  33. 41.
    Black Parents Take Control, Teachers Strike Back02/05/2020
    58:49
  34. 42.
    Books For Your Mind, Belly And Soul01/29/2020
    32:49
  35. 43.
    Bonus Episode: 'Between Friends' From WNYC01/23/2020
    46:08
  36. 44.
    Ask Code Switch: What About Your Friends?01/22/2020
    50:15
  37. 45.
    Is The Door To Iran Closed Forever?01/15/2020
    31:22
  38. 46.
    Carmen Maria Machado Takes Us 'In The Dream House'01/08/2020
    27:53
  39. 47.
    Beautiful Lies01/01/2020
    46:59
  40. 48.
    The Birth Of A 'New Negro'12/25/2019
    37:24
  41. 49.
    Slow Burn12/18/2019
    45:19
  42. 50.
    The Reverse Freedom Rides12/11/2019
    43:18
  43. 51.
    Death Of A Blood Sport12/04/2019
    34:14
  44. 52.
    Sometimes Explain, Always Complain11/27/2019
    29:29
  45. 53.
    Sex, Lies And Audio Tape11/20/2019
    55:45
  46. 54.
    Status Update11/13/2019
    26:51
  47. 55.
    Is This What It Means To Be White?11/06/2019
    25:39
  48. 56.
    Fear In An Age Of Real-Life Horror 10/30/2019
    29:17
  49. 57.
    A Strange And Bitter Crop10/23/2019
    26:22
  50. 58.
    President Trump's (Anti-)Social Media10/16/2019
    31:54
  51. 59.
    That's The Anthem, Get Your [Dang] Hands Up! 10/09/2019
    36:00
  52. 60.
    Political Prisoners?10/02/2019
    30:04
  53. 61.
    The Original Blexit09/25/2019
    35:39
  54. 62.
    The Black Table In The Big Tent09/18/2019
    1:00:49
  55. 63.
    A Tale Of Two School Districts09/11/2019
    30:07
  56. 64.
    Searching For Punks09/04/2019
    25:02
  57. 65.
    '20 And Odd. Negroes'08/28/2019
    36:09
  58. 66.
    All That Glisters Is Not Gold08/21/2019
    32:35
  59. 67.
    Dora's Lasting Magic 08/14/2019
    38:48
  60. 68.
    After The Cameras Leave08/07/2019
    27:46
  61. 69.
    Puerto Ricans Stand Up07/31/2019
    25:38
  62. 70.
    Chicago's Red Summer07/24/2019
    19:22
  63. 71.
    Oh So Now It's Racist?07/17/2019
    25:29
  64. 72.
    The Return Of Race Science07/10/2019
    22:14
  65. 73.
    America's Concentration Camps?07/03/2019
    27:50
  66. 74.
    Some Of The People Knew Magic06/26/2019
    27:31
  67. 75.
    Code Switch Book Club: Summer 201906/19/2019
    26:12
  68. 76.
    E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i 06/12/2019
    35:21
  69. 77.
    The Original 'Welfare Queen'06/05/2019
    32:01
  70. 78.
    Salt Fat Acid Race05/29/2019
    24:33
  71. 79.
    Dispatches From The Schoolyard05/22/2019
    30:46
  72. 80.
    Anger: The Black Woman's 'Superpower'05/15/2019
    20:00
  73. 81.
    We Don't Say That05/08/2019
    44:35
  74. 82.
    You Say Chicano, I Say...05/01/2019
    21:05
  75. 83.
    Poets, The Life Boats04/24/2019
    35:38
  76. 84.
    Can the Go-Go Go On?04/17/2019
    29:10
  77. 85.
    Love & Walkouts04/10/2019
    33:09
  78. 86.
    Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Israel?04/05/2019
    38:54
  79. 87.
    Ask Code Switch: You Are What You Eat03/27/2019
    32:29
  80. 88.
    "On Strike! Blow It Up!"03/20/2019
    37:29
  81. 89.
    Respect Yourself03/13/2019
    32:12
  82. 90.
    When Disaster Strikes03/06/2019
    22:22
  83. 91.
    On The Shoulders Of Giants02/27/2019
    40:41
  84. 92.
    Getting A Foot In the Door02/21/2019
    23:51
  85. 93.
    From Blackface To Blackfishing 02/13/2019
    28:18
  86. 94.
    We're Going To Start A Dialogue...Again.02/07/2019
    27:02
  87. 95.
    Pretty Hurts01/30/2019
    47:32
  88. 96.
    Intrigue At The Census Bureau01/24/2019
    30:05
  89. 97.
    Perfect Son01/16/2019
    38:09
  90. 98.
    The Return01/09/2019
    34:50
  91. 99.
    America's Other Anthems01/02/2019
    30:32
  92. 100.
    Race Underneath The Skin12/26/2018
    31:37
  93. 101.
    Code Switch Goes To College12/19/2018
    28:16
  94. 102.
    Code Switch Book Club12/12/2018
    30:31
  95. 103.
    The Story Of Mine Mill12/05/2018
    27:36
  96. 104.
    Dog Show!11/28/2018
    39:15
  97. 105.
    Live From The Apollo...It's Code Switch!11/21/2018
    1:02:52
  98. 106.
    The House On The Corner11/14/2018
    35:47
  99. 107.
    Politics Podcast Pop Up11/07/2018
    28:42
  100. 108.
    Is Ron Brown High School Working? 10/31/2018
    38:07
  101. 109.
    The Cost To Cast A Ballot10/24/2018
    32:52
  102. 110.
    What So Proudly We Hail10/17/2018
    23:26
  103. 111.
    Our Homeland Is Each Other10/10/2018
    28:55
  104. 112.
    Deja Vu All Over Again10/03/2018
    24:34
  105. 113.
    #CriticsSoWhite09/26/2018
    32:31
  106. 114.
    Puerto Rico's Other Storm09/19/2018
    30:42
  107. 115.
    Ask Code Switch: School Daze 09/12/2018
    42:35
  108. 116.
    Update: Looking For Marriage In All The Wrong Places09/06/2018
    33:09
  109. 117.
    Stuck Off The Realness09/05/2018
    32:25
  110. 118.
    So What If He Said It?08/29/2018
    20:49
  111. 119.
    Live From Birmingham...It's Code Switch!08/22/2018
    43:22
  112. 120.
    Behind The Lies My Teacher Told Me08/15/2018
    18:14
  113. 121.
    Talk American08/08/2018
    26:23
  114. 122.
    Word Watch, The Sequel: 2Watch 2Wordiest08/01/2018
    29:51
  115. 123.
    Word Watch: A Code Switch Game Show07/25/2018
    26:33
  116. 124.
    Rap On Trial07/18/2018
    51:22
  117. 125.
    Word Up07/11/2018
    22:38
  118. 126.
    Code Switch's Summer Vacation07/04/2018
    35:40
  119. 127.
    Immigration Nation06/27/2018
    33:14
  120. 128.
    Looking For Marriage In All The Wrong Places06/20/2018
    32:16
  121. 129.
    Twenty-First Century Blackface06/13/2018
    31:14
  122. 130.
    What We Inherit06/06/2018
    26:38
  123. 131.
    A Thousand Ways To Kneel And Kiss The Ground05/30/2018
    24:29
  124. 132.
    Of Bloodlines and Conquistadors05/23/2018
    33:12
  125. 133.
    What's Black And Gray And Inked All Over?05/16/2018
    23:54
  126. 134.
    Tough Questions For The World's Toughest Job05/09/2018
    31:17
  127. 135.
    Code Switch Census Watch 202005/02/2018
    28:04
  128. 136.
    It's Bigger Than The Ban04/25/2018
    42:08
  129. 137.
    Members of Whose Tribe? 04/18/2018
    31:45
  130. 138.
    Location! Location! Location!04/11/2018
    35:27
  131. 139.
    The Road To The Promised Land, 50 Years Later04/04/2018
    23:30
  132. 140.
    Amara La Negra: Too Black To Be Latina? Too Latina To Be Black?03/28/2018
    35:35
  133. 141.
    The Madness Of March03/21/2018
    26:16
  134. 142.
    Who Is 'Us,' Anyway? 03/14/2018
    20:16
  135. 143.
    Searching For A Home After Hate03/07/2018
    18:17
  136. 144.
    A House Divided By Immigration Status02/28/2018
    17:34
  137. 145.
    Throw Some Respeck On My Name02/21/2018
    27:01
  138. 146.
    Feelings, Finances And Fetishes: Love Is A Racial Battlefield02/14/2018
    26:45
  139. 147.
    It's Not Just About The Blood02/07/2018
    21:53
  140. 148.
    The State Of Our Union Is...Uh, How Much Time You Got?01/31/2018
    31:27
  141. 149.
    The 'R-Word' In The Age Of Trump01/24/2018
    24:33
  142. 150.
    A Racial Impostor Epidemic01/17/2018
    29:16
  143. 151.
    This Racism Is Killing Me Inside01/10/2018
    30:59
  144. 152.
    Before We Give 2017 The Middle Finger, Part 201/03/2018
    26:18
  145. 153.
    Before We Give 2017 The Middle Finger, Part 112/27/2017
    37:44
  146. 154.
    Black Atheists, White Santas, And A Feast For The Deceased12/20/2017
    26:29
  147. 155.
    With Dope, There's High Hope12/13/2017
    26:31
  148. 156.
    17,000 Islands, 700 Languages, And A Superhero12/06/2017
    19:03
  149. 157.
    Disrespect To Miss-Respect11/29/2017
    27:28
  150. 158.
    A Code Switch Thanksgiving Feast11/22/2017
    20:55
  151. 159.
    Live From Chicago...It's Code Switch!11/15/2017
    45:35
  152. 160.
    Reflections On A Year At Ron Brown High11/08/2017
    28:54
  153. 161.
    To Fail Or Not To Fail: The Fierce Debate Over High Standards11/01/2017
    49:43
  154. 162.
    'They Can't Just Be Average,' Lifting Students Up Without Lowering The Bar10/25/2017
    46:51
  155. 163.
    A Year Of Love And Struggle In A New High School10/18/2017
    43:19
  156. 164.
    The Passing Of A "Failing" School10/11/2017
    38:21
  157. 165.
    Puerto Rico, My Heart's Devotion10/04/2017
    22:30
  158. 166.
    Befuddled By Babies, Love And Ice Pops? Ask Code Switch09/27/2017
    27:50
  159. 167.
    A Weed Boom, But For Whom?09/18/2017
    27:58
  160. 168.
    It's Getting (Dangerously) Hot in Herre09/13/2017
    29:45
  161. 169.
    An Advertising Revolution: "Black People Are Not Dark-Skinned White People"09/06/2017
    28:13
  162. 170.
    'I'm Not A Racist, I'm Argentine!'08/30/2017
    20:33
  163. 171.
    The Unfinished Battle In the Capital Of The Confederacy08/23/2017
    31:25
  164. 172.
    Charlottesville08/16/2017
    32:02
  165. 173.
    Who's Your Great-Great-Great-Great Granddaddy?08/09/2017
    27:10
  166. 174.
    The U.S. Census and Our Sense of Us08/02/2017
    25:44
  167. 175.
    What's Good? Talking Hip-Hop and Race With Stretch & Bobbito07/26/2017
    23:51
  168. 176.
    What's So Wrong With African Americans Wearing African Clothes?07/19/2017
    24:59
  169. 177.
    A Police Video From Charlotte07/12/2017
    44:10
  170. 178.
    The Supreme Court Decides In Favor Of A Racial Slur...Now What?07/05/2017
    19:46
  171. 179.
    It's Our Anniversary06/28/2017
    33:17
  172. 180.
    What To Make Of Philando Castile's Death, One Year Later06/21/2017
    22:02
  173. 181.
    Encore: 'You're A Grand Old Flag'06/14/2017
    30:51
  174. 182.
    A Prescription For "Racial Imposter Syndrome"06/07/2017
    29:32
  175. 183.
    'Give It Up For DJ Blackface!'06/01/2017
    28:30
  176. 184.
    We're Still Talking About "My Family's Slave"05/24/2017
    32:01
  177. 185.
    Japanese Americans Exiled In Utah05/20/2017
    18:12
  178. 186.
    Master of None's Alan Yang Unpacks Season 205/17/2017
    23:35
  179. 187.
    The Blessing (And Curse?) Of Miss Saigon05/10/2017
    22:00
  180. 188.
    Talking Black-ish With Star Yara Shahidi And Creator Kenya Barris05/03/2017
    30:48
  181. 189.
    The LA Unrest (Or Riots) 25 Years Later04/29/2017
    20:47
  182. 190.
    John Leguizamo, Still In Search Of John Leguizamo04/26/2017
    27:31
  183. 191.
    Mailbag! Listener Questions and Comments That Got Us Thinking04/19/2017
    24:20
  184. 192.
    How One Inmate Changed The Prison System From The Inside04/15/2017
    11:43
  185. 193.
    The Beef Over Native American Hunting Rights04/12/2017
    21:15
  186. 194.
    Changing Colors In Comics04/05/2017
    27:28
  187. 195.
    Podcast Extra En Español: Jeanette Vizguerra04/01/2017
    14:18
  188. 196.
    Sanctuary Churches: Who Controls The Story?03/29/2017
    21:55
  189. 197.
    A Bittersweet Persian New Year03/22/2017
    23:39
  190. 198.
    The 80-Year Mystery Around 'Fred Douglas' Park03/18/2017
    6:29
  191. 199.
    Not-So-Simple Questions From Code Switch Listeners03/15/2017
    20:24
  192. 200.
    Safety-Pin Solidarity: With Allies, Who Benefits? 03/08/2017
    31:33

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