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Code Switch

By NPR

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, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.

  1. 1.
    Can the Go-Go Go On?04/17/2019
    29:10
  2. 2.
    Love & Walkouts04/10/2019
    33:09
  3. 3.
    Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Israel?04/05/2019
    38:54
  4. 4.
    Ask Code Switch: You Are What You Eat03/27/2019
    32:29
  5. 5.
    "On Strike! Blow It Up!"03/20/2019
    37:29
  6. 6.
    Respect Yourself03/13/2019
    32:12
  7. 7.
    When Disaster Strikes03/06/2019
    22:22
  8. 8.
    On The Shoulders Of Giants02/27/2019
    40:41
  1. 9.
    Getting A Foot In the Door02/21/2019
    23:51
  2. 10.
    From Blackface To Blackfishing 02/13/2019
    28:18
  3. 11.
    We're Going To Start A Dialogue...Again.02/07/2019
    27:02
  4. 12.
    Pretty Hurts01/30/2019
    47:32
  5. 13.
    Intrigue At The Census Bureau01/24/2019
    30:05
  6. 14.
    Perfect Son01/16/2019
    38:09
  7. 15.
    The Return01/09/2019
    34:50
  8. 16.
    America's Other Anthems01/02/2019
    30:32
  9. 17.
    Race Underneath The Skin12/26/2018
    31:37
  10. 18.
    Code Switch Goes To College12/19/2018
    28:16
  11. 19.
    Code Switch Book Club12/12/2018
    30:31
  12. 20.
    The Story Of Mine Mill12/05/2018
    27:36
  13. 21.
    Dog Show!11/28/2018
    39:15
  14. 22.
    Live From The Apollo...It's Code Switch!11/21/2018
    1:02:52
  15. 23.
    The House On The Corner11/14/2018
    35:47
  16. 24.
    Politics Podcast Pop Up11/07/2018
    28:42
  17. 25.
    Is Ron Brown High School Working? 10/31/2018
    38:07
  18. 26.
    The Cost To Cast A Ballot10/24/2018
    32:52
  19. 27.
    What So Proudly We Hail10/17/2018
    23:26
  20. 28.
    Our Homeland Is Each Other10/10/2018
    28:55
  21. 29.
    Deja Vu All Over Again10/03/2018
    24:34
  22. 30.
    #CriticsSoWhite09/26/2018
    32:31
  23. 31.
    Puerto Rico's Other Storm09/19/2018
    30:42
  24. 32.
    Ask Code Switch: School Daze 09/12/2018
    42:35
  25. 33.
    Update: Looking For Marriage In All The Wrong Places09/06/2018
    33:09
  26. 34.
    Stuck Off The Realness09/05/2018
    32:25
  27. 35.
    So What If He Said It?08/29/2018
    20:49
  28. 36.
    Live From Birmingham...It's Code Switch!08/22/2018
    43:22
  29. 37.
    Lies My Teacher Told Me08/15/2018
    18:14
  30. 38.
    Talk American08/08/2018
    26:23
  31. 39.
    Word Watch, The Sequel: 2Watch 2Wordiest08/01/2018
    29:51
  32. 40.
    Word Watch: A Code Switch Game Show07/25/2018
    26:33
  33. 41.
    Rap On Trial07/18/2018
    51:22
  34. 42.
    Word Up07/11/2018
    22:38
  35. 43.
    Code Switch's Summer Vacation07/04/2018
    35:40
  36. 44.
    Immigration Nation06/27/2018
    33:14
  37. 45.
    Looking For Marriage In All The Wrong Places06/20/2018
    32:16
  38. 46.
    Twenty-First Century Blackface06/13/2018
    31:14
  39. 47.
    What We Inherit06/06/2018
    26:38
  40. 48.
    A Thousand Ways To Kneel And Kiss The Ground05/30/2018
    24:29
  41. 49.
    Of Bloodlines and Conquistadors05/23/2018
    33:12
  42. 50.
    What's Black And Gray And Inked All Over?05/16/2018
    23:54
  43. 51.
    Tough Questions For The World's Toughest Job05/09/2018
    31:17
  44. 52.
    Code Switch Census Watch 202005/02/2018
    28:04
  45. 53.
    It's Bigger Than The Ban04/25/2018
    42:08
  46. 54.
    Members of Whose Tribe? 04/18/2018
    31:45
  47. 55.
    Location! Location! Location!04/11/2018
    35:27
  48. 56.
    The Road To The Promised Land, 50 Years Later04/04/2018
    23:30
  49. 57.
    Amara La Negra: Too Black To Be Latina? Too Latina To Be Black?03/28/2018
    35:35
  50. 58.
    The Madness Of March03/21/2018
    26:16
  51. 59.
    Who Is 'Us,' Anyway? 03/14/2018
    20:16
  52. 60.
    Searching For A Home After Hate03/07/2018
    18:17
  53. 61.
    A House Divided By Immigration Status02/28/2018
    17:34
  54. 62.
    Throw Some Respeck On My Name02/21/2018
    27:01
  55. 63.
    Feelings, Finances And Fetishes: Love Is A Racial Battlefield02/14/2018
    26:45
  56. 64.
    It's Not Just About The Blood02/07/2018
    21:53
  57. 65.
    The State Of Our Union Is...Uh, How Much Time You Got?01/31/2018
    31:27
  58. 66.
    The 'R-Word' In The Age Of Trump01/24/2018
    24:33
  59. 67.
    A Racial Impostor Epidemic01/17/2018
    29:16
  60. 68.
    This Racism Is Killing Me Inside01/10/2018
    30:59
  61. 69.
    Before We Give 2017 The Middle Finger, Part 201/03/2018
    26:18
  62. 70.
    Before We Give 2017 The Middle Finger, Part 112/27/2017
    37:44
  63. 71.
    Black Atheists, White Santas, And A Feast For The Deceased12/20/2017
    26:29
  64. 72.
    With Dope, There's High Hope12/13/2017
    26:31
  65. 73.
    17,000 Islands, 700 Languages, And A Superhero12/06/2017
    19:03
  66. 74.
    Disrespect To Miss-Respect11/29/2017
    27:28
  67. 75.
    A Code Switch Thanksgiving Feast11/22/2017
    20:55
  68. 76.
    Live From Chicago...It's Code Switch!11/15/2017
    45:35
  69. 77.
    Reflections On A Year At Ron Brown High11/08/2017
    28:54
  70. 78.
    To Fail Or Not To Fail: The Fierce Debate Over High Standards11/01/2017
    49:43
  71. 79.
    'They Can't Just Be Average,' Lifting Students Up Without Lowering The Bar10/25/2017
    46:51
  72. 80.
    A Year Of Love And Struggle In A New High School10/18/2017
    43:19
  73. 81.
    The Passing Of A "Failing" School10/11/2017
    38:21
  74. 82.
    Puerto Rico, My Heart's Devotion10/04/2017
    22:30
  75. 83.
    Befuddled By Babies, Love And Ice Pops? Ask Code Switch09/27/2017
    27:50
  76. 84.
    A Weed Boom, But For Whom?09/18/2017
    27:58
  77. 85.
    It's Getting (Dangerously) Hot in Herre09/13/2017
    29:45
  78. 86.
    An Advertising Revolution: "Black People Are Not Dark-Skinned White People"09/06/2017
    28:13
  79. 87.
    'I'm Not A Racist, I'm Argentine!'08/30/2017
    20:33
  80. 88.
    The Unfinished Battle In the Capital Of The Confederacy08/23/2017
    31:25
  81. 89.
    Charlottesville08/16/2017
    32:02
  82. 90.
    Who's Your Great-Great-Great-Great Granddaddy?08/09/2017
    27:10
  83. 91.
    The U.S. Census and Our Sense of Us08/02/2017
    25:44
  84. 92.
    What's Good? Talking Hip-Hop and Race With Stretch & Bobbito07/26/2017
    23:51
  85. 93.
    What's So Wrong With African Americans Wearing African Clothes?07/19/2017
    24:59
  86. 94.
    A Police Video From Charlotte07/12/2017
    44:10
  87. 95.
    The Supreme Court Decides In Favor Of A Racial Slur...Now What?07/05/2017
    19:46
  88. 96.
    It's Our Anniversary06/28/2017
    33:17
  89. 97.
    What To Make Of Philando Castile's Death, One Year Later06/21/2017
    22:02
  90. 98.
    Encore: 'You're A Grand Old Flag'06/14/2017
    30:51
  91. 99.
    A Prescription For "Racial Imposter Syndrome"06/07/2017
    29:32
  92. 100.
    'Give It Up For DJ Blackface!'06/01/2017
    28:30
  93. 101.
    We're Still Talking About "My Family's Slave"05/24/2017
    32:01
  94. 102.
    Japanese Americans Exiled In Utah05/20/2017
    18:12
  95. 103.
    Master of None's Alan Yang Unpacks Season 205/17/2017
    23:35
  96. 104.
    The Blessing (And Curse?) Of Miss Saigon05/10/2017
    22:00
  97. 105.
    Talking Black-ish With Star Yara Shahidi And Creator Kenya Barris05/03/2017
    30:48
  98. 106.
    The LA Unrest (Or Riots) 25 Years Later04/29/2017
    20:47
  99. 107.
    John Leguizamo, Still In Search Of John Leguizamo04/26/2017
    27:31
  100. 108.
    Mailbag! Listener Questions and Comments That Got Us Thinking04/19/2017
    24:20
  101. 109.
    How One Inmate Changed The Prison System From The Inside04/15/2017
    11:43
  102. 110.
    The Beef Over Native American Hunting Rights04/12/2017
    21:15
  103. 111.
    Changing Colors In Comics04/05/2017
    27:28
  104. 112.
    Podcast Extra En Español: Jeanette Vizguerra04/01/2017
    14:18
  105. 113.
    Sanctuary Churches: Who Controls The Story?03/29/2017
    21:55
  106. 114.
    A Bittersweet Persian New Year03/22/2017
    23:39
  107. 115.
    The 80-Year Mystery Around 'Fred Douglas' Park03/18/2017
    6:29
  108. 116.
    Not-So-Simple Questions From Code Switch Listeners03/15/2017
    20:24
  109. 117.
    Safety-Pin Solidarity: With Allies, Who Benefits? 03/08/2017
    31:33
  110. 118.
    In Search Of Puerto Rican Identity In Small-Town America03/01/2017
    22:46
  111. 119.
    The Horror, The Horror: "Get Out" And The Place of Race in Scary Movies02/22/2017
    25:24
  112. 120.
    Ten Thousand Writers... and Two Intrepid Podcast Hosts02/15/2017
    16:08
  113. 121.
    Oscars So Black...At Least, In Documentaries02/08/2017
    24:27
  114. 122.
    Encore Plus: Who Is A Good Immigrant, Anyway?02/01/2017
    23:31
  115. 123.
    So, What Are You Afraid of Now?01/26/2017
    20:48
  116. 124.
    Obama's Legacy: Did He Remix Race?01/18/2017
    31:47
  117. 125.
    Obama's Legacy: Callouts and Fallouts01/11/2017
    37:01
  118. 126.
    Obama's Legacy: Diss-ent or Diss-respect?01/04/2017
    35:19
  119. 127.
    Encore: Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins, But Our Interview Is (Still) the Best!12/28/2016
    38:33
  120. 128.
    A Chitlins Christmas: Bah Humbug!12/21/2016
    28:19
  121. 129.
    Hold Up! Time For An Explanatory Comma12/14/2016
    28:17
  122. 130.
    Audie and the Not-So-Magic School Bus12/07/2016
    33:08
  123. 131.
    Encore: Asian American Letter on Behalf of Black Lives 11/30/2016
    22:53
  124. 132.
    Want Some Gravy With Those Grievances?11/23/2016
    24:00
  125. 133.
    Another Black President Says Goodbye To Washington 11/16/2016
    27:33
  126. 134.
    A Muslim and A Mexican Walk Into A Bar....11/10/2016
    26:56
  127. 135.
    Apocalypse Or Racial Kumbaya? America After Nov. 811/02/2016
    30:00
  128. 136.
    Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins But Our Interview Is The Best10/26/2016
    37:45
  129. 137.
    Encore: "I'm Not Black I'm O.J."10/12/2016
    19:26
  130. 138.
    Who Is A Good Immigrant, Anyway?10/05/2016
    19:38
  131. 139.
    The Code Switch Guide To Handling Casual Racism09/28/2016
    24:14
  132. 140.
    Warning! This Episode May Trigger Debate09/21/2016
    31:12
  133. 141.
    Why Do We Still Care About Tupac?09/14/2016
    24:38
  134. 142.
    The Dangers Of Life As An American 'Nobody'09/08/2016
    22:10
  135. 143.
    Code Switch Extra: Singer Juan Gabriel's Sexuality Was 'Open Secret'09/04/2016
    19:43
  136. 144.
    What's So Funny About The Indian Accent?08/31/2016
    27:53
  137. 145.
    Extra: "Southside" and Black Love at the Movies08/26/2016
    21:45
  138. 146.
    Nate Parker's Past, His Present, And The Future Of "The Birth of A Nation"08/24/2016
    42:59
  139. 147.
    Struggling School, Or Sanctuary?08/17/2016
    41:11
  140. 148.
    Say My Name, Say My Name (Correctly, Please)08/10/2016
    26:31
  141. 149.
    What Does "Objectivity" Mean To Journalists Of Color?08/03/2016
    37:42
  142. 150.
    A Letter From Young Asian Americans, To Their Parents, About Black Lives Matter07/27/2016
    23:14
  143. 151.
    46 Stops: The Driving Life and Death of Philando Castile07/20/2016
    29:43
  144. 152.
    Black and Blue07/14/2016
    32:50
  145. 153.
    Code Switch Extra: No Words07/09/2016
    26:07
  146. 154.
    "You're A Grand Old Flag"07/06/2016
    29:02
  147. 155.
    "I'm Not Black, I'm O.J.!"06/29/2016
    19:43
  148. 156.
    I Don't Know If I Like This, But I Want It To Win06/22/2016
    29:44
  149. 157.
    How LGBTQ People of Color Are Dealing With Orlando 06/16/2016
    34:00
  150. 158.
    Re-Remembering Muhammad Ali06/10/2016
    28:04
  151. 159.
    Made For You And Me06/08/2016
    20:45
  152. 160.
    Can We Talk About Whiteness? 05/31/2016
    37:28
  153. 161.
    The Code Switch Podcast Is Coming!05/09/2016
    3:03

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