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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.
    Talk American8 August 2018
    26:23
  2. 2.
    Word Watch, The Sequel: 2Watch 2Wordiest1 August 2018
    29:51
  3. 3.
    Word Watch: A Code Switch Game Show25 July 2018
    26:33
  4. 4.
    Rap On Trial18 July 2018
    51:22
  5. 5.
    Word Up11 July 2018
    22:38
  6. 6.
    Code Switch's Summer Vacation4 July 2018
    35:40
  7. 7.
    Immigration Nation27 June 2018
    33:30
  8. 8.
    Looking For Marriage In All The Wrong Places20 June 2018
    32:48
  1. 9.
    Twenty-First Century Blackface13 June 2018
    31:14
  2. 10.
    What We Inherit6 June 2018
    26:56
  3. 11.
    A Thousand Ways To Kneel And Kiss The Ground30 May 2018
    25:08
  4. 12.
    Of Bloodlines and Conquistadors23 May 2018
    33:30
  5. 13.
    What's Black And Gray And Inked All Over?16 May 2018
    24:11
  6. 14.
    Tough Questions For The World's Toughest Job9 May 2018
    31:36
  7. 15.
    Code Switch Census Watch 20202 May 2018
    28:04
  8. 16.
    It's Bigger Than The Ban25 April 2018
    42:27
  9. 17.
    Members of Whose Tribe? 18 April 2018
    32:04
  10. 18.
    Location! Location! Location!11 April 2018
    35:47
  11. 19.
    The Road To The Promised Land, 50 Years Later4 April 2018
    23:47
  12. 20.
    Amara La Negra: Too Black To Be Latina? Too Latina To Be Black?28 March 2018
    35:53
  13. 21.
    The Madness Of March21 March 2018
    26:51
  14. 22.
    Who Is 'Us,' Anyway? 14 March 2018
    20:51
  15. 23.
    Searching For A Home After Hate7 March 2018
    18:54
  16. 24.
    A House Divided By Immigration Status28 February 2018
    18:09
  17. 25.
    Throw Some Respeck On My Name21 February 2018
    27:36
  18. 26.
    Feelings, Finances And Fetishes: Love Is A Racial Battlefield14 February 2018
    27:21
  19. 27.
    It's Not Just About The Blood7 February 2018
    22:28
  20. 28.
    The State Of Our Union Is...Uh, How Much Time You Got?31 January 2018
    32:02
  21. 29.
    The 'R-Word' In The Age Of Trump24 January 2018
    25:08
  22. 30.
    A Racial Impostor Epidemic17 January 2018
    29:52
  23. 31.
    This Racism Is Killing Me Inside10 January 2018
    31:35
  24. 32.
    Before We Give 2017 The Middle Finger, Part 23 January 2018
    26:54
  25. 33.
    Before We Give 2017 The Middle Finger, Part 127 December 2017
    38:19
  26. 34.
    Black Atheists, White Santas, And A Feast For The Deceased20 December 2017
    27:04
  27. 35.
    With Dope, There's High Hope13 December 2017
    27:05
  28. 36.
    17,000 Islands, 700 Languages, And A Superhero6 December 2017
    19:40
  29. 37.
    Disrespect To Miss-Respect29 November 2017
    28:06
  30. 38.
    A Code Switch Thanksgiving Feast22 November 2017
    21:31
  31. 39.
    Live From Chicago...It's Code Switch!15 November 2017
    46:11
  32. 40.
    Reflections On A Year At Ron Brown High8 November 2017
    29:29
  33. 41.
    To Fail Or Not To Fail: The Fierce Debate Over High Standards1 November 2017
    50:18
  34. 42.
    'They Can't Just Be Average,' Lifting Students Up Without Lowering The Bar25 October 2017
    47:26
  35. 43.
    A Year Of Love And Struggle In A New High School18 October 2017
    43:55
  36. 44.
    The Passing Of A "Failing" School11 October 2017
    38:57
  37. 45.
    Puerto Rico, My Heart's Devotion4 October 2017
    23:08
  38. 46.
    Befuddled By Babies, Love And Ice Pops? Ask Code Switch27 September 2017
    28:25
  39. 47.
    A Weed Boom, But For Whom?18 September 2017
    28:33
  40. 48.
    It's Getting (Dangerously) Hot in Herre13 September 2017
    30:21
  41. 49.
    An Advertising Revolution: "Black People Are Not Dark-Skinned White People"6 September 2017
    28:48
  42. 50.
    'I'm Not A Racist, I'm Argentine!'30 August 2017
    21:11
  43. 51.
    The Unfinished Battle In the Capital Of The Confederacy23 August 2017
    32:00
  44. 52.
    Charlottesville16 August 2017
    32:38
  45. 53.
    Who's Your Great-Great-Great-Great Granddaddy?9 August 2017
    27:46
  46. 54.
    The U.S. Census and Our Sense of Us2 August 2017
    26:20
  47. 55.
    What's Good? Talking Hip-Hop and Race With Stretch & Bobbito26 July 2017
    24:25
  48. 56.
    What's So Wrong With African Americans Wearing African Clothes?19 July 2017
    25:37
  49. 57.
    A Police Video From Charlotte12 July 2017
    44:45
  50. 58.
    The Supreme Court Decides In Favor Of A Racial Slur...Now What?5 July 2017
    20:21
  51. 59.
    It's Our Anniversary28 June 2017
    33:53
  52. 60.
    What To Make Of Philando Castile's Death, One Year Later21 June 2017
    22:39
  53. 61.
    Encore: 'You're A Grand Old Flag'14 June 2017
    31:28
  54. 62.
    A Prescription For "Racial Imposter Syndrome"7 June 2017
    30:09
  55. 63.
    'Give It Up For DJ Blackface!'1 June 2017
    29:08
  56. 64.
    We're Still Talking About "My Family's Slave"24 May 2017
    32:37
  57. 65.
    Japanese Americans Exiled In Utah20 May 2017
    18:49
  58. 66.
    Master of None's Alan Yang Unpacks Season 217 May 2017
    24:10
  59. 67.
    The Blessing (And Curse?) Of Miss Saigon10 May 2017
    22:36
  60. 68.
    Talking Black-ish With Star Yara Shahidi And Creator Kenya Barris3 May 2017
    31:24
  61. 69.
    The LA Unrest (Or Riots) 25 Years Later29 April 2017
    21:23
  62. 70.
    John Leguizamo, Still In Search Of John Leguizamo26 April 2017
    28:07
  63. 71.
    Mailbag! Listener Questions and Comments That Got Us Thinking19 April 2017
    24:57
  64. 72.
    How One Inmate Changed The Prison System From The Inside15 April 2017
    12:20
  65. 73.
    The Beef Over Native American Hunting Rights12 April 2017
    21:51
  66. 74.
    Changing Colors In Comics5 April 2017
    28:03
  67. 75.
    Podcast Extra En Español: Jeanette Vizguerra1 April 2017
    14:53
  68. 76.
    Sanctuary Churches: Who Controls The Story?29 March 2017
    22:30
  69. 77.
    A Bittersweet Persian New Year22 March 2017
    24:13
  70. 78.
    The 80-Year Mystery Around 'Fred Douglas' Park18 March 2017
    7:05
  71. 79.
    Not-So-Simple Questions From Code Switch Listeners15 March 2017
    20:59
  72. 80.
    Safety-Pin Solidarity: With Allies, Who Benefits? 8 March 2017
    32:11
  73. 81.
    In Search Of Puerto Rican Identity In Small-Town America1 March 2017
    23:23
  74. 82.
    The Horror, The Horror: "Get Out" And The Place of Race in Scary Movies22 February 2017
    26:00
  75. 83.
    Ten Thousand Writers... and Two Intrepid Podcast Hosts15 February 2017
    16:44
  76. 84.
    Oscars So Black...At Least, In Documentaries8 February 2017
    25:03
  77. 85.
    Encore Plus: Who Is A Good Immigrant, Anyway?1 February 2017
    24:08
  78. 86.
    So, What Are You Afraid of Now?26 January 2017
    21:23
  79. 87.
    Obama's Legacy: Did He Remix Race?18 January 2017
    32:22
  80. 88.
    Obama's Legacy: Callouts and Fallouts11 January 2017
    37:37
  81. 89.
    Obama's Legacy: Diss-ent or Diss-respect?4 January 2017
    35:53
  82. 90.
    Encore: Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins, But Our Interview Is (Still) the Best!28 December 2016
    39:11
  83. 91.
    A Chitlins Christmas: Bah Humbug!21 December 2016
    28:56
  84. 92.
    Hold Up! Time For An Explanatory Comma14 December 2016
    28:51
  85. 93.
    Audie and the Not-So-Magic School Bus7 December 2016
    33:44
  86. 94.
    Encore: Asian American Letter on Behalf of Black Lives 30 November 2016
    23:29
  87. 95.
    Want Some Gravy With Those Grievances?23 November 2016
    24:36
  88. 96.
    Another Black President Says Goodbye To Washington 16 November 2016
    28:10
  89. 97.
    A Muslim and A Mexican Walk Into A Bar....10 November 2016
    27:34
  90. 98.
    Apocalypse Or Racial Kumbaya? America After Nov. 82 November 2016
    30:36
  91. 99.
    Everyone Is Talking To Barry Jenkins But Our Interview Is The Best26 October 2016
    38:22
  92. 100.
    Encore: "I'm Not Black I'm O.J."12 October 2016
    20:02
  93. 101.
    Who Is A Good Immigrant, Anyway?5 October 2016
    20:14
  94. 102.
    The Code Switch Guide To Handling Casual Racism28 September 2016
    24:49
  95. 103.
    Warning! This Episode May Trigger Debate21 September 2016
    31:47
  96. 104.
    Why Do We Still Care About Tupac?14 September 2016
    25:13
  97. 105.
    The Dangers Of Life As An American 'Nobody'8 September 2016
    22:45
  98. 106.
    Code Switch Extra: Singer Juan Gabriel's Sexuality Was 'Open Secret'4 September 2016
    20:19
  99. 107.
    What's So Funny About The Indian Accent?31 August 2016
    28:29
  100. 108.
    Extra: "Southside" and Black Love at the Movies26 August 2016
    22:21
  101. 109.
    Nate Parker's Past, His Present, And The Future Of "The Birth of A Nation"24 August 2016
    43:34
  102. 110.
    Struggling School, Or Sanctuary?17 August 2016
    41:47
  103. 111.
    Say My Name, Say My Name (Correctly, Please)10 August 2016
    27:06
  104. 112.
    What Does "Objectivity" Mean To Journalists Of Color?3 August 2016
    38:17
  105. 113.
    A Letter From Young Asian Americans, To Their Parents, About Black Lives Matter27 July 2016
    23:50
  106. 114.
    46 Stops: The Driving Life and Death of Philando Castile20 July 2016
    30:18
  107. 115.
    Black and Blue14 July 2016
    33:27
  108. 116.
    Code Switch Extra: No Words9 July 2016
    26:45
  109. 117.
    "You're A Grand Old Flag"6 July 2016
    29:37
  110. 118.
    "I'm Not Black, I'm O.J.!"29 June 2016
    20:19
  111. 119.
    I Don't Know If I Like This, But I Want It To Win22 June 2016
    30:19
  112. 120.
    How LGBTQ People of Color Are Dealing With Orlando 16 June 2016
    34:37
  113. 121.
    Re-Remembering Muhammad Ali10 June 2016
    28:39
  114. 122.
    Made For You And Me8 June 2016
    21:21
  115. 123.
    Can We Talk About Whiteness? 31 May 2016
    38:03
  116. 124.
    The Code Switch Podcast Is Coming!9 May 2016
    3:40

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