Kat Chow

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A 'Show Boat' With An Asian-American Cast Hits The Rocks

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Racial tensions between blacks and whites are at the heart of the "Ol' Man River" musical. Asian-American actors say it doesn't make sense to get on board.


African Emoji CEO: Apple 'Missed The Whole Point' With Its Diverse Emojis

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Alpesh Patel released the first-ever set of black emoticons last year. He says Apple still has a long way to go.


Here's Where Emoji Skin-Tone Colors Come From

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Apple will be rolling out a more diverse set of emojis with browner — and yellower — skin tones. Here's the science behind how they come up with the colors.


Oscars Voter Says 'Selma' Cast's 'I Can't Breathe' Tees Were 'Offensive'

Thursday, February 19, 2015

"If the movie had been directed by a 60-year-old white male," she also says, "I don't think that people would have been carrying on about it to the level that they were."


After a Racial Attack, A South Philly School Tries to Heal

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In 2009, several Asian students were beat up at their high school. Students and teachers said it was a racially motivated attack. Six years later, here's what the school has done change things.


Some Thoughtful Words — And Many Unanswered Questions — After Chapel Hill

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Here are some of the many powerful essays we've come across in the aftermath of this tragedy.


'Community' Actor Ken Jeong Might Be Getting His Own Show

Thursday, February 12, 2015

ABC recently green lighted a sitcom starring the doctor-turned-actor Ken Jeong, who will play a frustrated MD in Dr. Ken.


One Of The Chapel Hill Victims Was Raising Funds To Help Syrian Refugees

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Following the shooting at Chapel Hill that left three young Muslims dead, a donation fund created by one of the victims is receiving a flood of contributions.


Graphic Novelist Adrian Tomine Takes On The Notorious Long Duk Dong

Monday, February 09, 2015

The cartoonist shared how the cartoonish Sixteen Candles character affected him IRL.


What's So 'Cringeworthy' About Long Duk Dong in 'Sixteen Candles'?

Friday, February 06, 2015

Inquiring minds want to know: What's with the Gedde Watanabe shade in Thursday's post about Asian-Americans in TV and movies?


A Brief, Weird History Of Squashed Asian-American TV Shows

Thursday, February 05, 2015

With Fresh Off The Boat making waves, we look back at a colorful crop of shows with Asian-American leads that most of us have forgotten.

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Barbie Has Some Royal Competition In Nigeria

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Queens of Africa are based on Nigeria's three largest groups — Igbo, Yuruba and Hausa — and each has traits meant to empower the girls who play with them.


2014 Stories At The Intersection Of Race And Sports

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

As the year winds down, Code Switch is taking a step back to pay tribute to some important — but perhaps forgotten — stories about race and sports.


The Many Rabbit Holes (Or Should We Say Labyrinths) Of Serial

Thursday, December 18, 2014

No matter how you view the podcast, there's an endless supply of avenues you can explore and different conversations you can have.


A Brief History Of Racial Protest In Sports

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

On Sunday, players from the St. Louis Rams ran onto the field with their arms raised in the "hands up, don't shoot" pose that's been used in protests of the shooting death of Michael Brown.


01/27/15: NPR Presents Michel Martin: Offense or Defense?

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Tackling the ethics of football, on and off the field. NPR's Michel Martin takes the studio to the story and heads to Dallas, T.X., for a live, on-stage conversation.


Stories Of Your First Thanksgiving In The U.S.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Not surprisingly, many of the stories we heard from you were about food. You had issues roasting the turkey. Your mom found, um, a creative solution to making your bird golden-brown.


In Ferguson, A Trove Of Evidence — But No Trial

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Analysis: As photos of officer Darren Wilson spread on social media, so did skepticism about his testimony.


Running Late? Nah, Just On 'CPT'

Sunday, November 23, 2014

In this installment of our semi-regular Word Watch series, we look at a popular term for the practice of never being on time.


Ex-Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, Racial Moderate In A Split South, Dies

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Sanders, who was thought of as a leader of the "New South," helped bring more racial integration to Georgia in the 1960s. He died in Atlanta on Sunday.