Kat Chow appears in the following:
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Telemundo announced that its telenovela El Señor de los Cielos (Lord of the Skies) will be back for an unheard of second season. This is a radical departure from traditional telenovelas, which have a clear beginning and a definitive ending.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Last week, a judge ordered Sriracha manufacturer Huy Fong Foods to halt some production at a California factory after neighbors' complaints about air quality. The company responds.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Researchers recently took data from the Facebook app Are You Interested and found that not only is race a factor in our online dating interests, but particular races get disproportionately high — and low — amounts of interest.
Monday, November 04, 2013
The author of Forgotten Country went from crunching numbers to writing, though she says words were always her first love. Her novel explores the tenuous lines between freedom and selfishness.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Halloween is — uh, how do you say? — high season for writing about race. Each year, like clockwork, you can count on images of people sporting racist costumes.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
As the new school year gets underway, we're ask: Have you ever been the odd person out? We share the most poignant, uproarious stories from #Iwastheonly.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Hayao Miyazaki recently announced his intention to stop making feature-length films. His movies taught Code Switch's Kat Chow lessons she didn't learn at school or from family.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
What if Twitter existed 50 years ago, on this monumental anniversary of the March on Washington? Our answer: @TodayIn1963. We've been reporting events of the summer of '63 as if they were happening now, in real-time, through this Twitter account.
Friday, August 02, 2013
Researchers say that blacks and Latinos are underrepresented at the nation's top universities but overrepresented at open-access colleges.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
We asked folks if they've ever changed their name to sound more or less ethnic. And we received some wonderful responses.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
DreamWork's Turbo has been touted for having a multicultural cast, but does the movie, with its distinctly "urban" garden snails and its ethnic characters, really move beyond racial tropes?
Thursday, July 11, 2013
After a horrific plane crash that killed two and injured many, some folks began blaming the accident on an old stereotype of Asians: that they're bad drivers. But this trope clashes with one of the Internet's favorite stereotypes: that Asians are expert tech-wizard ninjas. We're confused.
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
As part of our ongoing coverage of the civil rights movement and the summer of 1963, NPR Music has created a stream of more than 100 songs inspired by that era.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
In our recent poll on African-Americans, we found that half of those surveyed were positive about their financial situations — and half weren't. That divide tracks with a difference in attitudes about many aspects of respondents' lives.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The summer of 1963 was a pivotal one in U.S. history. We'll be replaying events from all throughout that summer on our Twitter account @TodayIn1963.
Saturday, June 01, 2013
Over at Humboldt State University in California, geography professor Monica Stephens sorted through geotagged racial slurs on Twitter for a year. And then she put them on a map.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Community activists in New York are angry after MillerCoors placed a Puerto Rican flag on a commemorative beer can. The can was designed to promote the annual Puerto Rican Day parade.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
We asked our audience to share the uncomfortable, awkward or just offensive questions they've been asked about their race. Here are some of the highlights.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Some people are comfortable asking pretty bold questions about race. What are the most hilarious or outlandish questions you've been asked?
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Citing a "culture of intolerance," the Republican National Committee's former Hispanic Outreach Director announced on Monday that he's switching parties.