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You Are What You Cook

Saturday, October 02, 2021

In her memoir, Crying In H Mart, released earlier this year, author and musician Michelle Zauner explores how cooking helped her understand her identity as a Korean American after her mother's death.


With 'Blue Bayou,' Filmmaker Justin Chon Asks: Who Decides Who Is American?

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Justin Chon's new film Blue Bayou is about a Korean-born, American-raised adoptee who faces deportation back to Korea. Many adoptees without U.S. citizenship face that same problem in real life.


Author Helen Hoang Talks Sex, Autism And Freedom

Friday, July 30, 2021

This summer, Code Switch is laser-focused on books that teach us about freedom. Today, we're in conversation with a romance novelist whose own identity helped inform a rich cast of characters.


VIDEO: Is 'POC' Outdated? Maybe. But It Also Has A Measurable Superpower

Friday, December 11, 2020

Is it time to say R.I.P. to POC? And, if so, is BIPOC the new kid on the block? In this video, Code Switch co-host Shereen Marisol Meraji digs in.


How Black Women Athletes Paved The Way For The NBA Strike

Friday, September 04, 2020

The wildcat strike was unprecedented for the NBA — but the world of professional basketball is no stranger to protesting for Black lives.


What We're Reading About The Past Week Of Protests

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Here are some of the most illuminating stories that we've read this week about the uprisings across the nation, and what brought the country to this moment.


For Asylum-Seekers Waiting In Mexico, Volunteers Offer Medical Help

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Thousands of asylum-seekers in Mexico are waiting their turn to ask U.S. border officials for asylum. A volunteer group of doctors and nurses travel to Tijuana weekly to attend to their health needs.


California Offers Safe Space For Firefighters To Work Through Stress And Trauma

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Now that wildfires are a year-round problem in California, officials are adding emotional support to the services they provide to firefighters in the field.


Tesla Faces Complaints Over Harassment And Racial Tensions

Friday, January 12, 2018

Tesla has created a cutting-edge image with its bold approach to building electric cars. But it has faced criticism over how it handles complaints about workplace harassment and discrimination.