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Monday, October 25, 2021
Author Luvvie Ajayi Jones and Tiffany Aliche talk about changing their given Nigerian names to more American ones in order to assimilate, and what their given versus chosen names mean to them today.
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
New York Times food writer Priya Krishna and her mom, Ritu Krishna, co-authored the cookbook Indian-ish together in 2019. They discuss how food traditions change based on where you live.
Sunday, June 27, 2021
Author Luvvie Ajayi Jones talks to Tiffany Aliche about changing their given Nigerian names to more American ones in order to assimilate, and what their given versus chosen names mean to them today.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Food writer Priya Krishna and her mother, Ritu Krishna, discuss influences on their Indian cooking. They explore assimilation through food and why recipes like dal represent comfort for their family.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Colette Baptiste-Mombo and her family moved to an all-white suburb at the height of the civil rights era. She shares how racist attacks changed her life, and how she deals with generational trauma.
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
César Magaña Linares is a temporary protected status, or TPS, holder from El Salvador. As an activist and law student, he's redefining what it means to be an immigrant, beyond the headlines.
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Where are you really from? It's a question that immigrant communities of color across generations are often asked. In this series, we answer that question on our own terms, one conversation at a time.
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Assimilation has a cost. As a third generation Chinese American, NPR Short Wave's Emily Kwong is rediscovering the language her father once knew, and what that means for where she comes from.
Monday, December 28, 2020
Immigrant communities of color don't always see or hear their histories in mainstream media. Do you identify as a member of this community? If so, we want to give you the power to tell your story.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
A strong mentor can change your career and help you outside of work.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
In East Oakland, Calif., where gun violence is chronic, some are grateful that after Parkland, America pays more attention to the issue. But as an East Oakland youth says, "It's our time to talk."
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Lopez talks with NPR's Sam Sanders about her decades of superstardom, her work imitating her life, and about being a boundary-breaking Latina woman in the entertainment industry.
Sunday, June 24, 2018
This weekend, Youth Cinema Project students screened their films for the public. The program aims to create a pipeline to get kids of color in underachieving schools into the filmmaking industry.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Metz worked as an agent for years before her acting career finally took off. She says, "It was like watching your boyfriend take another woman out every day."
Monday, October 09, 2017
The music mogul has spent decades shaping the careers of artists who would grow into superstars. A new Apple Music documentary aims to tell his story.
Friday, August 25, 2017
Nguyen and Thi Tran started Starry Kitchen out of desperation. Now the couple has a new book with their best recipes and stories of their adventures in the culinary world.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
For years, Chicano muralists in Los Angeles weren't let into museums, so they made art where they could. "I wanted people to look at the mural and ... see themselves in it," says muralist Wayne Healy.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Adlon has four titles in the credits of the FX comedy series Better Things: actress, writer, director and producer. "I want to elevate the mundane ..." she says. "This is the way I live my life."
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Key's new Netflix show is about how even in your 40s, you can still make mistakes. The actor tells NPR he never expected to make it in the entertainment industry: "I stumbled up into this," he says.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
IKEA exiled designers to a research station in Utah modeled after a living situation on the planet Mars. They hope the experience will inspire them to create similar spaces around the world.