Kat Chow appears in the following:
Friday, December 16, 2016
From two trials that reveal much about Charleston, S.C., beyond its churches to a hard look at President Obama's record on race relations, some stories you shouldn't miss from the front lines of race.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Through the decades, "politically correct" has been regarded as shield and club, as cowardly and courageous. But it has meant one thing above all: confusion.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Through the eyes of those who work to make companies "inclusive," the 2016 election suggests two things: Business will pick up, but it won't be business as usual.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Two backers of President-elect Donald Trump invoke ignominious and discredited ideas in support of Muslim registration.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
On Election Day, we asked our Code Switch audience to tell us what it thought about the future of race relations in the U.S.
Friday, October 28, 2016
We'll miss Vine, but not just for its goofy, raw, six-second looped videos. We'll miss the platform for its ability to incubate young black talent.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The U.S. Census Bureau may add a new category to its 2020 form for people of Middle Eastern or North African descent. The category — called "MENA" for short — encompasses a broad range of identities.
Friday, October 14, 2016
Playwright Qui Nguyen's latest work tells the story of how his parents met in an Arkansas refugee camp in 1975.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
For decades, a majority of the Vietnamese-American electorate has leaned Republican. Now Asian-Americans are more likely to register as independents, with very complex opinions on national issues.
Monday, October 10, 2016
When you walk into a restaurant, you’re bombarded with signals that tell you what kind of place it is. But what happens when those signals bring certain people in, and keep others out?
Monday, October 03, 2016
Experts call it "affiliative kinships" and the "opposite of othering;" whatever you call it, when race comes up in presidential race, the candidates feel the need to establish their racial cred.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk to young people who crowd-sourced an open letter to their loved ones, asking them to care about police violence against black Americans.
Saturday, July 09, 2016
It's hard to figure out what to say after this week's horrific violence, which began with two viral videos of police shooting black men and ended with a deadly attack by a gunman on police officers.
Friday, July 08, 2016
As more information about the shooting that killed five police officers surfaces, we asked people from Dallas to share their stories about how conversations around race and policing are shifting.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Kat and Gene hash out something they've been mulling over for a while: that feeling of obligation that you have to root for something, because it's theoretically for you.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
President Obama recently signed a bill striking the term "Oriental" from federal law. It was a reminder for NPR's Kat Chow of the fact that her father still uses the word — to describe himself.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Anthony Mendez's role as Jane's unseen narrator has garnered him critical acclaim. But before Mendez was able to turn his voice into a career, he was selling tombstones for the family business.
Monday, April 04, 2016
We started a conversation about food and race. Who gets to cook and become the face of a culture's cuisine? While our question was prompted by an interview with Rick Bayless, the issue transcends him.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Our most recent #NPRObamaEffect chat explored how — or whether — the Obama years have shaped how Latino communities and people across the country think about identity today.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Rick Bayless is a master of Mexican fare. He's also a white guy from Oklahoma. Over the years, that's made him the target of criticism. Who gets to be the ambassador of a cuisine?