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On Columbus Day, A Look At The Myth That 'All The Real Indians Died Off'

Monday, October 10, 2016

Two Native American authors tackle the perpetual challenge of combating ignorance, stereotypes and the notion that there's such a thing as a "real" Indian.


The People's Guide To Navigating Racial Awkwardness

Friday, September 30, 2016

What are the best strategies for responding to uncomfortable racial comments? We asked, you delivered. Here are some of our favorite ideas.


Realizing Tupac Wasn't Cool, 20 Years Later

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

I was probably 9 years old at the height of my obsession with Tupac's "Hail Mary." I didn't know what I was capable of then, but I was not to be trifled with.


At The Sacred Stone Camp, A Coalition Joins Forces To Protect The Land

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Hundreds of Native Americans and their supporters have gathered in North Dakota to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Check Out This 1999 Profile Of The Late, Great Juan Gabriel

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Juan Gabriel stayed true to his roots, even when it wasn't easy. This Los Angeles Times piece takes a look at why that was.


Remembering Juan Gabriel With NPR's Felix Contreras, Adrian Florido And Eyder Peralta

Monday, August 29, 2016

Join Code Switch and Alt-Latino today at 3pm EST for a Facebook Live chat about the late, great Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel.


'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

Friday, August 26, 2016

The movie Southside with You is opening in theaters. The film follows Michelle and Barack Obama's very first date, and shows something we don't get too see too often in film: black romance.


More On Nate Parker And 'Birth Of A Nation': Join Our Twitter Chat, 2PM EST

Friday, August 26, 2016

On this week's podcast, we dug into rape allegations filed 17 years ago against the highly lauded black actor and director. Join Gene Demby and the Code Switch team to continue the conversation.


All Mixed Up: What Do We Call People Of Multiple Backgrounds?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The share of multiracial children in America has multiplied tenfold in the past 50 years. It's a good time to take stock of our shared vocabulary when it comes to describing Americans like me.


Roundup: Smart Thoughts On Ryan Lochte And White Privilege

Friday, August 19, 2016

As it becomes increasingly clear that Lochte fabricated parts of his story, an interesting thought experiment emerges: What would happen if white athletes were treated like black athletes?


Simone Manuel Wins Olympic Gold. That's A Really Big Deal

Friday, August 12, 2016

When the 20-year-old won gold Thursday night, she wasn't just an athlete excelling at her sport. She was a symbol for what should have been self-evident all along: Swimming is for everyone.


DOJ's Withering Baltimore Report Says 'What Black Folks Have Been Saying For Decades'

Friday, August 12, 2016

"I don't know people who weren't aware of the stats that were just published. ... We already know the score," says D. Watkins, an author and journalist who grew up in the city.


The Obamas And The White House's Slave Legacy

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Obamas have repeatedly used their platform to remind the public that the White House was built by slaves. Of course, not everyone is enthralled, or even convinced that this history is real.


46 Stops: On 'The Driving Life And Death Of Philando Castile'

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Gene Demby talks with NPR's Cheryl Corley and Eyder Peralta, who reported on Philando Castile's encounters with local police — 46 of them — before he was killed during a traffic stop.


'Bias Remains:' A Week Of Strong Words On Race

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Days of devastating events rooted in the tension between African-Americans and police prompt political leaders to speak frankly about bigotry and what they think should be done to stop it.


The Code Switch Podcast, Episode 8: Black And Blue

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Black police officers live on both sides of the debate over race and policing. In this week's episode, they weigh in on the limits of force diversity in bridging gaps between black people and cops.


In Dallas, Fear That 'Love And Understanding Will Never Win'

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.


Two Days, Two Deaths: The Police Shootings Of Alton Sterling And Philando Castile

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Two videos of black men who were shot to death by police — one in Minnesota and one in Louisiana — are sparking passionate responses in the media and on the streets.


Brexit: What's Race Got To Do With It?

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Why did the U.K. just vote for something so economically disastrous? Some point to racial tension resulting from record levels of immigration within the EU.


A Festival For Mixed-Race Storytellers — And Everyone Else, Too

Monday, June 20, 2016

The Mixed Remixed festival isn't just for folks who are multiracial. It's about connecting people from all over the world who aren't always seen as belonging together.