Shereen Marisol Meraji appears in the following:
How to start a practice of mindfulness
Thursday, December 29, 2022
For NPR's Life Kit, Shereen Marisol Meeraji speaks with Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of mindfulness-based stress reduction, about how to manage stress, uncertainty and difficulties using mindfulness.
How to think about rest as a form of resistance
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
For NPR's Life Kit, Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with Trisha Hersey, author of "Rest Is Resistance," about fighting against the feeling that our productivity equates to our worth.
Tips for trying to learn a 'heritage language'
Monday, June 13, 2022
Have you ever tried to learn another language? If so, you know how tough it can be. Now imagine trying to learn another language everyone already expects you to know.
22 tips for 2022: To deepen relationships, start by showing up for yourself
Friday, January 07, 2022
If you're craving deeper relationships and more connection with loved ones, start by getting to know yourself better by running a time audit.
When Should We Label Something 'Terrorism'?
Friday, September 10, 2021
After the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the word "terrorism" was everywhere. It's a powerful term that's had lasting implications for communities around the world.
How To Improvise In The Kitchen — With Tips From Samin Nosrat And Hrishikesh Hirway
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Following a recipe is easy, but improvising in the kitchen takes confidence — and a well-stocked pantry.
What Does It Mean To Call The Capitol Rioters 'Terrorists'?
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Some say it's the precise word to describe the actions of the pro-Trump extremists who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6. But others warn its use will do more harm than good.
VIDEO: Is 'POC' Outdated?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.
The Role Shifting Demographics Played In The Presidential Election
Friday, November 06, 2020
Latino voters helped to shape the presidential race in different ways. For the first time, Latinos became the second-biggest voting demographic after white people, and that has major implications.
How The America's Racial Justice Protests Have Affected A Port City Across The Ocean
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Two weeks after George Floyd's killing, protesters in Bristol, England, brought down the statue of a slave trader. NPR follows the ripples of America's racial justice protests across the Atlantic.
'Hispanic,' 'Latino,' Or 'Latinx'? Survey Says ...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
New research shows "Latinx" hasn't really caught on among U.S. adults in that heritage group: While one in four have heard of the term, only 3% use it.
The Not-So-Life-Changing Magic Of Self-Help Books
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Are self-help books actually helpful? That's the question Kristen Meinzer sought to answer in her upcoming book, How to Be Fine: What We Learned From Living by the Rules Of 50 Self-Help Books.
Friendships and Race
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
When did race become a flash point between you and a close friend?
Code Switch: Cross-Racial Relationships
Monday, January 27, 2020
How does race play a role in close friendships? NPR's Code Switch team and member station WNYC's Death Sex and Money podcast tackle this question.
Ask Code Switch: What About Your Friends?
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Your stories about race and friendship brought up a lot of questions. Our friends at NPR's Code Switch podcast have some answers.
Remembering The Lynching Of Claude Neal
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Eighty-five years ago, one of the most gruesome lynchings took place in the Florida panhandle. Some people there want to make sure the story will never be forgotten.
Code Switch: Saving The Endangered Hawaiian Language
Monday, October 14, 2019
By the 1980s, fewer than 50 Hawaiians under age 18 could speak their language. A handful of second-language speakers took it upon themselves to start a school where everything is taught in Hawaiian.
Is 'Race Science' Making A Comeback?
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
We talked to Angela Saini, author of the new book Superior: The Return of Race Science, about how race isn't real (but you know ... still is) and how race science crept its way into the 21st century.
Primary Season Is Here And 'Hispandering' Is Back
Thursday, June 27, 2019
It wouldn't be an election without a good, old-fashioned, racially charged pun.
Meet Marsai Martin, The Youngest Executive Producer In Hollywood
Thursday, April 11, 2019
She's 14 years old and about to make her big-screen debut in the comedy Little. You may already know her from the ABC sitcom Black-ish — but now, Martin is also taking bigger reins.