Shereen Marisol Meraji appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
When did race become a flash point between you and a close friend?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
It wouldn't be an election without a good, old-fashioned, racially charged pun.
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.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Black students at San Francisco State College walked out in a protest that led to the rise of ethnic studies departments at colleges and universities around the country.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Fifty years ago, a multi-racial coalition of students shut down the campus of San Francisco State College demanding a curriculum that reflected their history.
Sunday, March 03, 2019
People with eating disorders are too often portrayed as white, skinny young women. One group is trying to spread the word that eating disorders affect people of every race, gender and body size.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
One organization is trying to get the word out that anyone can get an eating disorder, regardless of a person's race, ethnicity or gender.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
President Trump continues his quest to curb illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border. One expert says there have always been ebbs and flows to how welcoming the U.S. is to immigrants.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
For generations of Mexican-Americans, what we now know as Ritchie Valens' mega hit has long been an anthem of cultural pride and resistance. (This piece initially aired Oct. 14, 2018 on ATC).