Code Switch

A podcast by NPR - Wednesdays


462 Episodes

  1. Falling in love in a time of colonization

    Published: 5/22/2024
  2. Why the trope of the 'outside agitator' persists

    Published: 5/15/2024
  3. In 'Chicano Frankenstein,' the undead are the new underpaid labor force

    Published: 5/8/2024
  4. Exclusion, resilience and the Chinese American experience on 'Mott Street'

    Published: 5/1/2024
  5. How Jewish Communities Are Divided Over Support of Israel

    Published: 4/24/2024
  6. The Rise and Fall of the Panama Canal

    Published: 4/17/2024
  7. Reflecting on the legacy of O.J. Simpson

    Published: 4/12/2024
  8. How Frederick Douglass launched generations of Black and Irish solidarity

    Published: 4/10/2024
  9. WTF does race have to do with taxes?

    Published: 4/3/2024
  10. Who does language belong to? A fight over the Lakota Language

    Published: 3/27/2024
  11. Getting let down by the 'Great Expectations' of electoral politics

    Published: 3/20/2024
  12. In the world of medicine, race-based diagnoses are more than skin deep

    Published: 3/13/2024
  13. This conspiracy theory about eating bugs is also about race

    Published: 3/6/2024
  14. The musical legacy of Japanese American incarceration

    Published: 2/28/2024
  15. Why menthol cigarettes have a chokehold on Black smokers

    Published: 2/21/2024
  16. Before the apps, people used newspapers to find love

    Published: 2/14/2024
  17. How college footballers led the fight against racism in 1969

    Published: 2/9/2024
  18. What it's like to be a Black woman with bipolar disorder

    Published: 2/7/2024
  19. Taylor Swift and the unbearable whiteness of girlhood

    Published: 1/31/2024
  20. A former church girl's search for a new spiritual home

    Published: 1/29/2024

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What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for. Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race with empathy and humor. We explore how race affects every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, food and everything in between. This podcast makes all of us part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story. Code Switch was named Apple Podcasts' first-ever Show of the Year in 2020.Want to level up your Code Switch game? Try Code Switch Plus. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks a sponsor-free feed. Learn more at