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On March 1, two Los Angeles-based capoeira instructors realized a dream almost 15 years in the making — they opened up their very own gym. Two weeks later, California's stay-at-home order went into effect, and the gym shut its doors. This week, we follow the two of them as they navigate how to keep their dream alive in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump has created a storm in a teacup by telling the world he is taking a drug to prevent getting the CCP Virus that is sweeping the country and taking lives. Not everyone is outraged, however. One doctor who has come out in his defense is Dr. Janette Nesheiwat, a Fox News medical contributor. […]
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Monday, May 18, called President Donald Trump “morbidly obese” and he should not take hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the CCP Virus (coronavirus.) In an appearance on CNN, Pelosi was asked if she was “concerned” about President Trump’s usage of the drug that was prescribed by the White House […]
We take on some of your questions about race, the coronavirus and social distancing. The questions are tricky, and as usual on Code Switch, the reality is even trickier.
Essential workers, who tirelessly care for the sick and injured, were recognized for helping the nation survive a deadly Asian virus.
The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated issues that disproportionately affect women. So on this episode, we're talking to Mikki Kendall — author of the new book, Hood Feminism — about what on-the-ground feminism practiced by women of color can teach us that the mainstream feminist movement has forgotten.
Having trouble finding ways to critically engage your kids during pandemic homeschooling? We rounded up some of our most kid-friendly episodes from the archives to help out.
Alice Wu's 2004 film 'Saving Face' changed the landscape of LGBTQ and Asian American cinema. Now, she's back with her new film 'The Half of It,' a sweet teen movie that bucks easy classification.
All month long, we've been answering versions of one giant question: Who counts in 2020? Well, April is poetry month, so we decided to end our series by asking some of our favorite poets who they think counts — and how all of that has changed in these strange, new times.
A video made by two doctors in California quickly went viral last week, and YouTube was just as quick to take it down. This comes after a recent announcement, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki promised to remove any videos that weren’t compliant with the World Health Organization’s take on the CCP Virus, and apparently, that also […]
Two medical specialists who have been treating cases of respiratory infections for 40 years, at a recent press conference made arguments about the need for the state of California to end the containment measures and revive the economy. Dr. Daniel W. Erickson and his colleague, Dr. Artin Massih, tested thousands of people and reaffirmed what […]
Many Puerto Ricans grow up being taught that they're a mixture of three races: black, white and indigenous. But on the U.S. census, a majority of Puerto Ricans choose "white" as their only race. On this episode, we're looking into why that is, and the group of people trying to change it.
The University of Washington discovered bacterial contamination in a batch of at least 35,000 test kits for the detection of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus supplied by a company under the Chinese Communist regime. The university’s medical school was given $125,000 to purchase the kits and had already distributed 20,000 kits to Washington state […]