Comedian Hari Kondabolu’s new documentary, The Problem with Apu, unearths an essential truth about Hollywood: “Success justifies everything.” Even racism. (Image credit: AP)
This week on “Ask Code Switch,” we’re looking at the nuances of who gets to call themselves “brown.” (Image credit: Chelsea Beck/NPR)
Joe Ide and his brothers hung out almost exclusively with the neighborhood kids in South Los Angeles. Years later, the city’s old haunts and characters worked their way into his books. (Image credit: Craig Takahashi)
A new survey found that Latinos born in the U.S. were nearly twice as likely as immigrant Latinos to say that someone had made negative assumptions about them because of their race or ethnicity.
We asked young people about how they view their identity, what role religion plays in their lives, what they hope for the future, and what they believe unifies this sprawling, pluralistic democracy. (Image credit: Claire Harbage/NPR)
“I did it to show my appreciation to America … I love this country.” Jose Feliciano, on singing the national anthem his way. His performance at the 1968 World Series sparked a national controversy. (Image credit: David Redfern/Getty Images)