'P-Valley' creator Katori Hall's platform for Black women working in strip clubs : It's Been a Minute The Starz hit series P-Valley takes audiences to a strip club in a fictional town in the Mississippi Delta. Part soap opera, part Southern Gothic, the show focuses on the interior lives of the Black women who work at the club — and the complex social dynamics that shape their lives. On this episode from our friends at Code Switch, co-hosts Gene Demby and B.A. Parker speak with series creator and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Katori Hall.

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Presenting 'Code Switch': The glittering neon universe of 'P-Valley' with Katori Hall

Presenting 'Code Switch': The glittering neon universe of 'P-Valley' with Katori Hall

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The Starz hit series P-Valley takes audiences to a strip club in a fictional town in the Mississippi Delta. Part soap opera, part Southern Gothic, the show focuses on the interior lives of the Black women who work at the club — and the complex social dynamics that shape their lives. On this episode from our friends at Code Switch, co-hosts Gene Demby and B.A. Parker speak with series creator and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Katori Hall.

This episode was originally produced by Alyssa Jeong Perry and edited by Leah Donnella and Dalia Mortada. Additional production and editorial support came from Janet Woojeong Lee and Jessica Placzek. You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at ibam@npr.org.