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Gene Demby

Co-host/Correspondent, Code Switch

Gene Demby is the co-host and correspondent for NPR's Code Switch team.

Before coming to NPR, he served as the managing editor for Huffington Post's BlackVoices following its launch. He later covered politics.

Prior to that role he spent six years in various positions at The New York Times. While working for the Times in 2007, he started a blog about race, culture, politics and media called PostBourgie, which won the 2009 Black Weblog Award for Best News/Politics Site.

Demby is an avid runner, mainly because he wants to stay alive long enough to finally see the Sixers and Eagles win championships in their respective sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @GeeDee215.

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Activists Are Pushing For Consumers To Support Black Businesses. Is It Sustainable?

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How The Recent Black Lives Matter Movement Gained Increased White Support

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Larger Conversation: If And When To Share Videos Of Violence

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It's Been A Minute Presents: Code Switch

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How Identity Has Changed — And Hasn't — Over 40 Years Of 'Morning Edition'

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This Family Believes They Can Trace Their Ancestry To The U.S.'s First Slave Ship

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