Counter Stories We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes.
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Counter Stories: Should people of color need to prove they are Americans?

Why do people of color constantly have to field questions about where they are from? Why isn't America an acceptable answer? And what does it mean to be an American anyway?

Counter Stories: Should people of color need to prove they are Americans?

Counter Stories react to Trump's immigration policy

Counter Stories react to President Trump "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which led to parents and children being separated at the U.S border.

Counter Stories: How should corporations react to racism?

In this episode, Counter Stories hosts take a look at how corporations handle race and racism.

The legacy of lynching: A chance to remember, a chance to heal

In this episode Counter Stories the team looks at U.S. history of lynching, and how the trauma of this crime continues to affects people of color.

Counter Stories: Is the arrest of two black men at Starbucks an isolated incident?

The hosts are skeptical that bias training will change hearts and minds ingrained in racism.

Counter Stories: Is the arrest of two black men at Starbucks an isolated incident?

Counter Stories: Reaction to media coverage of Sacramento shooting

Counter Stories react to media coverage of the shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento California.

Counter Stories: The State of the State address highlights wealth disparities

A conversation about race, identity and social justice in a region grappling with demographic changes.

Counter Stories: The State of the State address highlights wealth disparities

Counter Stories: Black Panther

The movie Black Panther broke box office records and has won the hearts of critics and moviegoers alike. The Counter Stories crew saw the movie, and they share their thoughts. Warning, spoilers ahead.

Counter Stories: How racism affects your health

A recent report found that the chronic stress of racism can contribute to disparities in health.

Michele Norris on race and cultural identity

Michele Norris, Minnesota native and former NPR host on race and cultural identity since the election of President Trump, discusses "The Race Card Project."

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