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Protesters gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston for a July 28 demonstration against a bill that would require state agencies to collected detailed data on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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'Racist Bill'? Chinese Immigrants Protest Effort To Collect More Asian-American Data

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The Code Switch podcast is celebrating its first anniversary. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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From Mourning to 'Moonlight': A Year In Race, As Told By Code Switch

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In a recent study from National Center for Education Statistics found even after controlling for academic achievement in high school, black and Latino students attend selective institutions at far lower rates and drop out of college more often. Cesar Okada/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Left to right: George Fermon (standing), Benjamin F. Fermon (seated, author's grandfather; father of children pictured), Jessie Fermon (standing, back row), Benjamin "Bizzy" Fermon (front row, white romper), Harold Fermon, (grey knee-britches suit), Jessie Amy Anderson Fermon (seated, author's grandmother; mother of children), Frances Fermon, (on Jessie Amy's lap) Gladys Fermon (standing) Courtesy of Amy Alexander/Author hide caption

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs speaks onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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In the first of three conversations about President Barack Obama's racial legacy, Code Switch asks how much was race or racism drove the way the first black president was treated and how he governed. Richie Pope for NPR hide caption

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Obama's Legacy: Diss-ent or Diss-respect?

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Immigrants, union members, workers and supporters marched in downtown Los Angeles last spring to call for greater rights for immigrants and improved conditions for workers. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Anticipating Trump: Deportation Fears Give Immigrant Advocates A Boost

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Diver Sammy Lee, the first American to win gold medals in platform diving in consecutive Olympic games, was also among the country's earliest "cultural ambassadors." Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Christopher Mensah, owner and tattoo artist at the Pinz-N-Needlez tattoo shop in Washington, D.C., creates the outline for Oshun Afrique's 35th tattoo. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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For Tattoo Artists, Race Is In The Mix When Ink Meets Skin

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After the election, professional peacemakers may feel they have to work harder to tamp down heightened feelings of "us versus them" in the workplace. Marcus Butt/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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A suggestion on the podcast that people of color should win over the hearts and minds of white folks prompted pushback from listeners and a question: who, if anyone, might even be willing to do this? Bjorn Rune Lie/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Who Should Do The Hard Work Of Being The Race Ambassador?

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New York police officers block the street during a protest against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in front of Trump Tower on Nov. 12, 2016 in New York. Americans spilled into the streets Saturday for a new day of protests against Trump, even as he appeared to back away from the fiery rhetoric that propelled him to the White House. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Post-Election, Conversations About Race 'Sparked A New Sense Of Urgency'

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