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Otherhood is a podcast hosted by Rupa Shenoy about the people who came to the United States as children or are the children of immigrants. They're shaped by the same experiences and motivated by many of the same emotions. That's why, as they're getting older, they're having a huge impact on this country.

Otherhood is a podcast hosted by Rupa Shenoy about the people who came to the United States as children or are the children of immigrants. They're shaped by the same experiences and motivated by many of the same emotions. That's why, as they're getting older, they're having a huge impact on this country.
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Boston, MA

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PRI

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Otherhood is a podcast hosted by Rupa Shenoy about the people who came to the United States as children or are the children of immigrants. They're shaped by the same experiences and motivated by many of the same emotions. That's why, as they're getting older, they're having a huge impact on this country.

Language:

English


Episodes

MIT looked for slavery in its past... and undergrads found it in the present

6/10/2018
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Yale, Brown, Harvard, Georgetown, Princeton — they’ve all found that they directly benefited from slavery. But all those places were founded in the 16-and 1700s. MIT didn’t exist until two days before the Civil War. So you might not expect connections to slavery in its past... Unless you redefine what you mean by 'slavery.'

Duration:00:17:29

Why it's so hard to talk about racism that happens in school

5/20/2018
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We tend to talk about racism generally — not our specific experiences. Maybe because that would implicate people around us. It almost feels like an unspoken rule... So what happens when people break that rule?

Duration:00:31:28

The spiciest memelord, revealed

4/23/2018
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Will Lilly Chin's Jeopardy! win define the rest of her life?

Duration:00:14:55

MLK asked for solidarity. Will a "majority-minority" US deliver?

4/3/2018
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The next census results may show whether MLK's last dream will be fulfilled.

Duration:00:09:58

What happened when a professor called his class "white racism"

3/25/2018
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Two words made him the target of death threats.

Duration:00:23:25

The X-rated immigrant story

3/11/2018
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Comedian Jimmy O. Yang wrote a book about all the embarrassing things he did while trying to find his identity — including drug use and strip club visits. His parents read it. Let's just say ... there was fallout.

Duration:00:23:10

Growing up with someone else's name

2/25/2018
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In an era of Trump-fueled identity politics, some brown adopted kids of white parents are reconsidering where they stand.

Duration:00:22:03

Does 'Black Panther' represent Hollywood?

2/11/2018
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Does the release of the first mainstream movie about a black superhero mean Hollywood's gotten past its identity issues?

Duration:00:24:21

POCs to Portland: We're watching you

1/28/2018
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Nothing’s supposed to happen on the train. But when Portlanders learned that safety was an illusion, some of them decided they couldn’t risk believing in illusions anymore.

Duration:00:25:31

The difference between Portland and Portlandia

1/14/2018
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Portland, Oregon is beautiful. And very liberal, according to the TV show Portlandia. But last year it was also home to one of the country's most shocking hate crimes. So, in dozens of in-depth interviews, Otherhood's Rupa Shenoy digs into Portland's history to understand why that city — and the country — are seeing a resurgence of hate.

Duration:00:25:02