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KQED

Candid conversations about race and identity with KQED's Joshua Johnson.

Candid conversations about race and identity with KQED's Joshua Johnson.
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San Francisco, CA

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KQED

Description:

Candid conversations about race and identity with KQED's Joshua Johnson.

Twitter:

@KQED

Language:

English


Episodes

Lessons From a Black Woman’s First Boyfriend

7/13/2016
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A young black woman starts her dating life with an outright racist.

Duration: 00:53:14


Dealing With Racial Drama At Work: Lyndon’s Story

5/26/2016
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'When I'm moving through the world, it's like I'm responsible for more than just me, and I'm making a point to be an example.'

Duration: 00:52:31


Life As A Jewish Latina Girl? ¡Meshugenismo!

5/20/2016
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What is it like being a mixed-race person of colorwho’salways perceived as white?For one young woman it can make for a life that’s just meshugenismo.Maya Cueva of Berkeley, California tellsus her story of learning to live between two worlds. Special thanks to Youth Radio for bringing us Maya’s story.

Duration: 00:06:09


The Ultrasound Insult

5/20/2016
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What do you do when your in-laws, make you feel like an outsider?If the rift is racial, it might mean having a very uncomfortable family conversation. It all startedat Christmastime, with the announcement of a new baby on the way. But not all the in-laws cheered when the happy, interracial couple showed the ultrasounds. How … Continue reading The Ultrasound Insult →

Duration: 00:12:14


Who Let YOU Live Here?

5/20/2016
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Housing discrimination is illegal in this country… but housing harassment?One black man in San Francisco says he learned that still goes on, in unexpected ways.

Duration: 00:09:24


Life In A Multiracial Family

5/20/2016
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You can’t pick your family, but if you’re from a multiracial family you have to pick your battles.Which battles do youfight over people who can’t pronounce your name, people who don’t know what social box to put you in, people who say stupid things to you because they just don’t know what to say? Meet … Continue reading Life In A Multiracial Family →

Duration: 00:11:12


Ruining The Company Holiday Party

5/20/2016
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Here are two things that should never go together: racism… and alcohol.Especially atthe company holiday party.Imagine someone in the office having one too many and making a thoughtless, racially charged remark.And we all know how subtle drunks are!How would you handle it? Hear about a real-life encounter just like this from NPR Correspondent Karen Grigsby … Continue reading Ruining The Company Holiday Party →

Duration: 00:09:05


White in America

5/20/2016
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What does it mean to be white?If you’ve never thought about it… you’re not alone.People of color wrestle with racial issues all the time.In this hour, white people: it’s your turn.We’ll hear from whites who are trying to support racial equality,struggling with their own identities,or realizing how little they know about America’s racial landscape.

Duration: 00:53:09


Race In The Workplace

5/20/2016
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If you encountered outright racism in your workplace, then you would probablyspeak up andtake action.That’s obvious.What’s not obvious is how to handle the many other encounters that are racially charged in subtle ways.The ones that make things awkward, embarrassing or just ugly.In this hour we’ll explore your personal stories of encounters with race at work, … Continue reading Race In The Workplace →

Duration: 00:52:31


Race And Dating

5/20/2016
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They say that love is blind. What does it take to make love colorblind?Dating and marriage can be tough enough without bringing race into the equation.In this hour, we’ll hear from people who confronted their racial stereotypes,explored matchmaking through traditional cultures in modern times,and learned to celebrate their love: whether others understood it or not.

Duration: 00:53:14


Episode 0: Welcome to “Truth Be Told”

4/19/2016
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Here’s a little more about this series.

Duration: 00:04:15


What’s Off the Table During Holiday Dinner?

11/25/2015
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Dealing with people across cultures during the holidays can spark conflict, compassion and even comedy.

Duration: 00:52:07


Social Media Brings Out Some Unneighborly Behavior in Oakland

10/21/2015
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Controversy erupts over use of Nextdoor.com to report often baseless suspicions about Oakland's black and Latino residents.

Duration: 00:51:38


‘American Born Chinese’ Author Talks About His Multicultural Life

10/12/2015
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Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang says in a multicultural marriage, it's important to talk about culture.

Duration: 00:51:40


Why Talk About Race? Responding to Critics of ‘So Well Spoken’

10/5/2015
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'I believe that everyone has something to contribute to conversations on diversity.'

Duration: 00:51:40


Black Women File Civil Rights Suit Against Napa Valley Wine Train

10/1/2015
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Group kicked off train says it was defamed, libeled and humiliated by company that gives preference to whites.

Duration: 00:07:16