Code Switch Race and identity, remixed.

#PubRadioVoice brought together our listeners with African-American and Latino radio journalists in a discussion on whether the voices on air truly represent the "public" in public radio. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Chenjerai Kumanyika worries that having a "public radio" voice won't allow him to sound like himself. Linda Tindal/Courtesy of Linda Tindal hide caption

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Challenging The Whiteness Of Public Radio

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New apartment buildings are replacing empty lots in Mantua, one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods. Will Figg for NPR hide caption

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University Re-Imagines Town And Gown Relationship In Philadelphia

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Miss Universe contestants congratulate fifth-place-finisher, Kaci Fennell of Jamaica. Many pageant watchers on social media argued that Fennell should have won. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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For the past 34 years, the William Grant Still Arts Center has held a Black Doll Show to showcase diverse dolls for children. The exhibit features dolls submitted by artists and collectors from around the country. Priska Neely/NPR hide caption

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Black Doll Show Inspires With Wakandan Heroes And Jazz Superstars

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Comedian Trevor Noah was born in South Africa during apartheid — "born a crime," as he says. Byron Keulemans hide caption

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Between The Laughs, South African Comedian Hopes To Educate

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Two performers rehearse a traditional Japanese dance for Denver's 2015 Kohaku Uta Gassen. Chloe Veltman/KCFR hide caption

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A Japanese Singing Competition Blooms In Colorado

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The Akron Police Department training class works out at Kent State Basic Police Officer Training Academy. Donald Clayton is the only African-American in the class of 20. M.L. Schultze/WKSU hide caption

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In Recruitment Effort, Akron Police Seeks To Mirror The Community

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In his 2015 State of Indian Nations speech, Brian Cladoosby, president of the National Congress of American Indians, spoke out against the Washington football team's name. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Taofick Okoya sells between 6,000 and 9,000 of his Queens of Africa and Naija Princess dolls a month and reckons he has 10 to 15 percent of a small but fast-growing market. Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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David Oyelowo portrays Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma. He says his experience growing up in Nigeria, without experiencing being a minority, helped him approach the job of playing such an iconic figure with less baggage than an American actor might. Atsushi Nishijima/Paramount Pictures/AP hide caption

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In 'Selma,' British Actor Brings Outsider's Perspective To MLK

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Suzan Shown Harjo points to a signature on Treaty K at the National Archives. The document will be on display in 2016 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian for an exhibit on treaties curated by Harjo. James Clark/NPR hide caption

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Broken Promises On Display At Native American Treaties Exhibit

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