Code Switch Race and identity, remixed.

Shalon Irving, a public health researcher who worked for the Centers for Disease Control and and Prevention who was studying the physical toll that discrimination exacts on physical health, died just a few weeks after giving birth to her daughter, Soleil. Black women are 243% more likely than white women to die during or shortly after childbirth. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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The game Buffalo prompts players to think of people that buck stereotypes, and subliminally challenges those stereotypes in the process. Maanvi Singh for NPR hide caption

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Fighting Bias With Board Games

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ESPN's Jemele Hill On Race, Football And That Tweet About Trump

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Ahmed Kathrada, anti-apartheid activist and close friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela, visits the Nelson Mandela Foundations Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mary Hamilton, seen here with James Farmer of CORE, was a civil rights organizer who fought for the right to be addressed as "Miss" in an Alabama court and won. Duane Howell/Denver Post/Getty Images hide caption

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When 'Miss' Meant So Much More: How One Woman Fought Alabama — And Won

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Joe Ide: Creating A Complicated Hero From the Hood

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