In an era of “us” and “them,” be an “other” — someone trying to understand how we all live together. Journalism about the multicultural nation America will become — hosted by Rupa Shenoy.
MIT looked for slavery in its past... and undergrads found it in the present
A university redefines what it means to have connections to slavery.
Jun 10, 2018
17 min
Why it's so hard to talk about racism that happens in school
"...We just never wanted to make white people uncomfortable."
May 20, 2018
31 min
The spiciest memelord, revealed
Will Lilly Chin's Jeopardy! win define the rest of her life?
Apr 23, 2018
14 min
MLK asked for solidarity. Will a "majority-minority" US deliver?
The next census results may show whether MLK's last dream will be fulfilled.
Apr 3, 2018
9 min
What happened when a professor called his class "white racism"
Two words made him the target of death threats.
Mar 25, 2018
22 min
The X-rated immigrant story
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.
Mar 11, 2018
22 min
Growing up with someone else's name
In an era of Trump-fueled identity politics, some brown adopted kids of white parents are reconsidering where they stand.
Feb 25, 2018
22 min
Does 'Black Panther' represent Hollywood?
Does the release of the first mainstream movie about a black superhero mean Hollywood's gotten past its identity issues?
Feb 11, 2018
24 min
POCs to Portland: We're watching you
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.
Jan 28, 2018
25 min
The difference between Portland and Portlandia
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.
Jan 14, 2018
25 min
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