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Linda Taylor. Black woman in a black and white photo, wearing a fur coat with her hand on her hat walking in parking lot in Chicago.

LISTEN: Code Switch Dives Into Story Behind the 'Welfare Queen'

The podcast offers an in-depth look at Linda Taylor, the first woman to be called a “welfare queen,” and the political and policy consequences of the racist stereotype.

The sun rises over the Kern Oil and Refining Co. refinery on August 12, 2004 near the town of Lamont, southeast of Bakersfield, California.

SCOTUS Denies Industry Bid to Hear Case on Pollution Emission Limit Loophole

The case could have potentially put a loophole back in place that allows polluters to violate emission limits whenever their equipment malfunctioned.

Black-and-white image of John Coltrane, seated in a suit and white shirt with saxophone

Denzel Washington Brings Life to John Coltrane's Words in New 'Chasing Trane' Promo

Wynton Marsalis and Bill Clinton also discuss Coltrane’s immense legacy in the forthcoming documentary.

John Coltrane in black-and-white image holding saxophone

John Coltrane Documentary, Narrated by Denzel Washington, to Debut

“Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary” will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8.

George Curry in navy suit and multicolored tie with white shirt, against light blue background

The World Honors George Curry, Black Journalism Pioneer and Champion

Curry, who notably founded “Emerge” magazine and spent his life empowering Black community media, died at the age of 69 this past weekend. 

Watch Bill Clinton Reveal How He Really Feels About the Black Lives Matter Movement

The former president says activists are defending murderers.

Disaster Capitalism in Haiti Leaves Displaced With Few Good Choices

Bill Clinton’s marque housing initiative is illustrative of so much that’s gone wrong thus far in Haiti’s painfully slow reconstruction.