The Obama Effect… How one Latino family navigates the changing racial climate in America

The Ramirez family of Los Angeles in a photo from NPR and Adrian Florido

Here’s a nice story about the Ramirez family in Los Angeles and how together, they deal with issues of race and culture and rapidly changing demographics in America.

It’s an issue bound to be part of more and more discussions as the US marches towards the 2016 elections in November.

One of the interesting things is how Pablo, recently returned from San Francisco deals with the real and perceived racial slights towards him and his family. And how that is different from how his parents handle it.

NPR is calling this “Code Switch” series, the Obama Effect. It explores the ongoing conversion about race and identity since Barack Obama was elected president in 2008.

Check it out here…

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