Check out the best Code Switch episodes from 2023 : Code Switch It's that time of year again, fam, when we look back at the past 12 months and think, "WHOA, HOW'D THAT GO BY SO FAST?" So we're taking a beat: for this week's episode, each one of us who makes Code Switch is getting on the mic to reflect on — and recommend — an episode we loved from 2023.

These are the episodes we loved in 2023

These are the episodes we loved in 2023

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Clockwise from upper left: B.A.Parker at Somerset Place plantation as a child; Bad Bunny exalts Puerto Rico in his music of resistance; Chefs Reem Assil and Priya Krishna; Race is also a part of our taxes and who gets audited; Originally from Rwanda, Claude Gatebuke came to Nashville 30 years ago; Hank Azaria (left) and Hari Kondabolu speak since their fallout in 2017. B.A.Parker, Getty Images, NPR, Getty Images//LA Johnson/NPR, Joseph Ross for NPR, PR Agency hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: B.A.Parker at Somerset Place plantation as a child; Bad Bunny exalts Puerto Rico in his music of resistance; Chefs Reem Assil and Priya Krishna; Race is also a part of our taxes and who gets audited; Originally from Rwanda, Claude Gatebuke came to Nashville 30 years ago; Hank Azaria (left) and Hari Kondabolu speak since their fallout in 2017.

B.A.Parker, Getty Images, NPR, Getty Images//LA Johnson/NPR, Joseph Ross for NPR, PR Agency

We don't know about y'all, but for us, 2023 went by fast. So for this week's episode, we're taking a beat and looking back on Code Switch episodes from the past year that stayed with us. We reflect on moments that made us laugh, made us cry and made us mad. And once you're done here, check out the full episodes below:

-What's in a name?
-Finding generations of family — and history — on Chinatown's Mott Street
-How do descendants of slavery honor their ancestors' legacy?
-Going back to the plantation where my ancestors were enslaved
-We owe women of color for the foods we love to eat
-Two Palestinian American writers on being denied the "right to a story"
-Bad Bunny, reggaeton, and resistance
-The fallout of a callout with Hank Azaria and Hari Kondabolu
-Remembering and unremembering, from Kigali to Nashville
-Almost 4 million people are on probation or parole. Here's why that matters
-WTF does race have to do with taxes?

Can't get enough? We know, we can't either. You can revisit all of our episodes from 2023 here, or wherever you get your podcasts. Enjoy!

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