DecodedS2 • E15Is PC Culture Anti-Free Speech?
Franchesca argues PC culture speaks out against discrimination and has nothing to do with stripping others of their own voices or opinions.
DecodedS2 • E16A World Without Black History
Franchesca champions Black History Month as a time to spread awareness of a vibrant cultural past.
DecodedS2 • E17Are the Primaries Racist?
Because Iowa and New Hampshire are two of the whitest states in the U.S., the presidential primary is criticized for stifling BIPOC voices, so Francheca suggests a workaround.
DecodedS2 • E19Beyonce "Formation" Comment or MLK Hate Mail?
Franchesca tests people on the street to see if they can spot the difference between hateful messages directed at Beyonce's "Formation" music video or Martin Luther King Jr. from the 1960s.
DecodedS2 • E18Four Reasons White Pride Makes People Uneasy
Franchesca breaks down why it's problematic to celebrate white pride and why it's important to understand its background.
DecodedS2 • E20If You Farted Every Time You Were Racist
Franchesca wonders what the world would be like if people farted every time they were racist.
DecodedS2 • E21Why Is the 1% So White?
Franchesca investigates why there's such a stark racial divide between white and Black billionaires in the U.S.
DecodedS2 • E2212 Trump Business Fails
From board games to airlines, Franchesca analyzes 12 of Donald Trump's biggest business fails.
DecodedS2 • E23Five Countries (Besides America) with Race Issues
Franchesca argues criticism of the United States' racism is justified, but the rest of the world can and should also be held accountable for ethnic prejudices.
DecodedS2 • E24Stop Blaming Affirmative Action for Your College Rejection
Franchesca examines one of the biggest myths of affirmative action: that it blocks college admittance from those who "deserve" it more.
DecodedS3 • E1The Surprisingly Racist History of "Caucasian"
Franchesca dives into the racist history of the word "Caucasian" and argues it is outdated.
DecodedS3 • E2If Facebook Arguments Were a Cage Match
Franchesca brings to life confrontational Facebook comments about social justice issues by reimagining the commentary as a cage fight between family members.
DecodedS3 • E3Three Black Female Stereotypes That Need to Die
Franchescha shows how slaveholders and Jim Crow laws created and perpetuated stereotypes of Black women well into the 20th century.
DecodedS3 • E4The Problem with White Beauty Standards
Franchesca and female BIPOC guests from different backgrounds share why representation in media matters and why shifting Western beauty standards to be more inclusive is critical.
DecodedS3 • E5The Weird History of Asian Sex Stereotypes
Franchesca examines the ways institutional racism created stereotypes about Asian women and men that persist today in Western media and Hollywood.
DecodedS3 • E6Unpaid Internships: A Horror Movie Trailer
Decoded follows a fictional intern of a company that justifies its policy of not paying interns by touting the "experience" they'll gain on the job.
DecodedS3 • E7Why Color Blindness Will Not End Racism
Franchesca shows how "color blindness" is harmful and how BIPOC suffer disproportionately in education, real estate and employment.
DecodedS3 • E8Social Justice Rap Battle featuring The Key of Awesome
Franchesca hosts a mock rap battle to show what would happen if people got hype for challenging each other to be better people.
DecodedS3 • E9Why Racism Isn't Just a Southern Problem
Franchesca introduces three methods by which racism was maintained in the Nothern and Western U.S., not just in the South, including the creation of sundown towns and redlining.
DecodedS3 • E10Can You Guess Who's Muslim? featuring Karim Metwaly
Hollywood and the news might make you believe Muslims have a particular look, so Decoded hits the street to address preconceptions about who is and isn't Muslim.
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