The Power of Categories

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How categories define us — how, if given a chance, humans will jump into one category or another. We need them. We want them. We look at what categories provide for us, we hear the story of a person caught between gender categories in a way that will surprise you, and we visit the first retirement community in the country to be based around one ethnic group.

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Image: David Horowitz for NPR

Credits

Hosts:
Lulu Miller, Alix Spiegel

Producer:
Anne Gudenkauf