» More Than a Meme: Astrology Today With Isa Nakazawa
21/07/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Many of us grew up flipping to the horoscope section in magazines or waited for that weekly hit with celebrity astrologer Walter Mercado—or maybe you have a full-blown astrology practice and plan your days according to the way the stars ...

» Ruth Behar: The Dancing Anthropologist
19/07/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Anthropologist Ruth Behar is a groundbreaking scholar who also delights in salsa dancing. Born in Cuba to a Jewish family, Ruth draws from her heritage as an anthropologist and writer. Her latest middle grade novel, “Across So Many Seas,...

» My Divo: Juárez and Its Secrets
14/07/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Today, Latino USA shares episode 2 of the "My Divo" podcast. Get in, we’re going clubbing in Juárez! It’s going to be glitzy, it’s going to be gritty. This is the nighttime scene that birthed Juan Gabriel. But like many cities, Juárez ho...

» Introducing: My Divo
12/07/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week, Latino USA shares an episode of the "My Divo" podcast. For host Maria Garcia, Mexican megastar Juan Gabriel has always held a singular allure. He was a prolific composer and one of the world’s greatest showmen. There was a lig...

» The Strange Death of José de Jesús, Part 2
07/07/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In part two of our two-part special, we continue our investigation into the death of a man in a U.S. immigration detention center in 2015. José de Jesús turned himself into Border Patrol saying somebody was after him. Three days later, h...

» How I Made It: Lido Pimienta on ‘Miss Colombia’
05/07/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Colombian-Canadian singer-songwriter Lido Pimienta tells us how her experience of migration led to her love of Afro-Colombian music, how a beauty pageant and its underlying anti-blackness inspired her new album, and how she came to colla...

» The Strange Death of José de Jesús, Part 1
30/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
A man dies in a U.S. immigration detention center, under unusual circumstances. He is found unresponsive in his cell, with a sock stuffed down his throat. His death is ruled a suicide, but little information is put out about what happene...

» How I Made It: Apple Emojis
28/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Angela Guzman started her internship at Apple back in 2008 she had no idea her first project would have such an impact on how we communicate. Guzman co-designed the first set of Apple Emojis and our keyboards haven't been the same s...

» In the Shadow of the Wall
23/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This election year, a question roams in many voters' minds: Is there an “invasion” on our southern border? The answer from plenty of the people who live and work there is no. To understand what is really going on at the border, we travel...

» Growing Up With The Tiarras
21/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The Tiarras have been playing together since they were just little girls, but they’ve been sisters forever. The band is arguably best known for writing and performing catchy tunes that dive into themes of Latina empowerment, self-love an...

» iLe on Song and Protest
16/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Ileana Cabra — known by her stage name, iLe — music has always been a way to reflect and comment on the world around her. iLe began her musical career singing with her brothers in their renowned rap gro...

» Will Watching All of Almodóvar’s Movies Make You More Neurotic?
14/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Will watching all of Pedro Almodovar's movies in one month make you more or less neurotic? Hard-hitting journalists Antonia Cereijido and Fernanda Echávarri decided to find out. Along the way they glean life lessons about moms, absurdity...

» The Constant Evolution of Shea Serrano
09/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Shea Serrano’s prolific writing career started unexpectedly when his wife, pregnant with twins, had to stop working. With not many options that could fit his full-time job as middle school teacher, Shea started hunting for writing gigs t...

» What Inspires Latino Solidarity With Gaza?
07/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In this episode of Latino USA, we hear from three Latino voices around the country on what informs their solidarity with Palestinians as the war on Gaza continues. From Pro-Palestinian organizers, to Jewish Latinos, to Latino evangelical...

» Dreaming With Luna Luna
04/06/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Luna Luna is a rising four-member band from different walks of life. They’re known for mixing nostalgic sounds of the past and fusing them with elements of funk and dream-like pop. In this episode of Latino USA, we learn more about the p...

» Robert Santos Counts the Future
31/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In November 2021, Robert Santos became the first Latino to be confirmed as the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau. Santos is no stranger to the federal agency. Before his nomination and confirmation, Santos had warned that former Preside...

» So Far From Care
28/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA shares an episode from the podcast "So Far From Care," produced by Marfa Public Radio.  Living in a small town in West Texas can feel magical. And part of that magic is how isolated we are: hours and hours down a des...

» A Presidenta Will Lead Femicide-Plagued Mexico
24/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On June 2nd 2024, Mexico will elect a woman as its president for the first time in the country’s history. But a paradox prevails: while women rise to the highest positions of government in Mexico, the nation is still marked by a violent ...

» How I Made It: From Foster Kid to Judge
21/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When she was nine years old, Xiomara Torres fled the civil war in her home country of El Salvador and came to the U.S. As a child, she adjusted to her new life in East Los Angeles before she was removed from her family and put into foste...

» What Happened to Edward?
17/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Last year, a 65-year-old grandfather was attacked and fell onto the New York City subway tracks—which eventually led to his death. He was punched from behind by a young man with schizophrenia who shouted that he was the devil. This isn't...

» A Mother's Endless Search for Her Missing Son
14/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Lucía Díaz Genao’s son, Luis Guillermo, disappeared in 2013 in Veracruz, Mexico, as drug-related violence increased across the country. Amid the inaction of local authorities, Lucía started to look for Luis Guillermo herself, becoming on...

» Andrea Elliott: Documenting Life on the Margins of Power
10/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Journalist Andrea Elliott won her first Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for Feature Writing. 15 years later, she won her second Pulitzer for her book “Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival and Hope in an American City” under the General Nonfiction c...

» Cecilia Gentili’s Revolutionary Ask
07/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Trans activist, actress and author, Cecilia Gentili, knows the power of stories. Whether she is working at her company Trans Equity Consulting, writing an op-ed for the New York Times, or portraying a character on television—Cecilia beli...

» Into Natalia Lafourcade’s Inner Garden
03/05/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Mexican singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade embraces contrasts in her music. Look no further than her latest album, “De Todas las Flores,” where Natalia found herself both processing death and celebrating life. Prior to this, Natalia re...

» 'Desinformación': Fighting Disinformation in Spanish
30/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
As part of “The Latino Factor: How We Vote,” our 2024 election year series, we bring you a look at how disinformation affects Latino communities. We talk with Tamoa Calzadilla, editor-in-chief of Factchequeado, an initiative that combats...

» Melissa Barrera, From Mexican Telenovelas to Hollywood Hits
26/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Melissa Barrera has been consistently making a name for herself in recent years. The Mexican actress is probably most recognizable in the U.S. for her horror roles, namely in the legacy franchise “Scream.” But in her more than a decade-l...

» The Burden
23/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week, Latino USA brings you an episode of The Burden podcast. In the 1990s, Detective Louis N. Scarcella was legendary. In a city overrun by violent crime, he cracked the toughest cases and put away the worst criminals. “The Hulk” w...

» Toxic Labor
19/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This is a special episode by Futuro Investigates, in collaboration with The Center For Public Integrity and Columbia Journalism Investigations.  In the absence of federal or state data showing how many disaster restoration workers get si...

» How I Made It: Flor De Toloache
16/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Mireya Ramos found herself subject to scrutiny and machismo as the only woman mariachi singer in the male-dominated mariachi circles, she decided to do something about it. So she founded Flor De Toloache in 2008, the first all-femal...

» Nikole Hannah-Jones: Beyond the 1619 Project
12/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones rose to instant recognition when she published the 1619 Project in 2019. Since then she’s received countless praise, awards and recognition, but the project also engulfed her into a m...

» Into the Fire
09/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For the past decade, Armando Perez has worked as a wildland firefighter with the Eldorado, California, Hotshot crew — an elite group that works in the hottest portions of wildfires. For Armando that has meant weeks away from his family, ...

» Shaping a National Latino Museum
05/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
What and who do you include in a national Latino museum? That’s a question that many have been asking since late 2020, when Congress green-lit the creation of The National Museum of the American Latino. It’s a new addition to the Smithso...

» Mimy and Tony Succar: Music Is Better With Family
02/04/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Mimy Succar arrived with her family in Miami over three decades ago, she had three kids and a dream. A talented singer and performer from a young age, she was born in Peru to a Japanese family and maintained the traditions of her grandpa...

» Will Abortion Rights Energize the Latino Vote?
29/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Two years ago, the Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, creating a cascade of harmful abortion bans and restrictions. But from Colorado to Florida, Latinas are fighting back for their bodily autonomy and a ch...

» Sandy's Pandemic Diaries
26/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Sandy Fleurimond, a first generation Haitian-American student at Temple University in Philadelphia, was looking forward to her senior year of college. She dreamed of studying abroad and graduating in a field full of friends and family. B...

» She Migrates
22/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In a new migration reality, women and children are requesting asylum in Mexico at higher rates than men. But even as more women are crossing borders in long and dangerous journeys, many hoping to ultimately reach the United States, we ra...

» Latinos Persevering
19/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On today’s episode of Latino USA, we meet some of the Latinos and Latinas involved with the recent and historic mission to Mars. The Perseverance rover traveled almost 300 million miles to Mars and landed on the Red Planet on February 18...

» Alex Padilla, From California to Capitol Hill
15/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
It was an anti-immigrant initiative in his home state of California that pushed Alex Padilla into politics, now he is making history as the first Latino to represent California in the U.S. Senate. In an extended interview with Padilla, M...

» Samanta Schweblin’s Unsettling Normality
12/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In her work, Argentine author Samanta Schweblin explores the feeling of eeriness that accompanied her childhood. Samanta was born in Buenos Aires in 1978, just after the start of a violent dictatorship. But, while violence surrounded her...

» Toñita's Club Fights Erasure
08/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When you enter the Caribbean Social Club, or Toñita’s, it feels like you could be in your grandmother’s living room. And that’s exactly what its owner, Maria Antonia Cay —better known as Toñita— was aiming for when she opened the club in...

» The Unmarked Graveyard: Stories from Hart Island
05/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Annette Vega was in elementary school, she found out the man she called “dad” wasn’t her biological father. But all she knew was that her mom had had a teenage romance with a guy named Angel Garcia. Annette has searched for Angel fo...

» Latino Hustle: Oscars 2024
01/03/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The 96th Oscars ceremony is a new opportunity for Latinos and Latin Americans in the moviemaking business to be recognized for excellence in cinema. America Ferrera has earned her first Oscar nomination and Colman Domingo has become the ...

» Myriam Gurba Unmasks the Creeps
27/02/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Myriam Gurba is a writer and artist from California. Her most recent work is a collection of essays named “Creep: Accusations and Confessions.” In her book “Creep,” Myriam examines individual creeps, as well as how creeps exist in the la...

» Javier Zamora on the Role of a Writer in Today’s World.
23/02/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Javier Zamora is a writer who believes he has a particular responsibility: to understand and also change the world through words. He comes from a tradition of poets in El Salvador who used poetry to denounce injustices, the “Generación C...

» How I Made It: Buscabulla
20/02/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Buscabulla is a Puerto Rican indie duo formed by wife and husband Raquel Berrios and Luis Alfredo del Valle. Around 2018, Buscabulla was one of the most beloved Latinx bands in New York City. Raquel and Luis had just released their secon...

» The Matter of Castro Tum
16/02/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2018, a young Guatemalan man named Reynaldo Castro Tum was ordered deported even though no one in the U.S. government knew where he was, or how to find him. Now, his unusual journey through the United States' immigration system has su...

» How I Made It: Las Cafeteras
13/02/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Las Cafeteras is a band out of East LA that met while doing community organizing. They began playing at the Eastside Cafe, where they discovered Son Jarocho, traditional Afro-Mexican music from Veracruz. They quickly began to adapt the m...

» Reclaiming Our Homes
09/02/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On March 14th, 2020, Martha Escudero and her two daughters became the first family to occupy one of over a hundred vacant homes in El Sereno, Los Angeles. Some people call them squatters, but they call themselves the Reclaimers. The Recl...

» Finding Legitimacy With Aida Rodriguez
06/02/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
If you’ve ever been to an Aida Rodriguez comedy show you’ve probably heard Aida crack jokes about her family, her upbringing, race, politics, everyday life and Latinos. She recently published a memoir called “Legitimate Kid: A Memoir.” I...

» Sec. Xavier Becerra on Health, Immigration and Latino Representation
02/02/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The Department of Health and Human Services oversees several agencies: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Office of Refugee Resettlement are just a few of them. But since its foundin...

» Portrait Of: Sandra Cisneros LIVE in Chicago
30/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Sandra Cisneros doesn't need an introduction. Her coming-of-age novel, "The House on Mango Street," has sold over six million copies and has turned the Chicago native into a household name. Earlier this year, the Mexican-American author ...

» A Conversation With Jeh Johnson
26/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Since the beginning of the Trump administration, the U.S.-Mexico border and immigration policy have been front and center in public conversation. However, a humanitarian crisis at the border is nothing new. Jeh Johnson was the Secretary ...

» Pepón Osorio’s Accumulation of Memory
23/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Growing up in Puerto Rico, Pepón Osorio never thought that decorating the wedding cakes his mother made would spark his passion for art and his signature big installations full of tiny objects, sounds and memories. In 2023, the New Museu...

» Eugenio Derbez Gets Serious
19/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Eugenio Derbez is a Mexican actor, writer, director and producer who got his start at the forefront of many comedy series in his home country. After decades of making families laugh across Latin America, Eugenio reinvented himself in Hol...

» Monumental
16/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA shares an episode of the Monumental podcast, from PRX. For generations, Christopher Columbus has been glorified in monument after monument across the United States. And while Columbus statues have recently started co...

» Maria Martin, With Love and Light
12/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
A special episode remembering Latino USA founder and pioneer public radio journalist Maria Emilia Martin, who passed away on December 2nd, 2023. After a career in public media of almost 50 years, Maria left a mark as a journalist, educat...

» Portrait Of: Danny Trejo
09/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast

» The Rehab Empire Built On Cakes
05/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast

» How I Made It: El Peso Hero
02/01/24 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
By day, Héctor Rodríguez III is a school teacher; by night, he’s creating the world of “El Peso Hero”, a comic book superhero based on the border that is celebrating its 10th anniversary. In this episode of our "How I Made It" series, Hé...

» Unsafe In Foster Care, Part 2
29/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
We continue our investigation into the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). While looking into what happened the night Joseph Chacón died, reporter Deepa Fernandes finds out that another baby, Draco Ford, had pa...

» How I Made It: Francisca Valenzuela
26/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Chilean-American singer-songwriter Francisca Valenzuela has always forged her own path in music. Born and raised in California, Francisca began her career after moving to Chile with her family. Even when major labels and venues wouldn’t ...

» Unsafe In Foster Care, Part 1
22/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
After a domestic violence incident, Leah Garcia called the police looking for safety for her and her two children. But her calls triggered the involvement of LA’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the largest child welfa...

» Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes
19/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA shares an episode of the podcast, Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes , from LAist Studios. Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes  tells the story of the biggest political scandal in recent Los ...

» Still Hopeful: Immigration Over 30 Years
15/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA continues to mark its 30th anniversary and look back at its reporting throughout the last three decades. On today’s show we look at immigration, then and now. Maria Hinojosa is joined by Camilo Montoya-Galvez, immigration and ...

» The Gun Machine
12/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The Gun Machine  is a new podcast from WBUR in partnership with The Trace, exploring the 250-year history of one of the most tragic and confounding forms of addiction in America: guns. Listen to all eight episodes wherever you get your p...

» 30 Años: An Oral History of Latino USA
08/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Today on Latino USA, we want to pay tribute to María Emilia Martin, public radio pioneer, and our founder, by replaying the first special episode marking our show’s 30 years on the air. The episode, first aired in May 2023, is an oral hi...

» A Night With Monsieur Periné
05/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
As part of our 30th anniversary celebrations, we bring you a taste of a very special evening with the Colombian band Monsieur Periné—hosted at the Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR. Catalina García and Santiago Prieto play songs from their l...

» The Archivists: The Unseen Fight to Preserve Our Stories
01/12/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
After months of working closely with the archivists and librarians of the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas in Austin, the Latino USA team wanted to dig deeper into the history and treasures in the li...

» United Stateless Podcast
28/11/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA brings you an episode of the United Stateless Podcast . United Stateless Podcast documents the stories of "returnees", people who immigrated to the US, largely as children, and have since returned to their home count...

» By Right of Discovery
24/11/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On Thanksgiving Day, hundreds of people gather on Alcatraz Island, the famous former prison and one of the largest tourist attractions in San Francisco, for a sunrise ceremony to honor Indigenous culture and history. Fifty years ago, an ...

» Bad Mexicans: Borderland History that Resonates Today
21/11/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
At the turn of the 20th century, revolution was starting to brew in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. A group of Mexican revolutionaries had fled to the United States and were working to overthrow a dictator in their home country. They were c...

» Dolores Huerta: Don’t Let the Haters Divide Us
17/11/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA continues to celebrate 30 years of being on the air, as well as bringing you important conversations as part of our ongoing political coverage. For this episode, Maria Hinojosa sits down with legendary labor leader and civil r...

» How I Made It: Futuro Conjunto
14/11/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
What will the music of Texas’ Rio Grande Valley sound like 100 years from now? That’s the premise at the heart of Futuro Conjunto, a multimedia sci-fi project by artists Charlie Vela and Jonathan Leal. Futuro Conjunto is an expansive wor...

» Gustavo Dudamel’s Harmony in Times of Crisis
10/11/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Gustavo Dudamel is one of the most famous and acclaimed conductors in the world. He’s been the Music and Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 2009, when he was just 27 years old. El maestro is the best-known graduate o...

» Classy with Jonathan Menjivar
07/11/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA brings you an episode of the podcast, Classy with Jonathan Menjivar . In this episode, we can’t talk about class without talking about race. Through eye-opening conversations with two people of color in the fashion i...

» Kamala and the Latino Youth Vote
03/11/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Maria Hinojosa and Latino USA producer Reynaldo Leaños Jr. join Vice President Kamala Harris aboard Air Force Two as the vice president makes her way to Miami, Florida, as part of her “Fight For Our Freedoms” college tour. Later, Maria s...

» Portrait Of: Gabby Rivera
31/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Gabby Rivera wrote her coming-of-age novel “Juliet Takes a Breath” in 2016, she didn't know that it would get her attention from an unusual place: Marvel Comics. They asked her to write for America Chavez, their first queer Latina s...

» City of Oil
27/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Los Angeles, you might be surprised to learn, sits on top of the largest urban oil field in the country and has been the site of oil extraction for almost 150 years. Today, nearly 5,000 oil wells remain active in Los Angeles County alone...

» The Art of Growing Into Yourself With Y La Bamba
24/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Luz Elena Mendoza Ramos is a Chicanx artist and musician who has been playing under the name Y La Bamba for nearly 20 years. As the child of immigrant parents, Luz Elena struggled to feel seen in the music industry, but as they’ve contin...

» My Uncle Juan, the Bracero
20/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In this episode of Latino USA , historian Mireya Loza and her uncle and former bracero Juan Loza meet at his home in Chicago to reflect on the legacy of the long-running and controversial labor Bracero Program and its impact on their fam...

» How I Made It: Grupo Fantasma Takes On The Wall
17/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Austin's cumbia-funk institution Grupo Fantasma went to record their seventh album at a studio in Tornillo, Texas, they had no idea that right next door was a tent city for detained immigrant youth operated by ICE. When they found o...

» Puerto Crypto
13/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2018, just months after Hurricane Maria, an eccentric group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts arrived in Puerto Rico. They came with big plans for the island—to help rebuild after the hurricane, and in the process create a high-tech crypt...

» How I Made It: Omar Apollo
10/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Omar Apollo, a rising star in the indie R&B scene, began making music on his own by teaching himself chords from YouTube videos and honing his sound in an attic in a small town in Indiana. His first breakthrough came on Spotify in 20...

» When Alaska's Snow Crab Went Missing
06/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2022, the Bering Sea snow crab season was canceled for the first time in history. Essentially 10 billion snow crabs went missing. The cause? Warming waters due to climate change. In this episode, Latino USA producer Reynaldo Leaños Jr...

» Caliber 60
03/10/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA brings you an episode of the Caliber 60 podcast. Avocado consumption has exploded in the U.S. over the past decade. But what’s rarely seen is the rotten underbelly of this industry, controlled by armed groups in Mexi...

» Mary’s Journey
29/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
One in four women in the United States have a family member in prison—and those carrying the resulting financial and emotional burden are disproportionately women of color. Mary Estrada is one of them. She’s been taking care of her husba...

» Portrait Of: Miguel
26/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
“Too proper for the Black kids, too Black for the Mexicans," sings Grammy award-winning artist Miguel Pimentel. Miguel is the son of an African-American mother and a Mexican-born father. He's known for his eclectic sound, shaped by his h...

» The Growing Call to Abolish Student Debt
22/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The call for the abolition of all student debt has never been louder– but how did we get to a place where this demand is possible? Latino USA dives into the history of the student loan system in the U.S., as well as the stories of Black ...

» It’s My Podcast and I’ll Cry If I Want To
19/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Five years ago, Latino USA producer Antonia Cereijido was only an intern and still in college when she did what a lot of people do when they're not sure what their life will look like after graduation: she cried in the bathroom. After wi...

» Belonging, Recruitment, and Remembrance
15/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA continues to mark its 30th anniversary and look back on its reporting throughout the decades. One topic the show has heavily reported on is Latinos serving in the military and today we take a new look at that subject. In this ...

» Ballet Brothers
12/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Brothers Isaac and Esteban Hernández have performed on some of the most prestigious stages in the world. But their journey to the top rank of their industry had a unique start. Originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, Isaac and Esteban's fir...

» The Revolutions of Gioconda Belli
08/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Gioconda Belli is an award-winning Nicaraguan author. She has published novels, essays, poetry collections, and a memoir called “The country under my skin,” which recounts her time as a member of the Sandinista National Liberation Front—...

» 9/11’s Immigration Legacy
05/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The September 11th attacks left nearly 3,000 dead, many more injured and an entire nation traumatized. The 24-hour news cycle that followed focused endlessly on the identity of the terrorists: non-citizens who had been able to exploit “v...

» At the Mercy of the Courts
01/09/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In this episode of Latino USA we partner up with Documented, a nonprofit news site that covers immigrants in New York City, to get a behind-the-scenes look at the experience of trying to navigate the immigration courts as an asylum-seeke...

» How I Made It: Rodrigo y Gabriela
29/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the late 90's, Rodrigo Sánchez and Gabriela Quintero embarked on a one-way trip to Dublin, Ireland. While they were originally heavy metal musicians back home in Mexico, they traded their electric guitars for acoustic ones and became ...

» The Breakdown: Heavy Metal Edition
25/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The stereotype goes that Latinos only listen to salsa or reggaeton. But one of the biggest genres of music across Latin America is actually heavy metal, with bands like Iron Maiden selling out stadiums across the region when they tour th...

» How I Made It: Joe Kay of Soulection
22/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Soulection is a music startup, which has quickly grown to be a powerhouse with a record label, a popular radio show, and worldwide tours—bringing together an international group of music lovers. It all began as an online podcast created ...

» ‘I Want to Outlive AIDS’
18/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Producer Patricia Sulbarán embarks on a journey to learn how Latino USA covered the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic as part of the show’s 30th anniversary special coverage. After reviewing hundreds of archival clips, Patricia finds a wom...

» Judith Baca’s Great Wall
15/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Muralist Judith F. Baca is mostly known for creating one of the largest communal murals in the world: the Great Wall of Los Angeles. It extends for half a mile along the Tujunga Wash river channel in the San Fernando Valley and it tells ...

» Meg Medina: Let Kids Read Freely
11/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Earlier this year, award-winning author Meg Medina was named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature—she’s the first Latina to occupy this position. In her role, Meg’s responsible for raising awareness of the importance of youn...

» How I Made It: Yasser Tejeda & Palotré
08/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The musical genres most people associate with the Dominican Republic are merengue and bachata. Yet, there's another set of rhythms that are essential to the spirit of the country, and that's Afro-Dominican roots music. That's where the b...

» Alzheimer’s In Color
04/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA and Black Public Media bring you Alzheimer’s In Color. It’s the story of Ramona Latty, a Dominican immigrant, told by her daughter Yvonne, and it mirrors countless other families of color navigating a disease that is ravaging ...

» Maxwell Alejandro Frost: Leading Through Politics—and Music
01/08/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Maxwell Alejandro Frost of Florida made history last year when he became the first Gen-Z elected to Congress. Latino USA producer Reynaldo Leaños Jr. went to Congressman Frost’s district in Orlando to interview him and attended one of hi...

» Bilingual Is My Superpower
28/07/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2018, producer Jeanne Montalvo reported on the choices her parents made when raising her in a bilingual household. Five years later, Jeanne’s two children both command the Spanish language. But the oldest, Martin, was 2.5 years old at...

» Hungry for History
25/07/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA brings you an episode of the Hungry for History podcast. Here’s a little-known fact you might not have known... The beer industry might be dominated by men today but women were the original brewers and played a vital...

» Immensely Invisible
21/07/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
How is ICE handling complaints of sexual abuse from detainees? Maria Hinojosa teams up with Zeba Warsi, two immigrant women and journalists from different generations, to look at sexual abuse in ICE detention more than a decade after Mar...

» Willie Perdomo Comes Home
18/07/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the early 1990s, Willie Perdomo was a teenager growing up in East Harlem. He saw and experienced firsthand a tumultuous moment in New York City, including the crack epidemic and the consequences of the war on drugs. In his latest book...

» Love & Walkouts
14/07/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Today we're bringing you an episode from our vault — a love story of student activism. We're taking you back to 1968, when thousands of students participated in a series of protests that helped spark the Chicano Movement, historically kn...

» Steven Melendez on Opening Doors to Ballet
11/07/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Steven Melendez thinks a lot about accessibility in the world of classical dance. Steven got his start in ballet at just seven years old, as part of an outreach program run by New York Theater Ballet. Although Steven went on to become a ...

» Hector Galán: A Life Documenting Marginalized Stories
07/07/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA continues to celebrate its 30th anniversary, bringing you conversations with some of the most influential Latinos and Latinas of the last three decades. In this episode, Maria Hinojosa catches up with pioneering filmmaker Hect...

» Resistance And Loss In The Age Of COVID-19 With Edwidge Danticat
04/07/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
According to Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat, stories are a way of finding inspiration and comfort during the times we’re living through. Her award-winning writing portrays the immigrant experience, Haitian-American identity and...

» The Lone Legislator
30/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 1919, an intrepid Texas state representative, José Tomás Canales, decided to lead an investigation into the abuse of power by the Texas Rangers. For several years, residents of South Texas had been reporting that members of the law en...

» Creating the Sound of Latino USA
27/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA has cycled through quite a few theme songs in its 30 years. There was the original theme, with acoustic guitar and soft woodwinds, followed by a brassier, more Latin Jazz influenced sound. There were even a few years when Lati...

» En Español
23/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For years, Anita Flores carried shame: She was a second-generation half-Peruvian who barely spoke Spanish. She pretended she didn’t care; she subtly avoided her paternal family in Lima. Then, her father was diagnosed with dementia. As he...

» You Want to Talk About Hot Cheetos?
20/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
We tackle the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos controversy and dive into why this story is so much more than just about a processed snack food but a story about race, culture, identity, and the stories that we choose to believe. This story originally...

» No Strings Attached
16/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
What happens when people living in poverty get a stable income from the government? More than 100 guaranteed income pilot programs have launched across the U.S. and most are found in California. How is a regular income — with no restrict...

» How I Made It: No Te Va Gustar
13/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For over 25 years, Uruguayan band No Te Va Gustar has been filling concert venues across Latin America. With their mix of pop, rock, reggae, ska, and other styles, the band has evolved over the years from its original three-member compos...

» The Clinic
09/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA goes inside the biggest free health clinic in the country, which serves only people without insurance. There are nearly 28 million uninsured people in the United States, and for some of them, free clinics are their safety net....

» Healing in Uvalde
06/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA shares an episode of the In The Thick podcast. Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela reflect on the one-year anniversary of the school massacre in Uvalde, Texas, and the lasting impacts on the community. We go deep...

» Uvalde Rising
02/06/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
One year after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Latino USA and Futuro Investigates explore how families in the community are dealing with grief, how they’re navigating their journey to healing, and calling fo...

» Julieta Venegas’ Search for a Simple Life
30/05/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The Mexican singer-songwriter, Julieta Venegas, took a seven-year break before releasing her latest album, a journey of self-discovery in 10 songs that she named “Tu historia.” Now, she shares what happened during that long pause, which ...

» Restaurant Royalty: Zarela and Aarón
26/05/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For mother and son chefs Zarela Martinez and Aarón Sanchez, educating others about the cuisines that make up Mexico is a family tradition. Zarela and Aarón have each opened restaurants, written cookbooks, appeared on TV shows, and won aw...

» José Ralat, Taco Editor
23/05/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
José Ralat is the Taco Editor at Texas Monthly Magazine and consequently the only taco editor in the United States. In his book, “American Tacos: A History and Guide,” Ralat dives into the evolution of tacos in the United States and its ...

» The Migrant Student Club
19/05/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Over 300,000 students in the U.S. migrate every year to work in agriculture, from spring to fall. At a high school in South Texas, when these students return, they gather at the Migrant Student Club to discuss their experiences and get s...

» Mariana Enríquez On Using Horror to Process Historical Trauma
16/05/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Mariana Enríquez is one of the best-known writers of a growing literary trend in Latin America that uses the horror genre to denounce the violent realities of the region—past and present. Mariana was born in Buenos Aires in 1973, just a ...

» Portrait Of: Linda Ronstadt
12/05/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
We continue to celebrate our 30th anniversary, bringing you the voices of some of the most influential Latinos and Latinas in the last three decades. In this episode, we catch up with music legend Linda Ronstadt, known as the “First Lady...

» Gangs, Murder, and Migration in Honduras
09/05/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
We start today’s episode at El Edén—the center in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, where child migrants are processed after being deported from Mexico and elsewhere. Then, before diving into the reasons why Hondurans leave for Mexico and the Un...

» How I Made It: Maná
02/05/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The rock en español group, Maná, is one of the most successful Spanish-language rock bands of this generation. They've sold over 40 million records worldwide, and this year their "Rayando El Sol" tour broke records previously held by the...

» Colombia's Secret War Against Civilians
28/04/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Years ago, Gloria Martinez’s son went out to look for a job and never came back. Gloria would spend months searching for him, and she wasn’t alone—many others, mostly young men from rural and poor urban areas, also mysteriously disappear...

» Motive
25/04/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA brings you an episode of the Motive podcast, from WBEZ Chicago. Chicago gangs: Real people. Real stories. A way forward. The new season of Motive explores violence on the streets of Chicago and the former gang member...

» Head Down: Part II
21/04/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
At the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles last year, President Joe Biden outlined his plan to reduce the number of migrants seeking asylum at the Southern border. His administration, Biden said, would help “American farmers bring in s...

» The Pulso Podcast
18/04/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA brings you an episode of The Pulso Podcast . Texas 1951. Farmworker Pete Hernandez walks into a bar with a rifle and shoots another man. He is taken to court for murder, but when the state refuses to allow any Latino...

» Head Down - Part 1
14/04/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2018, Diego and Mario joined the U.S. government-sponsored H-2A visa program, leaving their families in their home country of Mexico to harvest blueberries at a farm in North Carolina for six months. They had no idea they were about t...

» Kate's Summer
11/04/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The summer of 2020 was filled with uncertainty as more than 20 million people in the U.S. were left unemployed — including Kate Bustamante’s parents. Bustamante is a 20-year-old student at Santa Ana College in Santa Ana, California. She’...

» Portrait Of: Gloria Estefan
07/04/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo Garcia was a shy, quiet young woman who joined a band named the Miami Latin Boys. Although she had no plans of international fame, and intended to continue her studies, life had different plans for her. The...

» Party Crews: The Untold Story
04/04/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week’s Latino USA we’re bringing you an episode from the newly released podcast series Party Crews: The Untold Story . For many Latinx kids in the ‘00s, the party crew scene was a safe space to express themselves as they came of age...

» Lorena’s 'Alcance'
31/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When pioneering trans activist Lorena Borjas first arrived in the U.S. in late May of 1981, she found both community and an epidemic. Through her experiences on Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, NY, Lorena developed a personal approach to conn...

» Quiara Alegria Hudes on Writing Through Grief and Joy
28/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2018, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes decided to take a break from the theater world. Tired of a white, male-dominated landscape, Quiara turned inward, leaning on her memories and stories of the women in her fam...

» 'Argentina, 1985': History and Memory
24/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Antonia Cereijido interviews former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Luis Moreno Ocampo about his real life experience, which inspired the Oscar- nominated film Argentina, 1985. They discuss the relevance of the film today ...

» State of Exception: An Abolitionist Poet Visits El Salvador
21/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Christopher Soto is a Salvadoran-American poet, activist and prison abolitionist. He is based in Los Angeles, but has remained tied to his parent’s home country. Throughout his life, Christopher has taken many trips to El Salvador, but d...

» Villano Antillano and Ana Macho Dream of Queer and Trans Futures
17/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Villano Antillano and Ana Macho are two Puerto Rican trans and non-binary musicians making waves in the music industry. In their latest projects, Villano Antillano’s debut album “Sustancia X” and Ana Macho’s “Realismo Magico,” both artis...

» An Unwinnable War
14/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA shares an episode of the USA v. García Luna podcast, from Futuro Media and Lemonada Media. Genaro García Luna’s trial is over, but Maria and Peniley’s investigative work is not. In this episode, they learn that a U.S...

» 'Suavemente' — The Merengue War
10/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For this week’s Latino USA , we’re bringing you an episode from the newly released podcast series from WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios, La Brega, The Puerto Rican Experience in Eight Songs . By the end of the 1990s, merengue ruled suprem...

» How I Made It: Ayodele Casel
07/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For Ayodele Casel tap dancing is magic. As a young high school student, she dreamed of one day dancing like Ginger Rogers as she recreated Ginger’s moves in her bedroom But it wasn’t until Ayodele Casel was a sophomore at the NYU Tisch S...

» Teresa Urrea: The Mexican Joan of Arc
03/03/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the late 1800s, Teresa Urrea was a superstar. She was a ‘curandera,’ or healer, a revolutionary, and a feminist. At only 19 years old she was exiled from Mexico by dictator Porfirio Diaz, who called her the most dangerous girl in the ...

» Daniel Suárez: Making History With NASCAR
28/02/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Daniel Suárez made history in 2022 when he became the first Mexican-born driver to win a NASCAR Cup Series race, but the road to this feat has been anything but smooth. On this episode of Latino USA, Daniel Suárez talks about breaking ba...

» I Wonder If I Take You Home: Freedom in Freestyle
24/02/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For this week’s Latino USA , we’re bringing you an episode from the newly released podcast series from WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios, La Brega, The Puerto Rican Experience in Eight Songs . Created by Nuyorican street kids in the mid-80...

» Digging Into Mexican Food With Chef Margarita Carrillo
21/02/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The food of Mexico is diverse, complex, and beloved across the world. Don’t just take it from us—in 2010, traditional Mexican cuisine was added to UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Mexican chef and cookbook author Margarita ...

» Portrait Of: Jorge Drexler
17/02/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler knows what it's like to live different lives within one. An ENT doctor until his early 30s, he then decided to leave medicine behind, as well as his life in Uruguay, to pursue a music career in S...

» Valle de Sueños: The Beginning of the End
14/02/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA shares the first episode from the Valle de Sueños podcast. We launch Valle de Sueños on Our Lady of Guadalupe feast day to honor those who have journeyed and kept their resiliency, faith, and love despite the treache...

» 'La Lucha Sigue': Chicano Teachers Now and Then
10/02/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
More than 25 years ago, two teachers in New Mexico were fired for refusing to stop teaching Chicano History in their classrooms; today, that history repeats itself in Denver, Colorado. What are students missing out on when they don’t lea...

» “El gran varón” — ¿Quién era Simón?
07/02/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Esta semana en Latino USA , te compartimos un episodio del nuevo podcast “La Brega: La experiencia boricua en 8 canciones”, producida por WNYC Studios y Futuro Studios. Inicialmente, "El gran varón" fue prohibida por algunas estaciones d...

» El Gran Varón: Who Was Simón?
03/02/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For this week’s Latino USA , we’re bringing you an episode from the newly released podcast series from WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios, La Brega, The Puerto Rican Experience in Eight Songs . Gabby Rivera was 7 when Willie Colón released ...

» Portrait Of: Esmeralda Santiago LIVE in NYC
31/01/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2018, Latino USA teamed up with the Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y to put on an event honoring the 25th anniversary of Esmeralda Santiago's coming-of-age classic "When I Was Puerto Rican." In conversation with producer A...

» The Breakdown: The Legacy of ‘Dora the Explorer’
27/01/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 1998, three television writers tasked with creating the next hit children's show came up with the idea of a young girl who would go on adventures and ask questions directly to the audience. With the help of consultants, they created a...

» Cecilia Gentili's Revolutionary Ask
24/01/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Trans activist, actress and author, Cecilia Gentili, knows the power of stories. Whether she is working at her company Trans Equity Consulting, writing an op-ed for the New York Times, or portraying a character on television, Cecilia bel...

» Into Natalia Lafourcade's Inner Garden
20/01/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Mexican singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade embraces contrasts in her music. Look no further than her latest album, “De Todas las Flores,” where Natalia found herself both processing death and celebrating life. Prior to this, Natalia re...

» The Call Is Coming From Inside the House
17/01/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Last November, Maria Hinojosa visited Howard University in Washington, DC to celebrate its inaugural Democracy Summit. The Summit was organized by the Center for Journalism and Democracy, which was founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning journ...

» Nacho's Special
06/01/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Nachos: They’re one of the most popular snack foods in the United States, and the name is instantly recognizable worldwide. Bright yellow nacho cheese is now a staple at countless sports events and movie nights, serving as a flavor of no...

» Portrait Of: Rubén Blades
03/01/23 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Rubén Blades is a singer, songwriter, actor, lawyer, and politician. He was born in Panama and became a New Yorker in 1974. After four decades in the public eye and some of the best-selling records in salsa history, his unique storytelli...

» The Diary of an ‘Undesirable’
30/12/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 1945, 20-year-old Anthony Acevedo was held in captivity with other American soldiers inside a Nazi concentration camp called Berga. There, the soldiers were used as slave laborers, building tunnels for underground fuel factories. It w...

» ¡Cómete Ese Miedo! With Maria Hinojosa
27/12/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week on Latino USA we feature this interview with Maria Hinojosa on the Brown Enough podcast. Cómete ese miedo —or eat your fear— is what Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa's husband told her to do when imposter syndro...

» Valley of Contrasts
23/12/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In most of the country, when someone says they are going to Coachella it means they are going to a music festival. But for many who grew up in the Coachella Valley in California, their experience has nothing to do with music. Coachella i...

» USA v. García Luna: Episode 2 ‘The Mexican Hoover’
20/12/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
From CSI to Donna Summer, García Luna was fascinated by anything American. Several U.S. officials said that García Luna was the person they trusted the most in the Mexican government. They called him "The Mexican Hoover," after John Edga...

» Rafael Reif on Leading —and Leaving— MIT
16/12/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Rafael Reif steps down as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the end of December 2022, there will no longer be a Latino president at the helm of a top university in the United States. But for Reif, his tenure ...

» Identity, Language and Community Through Video Games
13/12/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
After a challenging experience as a computer science major, Samantha fell in love with making video games. But more than the technical aspects of video games, she is interested in storytelling. Now, Samantha works as a game writer and na...

» USA v. García Luna: Episode 1 ‘Untouchable’
09/12/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
A Mexican-American journalist and a Cuban-Mexican investigative reporter walk into a recording studio with a bottle of tequila, and reveal an investigation where true crime meets telenovela. “USA v. García Luna” tells the story of Genaro...

» Feeling Like the Other
06/12/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the special presentation of the In The Thick political podcast produced by Futuro Media, Maria and Julio are joined by  Daniela Pierre-Bravo , reporter for MSNBC’s Morning Joe, to discuss her new book, “The Other: How to Own Your Powe...

» Death by Policy: Crisis in the Arizona Desert
02/12/22 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In this year-long investigation from Futuro Investigates, we dig into how the Border Patrol’s decades-long deterrence policies create a deadly funnel, pushing migrants to cross through the Sonora Desert in southern Arizona—one of the dea...

» White Hats: Rangers and 'Rinches'
29/11/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Today, we are sharing with Latino USA listeners the the first episode of “White Hats,” a new podcast by Texas Monthly. In this episode Host Jack Herrera visits the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum in Waco, searching for how the Range...

» Confusing Latin American Sayings and What They Mean
22/11/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Today we bring you a taste of the comedy podcast Hyphenated, by Latina comedians Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo. In this episode, Jenny and Joanna share various idioms and expressions from their home countries and try to explain their...

» Voting for Democracy: The Midterms
18/11/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For this year’s midterms, Latino USA is teaming up with Futuro Media’s political podcast In The Thick for a special post-election roundtable discussion. Hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela are joined by Christian Paz, senior po...

» The Ballot Boogeymen
15/11/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA is featuring “The Ballot Boogeymen,” a podcast by Reveal, which talks about a new rash of laws and agencies criminalizing and prosecuting what they consider to be election offenses, giving listeners a glimpse of what...

» The Last Cup
11/11/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Introducing a new podcast by NPR and Futuro Studios: The Last Cup , a podcast about soccer and the immigrant experience As Lionel Messi rose up the ranks of the Barça football club in Spain, he dreamed of winning a World Cup for his home...

» Narsiso Martinez: Depicting Farmwork in Art
08/11/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Visual artist Narsiso Martinez uses materials, like discarded produce boxes and dusty charcoal, to depict intimate scenes about the life and labor of farm workers in the United States. Born in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1977, Narsiso says migrant...

» Portrait Of: Carmen Rita Wong
04/11/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Author and journalist, Carmen Rita Wong, grew up believing that her father was “Papi” Peter Wong, a Chinese American man. At least, that’s what her Dominican mother, Lupe, told her. But as Carmen's mom neared the end of her life, family ...

» The Latino Swing Voter
01/11/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the special presentation of the In The Thick political podcast produced by Futuro Media, Maria and Julio are joined by Jennifer Medina, a national politics reporter for The New York Times. They break down recent polling on Latino and ...

» The Quevedos
28/10/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA producer Sayre Quevedo grew up having only met two members of his blood family, his mom and his brother. His father left before he was born and his mother lost touch with her family after leaving home as a teenager. For a long...

» Racism and the LA City Council
25/10/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On October 9, the Los Angeles Times of a conversation between now-former L.A. City Council President Nury Martínez, fellow Councilmembers Gil Cedillo and Kevin de León, and now-former L.A. County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera...

» Ever Since the Oil: Part Two
21/10/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Between the years of 2010 and 2020, North Dakota saw a growth rate of almost 150% of Latinos and Latinas, according to the U.S. Census —the biggest Latino population growth in the entire country. Jobs in the oil and gas industry are most...

» Brazil on Fire
18/10/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA is proud to present an episode of Brazil on Fire , a podcast produced in partnership between The Real News and NACLA. Using key issues like family values and security, Bolsonaro’s hateful rhetoric and fake news machine painted...

» Ever Since the Oil: Part One
14/10/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
North Dakota saw the biggest growth rate of Latinos and Latinas in the United States between 2010 and 2020, according to the U.S. Census. Why? Many people moved to North Dakota for jobs, particularly in the oil and gas industry, lured by...

» Rediscovering: Killed Through The Border Fence
11/10/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA is proud to present an episode from The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com Rediscovering: Killed Through The Border Fence podcast. Nearly a decade ago, a Border Patrol agent in the United States shot and killed 16-year-old Jos...

» ‘We Can’t Let Up’: Arizona’s Midterm Battle
07/10/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
As a traditionally Republican state, Arizona hadn’t seen a Democratic presidential candidate win since 1996. But then, in 2020, the state became a battleground. Voters chose Joe Biden over Donald Trump with a difference of just 10,000 vo...

» Detention By Design
04/10/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
As recently as 1955, there were virtually no immigrants held in detention in the U.S. Today, the federal government holds tens of thousands each day, in 130 facilities across the country. But the story of how we got here did not start at...

» Minden, NV: The Last Sundown Siren
30/09/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA is proud to feature an episode from Futuro Studios and Higher Ground’s The Sum of Us podcast, Heather McGhee ’s travel diary about the surprising cross-cultural connections that are rebuilding the American community, from rura...

» Denice Frohman: Finding Poetry in Life
27/09/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Poet and spoken word artist Denice Frohman has been performing for more than 15 years now — you may have seen some past videos of her work go viral on the early days of social media. Denice thrives onstage, bringing a musical cadence and...

» The Little Black Dress: A Hidden History
23/09/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Before it was the classic dress we all know and many still love today, the little black dress was mostly worn by working-class shopgirls and domestics. Monica Morales-Garcia began to research the origins of the L.B.D. to answer: How had ...

» Bianca Graulau Reports From the Colony
20/09/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Bianca Graulau is an independent journalist who's been using TikTok and YouTube to tell you what’s going on in Puerto Rico—whether you live there or not. By explaining Puerto Rico’s colonial relationship with the United States in English...

» Responding With Dignity in Puerto Rico
16/09/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September of 2017, there was a complete lack of government response, highlighting the stark reality of austerity politics and colonialism. On this episode of Latino USA, we travel to the city of Ca...

» Rubirosa: Haunted
13/09/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This week Latino USA is featuring the first episode of the Rubirosa podcast, a Witness Docs production. Imagine instead of James Bond it was… Jaime Bond, Javi Bond, Bondissimo. Well, guess what, y’all? The white, British character at the...

» Latino USA: Live From L.A.
09/09/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This summer, Latino USA took a trip to the West Coast for a live show in Los Angeles — and now, we’re bringing that special evening to you! On this edited version of our live show, host Maria Hinojosa is joined by actor Danny Trejo and c...

» Love and Lust With Yesika Salgado
30/08/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
We're still on summer break so we are sharing an interview from our archives with poet Yesika Salgado. She heads with Maria Hinojosa to the Hunts Point Produce Market, the largest wholesale produce market in the world, to try to identify...

» Portrait Of: José Feliciano
26/08/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA is on summer break this week so we wanted to share one of our favorite recent interviews that we originally broadcast in early 2020. In this conversation with Maria Hinojosa, legendary musician José Feliciano opens up about wh...

» Reclaiming the Outdoors with Hike Clerb
23/08/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Evelynn Escobar-Thomas grew up near a state park in Northern Virginia, but she never visited it. For Evelynn, who is a Black and Indigenous Guatemalan woman, outdoor recreation felt segregated, and she never really felt welcomed in hikin...

» What About Electoral Power?
19/08/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In this continuation of Latino USA’s 2022 midterms coverage, Maria welcomes her In The Thick co-host Julio Ricardo Varela and the following two guests: Sonja Diaz , Founding Director of the Latino Policy & Politics Institute at UCLA,...

» The World Through Julio Torres’ Eyes
16/08/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
You probably haven’t met a comedian quite like Julio Torres. Julio’s work is highly visual and deeply inquisitive, often focusing on everyday objects or routine and giving it a surreal twist. His work will take you into the psyche of a F...

» Genias in Music: Petrona Martínez
12/08/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For the closing of our series Genias in Music, celebrating the contributions of women in their fields, we go to Colombia, where Petrona Martínez became one of the most important Black singers in the country’s modern history. She’s known ...

» L.A.’s Backyard Party Scene
02/08/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Here is a podcast from our Latino USA archives. Latino USA sits down with Guadalupe Rosales of [Veteranas and Rucas](http://  https://www.instagram.com/veteranas_and_rucas/ "V&R") and Map Pointz , two archival projects focused on the...

» And They Will Inherit It
29/07/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Here is a podcast from our Latino USA archives. In 1950, a group of majority Mexican-American miners in New Mexico readied themselves for a showdown with their bosses. The miners were going on strike to demand an end to discriminatory pr...

» The Baseball Fan
26/07/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA is proud to feature an episode from Colorado Public Radio’s new ¿Quién Are We? podcast, which explores what it means to be Latino, Hispanic or Chicana... or however you identify. Host and journalist May Ortega shares stories a...

» LADAMA: The Body Is Our Best Instrument
19/07/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When the members of LADAMA met for the first time, it felt as if they already knew each other. In 2014, Lara Klaus from Brazil, Daniela Serna from Colombia, Maria Fernanda Gonzalez from Venezuela, and Sarah Lucas from the U.S. all attend...

» The Politics of COVID-19
15/07/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
As part of Latino USA’s ongoing 2022 midterms coverage, Maria Hinojosa is joined by her In The Thick co-host Julio Ricardo Varela, Carlos Odio of EquisLabs, and award-winning journalist Tanzina Vega to talk about the lasting impacts of t...

» Raising Antiracist Leaders
12/07/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In the special presentation of the In The Thick political podcast produced by Futuro Media, Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela are joined by  Ibram X. Kendi , founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research...

» Undocumented and Unhoused
08/07/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Living in the Bay Area has become a luxury that many cannot afford anymore. It’s home to the biggest —and richest— tech companies in the world. Yet at the same time, homeless encampments grow under the freeways, around empty lots and par...

» Colombia Makes History
05/07/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA presents a recent episode of Latino Rebels Radio , also produced by Futuro Media. For the first time in its history, Colombia has moved to the left with the election of Gustavo Petro as president and Francia Márquez, the count...

» It’s a Small World, After All
01/07/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA takes a look back at Disney’s relationship with Latin America. We start in the 1940s when Walt Disney and a group of animators were deployed by the U.S. government to Latin America in efforts to curb Nazi influence there. Then...

» A Post-Roe Reality
29/06/22 15:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For this bonus podcast drop, Latino USA shares the latest episode of the award-winning political podcast I n The Thick , hosted by Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela. In this episode, Maria and Julio are joined by [Kimberly Atkins S...

» Kali Fajardo-Anstine Reclaims Her Ancestors’ Stories
28/06/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Growing up in Denver, Colorado, Kali Fajardo-Anstine did not see herself, nor her family, represented in books or television. But, she knew she wanted to be a writer. Kali is a mixed Chicana woman with Indigenous and Filipino ancestry; s...

» Surfside Remembers
24/06/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
One year ago on June 24, a small beachside town in South Florida was asleep. It was the summer, past 1 a.m., when the section of the Champlain Towers South that pointed to the beach collapsed. Twelve stories of apartments pancaked in abo...

» ‘On the Divide’: Fighting for Choice in the Rio Grande Valley
21/06/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For years, McAllen, Texas, has been at the front lines in the struggle for reproductive access in the country. The city has only one abortion provider, the Whole Woman’s Health Clinic, serving more than one million people in the area. It...

» A Future Without Roe v. Wade
17/06/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
What will the future look like for low-income communities of color if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade ? In this Latino USA roundtable episode, Maria Hinojosa is joined by Laurie Roberts, executive director of the Yellowhamme...

» Maria Hinojosa on Partying, Partnership and Her New Pulitzer
14/06/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Recently, our friends at Death, Sex & Money shared a conversation with Latino USA anchor and executive producer Maria Hinojosa. In this wide-ranging interview, host Anna Sale asks Maria about Futuro Media’s 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Aud...

» Uvalde Resiste
10/06/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On Tuesday May 24th, 2022, an 18-year-old man entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and shot and murdered 19 children, as well as two teachers. The ripple effects of this mass shooting have been felt across this small Mexican-...

» Helado Negro’s Expanding Universe
07/06/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Roberto Carlos Lange chose his stage name, he didn’t want to limit himself. Helado Negro represented something unknown and unexpected—and for over a decade, that’s what he set off to explore in his music. Helado Negro’s dreamy, psyc...

» An Immigration Midterms Check
03/06/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In collaboration with the award-winning In The Thick political podcast, Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela explore current immigration policy under the Biden Administration with guest Camilo Montoya-Galvez , immigration reporter for...

» Out of the Shadows: Children of 86
31/05/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
From My Cultura Network and IHeart Podcasts Hosts Patty Rodriguez and Erick Galindo reflect on their lives as children of immigrants. They realize that a pivotal moment in their parents and their lives was in fact the signing of IRCA in ...

» The Battle of 187
27/05/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
It’s 1993 in California. Dr. Dre is on the radio. The state is in a budget deficit. And a group of Orange County residents collects signatures to put a tough proposition on the ballot that would deny undocumented immigrants access to pub...

» After Uvalde
26/05/22 20:06 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In this special collaboration with In The Thick, Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo reflect on the mass shooting that occurred in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday. They process the heartbreaking news that an 18-year-old man opened fire at an eleme...

» Imperfect Paradise: The Forgotten Revolutionary
24/05/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
From LAist Studios Oscar Gomez was a star of the 1990s Chicano student movement and then, unexpectedly, he died. A rattling event in host Adolfo Guzman-Lopez’s life spurs him to investigate Oscar’s death. To subscribe to Imperfect Paradi...

» Limbo
20/05/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
There are two kinds of immigrants: the ones who don’t look back and the ones who spend their lives looking back. Miguel Macias has been both over the course of his life. “Limbo” follows Miguel’s migration journey after moving to the Unit...

» Bodies Without Limits: Tattooing With Tamara Santibañez
17/05/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
If you’re looking for a sign to go get that tattoo you’ve been dreaming of — well, this is it. Tattoo and multimedia artist Tamara Santibañez believes that tattooing can work for anyone who wants it. The art form has existed for thousand...

» Genias in Music: Violeta Parra
13/05/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Violeta Parra changed music in her native Chile and beyond. She is known as the “Mother of La Nueva Canción,” a political folk music movement that swept Latin America in the late 1960s. Most people might have heard a version of her maste...

» Disinformation and Misinformation
06/05/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
To kick off Latino USA 's 2022 election cycle coverage, Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela are joined by Maria Teresa Kumar, founding president and CEO of Voto Latino, and Jaime Longoria, manager of research and training for the Dis...

» Portrait Of: Elizabeth Acevedo
03/05/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Elizabeth Acevedo is a Dominican-American poet and award-winning author. Her debut young adult novel "The Poet X" made the New York Times bestseller list in 2018. With the Fire on High —Acevedo’s second novel— tells the story of an Afro-...

» A Child Lost in Translation
29/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The following Latino USA story was originally broadcast on May 31, 2019. It was also the recipient of a 2020 Gracie Award from the the Alliance for Women in Media. Huntsville, Alabama has a small, but growing Latino population. It's wher...

» New Hope for Melissa Lucio
26/04/22 18:56 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA provides an update to a story we recently did about Melissa Lucio, the first Latina on death row in Texas.

» Doris Anahi Muñoz Chooses Herself
26/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Doris Anahi Muñoz always sang. In fact, singing was her first career choice. But reality hit when she realized in her teenage years that she had to secure a career so that she could provide for her undocumented parents. Her dream of beco...

» Chisme: An Ancestral Language
22/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Elisa Baena and Monica Morales-García first met on their first day as Latino USA fellows, they realized they were speaking a shared language — an ancestral tongue. They were chismeando! Chisme is the Spanish word for gossip. It happ...

» The Story Not Told With Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa
19/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa grew up listening to the stories of her rural Afro Puerto Rican community of Puerto Rico, but when she moved to New York, she realized that not everybody had access to this kind of storytelling. After a long career...

» Genias in Music: La Lupe
15/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
La Lupe was a legendary Afro-Cuban singer who was once known as the “Queen of Latin Soul.” She was one of the top performers in Havana cabarets amid the Cuban Revolution and became a legendary figure in New York after fleeing Cuba. She w...

» Silvana Estrada Finds Freedom in Music
12/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Silvana Estrada has spent her entire life surrounded by the sounds of music: the tuning of a violin, the strumming and plucking of guitar strings, the bowing of a big-bellied double bass. The 24-year-old singer and composer grew up in th...

» Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera, Through Each Other’s Eyes
08/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Independent filmmakers Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera have won many awards throughout their careers, but in 2021 they made history: they became the first married couple to each receive the MacArthur Genius Grant at the same time. In an ...

» Being Seen on Screen
05/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA presents a recent episode of Latino Rebels Radio that focuses on media representation in our community. Host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Stacie de Armas , the Senior VP of Strategic Initiatives & Consumer Engagement for ...

» Rodeo
01/04/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Rodeo —the Spanish word for “rounding up”— is a multi-million dollar sport in the United States, but it’s rooted in the riding, roping, and cattle ranching skills brought by Mexican cowboys to the Southwest hundreds of years ago. Today, ...

» We Are Here: Mapping Indigenous Migrant Languages
29/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
For years, the U.S. Census has undercounted Indigenous migrants, grouping them under the label of “Hispanic” or “Latinos.” This is a problem for communities whose first language is not Spanish or English, but Zapotec, Chinantec, K’iché o...

» The Race to Save Melissa Lucio
25/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On April 27, 2022, Melissa Lucio could become the first Latina sentenced to death to be executed in Texas. In 2008, Melissa was convicted for the death of her two-year old daughter Mariah Alvarez. However, her family and others believe M...

» Xochitl Gonzalez and the Art of Traversing Worlds
22/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On the night of the presidential elections in 2016, Xochitl Gonzalez was at the Javits Center in New York City attending an event in support of Hillary Clinton’s presidential nomination. She was talking to “other very liberal, Democratic...

» Genias in Music: Maria Grever
18/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 1916, Maria Grever set foot in New York City with her two children in tow. She was a Mexican composer whose husband allegedly sent her to the city to escape political turmoil amidst the Mexican Revolution. But Maria Grever wasn’t just...

» Machinery of Corruption and Impunity
15/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA presents another episode from the In The Thick podcast. In this episode, Maria and Julio are joined by Anayansi Diaz-Cortes , senior reporter and producer at Reveal, and Kate Doyle , senior analyst at the National Security Arc...

» The Moving Border: Even Further South
11/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
After two years, Maria Hinojosa returns to Mexico’s southern border for the latest episode of the award-winning series The Moving Border. In 2020, the series revealed how a complex web of policies, created by the United States under the ...

» The Worlds within Angelica Garcia’s Voice
08/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Angelica Garcia’s music is as colorful and eclectic as her many influences, ranging from traditional rancheras, folk and blues to electronic and pop music. In this intimate portrait, Angelica takes us into the worlds that shape her sound...

» Lights, Camera… ¡Acción! A Latino Take on the Oscars
04/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
2021 was a big year for Latinos in Hollywood, and now they’re getting some awards season love. With this year’s nominations, the Academy Awards are shining a spotlight on some Latino artists, with hit films like "Encanto" and "West Side ...

» What’s Love Got to Do With Alexis Daria?
01/03/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Alexis Daria now writes love stories about Latina and Latino characters that reflect and celebrate her friends and family. In this episode of Latino USA, Daria takes us through her early morning writing process, reads an excerpt from A L...

» An Unexpected Home
25/02/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
This year marks the 10th anniversary since the policy of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was put in place. It has been described as “extraordinarily successful,” benefiting more than 800,000 people. However, it still doesn’...

» Through the Cracks
22/02/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When 8-year-old Relisha Rudd disappeared from a homeless shelter in Washington, D.C. in 2014, nobody noticed. By the time police appeared at the homeless shelter where Relisha lived with her family, 18 days had passed since she’d been se...

» A Border Drawn in Blood
18/02/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
From the Latino USA archives, producer Marlon Bishop travels to the Dominican-Haitian border to unpack the history of what happened during the Perejil Massacre of 1937—and what are the consequences today. This episode originally aired on...

» Indigenous Science With Jessica Hernandez
15/02/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
As a Zapotec and Maya Ch’orti’ environmental scientist, Dr. Jessica Hernandez has always found academia to be a hostile place. She had looked forward to sharing what she learned from her grandmother and father about nature as an undergra...

» Doctora Polo: 'This Is Who I Am'
11/02/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
If some Latinos hear "la doctora," it doesn’t evoke the image of a medical doctor. Instead, it’s that of a Cuban American attorney-turned-show host who sings her own theme song. In 2001, Doctora Polo had been practicing family law for ov...

» The Fiesta Theory — Ídolo: The Ballad of Chalino Sánchez
08/02/22 03:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
From Futuro Studios and Sonoro Chalino grew up surrounded by violence in a humble town in Sinaloa. But his life takes a turn for the worse when a group of men attack his sister. That day he promises to avenge her. Years later, when he is...

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