Record Your Stories, Save the Planet

With StoryCorps’ Great Thanksgiving Listen, you can record the stories shared around your dinner table this year and help save the planet.

  • Nov 21, 2015
  • 10:02 am

Trans Enough: Coming Out Again for the First Time at 31

“I wish I could say I suddenly educated myself, or came to my trans-ness through pure self-enlightenment or something, but, in actuality, the Universe still had to drag me along.”

  • Nov 19, 2015
  • 10:20 am

What Happened in Puerto Rico on November 19, 1493?

For centuries the people of Puerto Rico have been celebrating an event that may have never actually occurred.

  • Nov 19, 2015
  • 9:27 am

Dungeons Along the Camino

Continuing his journey along the Camino de Santiago, author Silvio Sirias encounters the tale of Francisco de Quevedo, one of the greatest poets of Spain’s Golden Age.

  • Oct 27, 2015
  • 10:33 am

In the Shadow of El Cid

Continuing along the Camino de Santiago, author Silvio Sirias encounters the legend of El Cid in Burgos and ponders his legacy in the midst of current Spanish politics.

  • Oct 23, 2015
  • 11:00 am

Podcast from Intelatin: Twila True and the Black Hills

This month on Intelatin, Serigo Muñoz speaks with Twila True of South Dakota’s Lakota tribe on the many threats currently facing the Great Sioux Nation.

  • Oct 19, 2015
  • 10:01 am

La melaza que llora: How to Keep the Term Afro-Latino from Losing Its Power

It’s time to bring our black grandmothers out of the closet.

  • Oct 16, 2015
  • 10:59 am

Stepping on History

With so much to take in along the Camino de Santiago, it’s easy to miss what’s right under our noses — and our feet.

  • Oct 14, 2015
  • 11:05 am

A Camino Encounter

“You are what?!” I asked, not sure I had heard Pedro Pablo Pérez García correctly. “I’m a Banderillero lidiador,” he repeated.

  • Oct 11, 2015
  • 12:01 pm

Ana Tijoux: Conmemorando la resistencia indígena

Nuestra hermana Rebelde es una diosa del hip hop en español, dictando letras anti-coloniales, intrínsecas, fulminantes y poéticas.

  • Oct 11, 2015
  • 9:53 am

Ernest Hemingway and the Camino

How Spain and the Camino helped launched the career of one of America’s most celebrated writers.

  • Oct 1, 2015
  • 9:36 am

It Isn’t Fun When People Can’t Name Latino Celebrities (VIDEO)

In a game dubbed “LaTina Fey,” the comedian and writer only manages to name eight Latino performers.

  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 5:11 pm

From History to Legend to Literature

A journey along the Camino de Santiago that features what many consider to be the birthplace of Western European epic literature

  • Sep 28, 2015
  • 10:17 am

21st-Century Pilgrim

Author Silvio Sirias arrives in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, the starting point of the Camino de Santiago, and learns about how the label “pilgrim” has changed in recent years

  • Sep 21, 2015
  • 9:35 am

The Things I’ll Carry on the Camino

Author Silvio Sirias provides a rundown of the things he’ll carry on his 500-mile trek along the famed Camino de Santiago in Spain

  • Sep 19, 2015
  • 9:07 am

Killing Zapata

The 39-year-old general longed to return to the quiet, peaceful hills of his ancestors. But it was not to be

  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 3:57 pm

When the Camino Calls

Author Silvio Sirias begins his journey along the Camino de Santiago, the famed pilgrimage route across northern Spain

  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 10:05 am

Kim Davis v. We the People

A look at past cases like the Kim Davis one and what’s at stake

  • Sep 7, 2015
  • 9:46 am

Why Phil Ponce Just Won Chuy the Election

I know I’m still a young man, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen or heard of a debate moderator personally attacking a candidate. If Phil Ponce’s questions were to come from anyone, you’d think they would be Mayor Rahm Emanuel or one of his supporters—and it still would’ve crossed the line. It was arguably […]

  • Apr 2, 2015
  • 5:31 pm

Interview with Nelson Denis, Author of War Against All Puerto Ricans: Part I

Recently, I had the great pleasure of speaking with Nelson Denis, author of War Against All Puerto Ricans. I have long had an interest in the subject of Puerto Rico’s 1950 Revolution and whether you are familiar with this largely suppressed moment in our history or not, Denis offers sharp and exciting insights on mid-century […]

  • Mar 25, 2015
  • 12:26 pm

VarageSale Founder Addresses English-Language Policy Concerns

In a follow-up to a story about whether or notToronto-based VarageSale has instituted an English-only policy for its community pages, our founder received the following email yesterday from Tami Zuckerman, founder of VarageSale: Hi Julio, Your concern was definitely at the top of my mind all weekend, and I made sure to reach out to a […]

  • Feb 19, 2015
  • 10:44 am