Latino USA

How I Made It: Ada Limón (A Latino USA Podcast)

Ada Limón tells her story of a young woman falling in love with poetry and revisits her debut poetry collection “Lucky Wreck” 15 years later.

  • Aug 3, 2021
  • 11:22 AM

A Million More Immigrant Voters (A Latino USA Podcast)

“Our City, Our Vote” could add nearly one million registered voters to the city, allowing them to cast ballots in all municipal elections.

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • 11:31 AM

Portrait Of: Carmen Maria Machado (A Latino USA Podcast)

Carmen Maria Machado talks about writing memoir, her fascination with horror, grappling with her mental health during the pandemic, and confronting her Cuban-American identity while growing up in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

  • Jul 27, 2021
  • 11:17 AM

On The Other Side (A Latino USA Podcast)

We look at two Trump-era policies, the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) and Title 42 expulsions to see where they are under President Biden.

  • Jul 23, 2021
  • 11:04 AM

How I Made It: El Peso Hero (A Latino USA Podcast)

This July, “El Peso Hero” is celebrating 10 years of fighting Mexican cartels, corrupt officials and advocating for the rights of migrants on the border.

  • Jul 20, 2021
  • 11:16 AM

Unsafe In Foster Care, Part 2 (A Latino USA Podcast)

While looking into what happened the night Joseph Chacón died, reporter Deepa Fernandes found something shocking buried in the autopsy records: another baby, Draco Ford, had passed away in the same foster home two months earlier.

  • Jul 16, 2021
  • 12:03 PM

How I Made It: Francisca Valenzuela (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this episode of our “How I Made It” segment, Francisca Valenzuela takes us through her early life as a musician in Chile, overcoming doubt and insecurity, and finding international success with Ruidosa and La Fortaleza.

  • Jul 13, 2021
  • 11:30 AM

Unsafe In Foster Care, Part 1 (A Latino USA Podcast)

What happened after Joseph was removed by county authorities became a mother’s worst nightmare: the same system that was supposed to keep her child safe proved to be the biggest threat to his well-being. 

  • Jul 9, 2021
  • 11:08 AM

The Fight For Abortion Rights In The Dominican Republic (A Latino USA Podcast)

A legal reform might be closer than ever before: activists have found an opportunity to fight for what are called the three “causales” —or three grounds— after a historic government change has led to a revision of the country’s penal code.

  • Jun 29, 2021
  • 11:12 AM

You Want To Talk About Hot Cheetos? (A Latino USA Podcast)

This controversy is so much more than just about a fiery red snack but a story about race, identity, culture, and the stories that we choose to believe.

  • Jun 25, 2021
  • 11:28 AM

How I Made It: Fluxus Foto (A Latino USA Podcast)

The collective was formed in 2016 by Johis Alarcón, an award-winning photographer known for documenting movements for social equality and reproductive rights throughout the Americas.

  • Jun 22, 2021
  • 11:24 AM

A Family Conversation On Race And Latinidad (A Latino USA Podcast)

The cousins dive into their experiences with racism, the unique struggles faced by Black Latinos, and growing up in a family that taught them that “Black is beautiful.”

  • Jun 15, 2021
  • 11:53 AM

I Am A Cholo (A Latino USA Podcast)

For many Latinos, the term “cholo” has a specific meaning.

  • Jun 11, 2021
  • 11:10 AM

Crossing The Border For More Affordable Insulin (A Latino USA Podcast)

In a new episode of “Port of Entry,” we continue our series on medical tourism with a story about Salcido and another San Diego woman who went on a journey to find more affordable insulin across the border in Tijuana.

  • Jun 1, 2021
  • 1:10 PM

Lorena’s ‘Alcance’ (A Latino USA Podcast)

One year after her passing, we remember the life and explore the legacy of Lorena Borjas, known as the mother of the translatina community in Queens, New York.

  • May 28, 2021
  • 11:15 AM

How I Made It: Kali Uchis (A Latino USA Podcast)

Kali Uchis talks about growing up between Colombia and Virginia, the inspirations behind her biggest hits, and why she decided to ignore those who told her not to sing in Spanish.

  • May 25, 2021
  • 12:03 PM

Masks Off With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (A Latino USA Podcast)

The New York Democrats goes deep about her personal identity, and her thoughts on being a young, influential Latina in U.S. politics.

  • May 21, 2021
  • 2:57 PM

Latinos Persevering (A Latino USA Podcast)

We meet Diana Trujillo, Christina Hernández, Elio Morillo and Alejandro Miguel San Martin, who are some of the Latinos and Latinas behind this historic mission to Mars.

  • May 18, 2021
  • 11:14 AM

Alex Padilla, From California To Capitol Hill (A Latino USA Podcast)

In our extended conversation with Alex Padilla, we look at why it has taken so long for a Latino to represent California in the Senate, and the many issues the senator must address.

  • May 14, 2021
  • 11:31 AM

Not Always About The Money (A Latino USA Podcast)

But, not every single medical tourist is crossing the border to save money. People like Maria Davis-Cherry are crossing the border in hopes of saving their own lives.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 11:41 AM

The Wrongful Conviction Of Joseph Webster: Episode 2 (A Latino USA Podcast)

In episode two of Latino USA’s two-part series, we follow Joseph’s lawyer, Daniel Horwitz, as he refuses to accept the CRU’s denial, questioning what it would actually take for the unit to reinvestigate Joseph’s case

  • May 7, 2021
  • 10:57 AM

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