Latino USA

How I Made It: Jessie Reyez (A Latino USA Podcast)

Jessie Reyez talks about the role that music played in her childhood, how she writes through her own emotional pain, and how even when her fans sing along to her saddest songs, she feels more connected to them than ever.

  • Jan 5, 2021
  • 11:53 AM

Equations For Liberation, A Conversation With Kelly Lytle Hernandez (A Latino USA Podcast)

The community of researchers at Million Dollar Hoods helps us understand how much money is being spent to incarcerate Black and Brown communities, daring to imagine what would be possible if we invested those funds in housing, education, or employment instead.

  • Dec 18, 2020
  • 11:57 AM

How I Made It: From Med School Student to Cimafunk (A Latino USA Podcast)

Innovative and creative, thirty-year-old singer and songwriter Cimafunk, or Erik Rodriguez, is building a new stage for Cuban music.

  • Dec 15, 2020
  • 11:57 AM

The Amazon’s Burning Libraries (A Latino USA Podcast)

From illegal mining and logging to destructive dams to land grabbers to a federal government that often ignores their concerns outright, the Munduruku along the Tapajós River are under attack on all fronts.

  • Dec 11, 2020
  • 11:49 AM

Getting Real About Pregnancy (A Latino USA Podcast)

People don’t want to talk about fertility problems, miscarriages or pre- and postpartum depression, but they sure love to ask you about starting a family without knowing what you may have been struggling with for years.

  • Dec 8, 2020
  • 11:52 AM

Ilia Calderón: My Skin Color Doesn’t Define Me (A Latino USA Podcast)

Ilia Calderón tells Maria Hinojosa about her book “My Time to Speak: Reclaiming Ancestry and Confronting Race,” her journey to becoming the first Afro-Latina anchor for a major national news network in the U.S., and what it’s like to raise a mixed-race child at a time of deep political, cultural, and racial divisions in the country.

  • Dec 4, 2020
  • 11:12 AM

How I Made It: La Doña (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this segment of “How I Made It” —which looks at Latino creators and the work they make— La Doña breaks down her new song “Cuando Se Van” and talks about taking her fears and turning them into a powerful anthem for a gentrifying city.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 11:59 AM

By Right of Discovery (A Latino USA Podcast)

“We, the Native Americans, reclaim the land known as Alcatraz Island in the name of all American Indians by right of discovery. We wish to be fair and honorable in our dealings with the Caucasian inhabitants of this land.”

  • Nov 27, 2020
  • 10:32 AM

Kate’s Summer ( A Latino USA Podcast)

Bustamante had recently started her new part-time job as a cashier at a local organic grocery store when reality hit: her parents lost their jobs.

  • Nov 24, 2020
  • 12:23 PM

Portrait Of: Gloria Estefan (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this Portrait Of: Gloria Estefan, Latino USA‘s Maria Hinojosa sits down with the icon to discuss her life, her relationships, how she overcame trauma, and how she manages to be excited about everything she does.

  • Nov 20, 2020
  • 11:21 AM

How I Made It: From Foster Kid to Judge (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this edition of “How I Made It,” Judge Torres shares how she overcame the hurdles of the foster system and made her way to the Oregon Circuit Court.

  • Nov 17, 2020
  • 12:33 PM

The Myth Of The ‘Latino Vote’ (A Latino USA Podcast)

On this episode of Latino USA, we take a closer look at two key states and the crucial Latinx voters that swung the results towards their respective candidates’ favor.

  • Nov 13, 2020
  • 8:54 AM

How I Made It: Las Cafeteras (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA sat down with members of the group (Denise Carlos, Hector Flores, and Daniel French) to discuss how they got started, their efforts to tell and preserve brown stories, and one of their songs “I’m Not Your Puppet.”

  • Nov 10, 2020
  • 10:53 AM

Reclaiming Our Homes (A Latino USA Podcast)

In the 50’s and 60’s, the California Department of Transportation, better known as Caltrans, bought the house that Martha occupied —and hundreds of other houses— in order to demolish them and build the 710 freeway.

  • Nov 6, 2020
  • 11:34 AM

The American Dream Daughter: A Conversation With Author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this episode of Latino USA, Karla Cornejo Villavicencio sits down with Maria Hinojosa to talk about intergenerational wounds and how to begin to heal them.

  • Nov 3, 2020
  • 11:58 AM

A Third of the Latino Vote (A Latino USA Podcast)

We sit down with Cadava and with longtime Latino Republicans to explore the history of Latinos in the Republican Party, and talk about what President Trump might mean for their future.

  • Oct 30, 2020
  • 11:21 AM

Breaking Down the U.S. Deportation Machine (A Latino USA Podcast)

Professor Goodman gives a crash course on the history of migrant exploitation and expulsion in the United States, and lays out how the deportation machine still keeps the country running today.

  • Oct 27, 2020
  • 6:23 PM

Why Campaigns Fail to Get Latinos to Vote (A Latino USA Podcast)

A record 32 million Latinos are eligible to vote this election. But research suggests that in battleground states, 57% of them are not going to cast ballots.

  • Oct 23, 2020
  • 12:31 PM

Portrait Of: Danny Trejo (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa sits down with Trejo to discuss his trajectory and how he’s making the most out of life these days.

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • 1:12 PM

How I Made It: Buscabulla (A Latino USA Podcast)

Buscabulla expands on their Caribbean synth-pop sound marked by a variety of rhythms and influences—from marching band drums to R&B vocals.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 5:16 PM

From Latino USA: The Matter Of Castro Tum

Roland, who was born in Haiti and lived for decades in the U.S. as a legal permanent resident, had been in and out of immigration court since 2012 over a minor criminal conviction, a process that had torn apart his marriage.

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 5:53 PM

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