Uvalde Rising (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this episode, a collaboration with Futuro Investigates, Latino USA’s Maria Hinojosa follows this young survivor and her family in their journey to healing.
30 Años: An Oral History of Latino USA
On May 5, 1993, the first episode of Latino USA aired on more than 50 public radio stations across the country. Today, we are celebrating 30 years of Latino USA with something we’ve never done before: an oral history of the show.
Celebrating 30 Years of Latino USA
Futuro Media announced the launch of “Celebrating 30 Years of Latino USA,” a campaign to commemorate the three decades that the Peabody Award-winning Latino USA has been on the air
Head Down: Part II (A Latino USA Podcast)
In the second and last episode of “Head Down,” a two-part special from Futuro Investigates and Latino USA, in collaboration with Prism, we shift the focus to look at the systems put in place by the U.S. government and why they’re constantly failing workers in the H-2A visa program, even when they speak up.
Quiara Alegría Hudes on Writing Through Grief and Joy (A Latino USA POdcast
In this episode of Latino USA, playwright and author Quiara Alegría Hudes talks about her memoir ‘My Broken Language,’ adapting it for the stage, and how joy and grief intertwine in the stories she tells.
‘Argentina, 1985’: History And Memory (A Latino USA Podcast)
Antonia Cereijido interviews former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo about his real-life experience that inspired the Oscar-nominated film ‘Argentina, 1985.’
‘Suavemente’: The Merengue War (A Latino USA Podcast)
Reporter Ezequiel Rodríguez Andino tells the story of merengue’s rise in Puerto Rico, the ripple effects of this “musical war,” and what it all tells us about the relationship between Puerto Rico and the people from its sister island, the Dominican Republic.
Digging Into Mexican Food With Chef Margarita Carrillo (A Latino USA Podcast)
On this episode of Latino USA, Mexican chef and cookbook author Margarita Carrillo Arronte talks with host Maria Hinojosa about the rich history of her home country’s cuisine, debunking misconceptions about it, and spending a lifetime cooking, eating, and loving Mexican food.
Portrait Of: Jorge Drexler (A Latino USA Podcast)
Shortly before his huge success at the Latin Grammy last November, Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler stopped by Latino USA’s studios in Harlem to talk about some key moments in his life and career—and the unexpected turns that have come along with it.
‘La Lucha Sigue’: Chicano Teachers Now and Then (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this episode of Latino USA, we present a conversation between Nadine Córdova and Tim Hernández, two teachers who —almost three decades and more than 400 miles apart— faced the same consequences for teaching Chicano history.
Cecilia Gentili’s Revolutionary Ask (A Latino USA Podcast)
On this episode of Latino USA, trans activist, actress, and author Cecilia Gentili talks about the process of writing her memoir ‘Faltas’ and why she feels telling her story is a revolutionary cry to support trans youth.
Into Natalia Lafourcade’s Inner Garden (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this episode, recorded just days before her Carnegie Hall performance, Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa sits down with Mexican singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade to talk about her inspirations and evolution as an artist, and reflect on the value of tending to one’s inner garden.
The Call Is Coming From Inside the House (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this episode of Latino USA, host Maria Hinojosa sits with journalist Jodi Rave Spotted Bear, founder of the Indigenous Freedom Alliance, and historian Kathy Roberts Forde, author of ‘Journalism and Jim Crow,’ for a panel discussion about the history of journalistic blind spots.
Nikole Hannah-Jones: Beyond the 1619 Project (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this episode of Latino USA, host Maria Hinojosa speaks with Nikole Hannah-Jones, author of “The 1619 Project,” who reflects on how she’s pushed ahead despite controversy, on trying to fit in at predominately white institutions, and on the importance of intersectionality.
iLe on Song and Protest (A Latino USA Podcast)
On this episode of Latino USA, Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Ileana Cabra —better known under her stage name iLe— opens up about her music journey and the power of protest and song.
Nacho’s Special (A Latino USA Podcast)
Nachos: They’re one of the most popular snack foods in the United States. But their immense popularity over the years has overshadowed the true history of the dish. On this episode of Latino USA, we tell the story of the man who unintentionally created a phenomenon.
Rafael Reif on Leading — and Leaving — MIT (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this Latino USA episode, MIT president Rafael Reif reflects on his tenure and how his upbringing in Venezuela shaped his outlook on education. He also shares a message for Latino and Latina students who want to pursue higher education.
USA v. García Luna: Episode 1 ‘Untouchable’
In this first episode, over a bottle of tequila, Peniley Ramirez and Maria Hinojosa dive into the business of the war on drugs, and they shed light on why the trial of an allegedly corrupt former Mexican official should matter to people in the U.S.
Death by Policy: Crisis In The Arizona Desert (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this year-long investigation from Futuro Investigates, we dig into how the U.S. government’s decades-long “prevention through deterrence” policy has knowingly created a deadly funnel, pushing migrants crossing the border into the deadliest terrain in the country.
Voting for Democracy: The Midterms (A Latino USA Podcast)
Latino USA teams 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 politics reporter for Vox, and Maya King, politics reporter for the New York Times.
Narsiso Martinez: Depicting Farmwork in Art (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this episode, Oaxacan-born artist Narsiso Martinez takes us through his solo exhibition titled “Reimagining Essential” at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, and we hear the stories behind the materials he uses and the realities he depicts.