Latino USA

At Odds With Cuba’s ‘Myth’ (A Latino USA Podcast)

Carolina Barrero didn’t know that returning to Cuba after living abroad for years to join a protest movement would mean that she would witness the largest demonstrations the island had seen in decades.

  • Oct 26, 2021
  • 10:43 AM

Latina Powerlifters On Owning Your Power (A Latino USA Podcast)

We follow Denise Juarez and Jasmine Idrogo, two elite Latina powerlifters, who take us on their journey to qualify for the 2021 national powerlifting competition.

  • Oct 22, 2021
  • 11:04 AM

Mississippi Rising (A Latino USA Podcast)

We dive into the racial history behind the chicken processing business in the South and the vicious cycle of an industry that continues to exploit the most vulnerable.

  • Oct 15, 2021
  • 10:50 AM

How I Made It: Amy Collado, Skate Advocate (A Latino USA Podcast)

Although TikTok videos of people dancing on roller skates have blown up over the past year, many do not know where these moves come from, and the role that Black skaters and skaters of color have played in maintaining roller skating alive and accessible for their communities.

  • Oct 5, 2021
  • 10:34 AM

Are ICE Detention Centers Necessary? (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA dives into the origins of privately-run immigration detention centers and how the detention industry ballooned into a sprawling network ripe with allegations of abuse.

  • Oct 1, 2021
  • 11:35 AM

She Migrates (A Latino USA Podcast)

We travel to Mexico’s southern border and meet several migrant women in different stages of life, and of their journeys north, as well as the different routes they’re using to migrate.

  • Sep 24, 2021
  • 11:10 AM

Sandy’s Pandemic Diaries (A Latino USA Podcast)

Sandy Fleurimond, a first generation Haitian-American student at Temple University in Philadelphia, was looking forward to studying abroad during her senior year. But when the program was cancelled due to COVID-19, Sandy’s senior year took an unexpected turn.

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • 11:56 AM

9/11’s Immigration Legacy (A Latino USA Podcast)

September 11, 2001 marked a sharp, lasting redirection in U.S. immigration policy and attitudes. In this episode of Latino USA, we explore major changes and events from the past 20 years of immigration through the lens of this one catastrophic day.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 10:35 AM

Mezcal: From Farms To Bars (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA takes us on a journey to understand —and appreciate— mezcal’s production process and how to become a better consumer.

  • Aug 24, 2021
  • 11:20 AM

Inside The Writers’ Room Of ‘Pose’ And ‘Gentefied’ (A Latino USA Podcast)

Steven and Linda give us an inside look at the factors that influenced their depictions of Latino individuals and communities on “Pose” and “Gentefied.”

  • Aug 20, 2021
  • 12:36 PM

Biden’s Broken Promise? (A Latino USA Podcast)

Seven months into President Biden’s administration, there are still several land condemnation lawsuits against property owners in south Texas for the border wall.

  • Aug 17, 2021
  • 11:33 AM

No Choice But To Fight (A Latino USA Podcast)

We look back at a case in south Texas where a pioneering Latina took on the federal government. Her mission? Stop border wall construction on her campus in Brownsville, Texas.

  • Aug 13, 2021
  • 11:34 AM

The Vaccine Inequity Pandemic (A Latino USA Podcast)

We hear from people who traveled from Latin America to the U.S. to get vaccinated, and how the U.S. can help fix inequities in global vaccine access.

  • Aug 10, 2021
  • 11:01 AM

Trapped In Diplomatic Limbo (A Latino USA Podcast)

Germania’s employers took her passport, her visa and her return ticket home. It wasn’t long before she realized life in the U.S. was not going to be what she imagined.

  • Aug 6, 2021
  • 10:35 AM

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

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