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 24, 2020
  • 1:46 PM

Latino USA and Code Switch Present: ‘Death Of A Blood Sport’

A special episode from NPR’s Code Switch, reporter Adrian Florido headed down to Puerto Rico and attended many cockfights to understand what the ban means for locals.

  • Jan 23, 2020
  • 4:32 PM

Latino USA Presents: Looking Back On A ‘Decade Of Fire’

In the 1970s, a string of devastating fires would turn the South Bronx into a symbol of urban decay. Latino USA visits the South Bronx to interview Vivian Vázquez Irizarry, co-director of the documentary ‘Decade of Fire.’

  • Jan 17, 2020
  • 3:53 PM

Colombian-Canadian Singer and Songwriter Jessie Reyez Performs Live for Latino USA

Jessie Reyez stopped by Latino USA‘s office to perform “Far Away,” and her Spanish-language song titled “Sola.”

  • Jan 10, 2020
  • 2:20 PM

Latino USA Presents: Getting Personal With Cristela Alonzo

In this conversation, Cristela Alonzo gets personal about the shame she felt about poverty as a child, how the singer Selena Quintanilla inspired her and she shares personal stories from her new memoir.

  • Dec 13, 2019
  • 3:58 PM

Latino USA Presents: Puerto Crypto

In March 2018, just months after Hurricane María, an eccentric group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts arrived in Puerto Rico. Latino USA follows them for almost two years, from crypto-boom to crypto-bust.

  • Dec 11, 2019
  • 1:52 PM

Latino USA Presents: The Clinic

Latino USA spends several days at a free clinic sitting in on doctor’s exams and talking to patients, interpreters, and staff, to try and capture how life as an undocumented person can affect an individual’s health.

  • Dec 4, 2019
  • 3:18 PM

Mexican-American Singer Renee Goust Performs New Take on Her Feminist Single for Live From Latino USA (VIDEO)

For the latest Live From Latino USA, Mexican-American artist Renee Goust performed her feminist single “La Cumbia Feminazi.”

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 5:43 PM

Portrait Of: Gabby Rivera (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this Latino USA segment, Maria Hinojosa talks to Gabby Rivera about her beginnings as a writer, her experience with #comicsgate and about her first original comic series “b.b. free.”

  • Nov 22, 2019
  • 2:37 PM

Latino USA Presents: #MErcedTOO

Latino USA sits down with journalist Sarah Fuss Kessler who has been following the story of a Latina high school teacher in Merced, California, who reported being sexually harassed.

  • Nov 19, 2019
  • 3:34 PM

Latino USA Presents: Shrimp Who Falls Asleep

A young DACA recipient shares stories about her immigrant family’s inability to move forward over the last two decades.

  • Nov 5, 2019
  • 3:02 PM

‘The Battle of 187’ Podcast by Futuro Studios and the LA Times Is Out

In the series, reporters revisit the fight over Prop 187 and look at how it continues to reverberate in our politics and culture today. 

  • Oct 30, 2019
  • 5:48 PM

Latino USA Presents: Marshals’ Lawlessness

The story of Isac Garcia-Wislar, a man who became one of about 60,000 people detained each day by the U.S. Marshals Service.

  • Oct 23, 2019
  • 11:01 AM

Latino USA Presents: Spanish As A First Language

Being a new parent comes with a series of challenges—one being the decision of whether or not to teach your child a second language.

  • Oct 18, 2019
  • 3:19 PM

From Latino USA: The Movement For Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Latino USA explores the history of Columbus Day, the battle for change, and pays a visit to one of the latest states to make Indigenous Peoples’ Day official: Maine. 

  • Oct 14, 2019
  • 10:34 AM

Latino USA Presents: A Day In The Life Of Pitbull

Latino USA followed Pitbull over the course of a day when he was in New York City to speak at the AdWeek marketing conference and sat down for an interview with him at his hotel.

  • Oct 11, 2019
  • 1:41 PM

Latino USA Presents: Weed The People

In the era of legalized marijuana, the city of Oakland is trying to even out the playing field for weed entrepreneurs of color.

  • Oct 4, 2019
  • 2:45 PM

All Women’s Mariachi Band Flor de Toloache Performs for Live From Latino USA (VIDEO)

The two singles are part of their latest bilingual album ‘Indestructible,’ which was just nominated for this year’s Latin Grammys.

  • Oct 3, 2019
  • 4:01 PM

Portrait Of: Isabel Allende (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA sits down with Isabel Allende to talk about her journey to becoming a renowned author and why she has recently been writing about immigrant and refugee experiences across the globe.

  • Oct 2, 2019
  • 2:22 PM

The Breakdown: The Spell Of Yma Sumac (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA breaks down the phenomena behind one of the original divas, her conflicts and criticisms, and the impact of her legacy.

  • Sep 30, 2019
  • 4:36 PM

Latino USA Presents: Lou Diamond Phillips Reflects On ‘La Bamba’ 30 Years Later

In this conversation, Lou Diamond Phillips shares how his upbringing molded his experiences as an actor and how he continues to play an array of roles with an open mind and willingness to learn.

  • Sep 27, 2019
  • 2:44 PM