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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Latino USA takes us on a journey to understand —and appreciate— mezcal’s production process and how to become a better consumer.
Steven and Linda give us an inside look at the factors that influenced their depictions of Latino individuals and communities on “Pose” and “Gentefied.”
Seven months into President Biden’s administration, there are still several land condemnation lawsuits against property owners in south Texas for the border wall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“Our City, Our Vote” could add nearly one million registered voters to the city, allowing them to cast ballots in all municipal elections.
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.
We look at two Trump-era policies, the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) and Title 42 expulsions to see where they are under President Biden.
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.
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.
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.