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.
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.
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.
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.
Songs by an Immigrant (Latinish Podcast)
Jaime Lozano is a musical theater composer, director, arranger, orchestrator, and vocal coach.
How I Made It: Chicano Batman (A Latino USA Podcast)
We catch up with Arévalo and Arenas to learn more about how they broke away from the Latino label and how they’ve reinvented themselves on their latest album while staying true to themselves.
Latino USA and Weekend Edition Present: A Conversation With Maria Hinojosa And Lulu Garcia-Navarro
September 15 marks the launch of Maria Hinojosa’s new book, “Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America.”
Trans Actress Carlie Guevara: We Are Here, We Exist, We Are Not Going Anywhere
The actress stars in “The Garden Left Behind” which tells the poignant story of Tina, a young Mexican trans woman who lives with her grandmother Eliana in Queens, New York.
How I Made It: A Trip To Sesame Street With Rosita (A Latino USA Podcast)
In this installment of Latino USA’s How I Made It series, Osbahr and Rosita discuss their journeys to Sesame Street and revisit their greatest adventures after almost 30 seasons on the friendliest block on television.
Achieving Cultural Equity: A Call and Response with Dr. Marta Moreno Vega
Dr. Marta Moreno Vega created the Creative Justice Initiative (CJI) a little over two years ago with the intention of building an intergenerational, inclusive platform to confront systemic inequality.
Documentary ‘Boys State’ Is a Snapshot of the Glory and Shame in America’s Political System
Directed by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine, the film is an electrifying snapshot of the American political system, in all it’s glory, in all it’s shame.
A New Podcast Centering on Trans Voices Is Out
The TransLash Podcast serves as a space where trans people and allies talk back about what matters most and discuss how to create a fairer world for all.
Latest PBS UNLADYLIKE2020 Episode Chronicles Life of Mexican-American Journalist Jovita Idar
The documentary features an interview with Futuro Media’s own Maria Hinojosa, who says learning about Idar has been “life-changing.”
Remembering A Giant Of Chicano Literature: Rudolfo Anaya (A Latino USA Segment)
Latino USA re-airs a conversation between Maria Hinojosa and Ruldolfo Anaya from 2012.
Portrait Of: Anthony Ramos (A Latino USA Podcast)
Latino USA sat down with Anthony a few weeks ago to discuss growing up in Brooklyn, how mentorship has played an important role in his career, and finding himself in “the room where it happens.”
Latinx/POC Arts Nonprofits Deserve a Fairer Share of Funding (OPINION)
We’re calling for significant, intentional investment.
Absolute World Domination, Jillian Mercado Style
Diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy as a child, the native New Yorker is one of only a few professional models in the fashion industry with a disability.
Giant of Chicano Literature Rudolfo Anaya Has Died
His most famous work is Bless Me, Ultima, a coming of age story about a Chicano boy who befriends a curandera —a folk healer— in 1940s rural New Mexico.
How I Made It: Partying All Day With ‘Body Hack’ (A Latino USA Segment)
In this Latino USA segment, organizer Oscar Diaz tells us how Body Hack became an international, all-day virtual extravaganza that embodies a world where trans and queer communities can thrive.
Latino USA Presents: Resistance And Loss In The Age Of COVID-19 With Edwidge Danticat
In conversation with Maria Hinojosa, Edwidge Danticat reached back to several cases of police violence against Black men and women in New York City in the ’80s and ’90s, cases that echo the current moment.
Rebel Diaz and Tef Poe Collab With Sa-Roc, Bambu, T-Dubb-O, and Rah Digga for Unapologetic Anti-Police Brutality Track
“Rather go out standing, than down on my knees,” Rah Digga raps at one point.