History

Interview With ​Christopher Carmona (A Latino Book Review Podcast)

The Latino Book Review speaks with Christopher Carmona, author, poet, and interim director of Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, about his work, superheroes, the bloody history of the Texas Rangers, and more.​

  • Jul 11, 2022
  • 4:34 PM

Fighting Displacement: Machete House and the Park Slope Riot of 1973

What do gentrification and a shootout in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood in June 1973 have to do with the struggle for Puerto Rican independence?

  • Jun 28, 2022
  • 6:15 PM

After 10 Years of DACA, Uncertainty Is Still the Reality

Even after President Obama first announced the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program 10 years ago on June 15, a state of limbo and uncertainty is still a constant for the thousands of recipients who initially thought the program would be the first step on their path to permanency in the […]

  • Jun 15, 2022
  • 10:19 AM

Juan González’s Harvest of Empire

Latino Rebels Radio: June 9, 2022

  • Jun 9, 2022
  • 4:37 PM

Workers Organize at More Tortillerías in Chicago

Workers at Authentico Foods, which produces tortilla chips and tostadas under the El Ranchero brand and tamales and masa under the La Guadalupana brand, began organizing in March after hearing about the efforts of the workers at El Milagro. 

  • Apr 15, 2022
  • 11:31 AM

Long Live Punk

Latino Rebels Radio: March 31, 2022

  • Mar 31, 2022
  • 4:25 PM

Mexico President Brushes Off US Allegations of Russia Spies

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Friday brushed off comments by a senior U.S. military official who said there are more Russian spies in Mexico than anywhere else in the world.

  • Mar 25, 2022
  • 3:22 PM

In ‘This Is Not America,’ Residente Interrogates the Story of ‘America’ (OPINION)

Residente’s new music video “This is Not America” builds on and challenges Donald Glover’s (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) 2018 music video “This is America,” and one way it does so is by interrogating why people say “America” when they mean “the United States.”

  • Mar 21, 2022
  • 1:26 PM

Emilio Delgado, Luis on ‘Sesame Street’ for 45 Years, Dies

Emilio Delgado, the actor and singer who for 45 years was a warm and familiar presence in children’s lives and a rare Latino face on American television as fix-it shop owner Luis on “Sesame Street,” died Thursday.

  • Mar 12, 2022
  • 12:20 PM

‘Unladylike2020’ Spanish Translation Launches During Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, the award-winning series Unladylike2020, which tells the inspiring stories of little-known American heroines and the women who follow in their footsteps, has announced that its content is now available with Spanish subtitles.

  • Mar 9, 2022
  • 1:18 PM

A Puerto Rico for a Ukraine (OPINION)

If the United States wants Russia to keep its hands off Ukraine, or wants any nation to respect its neighbors, it must first practice what it commands.

  • Feb 24, 2022
  • 6:09 PM

The Happy Land Fire of 1990

Latino Rebels Radio: February 10, 2022

  • Feb 10, 2022
  • 3:09 PM

Puerto Rico’s Normandie Hotel a Reflection of Colonialism (OPINION)

Boricuas are in an all-out struggle to save what is theirs from the crypto-barons and Wall Street vultures —their beaches, their homes, their neighborhoods and towns, and the beautiful architecture of their island— of which the Normandie is one of the brightest jewels in the crown.

  • Feb 9, 2022
  • 12:15 PM

Erick Galindo on Chalino Sánchez

Latino Rebels Radio: February 3, 2022

  • Feb 3, 2022
  • 6:03 PM

Group Topples Conquistador Statue in Puerto Rico, Calls for Repeal of Tax Incentives for Foreigners

“Ahead of the supposed visit of the King of Spain, Felipe VI to Puerto Rico and the escalation of gringo invaders siezing our lands, we want to send a clear message: Niether Kings Nor Gringo Invaders; Borikén is ours,” the group said in a statement.

  • Jan 25, 2022
  • 3:03 PM

‘Running With the Rebels’: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Latino Journalist Tells His Story

Then, as now, American journalists were overwhelmingly Euro-Americans, or we can say, simply middle-class white people, who grew up with the privileges afforded to those who lived in mainstream America. They could not see the world as I did.

  • Jan 12, 2022
  • 12:08 PM

El Paso Mural Glosses Over Chamizal Land Dispute (OPINION)

‘Blurred Boundaries,’ an art installation at the Chamizal Community Center in El Paso, replicates a dominant narrative that trivializes the role of barrio women and the still-open wound of the chamizal treaty between Mexico and the United States.

  • Jan 7, 2022
  • 12:18 PM

Immigration Reform for Essential Workers and Victims of Domestic Violence Is Long Overdue (OPINION)

The term “living in the shadows” is something I’m familiar with, having grown up waiting for some type of path that would allow me to become a legal resident. I did so while surviving a relationship that involved domestic violence.

  • Jan 6, 2022
  • 2:19 PM

Healing Chimayó (A Latino USA Podcast)

One woman’s mission to help heal a community fractured by generations of opioid use and overdose.

  • Dec 10, 2021
  • 10:24 AM

The Lonely Struggle to Preserve Colombia’s African History

Muntú Bantú is an independently run center dedicated to the memory of the African diaspora, the only one of its kind in Colombia. After 20 years of very hard work, however, support for and interest in the project remains scarce. 

  • Dec 8, 2021
  • 1:45 PM

Join us for monthly updates!