#1540 - Diversity In Geekdom Remix10/02/15
Daisy Rosario guest hosts this special hour about diversity in geekdom: from Comic books, to video games, to Cosplay. We even hear from special guests including DMC of Run-DMC and listeners.
#1539 - Parenthood
This week Latino USA looks at stories of parenting. We hear from Sonia Manzano, Maria from Sesame Street, who opens up about how her life mirrored her character on the show's life. Maria Hinojosa opens up about being worried whether her daughter is...
#1538 - 21st Century Pope
Latino USA anticipates Pope Francis's visit to the U.S. by learning about his past, hearing from Latinos eager to catch a glimpse of him, and talking about how he and his seemingly radical views are impacting the Catholic Church in the U.S.
#1537 - Workaholics
Latino USA talks about people who work themselves to the bone: from a storeowner in Michigan to the Latinas who really run Hollywood. We learn what it means to be a workaholic.
#1536 - Identity
Latino USA talks about identity - from an immigrant rights activist who is uneasy about gaining legal status to a frank conversation about traveling when brown. We ask how do people choose to identify and how does that affect their day to day lives?
#1535 - Borderworld
Latino USA heads to Southern Arizona for a close look at life on the US-Mexico border, from a night out with armed border militias to guacamole-smothered hot dogs.
#1534 - Coming of Age
This week on Latino USA, stories about people maturing and coming into their own. We hear from a crew of skater dudes from El Salvador migrating to California, the directors of Mala Mala, a documentary that looks into the Puerto Ricans trans...
#1533 - Off Beat
This week on Latino USA, stories about music that goes against the grain - or you could say, is a little offbeat. We visit the Juarez music venue that helped club kids get through the drug war, and learn the history behind the first great Latino...
#1532 - The Great Big & Little Outdoors
Latino USA goes outside and brings stories from parks, gardens, and the great outdoors. We hear from the CEO of the Girl Scouts and pop musicians who bring nature into their own work.
#1531 - Life Sentence
This episode: life before, during, and after prison. We meet a group of lifers trying to slow down the school-to-prison pipeline. We hear the story of Suave, who has gone from illiteracy and a life sentence, to finding meaning behind organizing behind...
#1530 - Beauty
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Latino USA explores the question of what is beauty. We hear from make up tutorial YouTube stars, Latina models in Kansas city, and a trans man who shares his feelings on hair.
#1529 - Know Your Rights
This week on Latino USA, in order for people to fight for their rights, they have to know them: stories about people, like a judge who is working towards more equal applications of the law, to a mother in East L.A. fighting for her autistic children's...
#1528 - Béisbol
This week, Latino USA explores the past, present and future of baseball. From the history of how Latino players bent the rules of the color line in the years before Jackie Robinson, to the story of how and why Dominican fans starting showing up at...
#1527 - Latino Icons (Rebroadcast)
Latino icons are all around us, from stars like Anthony Quinn and Rita Moreno, to gathering places like San Bernardino's Mitla Café.
#1526 - Rebels
From an actress who stars in one of the most rebellious shows out today, Orange is the New Black, to the hidden Latino history of one of the most rebellious film genres, film noir – Latino USA explores stories from the road less traveled by.
#1525 - Lady Liberty
Nope – we're not talking about the Statue of Liberty, but rather some very liberated women. From Cherrie Moraga, the author of the quintessential Chicana feminist book This Bridge Called my Back, to Hall of Femme, a hip-hop competition in Nicaragua...
#1524 - Who Tells The Story?
Stories often change depending on who is doing the telling. Latino USA examines the issue of perspective – from one woman's tale of being brought from Cuba to the U.S. as a child during "Operation Pedro Pan" to the issue of diversity in television.
#1523 - A Latino History of Hip Hop, Part II
A Latino History of Hip Hop, Part two, focusing on the late 80s through today. This time, a focus on how Latinos fared as rap music became bigger than hip-hop culture. Featuring Mellow Man Ace, Bobbito Garcia, a look at Big Pun, and more.
#1522 - Abuelos
Latino USA explores the rich and complicated relationship between Latinos and their grandparents. We look at the science behind the existence of abuelitos and hear from people who were raised by them.
#1521 - A Latino History of the US Rebroadcast
Take a trip around the country with host Maria Hinojosa to learn about Latino history. Hear about the patriotic celebrations of Laredo, Texas and the first colony in the US—it's not where you think it is. Also: could Zorro be the first American...
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