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From NPR's Latino USA: Miscommunications

Latino USA | Posted 02.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

Miscommunications can be pretty typical occurrences for Latinos who are bilingual or bicultural. And often, they're harmless or even humorous--like a boy who thought his grandmother wanted to take him to a "baby city," not that she was going to babysit him.

From NPR's Latino USA: There and Back

Latino USA | Posted 01.25.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

The Central American migrant crisis is back in the news. For this week's show, Latino USA revisits this issue, which we initially covered in 2014.

From NPR's Latino USA: The Kids Are Not Alright

Latino USA | Posted 01.20.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

On this episode of Latino USA, we meet a family of American siblings whose mother lacks legal status in the U.S. to explore the unintended consequences immigration policies have on these kids.

From NPR's Latino USA: Perspectives

Latino USA | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

Maria Hinojosa gets personal with a poet laureate, a feminist scholar and a comedian. We bring one-on-one conversations with some of the most influential Latino thinkers and writers of today.

From NPR's Latino USA: ¡Tumbao! A Music Story Mixtape

Latino USA | Posted 01.04.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

In this episode, we're broadening the definition of tumbao. NPR's Latino USA kicks off the New Year by celebrating with stories of music of all genres that have their own sort of swing: from folk to mambo and even some opera.

From NPR's Latino USA: Through the Fire

Latino USA | Posted 12.21.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

We meet macho men in the Dominican Republic ignoring their pain out of pride, a woman making the difficult decision to find out whether she has early onset Alzheimer's and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade opening up about her heartache.

From NPR's Latino USA: Limited Data

Latino USA | Posted 12.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

On this episode of Latino USA, we hear from a family separated by deportation who manages to stay connected via Skype. We tell the story of how the second largest school district in the country tries out an ambitious plan to get technology in the classroom, only to catch the attention of the FBI.

From NPR's Latino USA: Family Values

Latino USA | Posted 11.30.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

For better or worse, we are all influenced by the people who made us who we are--our families. This week we hear stories about family ties and what makes us come together. One family bonds over outdoor adventures while trying to break a world record, while another family is in the business of elk whispering.

From NPR's Latino USA: Enlisted

Latino USA | Posted 11.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

Latino USA explores the history of marketing to and the recruiting of Latinos. They hear from current recruiters and anti-recruiters in classrooms, a former solider now Youtube beauty guru, and a self-medicating vet who smoked pot then faced deportation.

A Passion for Telling True Stories: An Interview With Journalist Fernanda Santos of The New York Times

Daniel A. Olivas | Posted 11.10.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel A. Olivas

Santos has reported in three languages, in Latin America and the United States. She began her career in journalism in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, her home country. Santos says that this is where she "bore witness to violence, inequality and immeasurable hope."

From NPR's Latino USA: What Is the Latino Vote?

Latino USA | Posted 11.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

Yes, we know, we're still a year away from Election Day but just a few months from the primaries, and everywhere you look there are endless stories ab...

From NPR's Latino USA: 'Ghost Stories'

Latino USA | Posted 11.02.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

This week Latino USA gets spooky. We share new ghost stories and talk about the history behind classic scary icons, like La Llorona and La Lechuza.

Maria Hinojosa On Why She Felt 'Invisible' Growing Up Latina In U.S.

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.24.2015 | Latino Voices

Latinos lack serious representation in the mainstream media, and there is data that proves it. But no survey or report can articul...

We Need the Media for Real Social Change

Alexander Busansky | Posted 12.15.2014 | Media
Alexander Busansky

We might ask whether media matters when it comes to bringing clarity and light to complex issues of building social justice in society. Does it help? Or hurt? Do sensational stories elicit solutions that work?

Carolina Moreno

New PBS Series Shows Major U.S. Demographic Shift 'Is Already Here' | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.13.2014 | Latino Voices

The days of a majority-white United States are coming to an end. But it's not something the country should fear, according to award-winning journalist...

On the 'A' w/Souleo: New TV Series Explores America By The Numbers

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

The series launches on October 2 on WORLD Channel and October 4 on PBS, with the episode "Mainstream USA," which looks at how the small town of Clarkston, Georgia is negotiating increased diversity levels.

'Daily Show' Star's New Gig

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Get ready to double your dose of Latino radio programming. NPR’s Latino USA, led by award winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, will expand to one h...

Maria Hinojosa Reflects On Twenty Years Of Latino Coverage

Here And Now | Posted 08.21.2013 | Latino Voices

Amid the continuing debate over immigration reform, one person who has been looking past the headlines is Maria Hinojosa. She’s host and executiv...

WATCH: Should The Media Use The Term 'Illegal Immigrant'?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.09.2012 | Media

MSNBC's Chris Hayes had a lengthy conversation on Sunday about whether or not journalists should use the term "illegal immigrant" in their news covera...

Hanging Out With Ruben Navarrette

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 07.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

The American Dream is Ruben Navarrette's story. Latino. Harvard. Writer against his father's wishes.

Vote For The Most Latino Latinos Of 2011 (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

In 2011 HBO aired the documentary "The Latino List" which featured "highly personal video portraits of Latinos who have richly contributed to the fabr...

Latino Disconnect: La Quinta Raza Side-by-Side

Soldanela Rivera | Posted 12.01.2011 | Latino Voices
Soldanela Rivera

Let more of us with power and influence to make things happen, support more of what we had last Wednesday in more platforms and in more spaces.

The Latino List: 'We Are America'

Maria Hinojosa | Posted 11.20.2011 | Latino Voices
Maria Hinojosa

With The Latino List we are saying, "Look at you, America. Look at who you are and who you are becoming. We are you. We are America."

HBO's Documentary, 'The Latino List'

Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

HBO will be debuting “The Latino List,” a new documentary featuring a series of “highly personal video portraits of Latinos who have richly con...

Not Enough People Know About Japanese Americans' Day of Remembrance

Gil Asakawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

How must have Japanese American families felt in 1942 as they were being rounded up and sent to internment camps in desolate parts of the Western United States?