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Latino USA

Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m.
María Hinojosa

Multi award-winning Latino USA, the radio journal of news and culture, is the only nationally distributed English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective. It combines high-quality news, cultural and public affairs journalism with compelling sound to bring a rich understanding to a wide spectrum of listeners.

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2:18 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Kidnapped in Caracas

Sometimes, pretending can save your life. Reporter Martha Dalton talks to a Venezuelan woman who pretended to be someone else in order to survive an 'express kidnapping' in Caracas.

NPR Story
2:18 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Who is Gina Chavez?

In songwriter Gina Chavez' album Up.Rooted, she explores her Latina identity from the perspective of an outsider carefully making her own way in.

NPR Story
2:16 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Sabiduría: From the Mouths of Babes...

For our "Kids" episode, we took a trip to PS 154 in the South Bronx to get some life lessons from a group of fourth graders.

NPR Story
2:16 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Dress for Success?

A little over a month ago a high school in North Texas suspended over 150 students for dress code violations. Was this poor timing, right before exams?

NPR Story
2:16 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Reviving Mixteco

In Watsonville, Calif., classes are taught in three languages – English, Spanish and Mixteco, an indigenous Mexican language. Without Mixteco books, teachers decided to write one.

NPR Story
4:30 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Sabiduría: Japanese-Peruvian Internment

The internment of Japanese Americans is a notorious part of U.S. history. But more than 2,000 Latin Americans of Japanese ancestry were also interned here. We meet one survivor.

NPR Story
4:30 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Zumba for the Community

In New York, a free Zumba class helps immigrant women find community in their new home.

NPR Story
4:30 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Traveling While Brown

For people of color, travel can bring all sorts of unexpected experiences, both good and bad. We talk to journalist and author Farai Chideya about how blending in or sticking out can affect travel.

NPR Story
3:28 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

New Nebraskans Learn English

Many immigrant groups helped settle Nebraska. One older woman who comes from a family of Irish immigrants is helping welcome the newest ones, by teaching them English.

NPR Story
3:28 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Driving Dreamers

Nebraska is one of two states in the nation that deny driver's licenses to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Youth — often known as Dreamers. We speak with a group about their struggles.

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