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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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NPR Story
3:28 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Sabiduría: Nebraska Marty

Marty Ramirez was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and grew up working the fields with his family. After college, he organized around Chicano rights.

NPR Story
4:02 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Sabiduría: A Special Olympics Athlete's Passion

David Rodriguez is a 16-year-old Special Olympics athlete who loves to compete. For this week's sabiduría, or words of wisdom, we hear from David and his mother about the joys of winning.

NPR Story
4:02 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Flirty Racism: It's a Thing

Flirty compliments often come off as racial micro-aggressions. Latino USA producer Camilo Vargas and VICE writer Rula Al-Nasrawi look at 'flirty racism' in the streets of New York City.

NPR Story
4:02 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Detainee Hunger Strikes

Undocumented immigrants have been on hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state to protest poor conditions. Ryan Katz reports from inside the detention center.

NPR Story
4:30 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Sabiduría: How Cosby Helped

Originally published on Fri May 23, 2014 4:33 pm

For this week's sabiduría, Latino USA producer Daisy Rosario and Bill Cosby talk about their shared experiences with family and learning.

NPR Story
4:30 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

A TV Diversity Report Card

Originally published on Fri May 23, 2014 4:33 pm

Latino USA producer Daisy Rosario grades the big TV networks on which ones got diversity right and wrong this season.

NPR Story
4:30 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Bad Stats

Originally published on Fri May 23, 2014 4:33 pm

What happens when media misinterprets statistics? EthniFacts' Guy Garcia and Latino USA's senior producer, A.C. Valdez, break it down.

NPR Story
1:28 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

A Mexican Nascar Star

When you think Mexico, you think NASCAR, right? Nope, didn't think so. But one driver's trying to change that. Germán Quiroga gives us some words of wisdom.

NPR Story
1:28 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Las Luchadoras

Lucha Libre, or wrestling, is a national pastime in Mexico. But these days, its stars are just as likely to be women as men.

NPR Story
1:28 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

The Rolezinhos

In Brazil, poor youth have started to meet in upscale shopping malls to socialize. These gatherings have become flash points in the lead-up to the World Cup.

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