Latino USA

Latino USA chronicles how Latinos are living, shaping and changing America, with in-depth reporting and candid conversations.

Recent Episodes

#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 exclusively for women. Latino USA hears from women who are helping support each other achieve their goals.

#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.