Latino USA

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

Recent Episodes

#1541 - Turf Wars

What happens when we try to share spaces? Or when we want what our neighbors have? This week, Latino USA explores Turf Wars, from Americans retiring in South America to a battle over cigar domination.

#1540 - Diversity In Geekdom Remix

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 Latina enough. Indie musician, Empress Of, talks about how her mom crashes her concerts. And we hear about the struggles of families that live across borders.

#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?