Latino USA

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

Recent Episodes

#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?

#1535 - Borderworld

Latino USA heads to Southern Arizona for a close look at life on the US-Mexico border, from a night out with armed border militias to guacamole-smothered hot dogs.

#1534 - Coming of Age

This week on Latino USA, stories about people maturing and coming into their own. We hear from a crew of skater dudes from El Salvador migrating to California, the directors of Mala Mala, a documentary that looks into the Puerto Ricans trans community, and the actors from the movie Straight Outta Compton.