Latino USA

Series produced by Latino USA

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

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2018, Latino USA is the longest running Latino-focused program on U.S. public media, and embodies Futuro Media's mission to elevate the voices of historically marginalized communities through authentic storytelling.


Additional Files

120 Pieces

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We head down to southern Arizona with a group of volunteers that search for missing migrants in the Sonoran Desert. And we learn how the Border Pat...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Latino USA tells the story of Richard Oakes, an Indigenous leader in the Red Power Movement of the 1960s, starting with his childhood in a Mohawk n...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Kicking off our special post-election coverage, we hear from our very own Latino USA and In The Thick listeners, who called in and told us what iss...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Introducing The Last Cup, by Futuro Studios and NPR. Host, Jasmine Garsd, takes us to Argentina to meet a young Leo Messi, a rising soccer star. We...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Maria Hinojosa has an intimate conversation with, author and journalist Carmen Rita Wong as they discuss her new memoir “Why Didn’t You Tell Me?”

  • Added: Nov 03, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Journalist and artist Sayre Quevedo gets some news about his long-lost grandmother that leads him on a journey to find out what happened to her.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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We meet Miguel Castillo and he tells us about the dangers and harsh working conditions in the oil and gas industry.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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We dive into the politics of oil and gas and how many of the Latinos and Latinas who work in this industry have also turned Republican in recent ye...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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We meet Montserrat Arredondo, a seasoned organizer in Phoenix overseeing a coalition of more than 30 community groups across Arizona.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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In 1921, the small town of Minden, Nevada began sounding a “sundown siren” that warned Indigenous people to leave the city limits. Over a hundred y...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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The little black dress, always radiates confidence and style. But the little black dress has a complicated history.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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A food justice project in Puerto Rico begins as a response to austerity politics on the island. Latino USA looks at how the group’s experience as s...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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We’re bringing listeners an edited version of Latino USA’s live show in Los Angeles earlier this summer. Maria Hinojosa interviews actor Danny Trej...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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The National Museum of the American Latino intends to course-correct a century of Latino exclusion from the Smithsonian. The museum was approved by...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Maria Hinojosa sits down with legendary Puerto Rican musician José Feliciano to discuss his instant love for the guitar.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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The narrative is often that Latinos and Latinas vote with the Democratic Party. However, there has been talk of a shift in how the Republican Party...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Petrona Martínez inherits her family’s ancestral bullerengue songs and experiences many hardships as an adult. Still, she continues to sing and dec...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Robert Santos, Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, tells us about growing up in San Antonio and how his hometown has shaped him.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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The 1954 film "Salt of the Earth" tells the dramatic story of how a town took on a mining company to demand their rights. Latino USA uncovers the h...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2022
  • Length: 54:00