Arts & Culture
(Español) Se ha ido el gran caricaturista, pero ha pasado a ser inmortal. Deja más de 100 libros sobre temas políticos diversos, contados con una original mezcla de monos, fotos y textos.
Criminal Justice System Revives Old Racial Segregation Codes – The best-selling book, The New Jim Crow, argues that the U.S. criminal justice system reproduces the caste-like system of racial segregation known as “Jim Crow laws.”
(Español) Datos históricos que conviene recordar o conocer, para entender mejor qué es sentirse estadunidense; quién es realmente de aquí, y quién de fuera.
Muslim leaders in Southern California decided to break their fast during Ramadan, the holy month of Islam, with a feast of Mexican tacos in an effort to forge bonds between Muslims and Latinos.
(Español) Argumentan también que si Puerto Rico se integrara plenamente Estados Unidos, “recibiría más gasto federal para reactivar la economía, que actualmente tiene una tasa de desempleo cercana al 12%”.
The Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, recently released after serving 36 years in prison for alleged sedition, was chosen to head the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York and honored as a Hero of National Freedom.
The war on drugs and heavy-handed approaches have led to a mass incarceration crisis in the United States, the country with the world’s largest incarcerated population. What is the cost of mass incarceration for Latino families and neighborhoods?
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 PROGRAM # 8073 12:00 PM PST. “Chasing the Harvest.” A new book of oral histories captures the rarely heard voice of farmworkers, the workers who are at the bottom of the US labor ladder. They tell stories of hardship, survival and triumph in the daily life of fieldworkers; they share their dreams, […]
This week marks one year since the birth of Juan Nepomuceno Carlos Pérez Rulfo Vizcaíno, the Mexican writer better known as Juan Rulfo, who achieved broad international acclaim though he only wrote two books.
THURSDAY, APRIL 13 PROGRAM # 8041 12:00 PM PT Orquesta Fandango Mixteco. This is a conversation with maestro Alejandro Vera, a recognized folk mask maker and virtuoso of the traditional chilena songs and the dances of the devils, old traditions of the Mixtec region in Southern Mexico. With his children, he leads the old-time string […]