Arts & Culture

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Extra Edition: Las Hermanas Huerta.

TUESDAY, APRIL 20 PROGRAM # 9231 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Las Hermanas Huerta. This is a repeat conversation with Luz or Lucha and Aurora, known as the duo Las Hermanas Huerta. With over 800 songs recorded since the early 1950s, the now-deceased Huertas are a legend of Mexican folk and ranchera music. Las Hermanas […]

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Extra Edition: Pachucos.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15 PROGRAM # 9227 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Pachucos. A historical review of the Pachuco culture, the character of Luis Valdez’s “Zoot Suit” movie fame. The program included recorded interviews with legendary performer Lalo Guerrero, late activist Josefina Fierro, and artist Jose Montoya, commenting on the Zoot Suit riots and barrio music […]

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Extra Edition: A Baseball Legend.

TUESDAY, APRIL 13 PROGRAM # 9224 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: A Baseball Legend. Orlando Cepeda discussed his new autobiographical book: “Baby Bull: From Hardball to Hard Time and Back.” Mr. Cepeda recalled his early days as a child in Puerto Rico; his arrival to the United States and encounter with racist attitudes, and his […]

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“Once I Was You.”

MONDAY, APRIL 5 PROGRAM #9216 12:00 PM PST “Once I Was You.” This is a conversation with Emmy Award-winning journalist María Hinojosa about her new memoir, “Once I Was You, a Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America.” In her book, the anchor of NPR’s Latino USA shares stories about the current immigration […]

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César Chávez Day.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31 PROGRAM # 9212 12:00 PM PST César Chávez Day. On this national holiday celebrating the birth and legacy of the civil rights and labor leader César Chávez, farm worker leaders comment on this day. A top farm labor leader discusses the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, and the efforts to get enough votes […]

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Extra Edition: “Why did Mexicans migrate North?”

THURSDAY, MARCH 25 PROGRAM # 9206 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: “Why did Mexicans migrate North?” The late scholar Rodolfo de la Garza searched for the answer to the question: “Why have Mexicans migrated to the US in such large numbers through the decades?” Is it only economic opportunities? Or were there other underlying reasons? […]

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Extra Edition: Alurista.

TUESDAY, MARCH 23 PROGRAM # 9203 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: Alurista. In this repeat program, the legendary Chicano poet Alurista talks about his book “Et tu… Raza?,” the politics of bilingual education, and more. In the 1960s, Alurista’s work gained national prominence, as a foremost poet and activist of the Chicano movement. This program […]

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Los San Patricio. Also, Ethnic Studies for All.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17 PROGRAM # 9198 12:00 PM PST Los San Patricio. A documentary tells the story of the San Patricios, a battalion of mostly Irish immigrants who, during the US-Mexican War of 1846, deserted the US Army and fought on the Mexican side. They are now revered as heroes in Mexico and Ireland. This […]

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Trump Impeachment Trial. Also, Afro-Latino View on Black History Month.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10 PROGRAM # 9164 12:00 PM PST Trump Impeachment Trial. House impeachment managers present their case to the Senate in Day 2 of the second impeachment trial against Trump. Through speeches and videos, the managers said that the violent attack on Capitol Hill on Jan 6 to overturn the vote count was not […]

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Dolores Huerta on Dr. King’s Legacy. Also, Tite Curet: “Las Caras Lindas de mi Gente Negra.”

MONDAY, JANUARY 18 PROGRAM # 9147 12:00 PM PST Dolores Huerta on Dr. King’s Legacy. On Martin Luther King Jr Day, the civil rights icon Dolores Huerta shares a reflection on Dr. King’s legacy. She is calling on people to commit to eliminate racism, to fight with nonviolence, and to stand by the organizing of […]

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