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Mexican-American Studies Prevail in Arizona.

MONDAY, JANUARY 8 PROGRAM # 8238 12:00 PM PT Mexican-American Studies Prevail in Arizona. A US judge blocked for good an ethnic studies ban in Arizona public schools, prohibiting Arizona education officials to enforce the law that eliminated Mexican-American studies programs. The judge cited racism and political gain among motives behind the law. Analysts look […]

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Inti Illimani At 50.

MONDAY, JANUARY 1 PROGRAM # 8233 12:00 PM PT Inti Illimani At 50. In this holiday edition, a leader of the legendary folk ensemble Inti Illimani talks about the 50 years of history of the Chilean group. He tells stories about the growth of the New Song movement in Latin America, their years in exile […]

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Duranguito.

Wednesday, December 27 PROGRAM # 8230 12:00 PM PT Duranguito. Residents of El Paso are waging a battle against plans to demolish historic buildings and build a sports arena in the Duranguito district, the oldest neighborhood in the downtown area. Advocates blame developers with racist maneuvering and are suing the city for the threats to […]

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Cantos de San José.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 25 PROGRAM # 8228 12:00 PM PT Cantos de San José. The neighborhoods of East of San José have changed from the struggling unpaved streets of the barrio Salsipuedes in the 50s to being the scene of Cesar Chavez’ grape boycotts in the 60s to memorable Lowrider parades in the 70s to the […]

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Adolfo Mexiac.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21 PROGRAM # 8226 12:00 PM PT Adolfo Mexiac. An interview with iconic Mexican graphic artist Adolfo Mexiac, a leading figure of Mexico’s printmaking collective known as Taller de Gráfica Popular. For 70 of his 90 years of age, Mexiac has painted on canvass or engraved on metal and wood images of social […]

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Inti Illimani At 50.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20 PROGRAM # 8225 12:00 PM PST. Inti Illimani At 50. A leader of the legendary folk ensemble Inti Illimani talks about the 50 years of history of the Chilean group. He tells stories about the growth of the New Song movement in Latin America, their years in exile during the dictatorship, their […]

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Eugenia León.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 18 PROGRAM # 8223 12:00 PM PST. Eugenia León. Mexican singer Eugenia León, known for her years as a leading exponent of Latin American folk music and the new song movement, visited San Francisco for a special Day of the Dead performance with San Francisco’s Symphony Orchestra. In this conversation, she talks about […]

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Eating with Gratitude: Jacka Mobile. Also, Eating with Gratitude: Woke Foods.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 PROGRAM # 8206 12:00 PM PT Eating with Gratitude: Jacka Mobile. An entrepreneurial Mexican family who owns a taco truck is creating a new menu and new food market using as their main ingredient a little-known fruit from India called jacka. They cook jacka with traditional Mexican seasonings, and, with tasty offerings […]

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Very Few Latino Professors. Also, Latino Students Facing Barriers. Also, Sounds of East San José.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 PROGRAM # 8203 12:00 PM PST. Very Few Latino Professors. Latino students are enrolling in growing numbers. Yet, Latino faculty makes up only four percent of faculty in the nation. In California’s San Joaquin Valley, this gap is even worse. Where are the Latino professors? What’s the impact of this shortage on […]

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Day of the Dead. Also, Medical Aid in Dying.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 PROGRAM # 8191 12:00 PM PT Day of the Dead. In Mexico City, the Day of the Dead parade is dedicated to the victims of the recent earthquakes while in the city of Washington a procession and an altar are the ways demonstrators remembered those immigrants who died this year in US […]

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