Latino USA http://ktep.org en From Steel to Leather: An Entrepreneur's Story http://ktep.org/post/steel-leather-entrepreneurs-story <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=From+Steel+to+Leather%3A+An+Entrepreneur%27s+Story&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjcxMDEyMTY4NDQ0MzA5ZWJiNg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:04:00 +0000 editor 45434 at http://ktep.org How to Succeed When You Return from Prison http://ktep.org/post/how-succeed-when-you-return-prison <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=How+to+Succeed+When+You+Return+from+Prison&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjcxMDEyMTY4NDQ0MzA5ZWJiNg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:04:00 +0000 editor 45435 at http://ktep.org A Postcard from Exodus http://ktep.org/post/postcard-exodus <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=A+Postcard+from+Exodus&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjcxMDEyMTY4NDQ0MzA5ZWJiNg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:04:00 +0000 editor 45436 at http://ktep.org Juana Molina http://ktep.org/post/juana-molina Argentinian singer-songwriter Juana Molina performs and talks with Maria Hinojosa and Soundcheck's John Schaefer about leaving acting for a music career. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:26:00 +0000 editor 44991 at http://ktep.org Labyrinth Theater Company http://ktep.org/post/labyrinth-theater-company We hear a little more music from La Mecánica Popular, and Soundcheck's John Schaefer and Maria Hinojosa speak with members of the Labyrinth Theater Company about diversity in New York theater. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:26:00 +0000 editor 44992 at http://ktep.org La Mecánica Popular http://ktep.org/post/la-mec-nica-popular Our live edition with WNYC's Soundcheck kicks off with a performance and interview by psychedelic salsa band La Mecánica Popular. Soundcheck's John Schaefer co-hosts. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:26:00 +0000 editor 44993 at http://ktep.org How I Stopped Drinking http://ktep.org/post/how-i-stopped-drinking We hear some words of wisdom about how one Latina stopped drinking, using faith and the support of Alcoholics Anonymous. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:50:00 +0000 editor 44495 at http://ktep.org When a Friend is an Alcoholic http://ktep.org/post/when-friend-alcoholic Sometimes, alcoholism hits a bit too close to home. Maria Hinojosa talks with journalist Rose Arce about the cruelly ironic death of their friend Elaine Rivera. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:50:00 +0000 editor 44496 at http://ktep.org Deena & Jay http://ktep.org/post/deena-jay Deena struggled with depression without treatment ever since she was a young girl. When her marriage begins to fall apart, she decides to seek medical help. But not everything goes as planned. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:50:00 +0000 editor 44497 at http://ktep.org Dolores Huerta: A Loyal American Dissenter http://ktep.org/post/dolores-huerta-loyal-american-dissenter Since the founding of the U.S., loyal dissent has been a patriotic value. Host Maria Hinojosa talks about that value and the origin of "Si se puede," with labor leader Dolores Huerta. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:45:00 +0000 editor 44005 at http://ktep.org A Dominican Cyclist in Harlem http://ktep.org/post/dominican-cyclist-harlem Former cycling champ Edwin Morel tells us why the sport is more expensive than you might think, life lessons he's learned riding a bike and why sports are good for everyone. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:45:00 +0000 editor 44006 at http://ktep.org Vamos, USA?! http://ktep.org/post/vamos-usa The World Cup craze took over the US this summer, especially among soccer-loving Latinos. We took to the streets to ask Latinos what countries they're rooting for this World Cup. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:45:00 +0000 editor 44007 at http://ktep.org Sabiduría: Sangre Fuerte http://ktep.org/post/sabidur-sangre-fuerte Sometimes, if you want to win, you gotta bluff. Latino USA's Senior Editor, Leda Hartman, shares her aunt's story of pretending with a bit of what she calls "sangre fuerte." Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:18:00 +0000 editor 43603 at http://ktep.org Kidnapped in Caracas http://ktep.org/post/kidnapped-caracas Sometimes, pretending can save your life. Reporter Martha Dalton talks to a Venezuelan woman who pretended to be someone else in order to survive an 'express kidnapping' in Caracas. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:18:00 +0000 editor 43604 at http://ktep.org Who is Gina Chavez? http://ktep.org/post/who-gina-chavez In songwriter Gina Chavez' album Up.Rooted, she explores her Latina identity from the perspective of an outsider carefully making her own way in. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:18:00 +0000 editor 43605 at http://ktep.org Reviving Mixteco http://ktep.org/post/reviving-mixteco In Watsonville, Calif., classes are taught in three languages – English, Spanish and Mixteco, an indigenous Mexican language. Without Mixteco books, teachers decided to write one. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:16:00 +0000 editor 43120 at http://ktep.org Sabiduría: From the Mouths of Babes... http://ktep.org/post/sabidur-mouths-babes For our "Kids" episode, we took a trip to PS 154 in the South Bronx to get some life lessons from a group of fourth graders. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:16:00 +0000 editor 43118 at http://ktep.org Dress for Success? http://ktep.org/post/dress-success A little over a month ago a high school in North Texas suspended over 150 students for dress code violations. Was this poor timing, right before exams? Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:16:00 +0000 editor 43119 at http://ktep.org Sabiduría: Japanese-Peruvian Internment http://ktep.org/post/sabidur-japanese-peruvian-internment The internment of Japanese Americans is a notorious part of U.S. history. But more than 2,000 Latin Americans of Japanese ancestry were also interned here. We meet one survivor. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:30:00 +0000 editor 42663 at http://ktep.org Zumba for the Community http://ktep.org/post/zumba-community In New York, a free Zumba class helps immigrant women find community in their new home. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:30:00 +0000 editor 42664 at http://ktep.org Traveling While Brown http://ktep.org/post/traveling-while-brown For people of color, travel can bring all sorts of unexpected experiences, both good and bad. We talk to journalist and author Farai Chideya about how blending in or sticking out can affect travel. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:30:00 +0000 editor 42665 at http://ktep.org Sabiduría: Nebraska Marty http://ktep.org/post/sabidur-nebraska-marty Marty Ramirez was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and grew up working the fields with his family. After college, he organized around Chicano rights. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 editor 42223 at http://ktep.org New Nebraskans Learn English http://ktep.org/post/new-nebraskans-learn-english Many immigrant groups helped settle Nebraska. One older woman who comes from a family of Irish immigrants is helping welcome the newest ones, by teaching them English. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 editor 42224 at http://ktep.org Driving Dreamers http://ktep.org/post/driving-dreamers Nebraska is one of two states in the nation that deny driver's licenses to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Youth — often known as Dreamers. We speak with a group about their struggles. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 editor 42225 at http://ktep.org Sabiduría: A Special Olympics Athlete's Passion http://ktep.org/post/sabidur-special-olympics-athletes-passion David Rodriguez is a 16-year-old Special Olympics athlete who loves to compete. For this week's sabiduría, or words of wisdom, we hear from David and his mother about the joys of winning. Fri, 30 May 2014 22:02:00 +0000 editor 41764 at http://ktep.org Flirty Racism: It's a Thing http://ktep.org/post/flirty-racism-its-thing Flirty compliments often come off as racial micro-aggressions. Latino USA producer Camilo Vargas and VICE writer Rula Al-Nasrawi look at 'flirty racism' in the streets of New York City. Fri, 30 May 2014 22:02:00 +0000 editor 41765 at http://ktep.org Detainee Hunger Strikes http://ktep.org/post/detainee-hunger-strikes Undocumented immigrants have been on hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state to protest poor conditions. Ryan Katz reports from inside the detention center. Fri, 30 May 2014 22:02:00 +0000 editor 41766 at http://ktep.org Sabiduría: How Cosby Helped http://ktep.org/post/sabidur-how-cosby-helped For this week's sabiduría, Latino USA producer Daisy Rosario and Bill Cosby talk about their shared experiences with family and learning. Fri, 23 May 2014 22:33:00 +0000 editor 41307 at http://ktep.org A TV Diversity Report Card http://ktep.org/post/tv-diversity-report-card Latino USA producer Daisy Rosario grades the big TV networks on which ones got diversity right and wrong this season. Fri, 23 May 2014 22:33:00 +0000 editor 41308 at http://ktep.org Bad Stats http://ktep.org/post/bad-stats What happens when media misinterprets statistics? EthniFacts' Guy Garcia and Latino USA's senior producer, A.C. Valdez, break it down. Fri, 23 May 2014 22:33:00 +0000 editor 41309 at http://ktep.org