Latino USA on WUOT-2

Saturdays from 5-6 p.m.
  • Hosted by Maria Hinojosa

Latino USA, the now 1-hour radio journal of news and culture, is the only nationally distributed English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective. 

Sabiduría: Sangre Fuerte

Jun 27, 2014

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."

Kidnapped in Caracas

Jun 27, 2014

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.

Who is Gina Chavez?

Jun 27, 2014

In songwriter Gina Chavez' album Up.Rooted, she explores her Latina identity from the perspective of an outsider carefully making her own way in.

Sabiduría: From the Mouths of Babes...

Jun 20, 2014

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.

Dress for Success?

Jun 20, 2014

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?

Reviving Mixteco

Jun 20, 2014

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.

Zumba for the Community

Jun 13, 2014

In New York, a free Zumba class helps immigrant women find community in their new home.

Traveling While Brown

Jun 13, 2014

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.

Sabiduría: Japanese-Peruvian Internment

Jun 13, 2014

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.

Sabiduría: Nebraska Marty

Jun 6, 2014

Marty Ramirez was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and grew up working the fields with his family. After college, he organized around Chicano rights.