Latino Voices

Trump Should Reflect On Race And His Legacy After Museum Visit

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Today, President Trump toured the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, where he was shown everything from slavery to the present day ― depicting both the ugliness in our past and the progress that we have achieved.

From NPR's Latino USA: Women on the Verge

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This week we embrace the stereotype of the fast-talking, Spanish-speaking, over-dramatic woman, inspired by Pedro Almodóvar’s “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.” Two Latino USA producers set out to discover if watching all of Almodóvar’s movies back to back would make them more or less neurotic.

Immigration in the Now: What to do with a Pot of Stew

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Borders open, borders closed - it's the squeaky hinges of our immigration debate, our country's rusty door that just keeps up an unrelenting swinging. In the midst of our national debate about whether we should let folks in or keep them out, it's worth thinking about what the best conditions are for immigrants to assimilate into a new country.

From NPR's Latino USA: The Dream 9

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In 2013, nine young undocumented activists walked from Mexico up to border officials in the United States and demanded to be let in and granted asylum. They were wearing their graduation caps and gowns—a uniform that had become the unofficial symbol of the DREAMer movement.

Immigration Enforcers, Unleashed By Trump, Can Finally ‘Do Our Jobs Again’

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WASHINGTON ― When Donald Trump won the presidency in November, Shawn Moran’s border patrol colleagues high-fived and hugged each other.

How John Leguizamo Changed The Way Lin-Manuel Miranda Viewed Theater

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Lin-Manuel Miranda may now be the toast of the town, but he hasn’t forgotten the Latino star that showed him theater’s limitless possibilities.


In a Vanity Fair piece titled “How John Leguizamo Taught Lin-Manuel Miranda to Embrace Being ‘Young, Gifted, and Latino’,” the creator of “Hamilton” gives a personal account of the first time he saw “Spic-o-Rama,” the HBO one-man show Leguizamo wrote, produced and starred in.

Paul Ryan Really Doesn't Care If Mexico Pays For Trump's Wall

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WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump keeps insisting that Mexico is going to pay for his border wall, but House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.