5 Educational, Funny, and Compelling Podcasts That Celebrate Latinx Culture
Latino USA Emmy-Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa has dedicated her life to sharing stories of Latinx communities that are often overlooked in the media Industry. “Latino USA” is the longest running Latinx-focused program in the United States, offering a cross-cultural perspective on the past and current ideas impacting Latinx communities and the nation.
Latina to Latina
Alicia Menendez welcomes Latinas from all over the globe, including comedian Cristela Alonzo, author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, and former UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés. Guests discuss challenges and successes in life and work as they navigate the world as women of color.
Spanish Aquí Presents Join Oscar Montoya, Raiza Licea, Tony Rodríguez and Carlos Santos, a bilingual, all-Latinx comedy group in their new podcast, “Spanish Aquí Presents.” The group has transitioned what was once a live comedy show into a podcast that celebrates Latinx culture with weekly special guests, interviews, storytelling, and conversation.
NPR One In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, NPR is celebrating the diversity of the Latinx experience by highlighting NPR editors’ favorite stories from years past that focus on Latinx art, culture, history, and personalities.
Alt.Latino Given that music is one of the many defining facets of Latinx culture, “Alt.Latino” strives to illustrate Latinx arts and culture through a musical lens. The multi-platform program recently shared the profiles of two very different artists and their unique musical expression: John Santos, an expert in Afro-Caribbean music, and Devendra Banhart, whose music combines his Venezuelan heritage, folk music influence, and love of The Grateful Dead.