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Where can the youth of color find stories relevant to their lives in YA novels? This author has a book that captures the experiences of a Chicanx ...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 12:18
Caption: Junot Diaz, Credit: Nina Subin
The National Book Award winner talks about author Julia Alvarez, Oscar Wao, and the wonder of reading.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
Caption: Lin-Manuel Miranda and cast, In the Heights, Credit: Joan Marcus
Lin-Manuel Miranda's life in theater didn't begin with Hamilton. He already won a 2008 Tony for Best Musical with In the Heights.

Bought by WRIR, WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WABE


  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A scene from Destiny of Desire, Credit: C. Stanley Photography.
Karen Zacarias is the most produced Latina playwright in the nation. Now, she brings the telenovela to the stage with Destiny of Desire

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Havana Museum of Contemporary Art, Credit: Cesar Cornejo
Peruvian artist Cesar Cornejo talks about his project for the 12th Havana Biennial.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Dan Sheehy, Credit: Ashlee Duncan
He helped develop the Folk Arts program at the National Endowment for the Arts and he's been head of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Now, Dan Shee...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WABE, KPVL, and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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In his recent book, Speaking Wiri Wiri, poet Dan Vera brings light and often laughter to the immigrant experience.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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In Translation: Verónica Castillo expands a traditional Mexican art form, the Tree of Life, to express the need for social justice in the 21st cent...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 26:04
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Cheech Marin talks about why the story behind THE PERFECT GAME resonates with him so deeply.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 12:56