The Takeaway

In San Antonio, A Lifeline for the Hispanic Uninsured

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

High rates of uninsurance plague Hispanic communities. Del Barrio Clinic in San Antonio, Texas is trying to turn the tide. 

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StoryCorps 393: Two Peas in a Pod

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Tina Vasquez tells her mother, Sonia Vasquez, about what it was like to grow up broke in the 1990s.



Suicide Attempts by Hispanic Girls Decrease in the City

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


The number of suicide attempts by Latina teenage girls has dropped slightly in New York City, according to recently released data by the Centers for Disease Control.


The Takeaway

Chilean Rapper Ana Tijoux, the Newest Face of Latina Hip-Hop

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Chilean hip-hop artist Ana Tijoux sees herself as a musician first, and a rapper, second. The combination of clear homage to the kings and queens of soul, hip-hop and funk come through in her music, and sets a backdrop to her smooth style. Tijoux was born in France, after her parents fled Chile during Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship.

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Is Sotomayor Hispanic or Latino?

Monday, July 13, 2009

by Alex Goldmark and Janaya Williams

With Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor starting next week, be prepared for the words "Hispanic" and "Latino" to scroll across the bottom of your TV a lot! She is set to be the first Latina on the Court, or ...

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