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Monday, January 29, 2018
When she accused her coaches and father of verbal and physical abuse, nobody listened.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Some say that the Trump Administration's aggressive deportation policy is stopping immigrant women who have been victims of domestic violence from going to the police in times of crisis.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Commuter rail service in Hoboken has been restored following Thursday's crash. The city knows something about catastrophic events and their aftermath. Hoboken was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.
Monday, September 05, 2016
Telenovelas are staples of Spanish-language TV. Telemundo was always in second place behind Univision — that is until executives figured out the way to success: telenovelas starring anti-heroes.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
This year's AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn features artists who are expanding the universe of punk and ideas about who belongs there.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Eleven years ago, Matthew Morgan started the festival not only to book people of color, but also to redefine "that [punk] attitude that we've always had."
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Texas punk band joins Alt.Latino to discuss beauty standards and Latina identity — and to share some loud music with a wicked sense of humor.
Friday, August 05, 2016
In 2016, the fact that one of the biggest pop hits of the year owes its success almost entirely to the Internet is no longer a surprise.
Friday, July 22, 2016
This week on Alt.Latino, we survey a wide variety of powerful women who make bold, inventive music.
Friday, July 15, 2016
A drug dealer's career serves as a timeline for the evolution of the opiate epidemic in America from pills to heroin.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
The recent tragedy in Orlando hit a space that's practically sacred for gay Latinos. This week, Alt.Latino celebrates stories of the dance floor.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Dance clubs are a special place for the LGBT community — especially Latinos. Clubgoers in Queens, N.Y. say clubs have been safe spaces, making the Orlando massacre particularly devastating.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Good music is good music, and it eventually breaks down all barriers. This week we've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
An encore presentation of an all-encompassing conversation with award-winning author Junot Diaz. Diaz also picks an exciting assortment of bachata and urban merengue to play on the show.
Sunday, May 08, 2016
Two legends of Brazilian music, Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso, have teamed up for a new album. They've been close friends since the 1960s, when they helped launch the Tropicalia movement in Brazil.
Monday, May 02, 2016
The Zika epidemic has prompted renewed debate over the controversial Helms Amendment, which prohibits use of U.S. government money to fund abortions in other countries.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
In 2014, archivists were combing through Pablo Neruda's files when they came upon some unknown works. These writings have been translated into English and are now being published in a new collection.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Pop star Kesha has lost her court battle over allegations that her record producer, Dr. Luke, sexually abused her for a decade.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Cuban disco, Colombian love ballads, breezy Honduran-American anthems and winding Brazilian hip-hop: Meet the women who are here to start the season off right.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
The murder of two young Argentines and the sexual harassment of a journalist in Mexico City have gone viral — and drawn attention to violence against women in Latin America.