Von Diaz appears in the following:
Monday, April 05, 2021
Journalist and cookbook author Von Diaz joins us to discuss her new “Essential Puerto Rican Recipes” feature in the New York Times.
Friday, July 24, 2020
To limit the spread of the coronavirus, Chalana McFarland will serve the rest of her sentence at home. McFarland told her 20-year-old she "can't wait" to build their relationship.
Friday, July 10, 2020
Hadiyah-Nicole Green lost the aunt and uncle who raised her to cancer. The loss inspired her to develop a cancer treatment using lasers. "I was born to do this," she tells her cousin at StoryCorps.
Friday, June 05, 2020
In 2015, then-9-year-old Aiden Sykes asks his father, Albert, some of the heavy questions — and gets some meaningful words in return. "My dream is for you to live out your dreams," Albert tells him.
Friday, May 22, 2020
At StoryCorps, a daughter cherishes memories with her dad, WWII veteran Emilio "Leo" DiPalma, who died of COVID-19 last month at age 93. "I'm honoring his life, not how he died," Emily Aho said.
Friday, July 05, 2019
Aden Batar directs a refugee resettlement program in Utah. It is the same organization that helped resettle his family 25 years ago, when they fled a harrowing civil war in Somalia.
Friday, June 21, 2019
Maria Ochoa, 70, looks out for the well-being of migrants crossing into the Arizona desert from Mexico. At StoryCorps, she talks about her experiences helping people at the border.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Join Fany Gerson, Maricel Presilla and Von Diaz to unwrap the secrets of making perfect tamales and share some other favorite holiday recipes.
Friday, November 30, 2018
Shortly after Larry Dearmon lost his partner to AIDS in 1991, he met Stephen Mills, the man he'd eventually marry. At StoryCorps, the couple talks about the impact Larry's prior relationship has had.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Von Diaz writes a recipe-packed memoir that looks closely at what it means to grow up Latina in the Deep South.
Friday, June 09, 2017
Emily Addison remembers the last time she saw Deonka Drayton, who was killed by a gunman during the mass shooting in Orlando. "I feel like I wasn't there for her when she needed me the most."
Friday, April 14, 2017
Jane Vance and Lucinda Roy were both teachers at Virginia Tech 10 years ago when the deadly campus shooting occurred. They talk about coming back to campus afterward and moving on since that day.
Friday, April 07, 2017
Annie and Randall Johnson have two teenage daughters who came to the U.S. as refugees from the Somali civil war. Since meeting, they've learned about both cultures, all while becoming a family.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
For many immigrants arriving in the U.S., opening a family food business can be a pathway to economic stability. While many fail, one Dominican woman in the Bronx has managed to get her family off food stamps, send her kids to college and share her heritage with new friends and ...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Culantro is a leafy green herb that is a cornerstone of Puerto Rican cooking. But is this cousin to the world's most polarizing herb mild enough to please the skeptics?
Friday, June 27, 2014
After years of impasse on national and local immigration reform, young activists in the once-monolithic movement are questioning its core goals.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
In this Food in Two Worlds podcast, Von Diaz reports on how Chef Zarela Martinez brought sophisticated Mexican cuisine to New York. Also, Mariana Suarez, of Gourmet Latino, weighs in ...
Monday, April 04, 2011
President Obama’s decision to challenge the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) came as a shock to gay rights activists and conservative lawmakers alike. The full implications of this decision remain unclear, however, and gay immigrants have been on an emotional roller coaster as rights are granted one week and denied the next.