News Category: audio-story

How Little Joe Hernández Discovered Latinismo And Became King Of The Brown Sound

Sept. 17, 2021

This story first appeared on Texas Standard. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

Collecting Pandemic Stories From Latinx Iowans

June 9, 2021

This story first appeared on Iowa Public Radio. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

An oral history partnership has an Iowa State student collecting the stories of Latino/a Iowa and their experience of the pandemic.

'Our Stories Are Shared Stories:' Project To Archive Latino COVID History

June 7, 2021

This story first appeared on Iowa Public Radio. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

A statewide project, 'Voces of a Pandemic,' has launched in an effort to record and archive Latino experiences in Iowa as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

A Zapata Man’s Legacy Lives On, 70 Years After His Death In The Air Force

May 27, 2021

This story first appeared on Texas Standard. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

His 1951 high school yearbook describes Abel René Ramirez as “kind … hard-studying … friendly attitude.” He stares back at the camera with a shy smile.

After A Year Of Playing Funerals, These Mariachis Are Ready To Serenade Moms This Weekend

May 7, 2021

This story first appeared on Texas Standard. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

A Year Of Pandemic: Alt.Latino Remembers

March 14, 2021

This story first appeared on Alt.Latino. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

This has been a tough year.

A year of living with so much uncertainty, many of us filled with anxiety and concern about the safety and health of our families and ourselves.

And, unfortunately, a year of loss for far too many of us.