Between 1993 & 2003, the deaths or disappearance of at least 400 women in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez went unsolved. Femicides– the sexual attacks and murders that women continue to face — are the focus of the podcast Forgotten: The Women of Juarez. Soon to be be available in Spanish, the episodes chronicle unique voices who have become leading advocates in a massive new women’s movement.
The Latino vote is divided and fired up— and nowhere more than in South Florida. It’s a snapshot of the political divisions playing out in communities nationwide. We follow two Cuban Americans in Miami who take us inside the final vote drives in each camp. #latinosforbiden #latinosfortrump
Social and political movements in Puerto Rico are rebelling against colonialism and the island’s two-party system. But will the energy seen in protests lead to real change at the polls on November 3rd?
What will Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to The Supreme Court mean for the future of DACA, the Affordable Care Act, LGBTQ equality, and reproductive rights? Meet the Latina organizers on the frontlines of the resistance to President Trump’s nominee.
Escape the US political scene and come with us to Guatemala to meet a young man who’s pedaling against the odds.
(The election politics will still be here when you get back)
The Latino voting bloc is not monolithic, but latino voters — especially those in swing states— could play a decisive role in deciding who gets to live in the White House for the next four years.
About a third of our farmworkers are on the West Coast, braving wildfires in the middle of a pandemic. They are also at the heart of a decades-long battle for better pay and safer working conditions. Now, with this double crisis at hand, organizers and activists are racing to help these essential workers with a renewed sense of urgency.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is campaigning hard for the Latino vote, speaking in Kissimmee, Florida, to a heavily Puerto Rican community. Still, polls show Biden struggling for the Latino vote, particularly in battleground states. Real America sat down with Biden in February, before the pandemic, to address the Hispanic vote.
John Leguizamo has always made big career moves as one of his generation’s most iconic Latino actors. Now he’s making a play for more representation in Hollywood in his directorial debut, “Critical Thinking.” The movie is based on the true story of a group of Black and Latino students who fight against stereotypes to compete in the 1998 National Chess Championship.
UNC tried to restart in-person classes but ended up getting schooled in Covid-19. Now, other universities are making the same mistakes. Will college campuses become the new hotspots for Coronavirus’ next act?