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#1509 - I Woke Up Like This

Why are Latino kids perceived as shy in the classroom? And how can Latinas grow older with confidence? Latino USA examines issues of self-esteem at all ages, and asks what the "U.S. mambo" on immigration affects those counting on immigration reforms.

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#1508 - Bodega

On this week's Latino USA, producers spend a day in a bodega in Washington Heights, NYC — home to one of the biggest Dominican populations in the U.S. They uncover stories about nutrition, migration, community, and the slow threat of gentrification.

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#1507 - Loss & Love

Latino USA brings you stories of all kinds of love: romantic, family, friendship, and love of community. We also hear what happens when long-distance romance goes bad, and note that the Smithsonian’s National Portrait gallery is finally showing Latinos some love.

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#1506 - Cuba and the US After the Thaw

 In this special collaboration with America Abroad, Latino USA brings you the political and personal history of the U.S.-Cuba relationship. We also examine some of the factors to be ironed out as diplomats try to normalize relations between the two countries.

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#1505 - Community

From police to musicians, we look into Latinos in all kinds of communities, including the lives of trans people in Cuba and the value of Latino writers.

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#1504 - Afro-Latino

African culture runs deep through Latino identity—from music to food, and into so much more. But are Afro-Latinos under-represented and under-served? We ask Afro-Latinos across several generations what they think, and learn about the Garifuna, a Honduran Afro-Latino community which has been migrating to the U.S.

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#1503 - Gaming the System

We examine diversity in gaming, the way the NYPD may have played themselves by slowing quality of life arrests, and learn about a community garden that sneaks in a little computer programming.

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#1502 - The More You Know

Real understanding requires digging deeper. Latino USA dives in to stories about those trying to access education. We also learn about how stress can hurt us more than we know.

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#1452 - Latino Icons

Latino icons are all around us, from stars like Anthony Quinn and Rita Moreno, to gathering places like San Bernardino’s Mitla Café.

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#1452 - Latino Icons

Latino icons are all around us, from stars like Anthony Quinn and Rita Moreno, to gathering places like San Bernardino’s Mitla Café.

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