LATINO USA Episode #1418 "A Latino History of the U.S." Mimictrash/deviantart hide caption

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A Latino History of the U.S.

Before you head out for a Cinco de Mayo margarita, take a trip with Maria Hinojosa to learn about Latino history and the originis of the term "Hispanic." And is Zorro the first American superhero?

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First U.S. Colony: St. Augustine, FL
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Don't Mess With Tejanos
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Zorro: America's First Superhero
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Chicano Youth Theater
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Making Hispanics
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Why Latino History Matters
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We dive deep into the creative minds of a few writers and artists who will be part of this year's PEN World Voices Festival with a series of conversations. Elena Climent/PEN World Voices Festival of Literature 2016 hide caption

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This week we spent an hour on weed and the push to legalize it. We explore how the drug war affects communities of color, the drug's racialized history and why today's legal industry is mostly white. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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