Jasmine Garsd Reporter and host of NPR Music's Alt.Latino

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Commuter Train Crash In Hoboken, N.J., Disrupts Commute Into Manhattan

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Former Telenovela Actress Changed Landscape Of Spanish-Language TV

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People participate in the annual Afropunk Music festival on August 27, 2016 in New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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AfroPunk Acts To Free Your Mind And Your ... Ears

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Fans at the Afropunk Festival Brooklyn, now in its 11th year. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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'It's Punk Rock To Be Black In America': Afropunk Festival Pushes The Movement

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The Texas punk band Fea joins Alt.Latino in the studio for this week's show. Ray Tattoo Boy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'There Are No Rules': Fea Talks Latina Punk

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The 19-year-old rapper Desiigner, whose song "Panda" is one of the year's biggest hits, on stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in July. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Race For The Song Of The Summer, 'Panda' Runs On A New Track

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Drug Dealer's Career Follows Evolution Of Opiate Epidemic In U.S.

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The tragedy in Orlando compels us to consider and celebrate spaces of gay Latin pride — especially the dance floor. Monika Graff/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor

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Latino LGBT Community Found Refuge On The Dancefloor

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The Honduran-Canadian Singer And The Swedish Band: An Alt.Latino Love Story

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For Founders Of Tropicalia, Raucous Music Made A Political Statement

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Countries in Latin America have a range of laws regarding abortion, from completely prohibited to no restrictions. Above: Women in Brazil (at left) demonstrate for abortion rights; a woman at a march in Paraguay (at right) holds a poster reading "If Abortion is Not Wrong, Then Nothing Is Wrong." Christophe Simon and Norberto Duarte/Getty Images hide caption

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Chilean writer and poet Pablo Neruda, after being awarded the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. STF/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Lost Neruda' Can Now Be Found In 'Then Come Back'

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Pop Star Kesha Loses Court Battle Against Producer Dr. Luke

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