Felix Contreras Felix Contreras is host of Alt.Latino, NPR's program about Latin Alternative music and Latino culture.
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Sergio Mendoza, shown performing for NPR in Austin, Texas, is featured in one segment of this week's episode. NPR hide caption

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Music Magazine: Sergio Mendoza, Vinyl Collectors And Tejano Punks On Film

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'As I Walk Through The Valley' Captures South Texas' Vibrant Music Scene

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Latin Musicians Bring A Message Of Resistance To SXSW

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Nina Simone is featured on this week's episode of Alt.Latino celebrating International Women's Day. Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Celebrating Mujeres: Butterflies, Brujas And Bey

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The iconic Tito Puente is featured in this week's show as we look back on 100 years of Puerto Rican citizenship. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Puerto Rico Marks A Century Of U.S. Citizenship And Musical Exchange

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Alt.Latino Extra: Being Unapologetic, Being Afro-Latina

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On Jan. 28, 1948, a plane chartered by U.S. Immigration Services crashed in Los Gatos Canyon. All 32 people aboard were killed, including 28 Mexican nationals, who were buried anonymously. Michael Robinson Chavez/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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'All They Will Call You': A Writer Gives Woody Guthrie's 'Deportees' Their Names Back

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Karol Conka performs live on stage at Autodromo de Interlagos on in Brazil. She's a featured artist on this week's show. Mauricio Santana/Getty Images hide caption

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Get To Know Afro-Brazilian Music With This Alt.Latino Mixtape

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Al Jarreau, Versatile Vocalist Who 'Played His Voice,' Dies At 76

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This week we feature Quetzal's The Eternal Getdown and other Afro-Latino music from Smithsonian Folkways. Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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For Black History Month, Celebrate Afro-Latino Music With Smithsonian Folkways

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