Latino USA
Latino USA
Jan 19, 2021
President Biden Has Promises To Keep
Play • 29 min

This past November, Latino voters helped Joe Biden win the Presidency. He had made a long list of commitments to Latinx communities, from investing in healthcare and education and creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants to cleaning up pollution in communities of color. Now, on the eve of Biden’s inauguration, Latino USA speaks with young Latinxs across the country whose lives would be directly impacted by these commitments.

All the Books!
All the Books!
Book Riot
E299: New Releases and More for February 23, 2021
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss The City of Good Death, Raceless, The Blizzard Party, and more great books. Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission. BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: The City of Good Death by Priyanka Champaneri  Nubia: Real One by L. L. McKinney and Robyn Smith Never Have I Ever: Stories by Isabel Yap My Life in Transition: A Super Late Bloomer Collection by Julia Kaye Flight of the Diamond Smugglers: A Tale of Pigeons, Obsession, and Greed Along Coastal South Africa by Matthew Gavin Frank The Handbook for Bad Days: Shortcuts to Get Present When Things Aren’t Perfect by Eveline Helmink The Blizzard Party by Jack Livings   Raceless: In Search of Family, Identity, and the Truth About Where I Belong by Georgina Lawton WHAT WE’RE READING: The Body Is Not an Apology, Second Edition: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK: Some Other Now by Sarah Everett  While Paris Slept by Ruth Druart Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee  Guilty Admissions: The Bribes, Favors, and Phonies behind the College Cheating Scandal by Nicole LaPorte Master of the Revels: A Return to Neal Stephenson’s D.O.D.O. by Nicole Galland  Queens of the Crusades: England’s Medieval Queens by Alison Weir Transgressions of Power by Juliette Wade The Smash-Up by Ali Benjamin  Sea Loves Me: Selected Stories by Mia Couto The Delusions Of Crowds: Why People Go Mad in Groups by William J. Bernstein The Lost Soul by Olga Tokarczuk, Joanna Concejo (Illustrator), Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translator) The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan The Loosening Skin by Aliya Whiteley  The Great Ages of Discovery: How Western Civilization Learned About a Wider World by Stephen J. Pyne Winter Pasture: One Woman’s Journey with China’s Kazakh Herders by Li Juan, Jack Hargreaves (Translator), Yan Yan (Translator) The Two-Faced Queen by Nick Martell Love at First by Kate Clayborn Quiet in Her Bones by Nalini Singh  Flowers of Darkness by Tatiana de Rosnay Escaping Exodus: Symbiosis by Nicky Drayden  The Raconteur’s Commonplace Book: A Greenglass House Story by Kate Milford Power Up by Sam Nisson, Darnell Johnson The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir by Elizabeth Miki Brina Destination Anywhere by Sara Barnard Some Other Now by Sarah Everett The Slaughterman’s Daughter by Yaniv Iczkovits  The Valley and the Flood by Rebecca Mahoney Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America’s Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World by Joby Warrick Tomorrow They Won’t Dare to Murder Us by Joseph Andras The Shadow War by Lindsay Smith Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers  The Upstairs House by Julia Fine First Light: Switching on Stars at the Dawn of Time by Emma Chapman Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Female Persuasion by Tori Telfer Crocodile Tears by Mercedes Rosende, Tim Gutteridge (translator) Smoke by Joe Ide Thriving in the Fight: A Survival Manual for Latinas on the Front Lines of Change by Denise Padín Collazo Prepped by Bethany Mangle   The Things We Leave Unfinished by Rebecca Yarros In the Company of Men by Véronique Tadjo The Russian Cage by Charlaine Harris Treasure of the World by Tara Sullivan It’s Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake by Claire Christian Nighthawking (A Detective Sergeant Adam Tyler Novel Book 2) by Russ Thomas Sun-Daughters, Sea-Daughters by Aimee Ogden A Dark and Hollow Star by Ashley Shuttleworth Love Is for Losers by Wibke Brueggemann We Own This City: A True Story of Crime, Cops, and Corruption by Justin Fenton  Like Home by Louisa Onomé The Desolations of Devil’s Acre (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children) by Ransom Riggs  The Sculptress by V.S. Alexander Mazie by Melanie Crowder Folk Songs for Trauma Surgeons: Stories by Keith Rosson Crimson Phoenix by John Gilstrap Strong as Fire, Fierce as Flame by Supriya Kelkar See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Encyclopedia Womannica
Encyclopedia Womannica
Wonder Media Network
Journalists: Dorothy Thompson
Today, we're talking about Dorothy Thompson (1893-1961), often regarded as the “First Lady of American Journalism.” This month of Encyclopedia Womannica is brought to you by Macy’s. Black History Month is a special time to celebrate the legacy of African Americans rich contributions and their everlasting impact to our nation. Macy’s is proud to spotlight Black creators and change makers who continue to make their mark throughout the month of February, and all year long. You can shop Black-owned businesses available at Macy’s at macys.com/honors, and head to that link to donate to a range of charities that empower Black youth. It's just one way Macy’s is demonstrating an ongoing commitment to inclusivity in everything they do. Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story behind one woman listeners may or may not know -- but definitely should. These diverse women from across space and time are grouped into easily accessible and engaging monthly themes like Leading Ladies, Activists, STEMinists, Local Legends, and many more. Encyclopedia Womannica is hosted by WMN co-founder and award-winning journalist Jenny Kaplan. The bite-sized episodes pack painstakingly researched content into fun, entertaining, and addictive daily adventures. Encyclopedia Womannica was created by Liz Kaplan and Jenny Kaplan, executive produced by Jenny Kaplan, and produced by Liz Smith, Grace Lynch, Maddy Foley, and Brittany Martinez. Special thanks to Shira Atkins, Edie Allard, and Carmen Borca-Carrillo. We are offering free ad space on Wonder Media Network shows to organizations working towards social justice. For more information, please email Jenny at jenny@wondermedianetwork.com. Follow Wonder Media Network: * Website * Instagram * Twitter
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