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On today’s show we welcome Dr. Sara Awartani. We're going to talk about settler colonialism and armed struggle within the context of Puerto Rico and Palestine, examples of Puerto R...

On today’s show, we welcome Ali Six. He is a multi-medium artist from Chicago. Among other things, in today’s episode we’re going to discuss the role Aladdin & Michael Jordan p...

On today’s show we welcome returning guest, Federico A. de Jesús. He is an advisor for the Center for American Progress. You may remember him from the last time we had him on the s...

On today’s show we welcome the Executive Director of the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Omar Torres Kortright. The cultural center is the longest serving Latinx cultural cent...

We welcome Monica Cruz. She's a labor reporter with BreakThrough News and host of the weekly podcast, On the Picket Line. She's a 3rd generation Afro-Boricua raised in New Jersey a...

We welcome Dr. Lisa Calvente to the show. She is a Communications and Black studies scholar. We’re going to discuss her connection to the Notorious B.I.G., her work and research, h...

We welcome Victoria Leandra to the show. She's the Editorial Director for The Americano and Floricua, a news outlet for and by Latinas in the US. Prior to becoming the Editorial Di...

Melissa DuPrey joins the show this week. She’s a Black Puerto Rican performer, storyteller, & comic. She’s been on shows, such as Empire and Chicago PD, and in films, like Cher...

Jessie Fuentes returns to the show! She’s an activist, the Co-Chair of the Puerto Rican Agenda Chicago Chapter and the new Director of Policy and Youth Advocacy for the Puerto Rica...

This week was the first-ever National Borinqueneers Day! On today's episode, we answer the question - Who were The Borinqueneers? Host, Joshua Smyser-DeLeon's Twitter ★ https://twi...

For this week’s episode, we’re sharing 2 separate, but related, interviews. We speak to Federico A. de Jesús, Senior Advisor for Power 4 Puerto Rico and a Former Obama-Biden Offici...

For this week’s episode, we welcome César Rosado Marzán. He’s a labor and employment law scholar and professor in the University of Iowa’s College of Law. We invited him on the sho...

For this bonus episode, we welcome Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García to the show. We talk to him about the role he’s playing in legislation at the federal level that can impact Puert...

We welcome NBC News and NBC Latino reporter, Nicole Acevedo, to the show. In the past, Nicole has published stories for MSNBC, Telemundo 47 and NPR’s Latino USA. She’s done a lot o...

We’re making history by welcoming our very first Missourican guest to the show! Daniela Velázquez joins us today. She is the Senior Manager of Public Relations at Elasticity, a St ...

We welcome two returning guests to the podcast this week. Today we welcome back IL State Senator Cristina Pacione-Zayas and Managing Director of Corps Member Leadership at Teach fo...

We welcome Dr. Melissa Lewis to the show. She’s the principal of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School located on Paseo Boricua in Chicago. We’re going to discuss the hi...

We welcome back to the show, City Bureau journalist, Justin Agrelo. Justin reports on housing for City Bureau and he and their housing team published a report on Chicago’s looming ...

Naomi Bonafoux joins the podcast this week and we’re taking a trip across the pond to London’s Puerto Rican Diaspora. She holds a few hats, but on top of being a part of the Puerto...

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