Que Pasa MidWest

¿QPM? 9: Arte, cultura and the conservative Midwest.

Jan 10, 2018

A look at how Latino art and culture has influenced the Midwest and how it's celebrated where it's people may not feel welcomed.  

¿QPM? 8: Año Nuevo, Musica Buena.

Dec 31, 2017

Para despedir el año, ¿Qué Pasa, Midwest? programmer Mareea Thomas and host Paola Marizán shared their favorite songs of 2017 and some of what's coming up next for the podcast. 

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Amalia got caught by border patrol and in a split second she had to make the decision; give her baby to the coyote and hope he’ll get the infant safe to her relatives in the U.S. or to take her four-month-old back home, to El Salvador.

¿QPM? 6: Navidades en Latinoamérica

Dec 25, 2017
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Celebrating Christmas as a Latino, today means that celebrations pour over borders and become part of our own traditions. Is not just about celebrating a native tradición but celebrating the traditions we took from our neighboring countries.  

Sophia a Peruvian Francesa y ahora Neoyorquina reminisces on Peruvian Panetón (Panettone) while Paola remember listening to Perico Ripiao in every colmado in Dominican Republic. 

¿QPM? 5: Undocumented sin saber. Finding DACA.

Dec 13, 2017
Mareea Thomas

Imagine establishing a life in a foreign country that then becomes home - mi casa- even more than where you come from. That’s how twenty one year old Laura Ayala feels.

See, Laura can navigate the city of Cincinnati easier than she can travel through the roads of Bogota, Colombia because she moved from Colombia when she was just four. . Cuando estaba cerca de graduarse de High School, empezó su busquedad for the best university.

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