QPM

Jonathan Clark/AP

This episode comes from outside the Midwest pero decidimos hacerlo because everything that happens at the US-Mexico border affects the entire country, incluyendo el medio oeste.

¿QPM? S4 EP 1: How the census and the elections mix.

Oct 9, 2019
Paola Marizan

This season we’re staying on top of two major topics happening this and the next year ; the census and the 2020 elections. 

Por si no lo sabias, este año the debate of the citizenship question being on the census form filled our news feeds. Escuchamos que era algo bueno por que it would have given us an accurate count of Hispanos and Latinos that needed help with things like legal aid or language assistance. Others thought this could put a target on the undocumented population and made them nervous.

¿QPM? S3 EP 5: An artist's mental health

May 8, 2019
Migrantkids.com

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month and what better way to create conciencia acerca de la estabilidad mental than to talk to an artist about how his journey to finding stability and balance within his mental health has taken him through dark moments and to seek professional help.

¿QPM? Cinco de Mayo in Liberal, Kansas.

May 9, 2018
Paola Marizán

 

Non-Latinos are not the only ones confused about why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated. I’m from the Dominican Republic, and I have to admit that I didn’t know for a long time that this celebration was not the Mexican Independence Day I was misled by the celebraciones en Estados Unidos about este festejo.

¿QPM? 13: Searching for Identidad.

Mar 7, 2018
Amy Gastelum

After an abusive childhood in Mexico, Amy's grandfather started telling people he was Italian. He says, “nothing good comes out of Mexico. Nothing."

His identity is his business, but Amy knows she's not Italian. As a mixed race Latina with no cultural connection to Mexico, she struggles to express her racial and ethnic identity. 

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