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How I Made It: Making Movies
Making Movies is a band based out of Kansas City, Missouri. The group has two sets of brothers, lead singer and guitarist Enrique and bassist Diego Chi, and Juan-Carlos and Andres Chaurand on percussion and drums. Their second album, "I Am Another You," fused electric guitars, with mambo rhythms, synths and operatic vocalsâ€”and explored identity and immigration. Latino USA sits down with Enrique and Juan-Carlos to discuss "Locura Colectiva," one of the band's most ambitious tracks on their new album, which will be released in May.
Aired 4 months ago 14:47
How I Made It: From Foster Kid to Judge
When she was nine years-old, Xiomara Torres fled the civil war in her home country of El Salvador and came to the U.S. As a child she adjusted to her new life in East Los Angeles before she was removed from her family and put into foster careâ€”where she spent six years of her life moving from home to home. Now, she's the subject of a local play in Oregon titled, "Judge Torres." In this edition of "How I Made It," Judge Torres shares how she overcame the hurdles of the foster care system and made her way to the Oregon Circuit Court.
Aired 6 months ago 15:14
Portrait Of: Former NASA Engineer Sylvia Acevedo on Being the Only Woman in the Room
Maria Hinojosa sits down with the CEO of the Girl Scouts, Sylvia Acevedo, who is also an American engineer, businesswoman, and executive. She discusses what it was like to be a pioneering Latina engineer in the male-dominated world of NASA, and how she went from being a rocket scientist to being the CEO of the Girl Scouts. This segment was originally broadcast on September 29, 2017.