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Latina to Latina

Lantigua Williams & Co.

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In this interview series, host Alicia Menendez talks to remarkable Latinas about making it, faking it, and everything in between. In often-hilarious and always-revealing episodes, Alicia and her guests take on the challenges of existing, and then thriving, as women of color.

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23 MIN1 days ago
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What Photographer Ramona Rosales Really Sees from Behind the Lens

Why DaniLeigh is Destined to Be a Music Mogul

People may call her “the next Rihanna,” but she’s only interested in being the first DaniLeigh. After starting out as background dancer for the likes of Pitbull, directing a music video for Prince, finding viral fame with Drake’s “In My Feelings” challenge, and writing music for J. Lo and Cardi B, she’s established herself as a serial hit-maker. Here, DaniLeigh opens up about overcoming insecurity to find her sound, surrounding herself with fellow hustlers, and why she’s laser focused on securing the bag.

28 MIN1 weeks ago
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Why DaniLeigh is Destined to Be a Music Mogul

REPLAY: Diane Guerrero on the Power of Owning Your Story

A rising star in Netflix’s Orange is the New Black as Maritza Ramos, Lina in Jane the Virgin, and Sofia in Superior Donuts, Diane Guerrero embodies quintessential Latina powers. She's grounded in her strong family roots but still shaped by the trauma that separated them apart when she was a teenager. She tells Alicia how she harnessed the loss and pain into unmatched self-determination and drive.

25 MIN2 weeks ago
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REPLAY: Diane Guerrero on the Power of Owning Your Story

How Linda Briceño Won Her Artistic Freedom

Linda Briceño’s career as a trumpeter, vocalist, and producer has allowed her to rub shoulders with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and Arturo Sandoval. It also earned her a Latin Grammy. But all of that success took more practice and hard work; it demanded Linda break with people who’d been instrumental in her professional growth, and to stand firm in her vision for herself as an artist.

28 MIN3 weeks ago
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How Linda Briceño Won Her Artistic Freedom

REPLAY: How Jess Morales Rocketto Became a Political Ninja

"What I'm trying to do is motivate people into their purpose." Easy, right? It is if you're Jess Morales Rocketto, a digital political organizer ninja who helped orchestrate historic runs by Hillary Clinton and Stacey Abrams. Now she's mobilizing millions in the fight against family separation and the movement to bring the masses to the ballot as the Chair of We Belong Together, National Domestic Workers Alliance's feminist campaign for immigration reform.

23 MINAUG 19
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REPLAY: How Jess Morales Rocketto Became a Political Ninja

How Gina Brillón Became a Comedy Junkie

“I was a comedy junkie at 14,” she admits. And now Gina Brillón is a rising comedy star, headlining tours with the likes of Gabriel Iglesias, premiering an HBO Latino special, “Easily Offended,” and hosting a comedy showcase. Gina tells us how comedy helped her process a toxic relationship, and how her #MeToo moments forced her to choose between her career and her dignity.

31 MINAUG 12
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How Gina Brillón Became a Comedy Junkie

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Is Not Done Fighting

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz emerged as one of the most recognizable critics of the Trump administration’s response to the island’s recovery. She tells Alicia how the grit she demonstrated in those moments was a lifetime in the making, what it will take to fully rebuild the island, and why she is throwing her political weight behind Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid.

28 MINAUG 5
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San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Is Not Done Fighting

REPLAY: How Orange Is The New Black’s Jackie Cruz Gets it Done

Jackie Cruz, a star on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, is so much more than people sometimes expect. “Instead of me just being in a box, like ‘Oh. She’s Latina. That’s all she is.’ No, no, no.” For seven seasons, she’s brought Flaca Gonzales to life, but she’s also been fighting for causes like DACA and recording her first album.

32 MINJUL 29
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REPLAY: How Orange Is The New Black’s Jackie Cruz Gets it Done

Why Jessica González-Rojas Champions Reproductive Justice

The executive director of the Latina Institute for Reproductive Health talks about how legislative restrictions on abortion impact our health and our communities. Jessica recalls how a trip to a clinic to get birth control became her first act of political activism, what it means to reframe the abortion debate as a matter of reproductive justice, and how Latinas, often perceived as either “virginal” or “hyper-sexualized,” actually view sexual health.

24 MINJUL 22
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Why Jessica González-Rojas Champions Reproductive Justice

BONUS TRACK: New Show from LTL'S EP! "Feeling My Flo"

The executive producer of Latina to Latina just launched Feeling My Flo, a reported podcast where menstruation is an event that happens to all types of bodies across the gender spectrum. Aimed at the 12-16 years in your life, Feeling My Flo wants to be a tool to help important conversations get started among loved ones. Take a listen then subscribe wherever you listen to Latina to Latina.

2 MINJUL 18
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BONUS TRACK: New Show from LTL'S EP! "Feeling My Flo"

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What Photographer Ramona Rosales Really Sees from Behind the Lens

She’s a go-to celebrity photographer, known for her innovative use of color and light. From Janelle Monáe to Cardi B, America Ferrera to Bad Bunny, Ramona Rosales has captured your faves in ways that even surprised them. In this episode, she shares her tips for putting a subject at ease, managing big egos, and the delicate art of self-promotion.

23 MIN1 days ago
Comments
What Photographer Ramona Rosales Really Sees from Behind the Lens

Why DaniLeigh is Destined to Be a Music Mogul

People may call her “the next Rihanna,” but she’s only interested in being the first DaniLeigh. After starting out as background dancer for the likes of Pitbull, directing a music video for Prince, finding viral fame with Drake’s “In My Feelings” challenge, and writing music for J. Lo and Cardi B, she’s established herself as a serial hit-maker. Here, DaniLeigh opens up about overcoming insecurity to find her sound, surrounding herself with fellow hustlers, and why she’s laser focused on securing the bag.

28 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Why DaniLeigh is Destined to Be a Music Mogul

REPLAY: Diane Guerrero on the Power of Owning Your Story

A rising star in Netflix’s Orange is the New Black as Maritza Ramos, Lina in Jane the Virgin, and Sofia in Superior Donuts, Diane Guerrero embodies quintessential Latina powers. She's grounded in her strong family roots but still shaped by the trauma that separated them apart when she was a teenager. She tells Alicia how she harnessed the loss and pain into unmatched self-determination and drive.

25 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
REPLAY: Diane Guerrero on the Power of Owning Your Story

How Linda Briceño Won Her Artistic Freedom

Linda Briceño’s career as a trumpeter, vocalist, and producer has allowed her to rub shoulders with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and Arturo Sandoval. It also earned her a Latin Grammy. But all of that success took more practice and hard work; it demanded Linda break with people who’d been instrumental in her professional growth, and to stand firm in her vision for herself as an artist.

28 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
How Linda Briceño Won Her Artistic Freedom

REPLAY: How Jess Morales Rocketto Became a Political Ninja

"What I'm trying to do is motivate people into their purpose." Easy, right? It is if you're Jess Morales Rocketto, a digital political organizer ninja who helped orchestrate historic runs by Hillary Clinton and Stacey Abrams. Now she's mobilizing millions in the fight against family separation and the movement to bring the masses to the ballot as the Chair of We Belong Together, National Domestic Workers Alliance's feminist campaign for immigration reform.

23 MINAUG 19
Comments
REPLAY: How Jess Morales Rocketto Became a Political Ninja

How Gina Brillón Became a Comedy Junkie

“I was a comedy junkie at 14,” she admits. And now Gina Brillón is a rising comedy star, headlining tours with the likes of Gabriel Iglesias, premiering an HBO Latino special, “Easily Offended,” and hosting a comedy showcase. Gina tells us how comedy helped her process a toxic relationship, and how her #MeToo moments forced her to choose between her career and her dignity.

31 MINAUG 12
Comments
How Gina Brillón Became a Comedy Junkie

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Is Not Done Fighting

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz emerged as one of the most recognizable critics of the Trump administration’s response to the island’s recovery. She tells Alicia how the grit she demonstrated in those moments was a lifetime in the making, what it will take to fully rebuild the island, and why she is throwing her political weight behind Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid.

28 MINAUG 5
Comments
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Is Not Done Fighting

REPLAY: How Orange Is The New Black’s Jackie Cruz Gets it Done

Jackie Cruz, a star on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, is so much more than people sometimes expect. “Instead of me just being in a box, like ‘Oh. She’s Latina. That’s all she is.’ No, no, no.” For seven seasons, she’s brought Flaca Gonzales to life, but she’s also been fighting for causes like DACA and recording her first album.

32 MINJUL 29
Comments
REPLAY: How Orange Is The New Black’s Jackie Cruz Gets it Done

Why Jessica González-Rojas Champions Reproductive Justice

The executive director of the Latina Institute for Reproductive Health talks about how legislative restrictions on abortion impact our health and our communities. Jessica recalls how a trip to a clinic to get birth control became her first act of political activism, what it means to reframe the abortion debate as a matter of reproductive justice, and how Latinas, often perceived as either “virginal” or “hyper-sexualized,” actually view sexual health.

24 MINJUL 22
Comments
Why Jessica González-Rojas Champions Reproductive Justice

BONUS TRACK: New Show from LTL'S EP! "Feeling My Flo"

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2 MINJUL 18
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BONUS TRACK: New Show from LTL'S EP! "Feeling My Flo"

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