Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Oct. 17, 2020 - Full Show
Latino supporters of President Trump on the reasons behind their votes. Domestic violence is on the rise during the pandemic, especially for Latino households. And we check in with the “Tamale Guy.”
Latinos for Trump: Business Policies a Key Issue for Some Latino Voters
As a voting bloc, Latinos have traditionally leaned left. But President Donald Trump has been able to count on the support of about 30% of Latino voters, according to national polls. We speak with two such Trump supporters.
Chicago Portrait: Tamale Guy
An update to our profile of Claudio Velez, the longtime food vendor affectionately known as the “Tamale Guy” who contracted COVID-19 just weeks after opening his new restaurant. Velez returned home earlier this month.
Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Oct. 10, 2020 - Full Show
Community members in Little Village fight to retain their cultural identity. The need for LGBTQ role models. And in La Ultima Palabra: closing the health disparity gap for Latinos.
La Ultima Palabra: Alice Setrini
The executive director of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute has the last word on closing the health disparity gap for Latinos.
Decoration Without Exploitation: Home Decor Items That Pay Artisans Fairly
How the local business Blossom Inspirations is building bridges between American and Latino cultures through artisan crafts.
Celebrating and Supporting Latino LGBTQ Youth
In honor of National Coming Out Day, we speak with a group that’s making sure young LGBTQ Latinos have role models in their communities.
How Domestic Violence Support Groups Are Helping Clients Virtually
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us to spend a lot more time indoors this year. But for some, home isn’t always a safe space. Many social service agencies are reporting a spike in domestic violence during the pandemic.
Little Village Residents, Business Owners Fear Displacement as Discount Mall Redevelopment Looms
After a developer purchased a neighborhood plaza earlier this year, some residents and business owners are concerned the fabric of the community — known as the epicenter of Mexican culture and commerce for the entire Midwest — could be at risk.
Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, Oct. 3, 2020 - Full Show
What were your takeaways from the first presidential debate? Two reporters share what they heard — and didn’t hear. The pandemic’s impact on sex trafficking. And meet a teenage mariachi band.
Latino COVID-19 Concerns Missing From Presidential Debate
Amid the chaos of Tuesday’s debate, the presidential candidates discussed COVID-19, health care, the economy and white supremacy, but neither spoke directly about how these issues affect the Latino community.
Chicago Board of Elections Prepares for Historic Vote
Setting Chicagoans up for a safe and secure election is a tall order in a year beset by a pandemic, post office woes and concerns about voter intimidation.
Preying on the Vulnerable: Half of Trafficked Women and Girls Are Immigrants
Human trafficking has increased by as much as 40% during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the anti-trafficking group Polaris. Dr. Izabel Olson talks about how to break the cycle of abuse.
La Ultima Palabra: Ray Salazar
Educator Ray Salazar has the last word on the unprecedented challenges facing Chicago teachers and students during the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Latino Film Festival Director on Going Virtual, Latino Representation in Hollywood
Latinos are easy to spot at movie theaters, but not so much on the big screen. A one-on-one conversation with the director of the Chicago Latino Film Festival.