Celebrating George Washington, Border-Style


We start our Latino history special with a trip to Laredo, Texas…

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The First U.S. Colony: St. Augustine, Florida


The first European colony in what is today the continental U.S. isn’t…

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Don’t Mess With Tejanos


“If it weren’t for the Tejano, Texas would be Ohio,” says Andrés…

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Zorro: America’s First Superhero


The Zorro story, invented in 1919 by pulp fiction author Johnston McCulley,…

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Teaching Chicano History Through Theater


During the 1960s, East Los Angeles became the center of the Chicano…

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The Invention of Hispanics


Before 1970, the US Census Bureau classified Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican…

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Why Latino History Matters


To wrap up our history special, we explore why Latino history matters.…

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This Week’s Captions: Take Care

Center For Disease Control Reports Highest Number Of Measles Cases In 20 Years

A dangerous fungus lurks in the dirt of California’s Central Valley. But…

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This Week’s Music: Take Care


Do you want to know more about the music behind our Take…

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