8. Selena y raza (ESPAÑOL)
Episodio 8. Tras el debut de la serie Selena en Netflix, algunos fans señalaron que la cantante había sido "blanqueada" en ese show. En este episodio, Maria analiza por qué la tez morena de Selena es parte crucial del legado de la reina del tex-mex y reflexiona sobre cómo su exploración de la raza de Selena la condujo a revelaciones acerca de su propia identidad.
8. Selena and Race (ENGLISH)
Episode 8. After the premiere of Selena: The Series on Netflix, some fans claimed Selena had been "whitewashed" in the show. In this episode, Maria analyzes why Selena's brownness is an essential part of her legacy and reflects on how the exploration of Selena's race led Maria to revelations about her own identity.
4. The Release
“I never dreamed that it would be this good. Even the worst day that I have is good. I'm going up… and I know everything that goes up must come down.”
Suave kicks off his first day of freedom by checking things off his bucket list, including a long overdue conversation with his brother and an apology to students at a school in his old neighborhood in the Badlands.
Interview with Georgia Fort: Independent Media & Amplifying Voices
Pan African, Women
Your Mahr, Your Right // Season 3 Episode 3 | Honest Tea Talk
Three Muslim women gather to discuss marriage and women's religious rights with a keen eye towards equity and fairness.
Jack Ma Is Not The Problem
Can fintech be corralled in service of China’s people-centered development? With Jack Ma’s Ant Group as a case study, Chinese blogger Li Xuran offers a compelling analysis of the role of capital in modern China. The halting of Ant’s bombshell IPO in November 2020, Li argues, must be seen in the context of the socialist state’s role in restraining the “wild beast” of capital for the sake of socialist development.
Celebrating Black History Month with Authors Ilysah Shabazz & Jessica Sims
Senate Majority Leader Schumer Says He Won’t Support Statehood Bill for Puerto Rico
Mark and James from Camp Mni Luzahan
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Says He Won't Support Puerto Rico Statehood Bill
The following is a clip from the public meeting of the Manhattan Community Board 11 meeting from February 16. At one point in the meeting, Senator Chuck Schumer is asked about tax havens in Puerto Rico. His full response and exchange are part of this clip. At the end of the exchange, the Senate Majority Leader says he would not support a statehood bill for Puerto Rico.
Names of Allah (SWT) | Al-Waqeel (Sayed Hussain Makke)
The name of Allah 'Al-Waqeel' - The Trustee - means that Allah is the disposer of all affairs. Sayed Hussain Makke highlights the importance of relying on Allah and trusting in His plans.
In Meghalaya, the Lukha River’s Brilliant Blue Masks a Darker Truth
Pan Asian, Environment
Secrets of Divine Love
Interview w/Dr. Abdul El Sayed on the COVID Vaccines, Medicare For All & More
‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Writer Adele Lim Discusses Strong Female Friendships on Screen
Pan Asian, Women
Our Home Here (Short Film)
"Wong Fu Presents" is a series where we highlight great work from our friends and peers. There are a lot of amazing films out there that don't really get seen, so we want to share our audience with these talented individuals to show them there's so much talent out there beyond Wong Fu!
Being a Professional Troublemaker
Pan African, Women
7. Selena y la internet (ESPAÑOL)
Episodio 7. Un cuarto de siglo después de su muerte, Selena está arrasando en internet. En línea, la imagen y la música de Selena han adquirido nueva vida en redes sociales y plataformas que eran inimaginables cuando ella aún vivía. Sus seguidores de todas las edades han recurrido a Instagram, TikTok y YouTube para restaurar y presentar de nuevas formas la memoria de Selena.
7. Selena and The Internet (ENGLISH)
Episode 7. A quarter century after her death, Selena is breaking the internet. Online, Selena’s image and music have taken on new life on social media and platforms that weren’t even imaginable when she was still alive. Selena devotees of all ages have turned to Instagram, TikTok and Youtube to restore and remix Selena’s memory.
3. The Old Head
“We had a secret, unspoken bond. We’re all dying in here. And I felt like I was breaking that bond. I feel like I'm leaving my brothers behind.”
Suave moves to a transitional housing unit at Graterford and begins to prepare for his release. But as he readies for life on the outside, his excitement gives way to a “never-ending list of fears” about life outside of prison.
Spiritual Abuse: Misusing Religion
Religion is often exploited and abused as a means to take advantage of many people. Join William in this mini documentary, as he sits down with victims of spiritual abuse, as they explain the many ways they were tricked and deceived under the banner of "religion".
Having akhlaq like the Holy Prophet (PBUH) | Sheikh Nuru Mohammed
One of the greatest values of our beloved Prophet (PBUH) was his akhlaq. Sheikh Nuru beautifully explains the mannerisms of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and the importance of implementing the teachings of the Holy Qur'an in our lives, as it teaches us to show love, empathy and mercy unto others.
Seven Generations of Red Power
All the Black Films Playing at SXSW Film Festival
La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience
WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios present “La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience”: a seven-part podcast series that uses narrative storytelling and investigative journalism to reflect and reveal how la brega has defined so many aspects of life in Puerto Rico. Available in English and Spanish.
6. Spanglish (ESPAÑOL)
Episodio 6. Puede ser que Selena haya hecho una carrera cantando temas en español, pero no se crió hablando español en casa. Aprendió castellano a la vista del público, y los errores que cometió se convirtieron en algunos de sus momentos más famosos y entrañables. En este episodio, Maria explora por qué el spanglish de Selena parecía tan revolucionario para su época y, a la misma vez, tan familiar para sus fans, quienes también padecían con el idioma de sus padres o antepasados.
6. Spanglish (ENGLISH)
Episode 6. Selena Quintanilla may have built her career singing Spanish songs, but she didn’t grow up speaking Spanish at home. She learned Spanish in the public eye, and her mistakes became some of her most famous and endearing moments. In this episode, Maria explores why Selena’s Spanglish seemed so revolutionary for its time, and yet so familiar to many fans who also struggled with the language of their heritage.
La Brega: historias de la experiencia boricua
Un podcast de siete episodios que combina elementos narrativos y del periodismo investigativo para revelar y reflexionar sobre cómo “la brega” ha definido muchos aspectos de la vida en Puerto Rico.
Suave | Episode 1: The Sentence
2. The Hustle
“I was fascinated with the lifestyle. I was fascinated with prison flicks. That's how you get the street credibility. You know, I'm gonna be the baddest dude on the block.” Maria learns more about Suave’s early life in the South Bronx and the crime Suave was convicted of as a teenager in the Badlands of Philadelphia.
1. The Sentence
“The very last word she said was ‘You can become a voice for the voiceless.’ And I was just like, ‘Damn, why am I letting this lady mess up my high?’”
We meet Suave, a man who has been serving a life sentence at a Pennsylvania maximum-security prison since he was a teenager. And we learn about his decades-long relationship as a source with journalist Maria Hinojosa. Suave has come to terms with the fact that he will never leave the confines of Graterford prison. That is until a Supreme Court ruling suddenly grants him a second chance to fight for his freedom.
The U.S. is Set on a Path to War with China. What Is to be Done?
KJ Noh traces the genealogy of U.S. geopolitical strategy in Asia and the Pacific, giving us an inside view of both the realpolitik of U.S. imperial expansion and the architects behind it.
The Benjamin Dixon Show | 2-3-20
Pan African, Women
Wong Fu Productions teaches filmmaking
We get hundreds of emails every year asking for advice and help from aspiring artists so we decided to make a course specifically for beginner filmmakers. The way we create at Wong Fu Productions is very unique, a mix of traditional Hollywood standards and our YouTube DIY techniques. Learn from our entire team as we do a deep dive into filmmaking, the Wong Fu Way!
Names of Allah (SWT) | Al-Haqq (Sayed Hussain Makke)
The name of Allah 'Al-Haqq' - The Truth - tells us that Allah is the ultimate reality. Sayed Hussain Makke highlights the importance of living a life of truth and detaching yourself from this world of delusion.
Musawah Webinar: Qur'anic Ethics on Marriage
What are the Qur'an's teachings on marriage—both as an intimate human relationship and as the most basic social institution? How can we approach the verses on marriage from within the Qur'an's ethical worldview? What are the implications of an ethically-oriented reading of the Qur’an for Muslim gender norms and rights?
Immigration Activists Deliver FREE THEM ALL Petitions to Sen. Menendez and Sen. Booker
The following video from Movimiento Cosecha shows immigrant rights activists delivering petitions for Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ). The petitions, signed by 30 ICE detainees from the Bergen County Jail, were demanding an end to their detentions.