Latino Americans http://news.stlpublicradio.org en From Jazz To Salsa: A Cross-Cultural Celebration Of Shared Musical Roots http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-salsa-cross-cultural-celebration-shared-musical-roots <p>Latin and jazz musicians will share the stage at Union Avenue Christian Church Saturday, June14 in a concert organized by Gitana Productions. The concert, called “Karamu: Fiesta of Latin and African American Music,” will explore the shared musical heritage of Latinos and African Americans.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:33:16 +0000 Camille Phillips 36782 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org From Jazz To Salsa: A Cross-Cultural Celebration Of Shared Musical Roots Local Media History Group Acquires Copies Of Bi-Lingual Business Paper http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/local-media-history-group-acquires-copies-bi-lingual-business-paper <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A local media history group has acquired nine issues of the region’s first bi-lingual business paper.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;The St. Louis Media History Foundation announced on Monday that it had purchased the copies of El Comercio&nbsp;del Valle from a private collector.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 19:05:08 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 36465 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Local Media History Group Acquires Copies Of Bi-Lingual Business Paper Letters From Honduras: Fires That Destroy And Cleanse http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/letters-honduras-fires-destroy-and-cleanse <p>Christmas had us coming and going. And not just here in Honduras.</p><p>A week before Christmas, my sister Barb arrived at her St. Louis city home about 5 p.m., threw a big bag of Christmas presents and her even bigger purse on the couch, coaxed Jah the dog, blind and frail, out the door, and went for a walk. She returned to find her house lit up like a torch, in flames and smoke.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 03:17:29 +0000 Michael Dulick 32761 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Letters From Honduras: Fires That Destroy And Cleanse A Discussion With PBS Journalist Ray Suarez On The History Of Latinos In America http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/discussion-pbs-journalist-ray-suarez-history-latinos-america <p>According to the U.S. Census,<a href="http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb12-243.html" target="_blank"> the United States will become a majority-minority by the year 2043</a>, with Latinos representing the largest portion of the population.</p><p>While this shift in demographics represents a major sea-change for the country, in a way it is also nothing more than a continuation of a long story: the 500 year history of Latino Americans.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 21:59:30 +0000 Camille Phillips 29945 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A Discussion With PBS Journalist Ray Suarez On The History Of Latinos In America