¿Qué Pasa, Midwest?

¿Qué Pasa, Midwest? is a bilingual podcast that explores the lives y cultura of Latinos living in the Midwest.  Hablamos de temas, that look at issues through the eyes of the new majority, challenging the norms while entertaining and informing communities.  

Let us know what's happening, en tu ciudad, in your city! Submit your ideas! Dejanos saber de que estan hablando en el Medio Oeste.

¿Qué Pasa MidWest? 2: Cilantro and the 2016 Elections

Nov 14, 2016
Mareea Thomas / WNIN

Since 2012, the number of Hispanic eligible voters has increased by 4 million, nationwide. An increased attributed to more Latinas registering to vote, according to the Pew Research Center. To better understand the impact this can have on this election, we go through a bilingual journey of politics in the kitchen and the many definitions of the American dream. 

Paola Marizan / WNIN

At Montessori Academy, elementary students talk about the deaths of their loved ones through the ancient celebration of the Day of the Dead. 

Learning to cope with death by celebrating Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, these students share stories about their losses. This tradition started when the Spanish conquered the Aztecs and it celebrates November first and second as the day the souls of the deceased returned to be with their living loved ones. 

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