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What do Rick Bayless, Taco Bell and El Arca de Noe have in common? Find out in this episode filled with intelligent and hilarious food talk. Babelito and FavyFav discuss the perils of authenticity and the demise of the taco pizza. And as always, send your questions to AskLWLpod@gmail.com and we may read them on a future episode. #podsincolor #suppo…
 
The US presidential election of 2000 was one of the closest and most contested in history. It was more than a month before the result was decided after a Supreme Court decision. It all came down to the vote in Florida, a 'swing-state', where irregularities and technical problems added to the confusion. In the end it's thought there were just a few …
 
Just months after his release from prison in 1990 the South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela toured the USA. One of the eight cities he went to visit was Detroit. Benita Barden has been speaking to Reverend Wendell Anthony who was one of the people who welcomed him to the city.Photo: Nelson Mandela and Rev Wendell Anthony in 1990. Courtesy of…
 
In April 1977 a group of women in Argentina held the first ever public demonstration to demand the release of thousands of opponents of the military regime. It was the start of a long campaign by the women, who became known as the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo. In 2017 Mike Lanchin spoke to Mirta Baravalle who has spent decades searching for her mis…
 
A photo of a man confronting a tank in Tiananmen Square in Beijing caught the world's imagination. Carrying two plastic shopping bags, unarmed and alone, he seemed to embody the protest movement crushed by the Chinese authorities in 1989. Stuart Franklin was one of the photographers who captured the image of Tank Man - he has been speaking to David…
 
Franklin McCain was one of four young black men who took a stand against racial segregation in the USA in 1960. They sat down at a "whites only" lunch counter and asked to be served. When they were asked to leave, they refused, and soon their quiet protest was attracting attention from around the country. In 2011 Franklin McCain spoke to Alan Johns…
 
For more than 20 years, people in Belarus have been protesting against the authoritarian rule of President Alexander Lukashenko - who's been dubbed Europe's last dictator. Lukashenko came to power in a landslide election victory in 1994 but he soon changed the constitution to give himself sweeping new powers. He has remained in office ever since, w…
 
The USA is the only rich democracy not to provide universal healthcare. After WW2 US President Harry Truman was horrified that only a fifth of all Americans could afford proper healthcare. Most middle class Americans had no private health insurance and many found medical fees unaffordable. He calculated that more than 300,000 people died every year…
 
The perfect guara guara to cure your tooth aches is here. FavyFav and Babelito catch up on the current state of their cuarentena and share stories that have nothing to do with the state of the world. From empanadas Guatemaltecas to emergency room mishaps, los chicos de LWL are here to celebrate the end of the summer that never was. And as always, s…
 
Ok familia, we are going back to our bi-weekly format. We are using this episode to reset and to complain about Hispanic Heritage Month. Thats it! Wepa, wepa! And as always, send your questions to AskLWLpod@gmail.com and we may read them on a future episode. #podsincolor #supportbrownpodcasts #supportlatinxpodcasts #lwlpod #latinx Call now and leav…
 
The Voting Rights Act of 1965, a landmark civil rights-era electoral law was designed to protect African-American and other minority voters. It was introduced to remove the many obstacles that were in place to prevent African-Americans from being able to vote. Many states, particularly in the south, used intimidation, local laws and so-called liter…
 
Another week... another listener letter episode! Listen in as Babelito and Favy answer your questions about their favorite Latinx media, drag queens, and childhood memories. We also get real about the violence we see online and the violence Central American families have experienced over decades in real life. And as always, send your questions to A…
 
In August 1930 the last inhabitants left their homes on the remote Scottish islands of St Kilda. It was the end of a traditional Gaelic-speaking community who were once believed to live at the end of the world. Simon Watts has been listening to some of their stories, as recorded in the BBC archives.PHOTO: The men of St Kilda pictured in the late 19…
 
In 1993, Jeannie Leavitt became the first woman to fly a US Air Force fighter plane after the Pentagon lifted its ban on female pilots engaging in combat. After hundreds of F15 missions over Iraq and Afghanistan, Leavitt went on to become the first woman to command a fighter unit. She talks to May Cameron.PHOTO: Major-General Jeannie Leavitt in a r…
 
One of the leading figures in Nigeria's fight for democracy was Margaret Ekpo, a feminist politician and trades union leader. After Nigerian independence in 1960, Ekpo became an MP and a hero to a generation of Nigerians - men and women. Rebecca Kesby tells the story of her life.PHOTO: Margaret Ekpo in London in August 1953 (ANL/Shutterstock)…
 
This week we bring you an extra special episode of LWL hosted by Valentina and Crystal of Planeta G. Earlier this month Favy was a guest on their show where they talked about art and intersectionality, and how artists can influence how we show up for the movement. And Favy is asked about his favorite hot sauce; Are you a Valentina kind of girl or t…
 
In November 1946, Emperor Hirohito proclaimed a new post-war constitution for Japan which contained clauses establishing women's rights for the first time. They were the brainchild of Beate Sirota Gordon, a young American woman working for the Allied occupying forces. Simon Watts tells her story using interviews from the BBC archives.PHOTO: Beate S…
 
A team of American doctors, led by the distinguished physician Dr John Cutler, carried out secretive STD tests in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948. The doctors experimented on more than one thousand prisoners, sex workers, mental institution inmates and soldiers, injecting them without their consent with syphilis and gonorrhea. In some cases the victims…
 
Asthma affects more children than any other non-communicable disease - and it was a teenager who first asked her father "why can't they put my asthma medication in a spray can like hairspray?". Luckily her father ran a pharmaceutical company and got a team of scientists to work on the idea. Charlie Thiel is the one surviving member of the team. The…
 
In August 1952, the Blegdam Hospital in the Danish capital Copenhagen was overwhelmed by hundreds of seriously ill polio patients. During the first weeks of the epidemic over 80 percent of the patients died, most within days of admission. The patients, who were mostly children, were dying of respiratory failure. Desperate for a solution an anaesthe…
 
Babelito is back this week just in time to do another listener letter episode with Favy! They dig into the emails and answer your questions about their favorite novels, weird quarantine food combos, being Spanish and not speaking Spanish and so much more! And as always, send your questions to AskLWLpod@gmail.com and we may read them on a future epi…
 
In 2004 feminist campaigners in Turkey forced a radical change in the law on crimes against women. The overhaul of the country's 80-year-old penal code meant a redefinition of crimes such as rape and sexual assault; references to chastity, honour and virginity were also removed from the legislation. It was a major victory for a group of women who h…
 
Your favorite fat, Latinx, Hot Cheeto influencers are back again this week! Favy, Myte, and Eva pick up right where they left off last week and get into their fat queens on social media and then dive into their DMs to answer your questions about fat representation! Listen in as they discuss Adele's recent media attention, shout-out their favorite I…
 
Thousands of Japanese Americans were sent to prison camps after the USA entered World War Two following the bombing of Pearl Harbour. Whole families found themselves housed in barracks behind barbed wire fences. Former Star Trek actor, George Takei, was just a child when he was locked up in one of the camps. In 2010 he spoke to Lucy Williamson abou…
 
On 7 December 1941, Japan launched a surprise strike on the American naval base, Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii. Thousands of American servicemen were killed or injured in the attack, which severely damaged the US Pacific Fleet. The next day, President Franklin Roosevelt declared war on Japan and America entered World War II. Adolph Kuhn was a US Navy mec…
 
It's about that time! This week we are joined by De Colores Radio host Eva Arreguin and CYC's very own Myte to discuss all things FAT. In this episode, they talk about the past few months, and the way their relationship with food has changed during this global pandemic. They talk about the fat representation in the films Favy has seen recently, the…
 
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