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A bi-weekly policy podcast based out of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. The Oxford Policy Pod explores pressing policy issues around the globe and is produced by students reading for a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government. The podcast explores contemporary policy challenges that policymakers face all over the world, and taps into the rich diversity of policy experience and insights of the student body and faculty. The executive produce ...
 
Twenty-five years ago, Selena Quintanilla-Perez was already a legend in the Tejano music world and on the verge of superstardom. But on March 31, 1995, Selena’s close friend Yolanda Saldívar pulled a gun from her purse and fired a single bullet. Selena was pronounced dead a short time later. Selena’s murder left her family, friends and fans around the world stunned, heartbroken and speechless. In the days, months and years that followed, one question would linger: "why?" Why would someone wh ...
 
Welcome to Tejano Thrashed! Bringing the best in Tejano, with New Age, Underground, Old School. Creating a New Movement and different style of djing to the industry. www.facebook.com/djnune04 www.facebook.com/djnune21 www.twitter.com/djnune04 www.youtube.com/djnune04 Snapchat: djnune04 Vine: djnune04
 
Maria Garcia was 9 years old and living on the U.S.-Mexico border when Selena was murdered. Twenty five years later, Maria is on a quest to understand what it means to love, mourn and remember Selena. In this intimate journey, Maria explores what Selena’s legacy shows us about belonging in America. Produced by WBUR.
 
Disgraceland is a music podcast that explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Rolling Stones, A$AP Rocky, Cardi B, the Grateful Dead, Amy Winehouse, Bob Marley, and more. Disgraceland is a scripted, single voice narrative storytelling podcast that melds music, true crime, and history. Disgraceland is not a journalistic podcast. It is an entertainment podcast inspired by true events. Certain dialogue and scenes are sometime ...
 
Every song has an untold story. Have you ever wondered how your favorite musicians crafted their biggest hits and catchiest tunes? Join a couple of music history geeks as we uncover the real stories and inspirations behind the best records of all time. From Marley to Winehouse, we examine the personal stories of musical icons that continue to shape our culture. We uncover their deepest secrets, triumphant successes and explore the heartbreaking circumstances of their deaths. We are fascinate ...
 
Pops and Shots is made up of the Trio of Gabriel O’Balle, Jason Delgado, and Tom Cruz. And while our primary goal is to talk sports while we drink, what ends up happening is usually far beyond our control. Wrestling, movies, music, celebrity news, current events - if it "pops" in our head its gonna get talked about. Shots are always in order whether they're at sports figures, each other, or out of a glass, we're taking them. Next round is on us. Are you ready?
 
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On the morning of February 1st, Myanmar's military imprisoned prominent political figures and imposed a yearlong state of emergency, alleging fraud in the November election. Protesters have since taken to the streets in what has been Myanmar’s largest civil disobedience movement in over a decade. So what led to this coup? What are these protesters …
 
2021 Immigration Update: The Latin American Student Organization-LASO at LSC-HN, Lone Star College-North Harris, presents its 2021 Immigration Update, focusing on empowerment through Education.Professor Tony Diaz talks to Abogada Carolina, Immigration attorney Carolina Ortuzar-Diaz and Lone Star College Board of Trustee Ernestine Pierce. They discu…
 
Tony Diaz interview Nory Angel, First Latina Exec. Dir of The American Leadership Forum. Find out more about this important organization and what the future holds under its new leader.Both Tony Diaz and Nory Angel are Senior ALF Fellows.Also, #TexasSizedHistory: hear Texas State Representative Christina Morales read her op-ed about the Ethnic Studi…
 
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 pr…
 
The #RomanceClass podcast had a tropetastic launch for season four with the launch of a short story anthology: The Tropetastic Kindness Bundle. It’s an anthology of romance stories written by #RomanceClass authors — and all proceeds of the sale will go to good causes such as disaster relief and livelihood programs for women and vulnerable communiti…
 
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 f…
 
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. In this episode, Ma…
 
After rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021, several social media companies took an unprecedented action — banning then-president Donald Trump from their platforms. This decision has spurred much conversation on whether and when limitations to online speech are justified. Increasingly, social media giants have come under fire for no…
 
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 revolucion…
 
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…
 
Episodio 5. Selena es usualmente descrita como la "reina de la música tejana". En la década de 1990, fue ella quien elevó este género del pueblo a niveles internacionales. Las ceremonias de premiación de la música tejana eran eventos glamorosos y los DJ de estaciones de radio dedicadas al género eran vistos como estrellas de rock en Texas y el rest…
 
Episode 5. Selena is often called the "Queen of Tejano music." In the 1990s, she brought this underdog genre to international heights. Tejano award shows were glitzy affairs and Tejano radio DJs were like rock stars in Texas and the Southwest. Even the New York Times called it the fastest-growing Latino genre in the country. But when Selena died, T…
 
On January 20th, the world watched the change of leadership in the White House as President Joe Biden took office and quickly re-joined the Paris Agreement. Was this a political action or one which will result in meaningful policy changes in the U.S. and elsewhere? Will Biden be able to effectively act on climate change? And who will pay for climat…
 
Find out more about the #TXEthnicStudiesBill Tuesday, Jan 26. 2 pm 90.1 FM KPFT Houston Latino Politics And News. Tony Diaz interviews to Texas Christina Morales - Representative TX District 145 who submitted the Texas Ethnic Studies Bill to make Mexican American and African American History Courses count towards high school graduation requirements…
 
Episodio 4. En los noventa, "Baby Got Back (I Like Big Butts)" de Sir Mix-A-Lot debutó en la radio. Hoy, la obsesión con los traseros grandes se mantiene sólida gracias a ídolos como Cardi B y Beyoncé. También ha impregnado la cultura blanca con Kim Kardashian y "belfie queen" Jen Selter. María comparte su teoría sobre cómo los traseros pasaron de …
 
Episode 4. Nearly 30 years ago, Sir-Mix-A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back (I Like Big Butts)” hit the airwaves to the delight and shock of listeners. Today, the obsession with big butts is still strong with idols like Cardi B and Beyonce. It has also permeated white culture, with Kim Kardashian “breaking the internet” and butt selfie queen Jen Selter. Maria h…
 
Weekly Topics Include: Results from the NFL's AFC/NFC Championship games! Philip Rivers retires NBA standing updates Austin FC! UFC 257: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier WWE Network joins Peacock Joe Biden inauguration AKA The Bernie Sanders Show! RIP Hank Aaron RIP Larry King One year anniversary of Kobe Bryant & Gianna Bryant…
 
NP ALL LIT X: Poetry, Prose, and Music Beginning to EndEnjoy Poetry, Prose, and Music from beginning to end, featuring the genius of Antonio Lopez, Tony Diaz, Angie Trudel, Natasha Carrizosa, Maria Hinojosa, Roberto Lovato, Emmy Perez.Air date: Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021.NP Radio airs live Tuesdays 6pm-7pm cst 90.1 FM KPFT Houston, TX. Livestream www.KP…
 
Join Tony Diaz for this one-hour special on the Tejano Center for Community Concerns which is a living example of Community Cultural Capital in action.He Interviews Dr. Adriana Tamez President and CEO of The Tejano Center for Community Concerns, and Rich Rodriguez, MBA, Head of Housing. More info: www.tejanocenter.org.Air date: Tuesday, January 19,…
 
Episodio 3. En el transcurso de su vida, Selena se convirtió en un símbolo de esperanza. Se transformó en el modelo a seguir de cómo alcanzar la aceptación dentro del sueño americano para todos los Latinos. Pero la manifestación de una guerra cultural oculta luego de su muerte nos revela otra historia. En este episodio Maria le sigue la pista a las…
 
Episode 3. In her life, Selena was a symbol of hope. She became a role model for how Latinos could achieve the American dream and find acceptance. But a forgotten culture war following her death painted a different picture. In the 25 years since her murder, Selena’s image has taken on new meaning. In this episode, Maria traces how Selena became a s…
 
COVID-19 has led to two million deaths worldwide. With distribution of the highly anticipated vaccines underway, ethical questions about who should receive the vaccine first are of great significance. How should governments prioritise healthcare workers, seniors, people with pre-existing conditions, and racial minorities, who have been disproportio…
 
Episodio 2. María sabe que para entender verdaderamente a Selena no solo como un ícono, sino también como persona, necesita ir a Corpus Christi. Su búsqueda la lleva hasta Abraham Quintanilla, el padre de Selena. En este episodio, María repasa el legado complicado de Abraham y conversa con la autora Yesika Salgado, con quien reflexiona sobre la rel…
 
Episodio 1. Durante su niñez, mientras crecía en una ciudad en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México, María García se sintió dividida entre dos identidades: la mexicana y la estadounidense. Pero algo cambió su vida. Descubrió a Selena, quien le enseñó que no tenía que elegir entre ser una u otra persona. En el episodio de estreno de “Anything f…
 
Episode 1. Growing up along the US-Mexico border, Maria Garcia felt torn between her two identities as Mexican and American. But then, something changed her life. She discovered Selena Quintanilla— the Mexican-American pop icon who proved she didn’t have to choose. In the premiere episode of “Anything for Selena,” host Maria Garcia explores how Sel…
 
Weekly Topics Include: This week we have Jonah Young of New Realm Podcast with us! Week 17 NFL results. NFL playoff picture. Black Monday in the NFL. Tom Herman fired as the University of Texas head football coach. Steve Sarkesian as new head coach for Texas. College Football playoffs/Championship! AEW’ tribute show to John Huber AKA Brodie Lee. Ne…
 
On December 6, 2020, President Nicolás Maduro consolidated his grip on power after claiming victory in Venezuela’s parliamentary election — an election that was denounced by electoral observers and boycotted by opposition parties. The question now is who has political legitimacy? The Maduro regime or the opposition? In the last episode of season 2,…
 
Peerce McManus, Merin Joseph and Roy Sefa-Attakora, alumni of the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford join Suta Kavari to discuss what the most appropriate policy responses to crime and social disorder should be. They dive deep into the questions around whether the criminal justice system, and in particular prisons, are a failure of imagination …
 
In the second half of this year-end After Party, Jake counts down the top five Disgraceland episodes as chosen by listeners and staff. Also included are details on the next season of Disgraceland, along with another read of another phone book. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
CA is Electing Poets to City Council: Meet Antonio Lopez, Newly Elected PoeticianTony Diaz El Librotraficante interviews Antonio López whose debut poetry collection, Gentefication, was selected by Gregory Pardlo as the winner of the 2019 Levis Prize in Poetry, and will be published through Four Way Books in September 2021.Born and raised in East Pa…
 
Nuestra Palabra Alum Liana Lopez produced and hosted this one-hour special honoring the legacy of Chicana Icon Maria Jimenez who recently succumbed to cancer. Thanks to Anna Nuñez who provided audio interviews. Maria paved the way, inspired, and trained an entire generation of activists and artists. Her impact on our community and the world is prof…
 
Hanging on to El Barrio: A Special Edition of "Que Onda" Magazine and the Nuestra Palabra Radio Show with words by Tony Diaz. Tony Diaz interviews Que Onda Publisher Gabriel Esparza about "Que Onda" Magazine's commitment to the community. They discuss how to empower community cultural capital in Segundo Barrio and throughout all of Houston. Diaz al…
 
Before tonight's final exam on Lalo Alcaraz Studies, conducted by Tony Diaz, you should review previous work starting with our interview with Lalo Alcaraz just as a little film named "Coco" was about to take off:https://soundcloud.com/tony-diaz-727211483/lalo-alcaraz-discusses-coco-the-pixar-film-he-helped-saveCompare contrast the two. Extra credit…
 
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