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Best Latino Latinx Podcasts for the Mind and Soul

According to the Latino Podcast Listener Report, 25% of Latinos in the U.S. are monthly podcast listeners. With over one million podcasts in the U.S., listeners have plenty of choices. That’s why we’ve assembled a list of Latino podcasts not to ignore. They provide a mix of topics and are full of hosts with vibrant personalities.

In The Thick is hosted by the superstars Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela. If you want to stay informed on politics that affect Latinx populations, this is it.

Con Todo, Brown Love: With a smooth voice, Dascha Polanco talks to Latinxs in Hollywood who are making space for Latinx communities to see themselves, and gets real on topics like machismo, Afro-Latinidad, self-care, comedy, and the first-generation experience.

Avanza Latino is an educational media organization that shares inspiring resources and shapes vital conversations around the Five Pillars of our success: Financial Viability, Health, Education, Cultural Heritage and Civic Engagement.

Professor Latinx: Join Professor LatinX and his featured guests to chat critically and creatively about the variety and vitality of comic books, comic book films, and Latinx pop culture in the shaping of our everyday lives.

Latina to Latina: In this interview series, host Alicia Menendez talks to remarkable Latinas about making it, faking it, and everything in between.

Latino Rebels Radio: Led by Julio Ricardo Valera, this podcast is a must for anyone who wants to be informed on everything from politics to social issues in the U.S. and abroad.

Radio Caña Negra: As they point out, “With the sharpness of a machete,” and with the sweetness of cane sugar, Janvieve Williams, Dash Harris and Evelyn Alvarez focus on Black Latin American and Latinx experiences.

Latinos Out Loud: A weekly comedic podcast hosted by Rachel La Loca and Juan Bago that features entertaining bits, guest interviews and character-based segments.

Café con Chisme is hosted by siblings Yaz and See, who “see chisme as a tool and practice for social justice—inspired by the mujeres and femmes who raised us and taught us how to be fierce, tell a good story, and speak truth to power—all with a little laughter.”

La Lista is hosted by Rubén Mendive and features a Latinx writer in every episode. This is a podcast that is right up our alley.

Latino USA is a product of National Public Radio and focuses on Latino communities, providing a “window on the current and merging cultural, political and social ideas impacting Latinos and the nation.”

Latino Studies New Books podcasts provides interviews with authors and covers topics with a wide range. This is a must for anyone in academia.

Highly Relevant is hosted by Jack Rico, TV host, journalist, film critic and podcaster. He talks with “actors, musicians, journalists, and media executives about how Latinx pop culture is influencing mainstream entertainment.”

Latinx Therapy provides a focus on mental health and addresses it in a way that confronts issues facing our communities. Hosted by Adriana Alejandre, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

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