Hispanic Heritage Month

WXXI celebrates Hispanic Heritage with a strong slate of new and encore programming that features Hispanic Americans who have enriched our nation.  We invite you to join us by tuning in.

Featured Programming

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 4:00pm
Join WXXI Education for a free media-making workshop using inspiration and resources from public media projects and series such  as PBS' Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Hispanic Heritage Month

ASIAN AMERICAN STORIES OF RESILIENCE AND BEYOND is a series of seven documentary shorts that move beyond the pandemic and reflect the complexities of Asian American experiences in this critical moment. For more: https://worldchannel.org/press/article/asian-american-stories-of-resilience-and-beyond-short-films-viewers-guide/
Watch On-Demand: PBS KIDS Talk About: Race and Racism is a special co-viewing program for families with young children to watch and discuss together. 
Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings is a curriculum, video series, and at-home activity collection that explores family history and DNA ancestry with youth, appropriate for educational settings.
This film captures a complex aspect of the Vietnam War: the legacy of Latino veterans and their families during the conflict. Watch On-Demand
World War II is a watershed event for Latino Americans with hundreds of thousands of men and women serving in the armed forces — but still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights back in the United States. Watch On-Demand (In English & Spanish)
 Resources from the PBS Latino-Americans, a three-part documentary series chronicling the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos over the past 500 years. Watch Online in English or Spanish
 PBS LearningMedia Collection for PBS Latino-Americans series includes lesson plans for exploring the series, chronicling the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos over the past 500 years. 
A BEYOND GRADUATION collection of two short documentary stories that share the lives of Latinx youth dealing with life after high-school. Featuring Alan Domínguez's "Turns in the Road" and Dez Hernández's "AIM to Leap."

Recently Aired

Friday, November 5, 2021 - 12:00pm
Watch the archive weekly series of virtual events to accompany the airing of the PBS Future of Work Series. Conversations include discussion of topics involving the future of work addressing quality career paths, addressing issues of race and equity, the impact of technology, lessons from young workers, continuing to work longer, women's roles in the workplace and supporting mental health. 
Sunday, April 10, 2022 - 9:00pm
This radio speical highlights the stories of five minority women-owned small business owners.
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 4:00pm
Join WXXI Education for a free digital storytelling workshop using inspiration and resources from PBS' Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and digital media creation tools. 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 9:00pm
Under normal circumstances, the murder of 22-year-old Jose Diaz may not have attracted much attention. But the circumstances in Los Angeles in 1942 were anything but ordinary.
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 8:00pm
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and guests Mario Lopez and Melissa Villaseñor look at The Mexican-American experience as seen through the lens of two families. 


Hispanic Heritage Month

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