Ilustración: Iliana Galvez

Anything For Selena Episodio 3 | Nace Un Símbolo (Español)

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...

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34:02Jan 20, 2021
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Anything For Selena | Episode 3: Birth Of A Symbol

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...

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41:54Jan 20, 2021
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Anything For Selena | Episodio 2: Selena Y Abraham (Español)

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...

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37:28Jan 13, 2021
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Anything For Selena | Episode 2: Selena And Abraham

Episode 2. Maria knows that to truly understand Selena as a person and not just an icon, she needs to go to Corpus Christi. Maria’s quest takes her to Abraham Quintanilla, Selena Quintanilla’s notoriously guarded father. Maria confronts his complicated legacy and reflects on fatherhood in Latinx cultures.

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43:37Jan 13, 2021
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Anything For Selena | Episodio 1: Selena Y Yo (Español)

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...

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38:12Jan 13, 2021
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Anything For Selena | Episode 1: Selena And Me

Growing up along the U.S.-Mexico border, Maria Garcia felt torn between her two identities as Mexican and American. But then, something changed her life. She discovered Selena — the Mexican-American pop icon who proved she didn’t have to choose. In the premiere episode of “Anything for Selena,” host Maria Garcia...

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29:58Jan 13, 2021
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Anything For Selena: A Podcast About Belonging

I can still see her if I close my eyes: red lips, brown skin, big hoops. I can also still see myself -- 7 years old, new to this country, figuring out how to belong. Then she was gone -- suddenly, violently. Her death changed us. It changed me. A...

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04:22Oct 9, 2020

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, sometimes wrenching, cathartic journey, Maria explores what Selena’s legacy shows us about belonging in America.
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