Anything For Selena

By WBUR & Futuro Studios

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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.

Episode Date
2. Selena y Abraham (ESPAÑOL)
00:37:28

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 relación padre e hija en las familias latinas.

Jan 12, 2021
2. Selena and Abraham (ENGLISH)
00:43:37

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.

Jan 12, 2021
1. Selena y Yo (ESPAÑOL)
00:38:12

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 for Selena”, la conductora María García recibe a una invitada muy especial: María Hinojosa, y explora cómo Selena la ayudó a encontrar su propio lugar en el mundo.

Jan 12, 2021
1. Selena and Me (ENGLISH)
00:29:58

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 Selena helped Maria find her own place in the world.

Jan 12, 2021
A Podcast About Belonging
00:04:22

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 celebrate Selena. In this intimate, sometimes wrenching, cathartic journey, Maria explores what Selena’s legacy shows us about belonging in America -- and Maria’s own place in the world.

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Oct 09, 2020