María Inés Zamudio
In 2015, Zamudio and a team of reporters from NPR’s Latino USA received a Peabody National Award for their coverage of Central American migrants. Zamudio’s story was reported from the Mexico-Guatemala border and it focused on the danger women from Central American while traveling through Mexico as they try to reach the United States.
Her work has appeared in The Associated Press, New York Times, National Public Radio, NBC 5 Chicago, Telemundo, Univision among others.
Stories by María Inés Zamudio
Relatives of George Floyd and Jacob Blake, two other Black men shot by police recently in Minneapolis and Kenosha, joined the Sunday vigil.
Immigration advocates say an expanded expedited removal policy will open the door to racial profiling.
Despite the assurances of city officials, many Pilsen residents remain opposed to a historic landmark district for the neighborhood.
“Our ancestors generations ago knew how to harness the power of the natural world and live in harmony with it,” said author Lilia Fernandez.
Latino and Black households were far more likely to report having serious financial problems than their white counterparts.
Protesters said plans to bring national retailers to Little Village will displace small vendors and gentrify the Mexican neighborhood.
A survey of temp workers in Illinois shows many are afraid of getting ill at work where social distancing is not always observed.
The family of Miguel Vega held a vigil Wednesday night to mourn his loss and to demand answers from Chicago police about his killing.
Advocates say that immigrants applying for citizenship face delays and scrutiny that could keep them voting in the upcoming election.
WBEZ spoke with the relatives of 50 Chicago COVID-19 victims to understand the systemic conditions behind the pandemic’s disproportionate impact.