Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz is now a Hall of Famer, cementing the legacy of Latinos in major league baseball. Plus, a new Latino media start-up plans to buy 18 right-leaning Spanish speaking radio stations — a potential media transformation that’s riled up conservative lawmakers. And Black and Latino teachers will collect $835 million through a New York discrimination lawsuit.

Those stories and more on our Latinx Roundtable!


Julio Ricardo Varela is president of Futuro Media Group, co-host of the “In The Thick” podcast, founder of Latino Rebels, and an MSNBC opinion columnist.

Tibisay Zea is a public radio reporter at GBH and PRX’s "The World."