Join Bassem Youssef, formerly an Egyptian satirical talk show host often called the "Jon Stewart of Egypt" who recently arrived in the United States, as he explores being an outsider in America figuring out what it means to belong.
Maria Hinojosa is the anchor and Executive Producer of NPR's "Latino USA," the longest-running Latino-focused program on public media. She also hosts "In The Thick," Futuro Media Group's political podcast.
Over the past three decades, Maria has reported for PBS, CBS, WNBC, CNN and NPR, and has won dozens of awards, including: four Emmys, the John Chancellor Award, the Studs Terkel Community Media Award, two Robert F. Kennedy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Ruben Salazar Lifetime Achievement Award.
Maria talks with Bassem about embracing two cultures in her childhood as an immigrant from Mexico, being the first Latina at NPR, and what she's done to further the diversification of journalism in America.
If you have questions or comments for Bassem, tweet them to him at @Byoussef with the hashtag #askbassem, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 785-422-7736 (785-4-BASSEM) and leave a voicemail.